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Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet

Collection number: ahc.MSS678f

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of a leaflet, dated 3 December, 1960, obtained by William Stanford Sr., which was distributed for this civil rights march by students attending college at schools within the Atlanta University Center system.


  • 3 December, 1960

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative History

William Stanford Sr. (1933-2005) was employed at the security department at Rich’s department store in Atlanta. During his employment, a civil rights march was held by African American college students, possibly from Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting Atlanta businesses that refused to offer equal treatment in their stores, restaurants, and at their dining counters.


1 item(s)



Acquisition Information

Gift of William Lee Stanford Jr., 2005 (2005.243)

General Physical Description note

Extent: 1 item

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2008.

Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet ahc.MSS 678F
An Inventory of Its Records at the Kenan Research Center of the Atlanta History Center
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305