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The Moles, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-18
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0064
Scope and contents This archival collection on The Moles, Inc. provides some insight into their social activities and their contributions to the African American community. The collection includes minutes of meetings, programs, reports, invitations, and photographs. There are also copies of "Molerama", the organizations' magazine that is published annually.
Dates: 1955-2010; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2010

James Herbert Touchstone collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0102
Scope and contents The collection reflects James Herbert Touchstone’s career as Associate Secretary and Director of Field Services of the General Board of Lay Activities of the Methodist Church. The papers span the years 1908 through 1975 with the bulk of the materials falling within the period from 1945-1960; however, there are materials dating from 1908 concerning his education as well as items created after his retirement in 1963, and his death in 1975. The collection includes his personal papers, which...
Dates: 1920-1979

George A. Towns collection

 Collection — Box: 1-10
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0059
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of George Alexander Towns from 1851 to 1963. It includes correspondence, literary works, diaries, photographs, and publications. The bulk of the materials pertain to Towns' association with Atlanta University (AU) both as a student and faculty member. The earliest materials concern Lucy Elizabeth (Merriam) Case, a favorite teacher of Towns at AU, and include her biography which tells of the beginning of the school and a few of its students. ...
Dates: 1885-1960

Voter Education Project organizational records

 Collection — Box: 1-190
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0076
Scope and contents The Voter Education Project (VEP) organizational records span the years 1962-1992, with the bulk of the material dated 1969-1985. Materials include correspondence; records of the Board of Directors and Executive Directors; departmental and state branch files; personnel files; financial records; printed materials such as flyers, posters, reports and brochures; photographs and audio and film recordings; and files related to elections in the South, projects funded by VEP and the extensive research...
Dates: 1962-1992

Carl Ware papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0097
Scope and Contents The Carl Ware Papers spans the dates 1938-2011, with the bulk of the material dated from 1977-2000. The collection contains personal papers, including appointment books and memorabilia; manuscripts of his unpublished memoirs; photographs; documents related to his board of directors work and other organizational affiliations; materials from his career with Coca-Cola and Atlanta City Council, and speeches.
Dates: 1938-2011; Majority of material found within 1977-2000

John H. Wheeler collection

 Collection — Box: 1-225
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0133
Scope and contents note This collection documents the life and work of John H. Wheeler, a businessman, bank president, community leader, civil rights activist, and lawyer. The collection spans the years from 1897 to 1978 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1978. The majority of the collections consists of items related to the organizations that Wheeler was associated with, both local to Durham, NC and national organizations. Included in the collection are materials related to Wheeler's career as a...
Dates: 1897-1978; Majority of material found within 1940-1978

William G. Pickens Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0134
Scope and Contents The William G. Pickens Collection spans the years between 1976 and 2010. This small collection provides a glimpse into some of Dr. Pickens contributions to the field of English. Included are programs of annual events and workshops, photographs, audio cassettes and scrapbooks. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting the Mirror Grant Project at Morehouse College and a news article depicting Dr. Pickens and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s experience working tobacco farms in...
Dates: 1976-2010

Samuel W. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-33
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0061
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...
Dates: 1932-1974

Ralph L. Williamson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0128
Scope and contents The Ralph L. Williamson collection spans the years 1950-1965. Materials include correspondence to and from Ralph L. Williamson; records, recorded minutes and program proposals from "The Fellowship of Professors of Town and Country Church Work." Personal memos and various printed materials focusing on the building, management and funding of rural churches; newspapers, journals, magazines, brochures and newsletters.
Dates: 1950-1968

Hercules Wilson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0121
Scope and Contents The Hercules Wilson collection spans the years 1928 to 1971, and primarily highlights Reverend Wilson’s sermon writings (the bulk of these are in the 1940s and 1950s). These sermons reference bible passages and various topics on morality, Christian faith, as well as politics and world events of the times. Other items of interest are a photograph of Rev. Wilson, a small amount of correspondence between friends and school colleagues, and eulogies of church members written with personal care...
Dates: 1928 - 1971

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 26
Atlanta University 17
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 15
Clark College 13
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 12
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference 8
Clark Atlanta University 7
Young, Andrew, 1932- 7
National Urban League 6
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Southern Regional Council 6
Spelman College 6
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 6
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 5
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 5
Gammon Theological Seminary 5
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984 5
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 5
McDonald, Dora E., 1925-2007 5
United States. Congress. Senate 5
AFL-CIO 4
American Missionary Association 4
Arrington, Marvin S. 4
Atlanta Urban League 4
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 4
Congress of Racial Equality 4
Eskridge, Chauncey, 1917-1988 4
Franklin, Shirley 4
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 4
Lomax, Michael 4
Morris Brown College 4
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
United States. Congress. House 4
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 4
Adams, Myron W. (Myron Winslow), 1860-1939 3
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 3
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Dept 3
Atlanta Business League 3
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 3
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- 3
Brazeal, Brailsford R. 3
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 3
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.) 3
Cummings, Arthur 3
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 3
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 3
Democratic Party (Ga.) 3
Dobbs, John Wesley, 1882-1961 3
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), a. 3
Eaves, Reginald 3
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Gloster, Hugh M. (Hugh Morris), 1911-2002 3
Hope, John 3
Jackson, Valerie Richardson 3
Johnson, James Weldon 3
Methodist Church (U.S.) 3
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 3
Miller, Zell 3
Morehouse School of Medicine 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
Southern Conference Educational Fund 3
Taylor, Gardner C. 3
Turpeau, Aaron 3
Underground Atlanta, Inc 3
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 3
United Negro College Fund 3
United States Conference of Mayors 3
Wachtel, Harry H., 1917-1997 3
Ware, Carl 3
William B. Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport 3
Wofford, Harris 3
Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
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Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 2
Brazeal, Ernestine Erskine 2
Bumstead, Horace, 1841-1919 2
Campbell, Bill, 1953- 2
Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
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