civil rights. Civil Rights
Identifier: civil rights
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Trezzvant W. Anderson papers
Collection — Box 1-28
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of Trezzvant W. Anderson from 1932 to 1963, with the bulk of the material documenting the last few years of his life. It consists mainly of typescripts of his articles submitted in the later part of his career as a reporter for the "Pittsburgh Courier." Most of the articles were written under the bylines "Courier Press Service," "Courier Roving Reporter," "Dateline: Georgia" and "Report from Dixie."...
Atlanta Community Relations Commission collection
Collection — Box 1-2
Scope and contents This collection consists of records generated by Eliza Paschall and the Atlanta Community Relations Commission during her year as Executive Director of the ACRC. The bulk of the collection is research materials gathered by Paschall and the ACRA to support their work in the community. The files contain reports and statistics that document such things as employment discrimination, police action in the Dixie Hills Riots, and desegregation efforts in the public schools. Of special interest are...
Dates: 1960-1968; Majority of material found within 1967-1968
Atlanta Student Movement collection
Collection — Box 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection of ephemera provides a glimpse of the involvement in the civil rights movement by students from the Atlanta University Center schools - Atlanta University, Gammon Theological Seminary, and Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. The collection includes newspaper and journal articles, flyers, reports, and correspondence by and about students from the AUC schools and a few items about student activities in other areas in the United States. There are also...
Atlanta Urban League papers
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...
Clarence A. Bacote papers
Collection — Box 1-79
Scope and contents The Clarence A. Bacote papers (1886-1990) will provide researchers with an opportunity to look into the activities of a man who was an important leader in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Beyond the biographical uses this collection offers is its documentation of the operations of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, and its access to statistical readings of the African American vote in Fulton County elections.Dr. Bacote's papers contain a sizeable...
Johnson Publishing Company clipping files collection
Lillian Lewis collection
Collection — Box 1-7, OS 1
Scope and contents The Lillian Lewis collection primarily consists of materials related to the career of Lillian Lewis. Major topics are governmental work and librarianship. Formats include photographs, printed materials, correspondence, meeting minutes, committee work, and reports. The seven series contain correspondence received by both Lillian Lewis and John Lewis, events and activities from John Lewis’s life and career, photographs, pamphlets, and forms from National Association of Media Women,...
Dates: 1963, 1965, 1969-1980, undated; Majority of material found within 1970-1979
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
Scope and contents The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection spans the dates 1900-1970, with the bulk of the material dated between 1944-1968. Materials include correspondence to, from and about Martin Luther King, Jr.; manuscripts of sermons, speeches, articles, reports and other literary production by King and others; organizational documents from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Montgomery Improvement Association and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference;...
Josephine Dibble Murphy collection
Collection — Box 1-28
Scope note The collection documents the life of Josephine Dibble Murphy as a community leader, educator and international traveler. The collection dates span the years from 1900 to 1974 with the bulk of the materials from 1950-1974. The bulk of the materials consist of organizations that she was affiliated with, which includes her work with the Atlanta University Alumni Association, NAACP and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Also included are correspondence, photographs,...
Dates: 1900-1976; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1974
T. Maurice Pennington political cartoon collection
Collection — Box 1-3
Scope and contents
The Maurice Pennington political cartoon collection contains sketches of his political cartoons drawn for the Atlanta Inquirer, some original artwork, articles and programs from exhibitions. Most of the works were created during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.
Dates: 1957, 1962, 1997, undated