African American business enterprises
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: OCLC FAST
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-2, OS 1
Scope and contents The Frederic V. Brooks papers is a collection comprised of materials related to the personal and professional life of Atlanta businessman, Frederic V. Brooks. Brooks was a life insurance agent for the Atlanta Life Insurance Company and active in the Atlanta community. This collection contains his personal and professional papers including correspondence, Atlanta Urban League items, information on his funeral service, exam and course materials from the American College of Life Underwriters as...
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; the...
Dates: 1916-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1979
Collection — Box 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection provides documentation about some of the organizations with which Mr. Parks was affiliated and reveals some insight into African American community life in Atlanta during the period 1925-1973. The collection includes reports, programs, minutes, by-laws, funeral programs, news articles, and newsletters. There are small amounts materials about the Ashby Grove and Camilla Street Community Club, the Lincoln Golf and Country Club, and the Shoe Service Men of Georgia. The...
Collection — Box 1-14
Scope and contents This collection is comprised of statistical data covering two broad areas of research: (1) the status of Negro businesses in eleven cities (largely Southeastern) of the United States with regard to type, capitalization, internal organization and operation, relationship to the total economy, and problems; and (2) the status of business education available to Negroes; together with a considerable body of correspondence and related material produced in the implementation of the above body.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Collection — Box 1-225
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