Atlanta Urban League
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-328
Scope and contents The Atlanta Urban League is a private, non-profit social service agency, affiliated with the National Urban League, an organization based in New York City. The Atlanta Urban League services are geared towards community development, health care, and employment and housing opportunities for African Americans. The agency is staffed mainly by professional social workers who administer its programs and report to a board of directors.The Atlanta Urban League papers document the agencies...
Series — Box: 1-92
Scope and contents This series is comprised of approximately 800 speeches, most of which were given by Maynard Jackson during the three terms he served as Mayor of Atlanta. As Mayor, Jackson made speeches before business groups, political groups, church assemblies, colleges, private clubs, and conventioneers. The topics of his speeches centered around Atlanta, its attractions, and its problems, as well as urban issues such as poverty, economic conditions, rezoning, health care, water resources and waste...
Series — Box: 1-162
Scope and contents The Third Term Series represents Jackson's final term as Mayor of Atlanta, during the years of 1989 to 1993; it is also the largest series in the collection. In the beginning of Jackson's third term, a Transitional Task Force was established to identify candidates for administrative appointments and staffing, the creation of departments, organizational structure and policy. Also during this term, Jackson was working diligently to bring the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games to Atlanta. This series...
Collection — Box: 1-53
Scope and contents Rucker, Aiken, Mollison, Harper Family Papers cover the years between 1890 and 1992, with the bulk of the materials dated between 1950 and 1992. The collection consists of materials from each of the eight Rucker siblings. Many of the series include correspondence, legal, and financial documents as well as photographs. In some of the larger series, artwork, information about organizational memberships, medical information and materials from their respective careers are included.
Dates: 1890-1992; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1992