National Archives at Atlanta

National Archives at Atlanta

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Jasper County Desegregation Plane

Desegregation Plans

September 1970

The holdings of the National Archives at Atlanta include desegregation plans from county school systems across the Southeast...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia
Right to Assemble in Albany, GA

The Right to Assemble


In July 1962, two civil cases were brought before the U.S. District Court in Albany, Georgia. The first, filed by Albany Mayor Asa Kelley...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia
Dining Car Discrimination

Dining Car Discrimination

May 1942

Complaints detailing discrimination in dining cars on the southbound L&N train led to the involvement of Thurgood Marshall, then Chief Counsel...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia | Louisiana | Railroads
Discrimination Against Jewish Applicant

Jewish Discrimination

December 1943 - May 1944

The Bell Bomber Plant, which manufactured B-29 bombers during the war, was accused of discriminatory hiring and promotion practices...

Tags: Georgia | Jewish Americans | World War II
Tuskegee Airman Letter

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

September 21, 1984

The Greater Florida Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. was eager to partner with the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change to commemorate...

Tags: Florida | Georgia | Martin Luther King, Jr.
University of Mississippi Riots

Alta High School Letter

January 10, 1986

Students from Ms. Larsens' American History class at Alta High pledged their support for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday...

Tags: Georgia | Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mrs. King Requests to Speak

Mrs. King's Request

June 30, 1988

MLK, Jr. Holiday Commission officer and Staff Vice President of the MLK, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc. Lloyd Davis petitioned Democratic...

Tags: Georgia | Martin Luther King, Jr. | Washington D.C.
Letter from Senator Chafee

Senator Chafee Letter

April 28, 1989

Mrs. King received a letter from Senator John Chafee (R-RI) thanking her for her support...

Tags: Georgia | Martin Luther King, Jr. | Washington D.C.
Nuremberg Elementary School Letter

Nuremberg School Letter

January 17, 1992

Writing from the very city that saw the rise and fall of the 3rd Reich fifty years earlier, Suzanne Bachman of Nuremberg Elementary School...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Georgia | Martin Luther King, Jr.
Clinton's Proclamation

Communists in Universities


These documents are from a court case in which the Georgia Conference of the American Association of University Professors brought suit against...

Tags: Communism | Georgia