Sweet Auburn Avenue : triumph of the spirit

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Creator:Hamilton, Francis
Title:Sweet Auburn Avenue : triumph of the spirit
Date:1880-1960
Description:

Web site presenting the history of Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia, which was home to more financial institutions, professionals, educators, entertainers, and politicians than any other street in the South before the Civil Rights movement. The site documents racial intolerance as well as events, organizations, and people significant in the history of Auburn Avenue through maps, images, and text. It requires Flash 6.0 and Shockwave 8.5 plug-ins.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Maps | Texts (document genres) | Photographs
Subjects:African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta | African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta | Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, Ga.) | Central business districts--Georgia--Atlanta | African American churches--Georgia--Atlanta | African American churches--Georgia--Atlanta | African American civic leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | African American business enterprises--Georgia--Atlanta | African American businesspeople--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Institution:Sweet Auburn Avenue
Contributors:Great American 3D
Online Publisher:[Atlanta (Ga.)] : Great American 3D
Rights and Usage:

All the photos except those by the author need to be safe guarded for their copyrights, and this site is not in the public domain officially until that occurs.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://sweetauburn.us/