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Robert W. Miller essay "Extraordinary People: All Saints' and the Civil Rights Movement"

Collection number: ahc.MSS884f

Scope and Content

This essay "Extraordinary People: All Saints' and the Civil Rights Movement" was delivered to the congregation of All Saints' Episcopal Church. In it Miller discusses how three parishioners; Elbert Tuttle, a judge and the chief judge of the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; Ralph McGill, a columnist, editor, and publisher of The Atlanta Journal Constitution; and Reverend Frank Ross, the senior minister at the All Saints' Episcopal Church, played significant roles in the Civil Rights Movement. Miller also speaks to the role of All Saints' Episcopal Church in the Civil Rights Movement in 1964.


  • 2013


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This collection is open for research.

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert "Bob" W. Miller (1942- ) was born and raised in Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in history and earned his law degree from Yale Law School in 1967. Miller practiced law in Atlanta for thirty-one years, working in healthcare law at three different law firms: Alston, Miller & Gaines from 1967 to 1977 (making partner in 1971); Bondurant, Miller, Hishon & Stephenson from 1977 to 1985 as a partner; and King & Spalding from 1985 to 1997 as a partner. In 1997 Miller retired from practicing law and in 2000 became an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. Miller was president of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys and was a board member of the American Bar Association Health Law Forum. In addition, he served as the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law and wrote "The Effects of the Health Reform Act on Self-Insured Employer Health Plans" in 2010.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2013

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Robert W. Miller essay "Extraordinary People: All Saints' and the Civil Rights Movement"
Emma Jones
June 2019
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Finding aid is written in English.

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Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

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