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John and Mary Glustrom interview

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Creator:Glustrom, John and Mary
Creator:Merritt, Carole
Title:John and Mary Glustrom interview
Date:2006 May 12

In this interview, John and Mary Glustrom discuss their active role in civil rights activities and school desegregation in Atlanta, Georgia. The couple recalls their family and educational backgrounds, John’s experience as an Army engineer during World War II, and Mary’s involvement with Help Our Public Education (HOPE) and the League of Women Voters. John served as the treasurer of the Georgia Council on Human Relations (GCHR) for 20 years. The Glustroms ends the interview with their assessment of race relations in Atlanta.

John Glustrom (1916-2008) was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was an Army engineer during World War II. Mary Glustrom was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1938.

Local identification number: VIS 180.013.001

Subjects:Glustrom, John, 1916-2008 | Glustrom, Mary | Calhoun, John | Hollowell, Donald | Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 | African Americans--History | African Americans--Civil Rights | Civic leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights | Civil rights leaders--Georgia | Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movement | Education | Education--Georgia--Atlanta | Race discrimination | Race relations | Race relations--Georgia--Atlanta | School children--Georgia--Atlanta | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta | Schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--1950-1960 | Women's rights--1970-1980 | Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) | Georgia Institute of Technology | Emory University | Help Our Public Education (Atlanta, Ga.) | Yale University | League of Women Voters of Georgia | United States, Georgia, Atlanta Metropolitan Area, 33.799388, -84.392574 | Minneapolis (Minn.)
Collection:Voices Across The Color Line Oral History Collection, 2005-2006
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

MSS 990, Voices Across the Color Line oral history transcriptions, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry RD, Atlanta, GA 30305

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