Civil Rights Movement
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 338
Identifier: Mss 262
Identifier: Mss 250
Overview A native of Atlanta, Cecil Alexander Jr. was a World War II veteran, a renowned architect, and an outspoken activist during the Civil Rights Movement. Cecil influenced the physical appearance, as well as the political, social, and racial structure of Atlanta. The papers consist of correspondence, certificates, speeches, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1902 - 2001
Identifier: Mss 193
Overview Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.
Dates: 1934 - 1991
Identifier: Mss 072
Overview The Speech and Hearing Clinic was established in 1952 primarily through the efforts of Helen Eisemann Alexander and five other women who were concerned that there was no help available for hearing impaired African American children in Atlanta. Her papers contain records relating to civil rights, the American Jewish Committee and the establishment of the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Dates: 1919 - 1984
Identifier: Mss 162
Overview The Esserman family settled in Rome, Georgia, in the early 1890s. Jule and Rose were very involved in the Jewish community and the community of Rome. Of special interest in this collection are the personal stories, and history of Rose Esserman Levin while growing up in Rome. The collection includes a brief history into the life of the Esserman Family, how Esserman & Co. became a successful clothing business and their many contributions to the community. One can also get a brief look into...
Dates: 1920 - 2002
Identifier: Mss 174
Overview A native Atlantan, Dr. Marvin C. Goldstein was a clinical professor of orthodontics at the Medical College of Gerogia and Emory University. He was active in a wide variety of community activities, including the Civil Rights Movement. His papers include biographies, Civil Rights related material, correspondence, deeds, articles, invitations, programs, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material related to his service during Worlds War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1992