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Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records. Series B: First and second term mayoral records

 Series — Box: 1-149
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075b
Scope and contents The First and second mayoral terms series documents Jackson’s ascension as the first African American mayor of Atlanta. Arranged in alphabetical order, this series chronicles Jackson’s political life between the years of 1973 and 1981. Notable achievements within this series include the formation of the city council, his efforts towards the revitalization of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, and mandating inclusion of Blacks in the city’s growing economic development. Major business deals Jackson...
Dates: 1974-1982

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General A-D

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131a
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: 1927, 1949-1968

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 L-R

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131c
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1950 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: 1950-1968

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

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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 2
Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.) 2
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 2
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 2
Eskridge, Chauncey, 1917-1988 2
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Southern Conference Educational Fund 2
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United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 2
United States. Office of the Vice President 2
Wachtel, Harry H., 1917-1997 2
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Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000 1
Alexander, Clifford L., 1933- 1
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 1
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa 1
Ashman, Richard 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Finance 1
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution 1
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Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 1
Banta, Lucille 1
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014 1
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- 1
Bell, Colin W., 1903-1988 1
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 1
Blackwell, Randolph T., 1927-1981 1
Boone, Richard W. (Richard Wolf), 1927-2014 1
Booth, L. Venchael, 1919- 1
Borders, William Holmes, 1905-1993 1
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 1
Boyte, Harry G., 1911-1977 1
Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 1
Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 1
Brest, Archie 1
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 1
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 1
Capp, Al, 1909-1979 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chalmers, Allan Knight, 1897- 1
Cheek, James E. 1
Chicago Urban League 1
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005 1
Clark, Ramsey, 1927- 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cotton, Dorothy Foreman, 1930- 1
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Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Dobbs, John Wesley, 1882-1961 1
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 1
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Elijah Muhammad, 1897-1975 1
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Ford Foundation 1
Gregory, Dick 1
Hall, Leon 1
Harper & Row Publishers 1
Harper & Row, Publishers 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 1
Jackson, Maynard Holbrook Jr. 1
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBellville), 1922- 1
King, A. D., 1930-1969 1
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984 1
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