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Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters oral history interviews

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History

Collection Description (CRHP): Numerous interviews within this collection pertain to the Civil Rights Movement, including those with Ralph David Abernathy, (December 1989), John Cross, J. L. Chestnut, and C. T. Vivian. Series II is titled African American Women Ministers.

Collection Description (Extant): Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters(AIB)'s video project began in 1990 with several purposes: (1) documenting the reminiscences of elderly members of various Afro-American churches throughout Atlanta through oral history interviews; (2) recording individual church histories; (3) interviewing outstanding personalities of the South who have made a difference to society and documenting their oral history; (4) recording styles of singing and worship that existed in a previous time and which are dying out; and (5) documenting current religious expression in the South.

Access Copy Note: There are no restrictions on research use of this collection. Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Date(s): 1990-

Existing IDs: aarl91-007

Extent: 71 video recordings of oral history interviews

Finding Aid URL: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/aafa/print/aafa_aarl91-007.html External Link

Language: English

Physical Location: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History. Archives Division.

Interviewees: Ralph Abernathy, John Cross, J. L. Chestnut, and C. T. Vivian

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
African American churches--Southern States
African American clergy--Georgia
African American women clergy
Atlanta (Ga.)
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights--Religious aspects
Southern States

Genres:

Videorecordings

 

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