African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-79
Scope and contents The Clarence A. Bacote papers (1886-1990) will provide researchers with an opportunity to look into the activities of a man who was an important leader in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Beyond the biographical uses this collection offers is its documentation of the operations of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, and its access to statistical readings of the African American vote in Fulton County elections.Dr. Bacote's papers contain a sizeable...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and contents The Grace Towns Hamilton papers consist of materials related to the life and career of Grace Towns Hamilton. The collections dates from 1900 to 1992 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950 to 1985. It includes personal papers, correspondence, biographical materials, and items related to her parents, Nellie McNair Towns and George A. Towns. It also contains personal memorabilia, such as certificates and honorary degrees. A large portion of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1900-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-1985
Collection — Box 1-15, 1-149, 1-162, 1-92, 1-143, 1-60
Scope and contents The Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records are extensive and consist of materials spanning the years 1968 to 1994.Arranged alphabetically, the Vice Mayoral records is a small series consisting mostly of newspaper clippings, correspondence and committee updates. The First and Second Term Mayoral records consist of three subseries: General files; Atlanta Child Murders; and Oversized materials. The General files subseries includes correspondence, proclamations, daily schedules,...
Collection — Box 1-28, OS 1
Scope and contents This collection contains materials related to the activities of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) since its establishment in 1969. It includes correspondence such as, memos, faxes, and emails. The collection also contain materials related to the organization of NCOBPS including, copies of the constitution and bylaws, articles of incorporation, and materials from executive council and business meetings such as minutes and reports. In addition, the...
Dates: 1969-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2014
Collection — Box 1-3
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.
Dates: 1957, 1962, 1997, undated