Marching bands -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains financial, outreach, and organizational papers that document the founding and early years of the Atlanta Freedom Marching Band. Records include meeting minutes, incorporation records, bylaws, correspondence, bank information, expense reports, tax records, membership announcements, newsletters, and advertisements.
Dates: 1993-1998, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection, in its original format, contains a series of sixty-five reels of primarily silent black and white nitrate film commissioned by Eugene M. White to promote the prosperous African-American communities in Atlanta during the 1930s. The footage documents a variety of activities including sporting events, homecoming, golf, motorcycle racing, occupational activities, and baseball. Included in the footage is the Atlanta Black Crackers baseball team playing a game at Ponce De Leon Park in...
Dates: circa 1938
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 Abernathy,...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated