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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968



  • Existence: 1929 - 1968

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alert Americans Association broadside "Martin Luther King...At Communist Training School”

Collection number: ahc.MSS964f
Scope and Contents Alert Americans Association published this broadside, "Martin Luther King...At Communist Training School,” on page four of The Augusta Courier. The boradside depicts a photo of a group of men in a class at the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee. Myles Horton founded the school in 1932; it was a center for adult education on labor rights and African American citizenship. As an integrated space, the school hosted civil rights leadership...
Dates: 1963 July 8

Allen family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated

Arnall T. Connell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Bertha Y. Jones scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS155
Scope and Content The Bertha Y. Jones scrapbooks contains ten scrapbooks filled with newspaper clippings dating from 1961 to 1978. These clippings concern Tucker, Georgia, the state of Georgia, the nation, and some international news. The clippings have information concerning special events, historic places, and many famous personalities. With regard to the latter, there are clippings on local people (officials, businessmen, etc.), state officials, presidents and their families, leaders of other countries,...
Dates: 1961-1978

City of Atlanta Records

Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps....
Dates: 1848-2013, undated

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

Coretta Scott King documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS552f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and poems received by Coretta Scott King after the assassination of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dates: 1968

Herbert T. Jenkins papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS546
Scope and Contents This collection documents Herbert T. Jenkins' career as the longest-serving police chief of Atlanta. Papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, committee minutes, speeches, publications, and annual reports of the Atlanta Police Department and Fulton County Police Department. In addition are speeches, attendance reports, and planning materials related to Jenkins' participation in conferences as an attendee and speaker. Of particular note are documents pertaining to his work with civl...
Dates: 1800-1983, undated

Jones family papers of Lovett School

Collection number: ahc.MSS188f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials surrounding the desegregation of the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection contains letters from the school's Board of Trustees explaining its position on the admission of black students; correspondence concerning the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity (ESCRU) and its picketing of the school. The collection includes newspaper clippings pertaining to Lovett's refusal to admit Martin Luther King III, its conflict with the Episcopal...
Dates: 1961-1971

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

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