Holmes, Hamilton, 1941-
"Hamilton Holmes is best known for desegregating Georgia's universities. One of the first two African American students admitted to the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens in 1961, Holmes was also the first black student admitted to the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta two years later."--"Hamilton Holmes (1941-1995)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 11, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Oral Histories of the American South: The Civil Rights Movement (Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill))
- Voices of Freedom: The Virginia Civil Rights Movement (Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries)