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Southern Christian Leadership Conference


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Austin T. Walden papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

Collection number: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.

Dates: 2017-2018

Civil Rights Movement collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS748f
Scope and Content This collection contains fliers, pamphlets, mailouts, and statements from the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia. Subjects addressed in the documents include racial relations in the south, school segregation, African-American voting, civil rights demonstrations, and memorials to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Some materials in this collection pre-date the recognized beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, in 1954. Of particular note is a handbill from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to boycot...
Dates: 1934-1991, undated

Scripto Pen Company records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1013
Scope and Content This collection contains personnel and marketing records, and documentation of the labor strike at the Scripto Pen Company. The early personnel records include employee names, start dates, previous employment, and wage rates. Volumes of marketing publications and advertisements illustrate trade and commercial print advertisements Scripto Pen Company used for their writing instruments and disposable lighters. National and local newspaper clippings included in the collection relate to the...
Dates: 1923-1981, undated

Stars for Freedom program

Collection number: ahc.MSS651f
Scope and Content

The Stars for Freedom program is a single item produced for the benefit concert. The program includes an introduction written by Martin Luther King, Jr., a welcoming letter from then-mayor Ivan Allen, Jr., and advertisements from local businesses (primarily located on Auburn Avenue). The program has been autographed by Lena Horne, Martin Luther King, Jr., Dick Gregory, and Mercer Ellington.

Dates: 1963

Suzanne Anderson photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS405
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated

Voices Across the Color Line oral history recordings

Collection number: ahc.VIS180
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of these oral histories deal with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Specific events mentioned include the student movement centering on Atlanta University; The Committee on Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR); creation and publication of the Atlanta Enquirer newspaper; the organization of the Atlanta Committee of Cooperative Action (ACCA), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and activities to desegregate city buses and restaurants. Other topics that are discussed...
Dates: 2005-2006

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African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
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Segregation in education -- Georgia 2
Abstracts of title -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Aerial photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- 1970-1980 1
African American civil rights workers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African American politicians -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History 1
African Americans -- History 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Albany (Ga.) 1
American poetry 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Aerial views 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Bankruptcy -- Georgia 1
Birmingham (Ala.) 1
Business records -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Campaign paraphernalia 1
Candler Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
Civil rights demonstrations -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Demonstrations -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Diners (Restaurants) -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Elections -- Georgia 1
Environmental protection -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Factory and trade waste -- Environmental aspects -- Georgia 1
Factory and trade waste -- Management 1
Financial statements -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Fire departments -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Fire fighters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Football -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Football teams -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Jackson Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Labor unions -- Georgia 1
Law -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Law firms -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Legal instruments -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Lynchings -- 1940-1950 1
Marching bands -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Marietta, (Ga.) 1
Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Motion picture actors and actresses 1
Parade floats -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Parades -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Pencils 1
Pens -- United States -- History 1
Police -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Police -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- 1970-1980 1
Police -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Uniforms 1
Police vehicles -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Political campaigns -- Georgia 1
Politicians -- Georgia 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Race relations 1
Racism -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Religion 1
Restaurants -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Selma (Ala.) 1
Signs and signboards -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Social justice -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
Sports tournaments -- United States 1
Strikes and lockouts -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Strikes and lockouts -- Office equipment and supplies industry 1
Voting -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Women's rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Woodruff Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Wrestling 1
Writing -- Materials and instruments 1
Zoning -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
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