Civil rights movements -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1013
Scope and Content This collection contains personnel and marketing records, and documentation of the labor strike at the Scripto Pen Company. The early personnel records include employee names, start dates, previous employment, and wage rates. Volumes of marketing publications and advertisements illustrate trade and commercial print advertisements Scripto Pen Company used for their writing instruments and disposable lighters. National and local newspaper clippings included in the collection relate to the labor...
Dates: 1923-1981, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS651f
Scope and Content The Stars for Freedom program is a single item produced for the benefit concert. The program includes an introduction written by Martin Luther King, Jr., a welcoming letter from then-mayor Ivan Allen, Jr., and advertisements from local businesses (primarily located on Auburn Avenue). The program has been autographed by Lena Horne, Martin Luther King, Jr., Dick Gregory, and Mercer Ellington.