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Atlanta Community Relations Commission collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0012
Scope and contents This collection consists of records generated by Eliza Paschall and the Atlanta Community Relations Commission during her year as Executive Director of the ACRC. The bulk of the collection is research materials gathered by Paschall and the ACRA to support their work in the community. The files contain reports and statistics that document such things as employment discrimination, police action in the Dixie Hills Riots, and desegregation efforts in the public schools. Of special interest are...
Dates: 1960-1968; Majority of material found within 1967-1968

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

Brailsford R. Brazeal papers

 Collection — Box: 1-126, OS 1-16
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0091
Scope and contents

The Brailsford R. Brazeal papers span the dates 1920-1981 with the bulk of the materials dated 1962-1979. The collection includes writings by Brazeal; office files; photographs; manuscripts by other scholars and Brazeal family members; memorabilia; correspondence to and from Dr. Brazeal, including letters from Morehouse College Presidents and faculty; records of organizations to which Brazeal belonged; research materials; and printed materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1962-1979

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box: 1-69
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0100
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files...
Dates: 1931-1984

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

George A. Towns collection

 Collection — Box: 1-10
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0059
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of George Alexander Towns from 1851 to 1963. It includes correspondence, literary works, diaries, photographs, and publications. The bulk of the materials pertain to Towns' association with Atlanta University (AU) both as a student and faculty member. The earliest materials concern Lucy Elizabeth (Merriam) Case, a favorite teacher of Towns at AU, and include her biography which tells of the beginning of the school and a few of its students. ...
Dates: 1885-1960

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Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 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
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 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
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Abernathy, Ralph 1
Adams, Myron W. (Myron Winslow), 1860-1939 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 Committee on Africa 1
American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa 1
Arrington, Marvin S. 1
Ashman, Richard 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History 1
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library 1
Bacote, Clarence A., 1906-1981 1
Baez, Joan 1
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
Brazeal, Aurelia Erskine (Rea) 1
Brazeal, Brailsford R. 1
Brazeal, Ernestine Erskine 1
Brazeal, Ernestine Walton 1
Brest, Archie 1
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 1
Bumstead, Horace, 1841-1919 1
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
Capp, Al, 1909-1979 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Case, Lucy Elizabeth 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
Clement, Rufus E. 1
Cotton, Dorothy Foreman, 1930- 1
Crogman, W.H. (William Henry) 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
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), a. 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
Fort Valley State College (Ga.) 1
Friendship Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Gloster, Hugh M. (Hugh Morris), 1911-2002 1
Greater Atlanta Council on Human Relations 1
Gregory, Dick 1
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