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Clarence A. Bacote papers

 Collection — Box: 1-79
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0026
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...
Dates: 1886-1990

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; the...
Dates: 1916-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

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

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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

T. 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.
Dates: 1957, 1962, 1997, undated

The Moles, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-18
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0064
Scope and contents This archival collection on The Moles, Inc. provides some insight into their social activities and their contributions to the African American community. The collection includes minutes of meetings, programs, reports, invitations, and photographs. There are also copies of "Molerama", the organizations' magazine that is published annually.
Dates: 1955-2010; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2010

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AFL-CIO 2
Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.) 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
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Abernathy, Ralph 1
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
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Bacote, Clarence A., 1906-1981 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
Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Blackwell, Randolph T., 1927-1981 1
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 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
Butler Street YMCA (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Calhoun, John H. 1
Capp, Al, 1909-1979 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Chalmers, Allan Knight, 1897- 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
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 1
Democratic Party (Fulton County, 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
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Ford Foundation 1
Gregory, Dick 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
Johnson Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBellville), 1922- 1
King, A. D., 1930-1969 1
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984 1
Levison, Stanley D., 1912-1979 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Lovett School 1
Lowery, Joseph E. 1
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
Negotiation Now! (Organization) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
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