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African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 9: Ebenezer Baptist Church Organizational Records

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131o
Scope and Contents of the Series The series consists of records about the Ebenezer Baptist Church’s committees, membership, events, housing projects, history, and related operations. Documents describe the organization and functions of the committees of the Women’s Council as well as youth work, public relations, and worship. There are lists of the church’s trustees, family units, and young people whose parents are not members. A partial draft of a letter to members, fragment from an annual report, and blank pledge cards...
Dates: 1960-1967

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 12: Printed Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131r
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series consists of magazines, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, brochures, event programs, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings and various ephemera, primarily related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement (1855-1985, bulk 1966-1968).
Dates: 1966-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 13: Photographs

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131s
Scope and Contents of the Series This series contains photographs Martin Luther King, Jr., members of his family, a few civil rights leaders, celebrities, and those received in his correspondence. Most of the photographs are black and white prints with a few in color and one hand-colored print. There are depictions of King receiving his Doctorate of Divinity from Boston University in 1959, surrounded by books in his study at 563 Johnson Avenue, at the 1964 World’s...
Dates: 1955-1968, undated

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General E-K

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131b
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional, often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...
Dates: 1951-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General S-Z

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131d
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1936-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.4: Correspondence: Unidentified

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131g
Scope and Contents of the Subseries This series contains correspondence from unidentified senders received by Martin Luther King, Jr. A significant portion of the letters are hate mail and often contain criticism of the civil rights movement and personal insults. There are also justifications for discrimination and opposition to integration. Some of the letters contain discussions of religion, racism, riots, communism, work ethics, poverty, politics and the Black Power movement. In addition, there are a few items complimenting...
Dates: 1958-1968, undated

A. Walter Parks collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0095
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...
Dates: 1925-1973

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