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George Mason Coleman scrapbooks

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1233
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks that document George Mason Coleman’s career as a journalist in Atlanta. The bulk of the material is newspaper clippings of his work at Atlanta Daily World including cartoons, poems, articles, and photographs about the Civil Rights Movement, the African American community in Atlanta, legal affairs, and race relations. In addition, there is a scrapbook of correspondence from corporations and individuals praising his work as...
Dates: 1947-2006, undated

Vine City/Domed Stadium oral history recordings and transcripts

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Collection number: ahc.MSS611
Scope and Content The collection consists of sixteen audio cassette tape recordings of interviews conducted by students from Booker T. Washington High School. Interviewees include residents of the Vine City neighborhood who would be affected by the Georgia Dome construction, Fulton County Commissioner Nancy Boxill, John T. Robinson II (the assistant to County Commissioner Michael Lomax), and Clarence Williams (the international representative from United Automobile Workers). The collection also includes a...
Dates: 1988-1989

Voices Across the Color Line oral history recordings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS180
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of these oral histories deal with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Specific events mentioned include the student movement centering on Atlanta University; The Committee on Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR); creation and publication of the Atlanta Enquirer newspaper; the organization of the Atlanta Committee of Cooperative Action (ACCA), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and activities to desegregate city buses and restaurants. Other topics that are discussed...
Dates: 2005-2006

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