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School integration -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS5f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence of Daniel and Lee Alexander to public officials on the nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the United States Supreme Court and the desegregation of public schools. Also included are programs of the Northwest Unitarian Church, Atlanta Memorial Arts Center, and the Atlanta Ballet. Also included is a flyer advertising a rally against the Vietnam War, and a coloring book of Atlana scenes.
Dates: 1947-1971, undated

Elizabeth Harris Kester biography

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS648f
Scope and Content This typewritten biography was written by Elizabeth Harris Kester’s daughter, Rebecca Harris Cofer, and details Kester’s involvement in the civil rights movement in Atlanta. The biography provides some insight into the spiritual and religious underpinnings of Kester’s beliefs.
Dates: 1996

Grady Lee Randolph diaries

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1002
Scope and Content The collection contains eighty-six volumes of diaries written by Grady Lee Randolph that include memoirs, observations and analysis of daily life as a Alabama farm boy and later as a school teacher and permanent resident of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection spans from 1931 to 2001, but skips the year 1943. Randolph recorded over 20,000 daily diary entries that include observations of life during the Great Depression, and events such as the Gone With the Wind premier; World War II; the Winecoff...
Dates: 1931-2001

H.O.P.E., INC. (Help Our Public Education) Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS427
Scope and Contents of the Records The HOPE, Inc. records consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, and printed and published materials generated by the organization from 1958-1961. Also included are records from other allied organizations such as Active Voters, OASIS, Partners for Progress, and the League of Women Voters of Atlanta. The records are also comprised of correspondence, newsletters and mailings from segregationist groups, and a vast quantity of newspaper clippings which document the school closure crisis in...
Dates: 1954-1961, undated

Jones family papers of Lovett School

 Collection
Identifier: 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