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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

Atlanta Student Movement collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0013
Scope and contents This small collection of ephemera provides a glimpse of the involvement in the civil rights movement by students from the Atlanta University Center schools - Atlanta University, Gammon Theological Seminary, and Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. The collection includes newspaper and journal articles, flyers, reports, and correspondence by and about students from the AUC schools and a few items about student activities in other areas in the United States. There are also...
Dates: 1960-2000

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

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

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Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 3
Spelman College 3
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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 2
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Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library 2
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
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National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Southern Conference Educational Fund 2
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United States. Office of the Vice President 2
Wachtel, Harry H., 1917-1997 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Aaron, Hank, 1934-2021 1
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 Committee on Africa 1
American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa 1
Arrington, Marvin S. 1
Ashman, Richard 1
Atlanta Inquirer 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
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
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
Capp, Al, 1909-1979 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chalmers, Allan Knight, 1897- 1
Chicago Urban League 1
Clark College 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
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
Forman, James 1
Friendship Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Gammon Theological Seminary 1
Gloster, Hugh M. (Hugh Morris), 1911-2002 1
Greater Atlanta Council on Human Relations 1
Gregory, Dick 1
Harper & Row Publishers 1
Harper & Row, Publishers 1
Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
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