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Scope and contents This small collection on Henry O. Flipper is primarily comprised of materials gathered in the planning for a commemorative ceremony honoring Flipper and recognizing his exoneration. The ceremony was sponsored jointly by Atlanta University and the Atlanta Branch of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. The program was held at Atlanta University on March 21, 1977. The program was initiated by a request from Ray MacColl, a Georgia school teacher. As a student at...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Robert E. Penn, a Baptist minister and educator. The collection dates span the years from 1930-1976. The bulk of the collection dates from 1965 to 1976, and document Penn’s life and work as a pastor and educator. The collection includes materials related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, and Penn’s church, the First Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana, which he led for almost twenty years. Of note relating to his...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1930-1976