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Allison, William W.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Michael H. Trotter papers

Identifier: Y001.PUBLIC
Abstract Michael H. Trotter (born 1936) has been dedicated to civic and educational reform in his home city of Atlanta. In addition to his career as an attorney, professor of law, and legal historian, he has participated in such civic groups as the Atlanta Action Forum, the Atlanta Committee for Public Education, and Good Government Atlanta, earning recognition for his work toward racial equality and school reform. Trotter's papers, 1962-2016, document civic reform in Atlanta with minutes,...
Dates: 1962-2016

William W. Allison interview, August 28, 2012

Identifier: Y016_AllisonW_20120828
Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Harvey Newman and Andrea Young. In this interview, Bill Allison dicusses the Office of Economic Opportunity, or Economic Opportunity Atlanta (EOA) and it's members. He begins the interview with quick autobiography, then moves into discussing who the leaders in the EOA were. He discusses the importance of integration and anti-poverty action, in particular around housing concerns.

Dates: August 28, 2012

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