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Joseph and Alethea Boone interview

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Creator:Boone, Alethea and Boone, Joseph
Creator:Merritt, Carole
Title:Joseph and Alethea Boone interview
Date:2006 Apr. 3

In this interview, Alethea Boone, the wife of Reverend Joseph Boone answers questions on his behalf about his life and involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Mrs. Boone talks about Reverend's upbringing in Atlanta, Georgia; his involvement in Rush Memorial Congregational Church, the Atlanta Student Movement, and in the desegregation of Atlanta public schools.

Joseph E. Boone was born in Cedartown, Georgia and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Houston Citizens College and subsequently Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta.

Local identification number: VIS 180.003.001

Subjects:Boone, Alethea | Boone, Joseph E., 1922-2006 | King, Lonnie | Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 | Sullivan, Leon Howard, 1922- | Hollowell, Donald | Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 | Moss, Otis | King, Martin Luther, 1899-1984 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | African Americans--History | Civil Rights | Racism | Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Race discrimination | Education | Religion | Student movements--Georgia--Atlanta | Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) | Gammon Theological Seminary | Rush Memorial Congregational Church (Atlanta, Ga.) | Talladega College | Houston Citizens College | Atlanta University | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | United States, Georgia, Atlanta Metropolitan Area, 33.799388, -84.392574 | United States, Alabama, Calhoun County, 33.65983, -85.83163 | United States, Georgia, Polk County, Cedartown, 34.01123, -85.25593
Collection:Voices Across The Color Line Oral History Collection, 2005-2006
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
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MSS 990, Voices Across the Color Line oral history transcriptions, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

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