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Atlanta Community Relations Commission collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0012
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 the...
Dates: 1960-1968; Majority of material found within 1967-1968

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box: 1-69
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0100
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files include...
Dates: 1931-1984

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General A-D

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131a
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1927, 1949-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General E-K

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131b
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional, often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...
Dates: 1951-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General L-R

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131c
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1950 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...
Dates: 1950-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General S-Z

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131d
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1936-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.4: Correspondence: Unidentified

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131g
Scope and Contents of the Subseries This series contains correspondence from unidentified senders received by Martin Luther King, Jr. A significant portion of the letters are hate mail and often contain criticism of the civil rights movement and personal insults. There are also justifications for discrimination and opposition to integration. Some of the letters contain discussions of religion, racism, riots, communism, work ethics, poverty, politics and the Black Power movement. In addition, there are a few items complimenting...
Dates: 1958-1968, undated

David Roberts oral history collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0053
Scope and Contents The David Roberts oral history collection was created by Roberts, an Atlanta University student, in the summer of 1973. The interviews were for a history seminar taught by Dr.Clarence Bacote (HIS 406: Introductory Graduate Course in United States History). Roberts interviewed members of Atlanta’s African-American community who were born in the late 19th century. Most of the subjects were Georgia natives and a few were graduates of Atlanta University Center schools. He asked them to discuss...
Dates: 1973

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Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
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Eskridge, Chauncey, 1917-1988 2
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Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
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Barry, Marion, 1936-2014 1
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Bell, Colin W., 1903-1988 1
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 1
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Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 1
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Booth, L. Venchael, 1919- 1
Borders, William Holmes, 1905-1993 1
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 1
Boyte, Harry G., 1911-1977 1
Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 1
Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 1
Brest, Archie 1
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 1
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
Capp, Al, 1909-1979 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carter, Leona Florence, 1887- 1
Chalmers, Allan Knight, 1897- 1
Chicago Urban League 1
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005 1
Clark, Ramsey, 1927- 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cotton, Dorothy Foreman, 1930- 1
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 1
Dobbs, John Wesley, 1882-1961 1
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 1
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Elijah Muhammad, 1897-1975 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
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Ford Foundation 1
Greater Atlanta Council on Human Relations 1
Gregory, Dick 1
Harper & Row Publishers 1
Harper & Row, Publishers 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 1
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBellville), 1922- 1
King, A. D., 1930-1969 1
Levison, Stanley D., 1912-1979 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Lovett School 1
Lowery, Joseph E. 1
McKenzie, Mary J. Todd 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
Murphy, Josephine H. Dibble 1
Nash, Homer E. 1
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
Negotiation Now! (Organization) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
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