Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands documents
Scope and Content
This collection contains financial, outreach, and organizational papers that document the founding and early years of the Atlanta Freedom Marching Band. Records include meeting minutes, incorporation records, bylaws, correspondence, bank information, expense reports, tax records, membership announcements, newsletters, and advertisements.
- 1993-1998, undated
- Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
The Atlanta Freedom Marching BandS, originally called the Atlanta Freedom Marching Band, is a nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1995, who's mission is to increase LGBTQ visibility in Atlanta through the performing arts. Buz Carr founded the organization in 1993 to perform in the annual Atlanta Pride celebration. In later years, the band performed at Atlanta Pride as well as other venues, including the Inman Park Festival Parade, the WSB "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade, and pride celebrations in other states. In 1998 the Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands performed at the Gay Games in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The band's title changed to the Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands when it expanded to include the Concert Band, the MetroGnomes Stage Band, and the Color Guard. The organization is governed by officers such as president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and various coordinators and directors.
0.83 linear ft. (two document cases)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands documents
- Hannah Givens
- February 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.