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Johnsontown Neighborhood collection

 Collection — Box: 1-28
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0130
Scope and contents Joseph Lowery on behalf of the residents of Johnsontown worked to ensure that they were treated fairly. In addition, he requested that MARTA document the site on which Johnsontown was located for historical prosperity. Therefore, in 1982 MARTA contracted The History Group Inc., to perform archaelogical work to document the history of the Johnsontown Neighborhood located in the Northern region of Atlanta, Georgia near Buckhead.The collection dates spans the years from 1971...
Dates: 1971-1982

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

The Joseph Echols and Evelyn Gibson Lowery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0199
Content Description

The Joseph Echols and Evelyn Gibson Lowery Collection, circa 1900-2019, 1950-2013 (bulk), consists of correspondence, personal papers, and writings of Joseph E. Lowery and Evelyn G. Lowery; Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) records; SCLC/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now (SCLC/W.O.M.E.N.) records; subject files; printed and published material including SCLC Magazines; photographs; audio and video recordings; and memorabilia.

Dates: circa 1900-2019; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2013

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