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African Americans--Death--History--19th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oakland Cemetery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl98-003
Overview The collection consists of three volumes of numerical lists of burials of African American Atlanta residents in the Oakland Cemetery, organized by month, day, and year from 1850 to 1997 as well as alphabetical lists of burials, divided from A to I and from J to Z compiled by Edward Allen Myers.
Dates: 1993

William M. Boyd collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl97-013
Overview The collection consists of photgraphs taken between 1953 and 1955 of Boyd with important figures in the civil rights movement and the NAACP including Walter White, Horace T. Ward, Thurgood Marshall, Charles L. Harper, Rev. James M. Hinton, and Carl Johnson and in his role as a political commentator at WERD. The collection also contains a reproduction of an article entitled, "People You Should Know" that profiles Boyd.
Dates: 1953-1955