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Civil rights discussion series recordings

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

Collection Description (Extant): These series of tapes discuss the reflective past of African Americans who participated in the Civil Rights Movement here in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1960's. The discussions centers around African Americans who were students at Atlanta University and their involvement with the Atlanta University Student Movement. The students discussed the picket lines, the sit-ins, the student leaders who organized and set up the strategy meetings. Some of the discussions involve the lawyers who were there to get those students out of jail when they were arrested for participating in the Civil Right Movement. It also contains discussions of the students who wrote and drafted "The Appeal For Human Rights."

Date(s): 1997

Digital Status: Unknown

Existing IDs: aarl97-017

Extent: 6 audio cassettes

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: T. Maurice Pennington, Jesse Hill, Jr., Robert A. Thompson, Eunice G. Cooper, Ruth Sturdevant, Charles Black, Samuel Sylvester Watts II, Mary Ann Sumrall, Morris Dillard, Ben Brown, Brenda Cole, Daniel Mitchell, Julius E. Coles, Frank Holloway, Lydia T. Douglas, Donald Hollowell, Julius E. Coles

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


African American college students--Georgia
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia
Atlanta University
Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta
Civil rights movements--Georgia
Georgia--Race relations
Student movements


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