Civil rights demonstrations -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains fliers, pamphlets, mailouts, and statements from the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia. Subjects addressed in the documents include racial relations in the south, school segregation, African-American voting, civil rights demonstrations, and memorials to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Some materials in this collection pre-date the recognized beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, in 1954.
Dates: 1934-1978, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of William B. Hartsfield, often with others, taken during his later years as Mayor. Also included are pictures of him with family or friends following the end of his political career.
Dates: 1950-1971, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of young African Americans, perhaps students at Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting racial segregation policies of Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, Georgia.