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Civil rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

John H. Calhoun, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box 1-40, OS 1-27
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0109
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;...

Maurice Pennington political cartoon collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0106
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.

Bo Richmond photograph collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-00107
Scope and contents This collection contains photographs of people, events and places in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs of Henry "Hank" Aaron, Hosea Williams at the sanitation workers stike, Jesse Jackson at the March Against Repression, Martin Luther King, Jr. at the barber shop and photos of the funeral procession for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Southern Conference for Human Welfare collection

 Collection — Box 1-38
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0056
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes of meetings, drafts of speeches, financial records, photographs, clippings and other printed matter from the files of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare make up this collection. These papers were donated to Trevor Arnett Library in 1950 by Clark Howell Foreman, one time president of the Conference. They span the years 1938 to 1972, with the greatest concentration of material falling in 1946-1948. This Collection is particularly rich in information on the...

Mary Ann Smith Wilson - Ruby Doris Smith Robinson collection on student activism

 Collection — Box 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0078
Scope note The Mary Ann Smith Wilson - Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Collection on Student Activism spans the dates 1948-2008 with the bulk of the material dated 1960-1967. The collection documents both Ruby Doris Smith Robinson's and Mary Ann Smith Wilson's participation in the civil rights movement and the organizations with which they were affiliated. Although the collection documents both sisters activities, the bulk of the collection reflects Ruby Doris Smith Robinson’s activism activities in the civil...