National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-126, OS 1-16
Scope and contents The Brailsford R. Brazeal papers span the dates 1920-1981 with the bulk of the materials dated 1962-1979. The collection includes writings by Brazeal; office files; photographs; manuscripts by other scholars and Brazeal family members; memorabilia; correspondence to and from Dr. Brazeal, including letters from Morehouse College Presidents and faculty; records of organizations to which Brazeal belonged; research materials; and printed materials.
Collection — Box: 1-40, OS 1-27
Scope and contents The collection documents the work of John H. Calhoun, Jr. as a civil rights activist, political organizer, community leader, and businessman. The collection dates span the years from 1916 to 2000 with the bulk of the materials from 1960-1979. The bulk of the materials consist of organizations that he was affiliated with, which includes his work with the Economic Opportunity Atlanta (EOA) and Model Cities, where he was instrumental in revitalizing areas such as Grant Park and Auburn Avenue;...
Series — Box: 1-149
Scope and contents The First and second mayoral terms series documents Jackson’s ascension as the first African American mayor of Atlanta. Arranged in alphabetical order, this series chronicles Jackson’s political life between the years of 1973 and 1981. Notable achievements within this series include the formation of the city council, his efforts towards the revitalization of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, and mandating inclusion of Blacks in the city’s growing economic development. Major business deals Jackson...
Collection — Box: 1-30
Scope and content The Samuel W. Williams papers contain vital documents and information on one of Atlanta's most prominent clergymen of the 1960's. Among the material contained in this collection are Williams' sermons he delivered while pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, and other materials that document the church's history, such as budgets, correspondence, pamphlets, and bulletins. Approximately one-third of the materials in this collection centers around Williams' academic career both as a...
Collection — Box: 1-16
Scope and contents The Pauline A. Young Papers document her life as an educator and civil rights and community activist in Wilmington, Delaware. The collection totals 12 linear feet and spans the period 1920 to 1991. The papers include biographical information about her and her family, materials on her career as a librarian and teacher, and documentation about her civic and community activities. The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, programs, reports, a few photographs and several...