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Advertisement copy: "An Appeal for Human Rights," signed by students of six Atlanta Universities, 9 March 1960

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Creator:Mays, Willie
Creator:Felder, James
Creator:Bennett, Marion D.
Creator:Clarke, Don
Creator:Smith, Mary Ann
Creator:Pope, Roslyn
Title:Advertisement copy: "An Appeal for Human Rights," signed by students of six Atlanta Universities, 9 March 1960
Date:1960 Mar. 9
Description:

This appeal appeared as a full-page paid advertisement in the Atlanta Constitution on March 9, 1960. The document was paid for by the Committee on Appeal for Human Rights, the student Civil Rights organization created at the campus of the Atlanta University Center. The students used this advertisement to announce plans to begin holding sit-ins in Atlanta.

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:Texts (document genres) | Advertisements
Subjects:Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta | Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | Race discrimination--Georgia--Atlanta | African American college students--Georgia--Atlanta | College students--Georgia--Atlanta | Student movements--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta University Center (Ga.) | Committee on Appeal for Human Rights | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Collection:Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Women's History
Institution:Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library (Emory University)
Contributors:Emory University. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library | Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Womens' History Collection (Emory University. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library)
Online Publisher:[Atlanta, Ga.] : Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University | 2006
Original Material:

Constance Curry papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University

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Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Womens' History

Persistent Link to Item:http://larson.library.emory.edu/marbl/DigProjects/swh/images/Curry%20818/0818-010.pdf