African Americans -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS291
Scope and Content This collection contains a partial scrapbook pertaining to the Latimer family. Included in the scrapbook are photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, class rosters, and receipts.
Collection number: ahc.VIS62
Scope and Contents This collection contains a bust portrait of African-American John Cladwell Burdette taken by G.F. Kohler of Los Angeles.
Collection number: ahc.VIS41
Scope and Content The collection consists of photographs documenting the public work of Paul Jones as regional director of ACTION. Most of the photographs depict ceremonial occasions, such as certificate presentations, public speeches, grant awards, or the signing of documents. Jones is pictured with identified and unidentified public officials, including Georgia Governor George Busbee and Florida Governor Reuben Askew, and with associations, including VISTA, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and the...
Dates: approximately 1970-1981
Collection number: ahc.MSS856
Scope and Content This collection contains material relating to the endeavors of Paul R. Jones. Included in the contents are newspaper clippings, personal and political correspondence, and programs and awards from the many organizations with which he was involved.
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 book...
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 on...