Atlanta (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Ann States Photograph Collection holds images of Atlanta life during the 1970s. Many of the photographs showcase Auburn Avenue and the businesses that once thrived there. The photographs also show the people of Sweet Auburn in various settings socializing and working, these images offer a glimpse to what Sweet Auburn looked like during this time period.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1979
Scope and Contents The Harmon Perry Collection consists of images taken by photographer Harmon Perry, who worked for the Atlanta Daily World and as a reporter of the Atlanta Journal. The photographs in this collection are of Atlanta social life, politicians, educators and everyday snapshots of people in Atlanta from the 1960s to the 1980s.This collection will benefit researchers of Atlanta black life during the late 20th century, these photographs serve as a history of predominately black...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1993
Overview Taped interviews, radio programs, transcripts of some of the interviews, material relating to funding, and background research, of the oral history project Living Atlanta: an Oral History of the City Between the World Wars, produced by Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation between 1977 and 1978. Topics include Atlanta Crackers baseball team, blues, business, economic conditions, education, Jews, Ku Klux Klan, police, politics and government, race relations, and social life. Persons...
Overview The collection consists of the transcript of an oral history interview with Annie L. McPheeters on June 8, 1992 conducted by Kathy Nasstrom, of the Georgia Government Documentation Project at Georgia State University. During the interview, McPheeters discusses why she became a librarian; library's 1930 adult education program; John Wesley Dobbs; black libraries provide information for political, civic and voters leagues; Dr. Clarence A. Bacote; Reverend William Holmes Borders; Warren Cochran of...
Overview The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts of interviews of residents and merchants in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia in 1978. The interviewees discuss personal background, social and economic conditions among the African American residents of Sweet Auburn, recollections of the riot of 1906, the fire of 1917, the Depression, the Butler Street Urban Renewal Project (1950s), cross-town migration, and the civil rights movement. The collection also...