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James P. Brawley collection

 Collection — Box: 1-188
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0108
Scope and contents The James P. Brawley collection spans the years between 1885 and 1985. The bulk of the collection dates from 1916 to 1984. The collection includes records related to Clark College, the Methodist Church, and Rust College. Also included are correspondences, family papers, writings by Brawley, memorabilia, newsclippings and audio/visual materials. Of note are drafts of his two books, his high school "valedictory oration" and photographs to be used in Clark College fundraising brochures. Also of...
Dates: 1885-1994; Majority of material found within 1916-1984

Vivian Wilson Henderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1-309
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0044
Scope and contents The richness of the Vivian Wilson Henderson Papers reflect the multifaceted service of a man committed to uplifting human races, particularly that of his own.Dr. Henderson, could deliver so decisive an economic strategy, ranging from inner group religious understanding to illustrating the parasitic nature of racism on national interest, that his expertise was sought instantly. The papers personify Vivian Henderson's commitment to these as well as the quiet leadership he...
Dates: 1940-1976

Johnsontown Neighborhood collection

 Collection — Box: 1-28
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0130
Scope note Joseph Lowery on behalf of the residents of Johnsontown worked to ensure that they were treated fairly. In addition, he requested that MARTA document the site on which Johnsontown was located for historical prosperity. Therefore, in 1982 MARTA contracted The History Group Inc., to perform archaelogical work to document the history of the Johnsontown Neighborhood located in the Northern region of Atlanta, Georgia near Buckhead.The collection dates spans the years from 1971 to...
Dates: 1971-1982

Racially Motivated Random Violence Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0173
Scope and contents The Racially Motivated Random Violence Papers spans the dates 1946-1987, with the bulk of the material dated from 1980-1983. The collection contains correspondence from people who wanted to receive copies of the publications such as American singer/songwriter Pete Seeger, committee records such as the affilated writing or communcation organization like the Southern Collective of African Americans Writers. It also contains newspaper clipping of police, civilian, and Klan or white supremacist...
Dates: 1946-1987

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