skip navigation  The Library of Congress >> Research Centers
AFC Logo The American Folklife Center
A - Z Index
 home >> Civil Rights History Project >> Survey of Collections and Repositories >> Repositories >> Repository Record

The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History

101 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: 404-730-4001

Repository URL: http://www.afpls.org/aarl External Link

Repository code: ga

Repository description (CRHP): This repository houses over 20 oral history collections, many with a focus on African American history in and around Atlanta.

Repository description (extant): About Us

Anchoring the west end of the Sweet Auburn historic district, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History opened May 1994 in Atlanta. A special library of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (A-FPLS), it is the first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections dedicated to the study and research of African American culture and history and of other peoples of African descent. In 2001 the library received a Governor's Award in the Humanities.

Repository type: Public Library

Collections:

General Mills-Kroger oral history collection for the Friends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters oral history interviews
Civil rights discussion series recordings
Komozi Woodard Amiri Baraka collection
Sweet Auburn Neighborhood Project oral history interviews
Living Atlanta oral history collection

 

  Back to Top

 

 home >> Civil Rights History Project >> Survey of Collections and Repositories >> Repositories >> Repository Record

A - Z Index
  The Library of Congress >> Research Centers
   July 11, 2011
Legal | External Link Disclaimer

Contact Us:
Ask a Librarian