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Thomas Eugene Avery papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS811f
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished autobiography about Avery's grade school years in Atlanta Public Schools during the Great Depression. The text is arranged as a collection of short stories. Avery wrote about studying in segregated school, church, and everyday life in the 1930s. The collection also includes two newspaper articles; one of them outlines Avery's academic successes, and in the other Avery describes his confusion and discomfort leading up to a metastatic prostate cancer...
Dates: 1944, 1996, undated

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