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African Americans--Civil rights.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew J. Young papers

Identifier: aarl98-005
Scope and Contents note The Andrew J. Young Papers document his career and family life spanning more than 50 years, including his positions as a minister, civil rights activist, Congressman, Ambassador to the United Nations, Mayor of Atlanta, Co-Chair of the 1996 Atlanta Committee of the Olympic Games, and his involvement with Law Companies Group, Inc. and GoodWorks International. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, press releases, calendars, books, minutes, reports, publications,...
Dates: 1910s-2007

Boyd Lewis framed photograph collection

Identifier: aarl00002
Scope and Contents

The Lewis Boyd Photograph Collection contains approximately 86 photographs. Of that number 68 are framed. The photographs are all black and white and are 10 x 8 inches. The collection also includes an issue of the Atlanta Voice that features the photographs of Boyd Lewis.

Dates: 1960 - 1980

Fred C. Bennette, Jr. collection

Identifier: aarl002-003

The collection contains photographs, news articles, minutes, and other printed materials which documents Fred C. Bennette's involvement with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1965-1980; Bulk, 1965-1980 1962-1994 1965-1980

Julian Bond papers

Identifier: aarl96-012

The collection covers the period from 1969 to 1996 and contains correspondence, organizational and institutional material related to the Voter Education Project, Political Associates, and The Southern Elections Fund, stationery, clippings, newsletters, political ephemera, articles and a book written by Julian Bond as well as items relating to the African American political life and Constance Curry's history of race relations and integration in Sunflower County (Miss.), Silver rights.

Dates: 1969-1996

Martin Luther King Jr., ephemera collection

Identifier: aarl-unknown05
Scope and Contents The Martin Luther King Jr. Collection documents the aftermath of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968. The bulk of the materials originate in 1968, but their scope extends from 1968 to 1992. This collection includes publications, programs, biographical sketches, news clippings, and memorabilia created to commemorate his momentous life. Of particular significance is the program for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Funeral (1968), the program for Martin Luther King Sr.’s Retirement...
Dates: 1968 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1968