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Dan Sweat oral history interview, December 13, 1996

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: SweatD_19961213_P-11

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Shep Barbash and Cliff Kuhn. Among topics discussed: Sweat's move to Central Atlanta Progress; Central Area Study; Alvin Ferst's role in getting Sweat to CAP; Augustus "Billy" H. Sterne, Chairman of Trust Company Bank; John Portman; Harold Brockey; CAP's agenda: housing and transportation; David Crane, architect; idea of making Techwood-Clark Howell Homes luxury housing; Atlanta Regional Commission; canvassing the residents of Techwood-Clark Howell; Arthur Baxter; First National Bank of Atlanta; George Goodwin; Maynard Jackson's election as mayor of Atlanta; Sam Massell; Convention Bureau; Leadership Atlanta; Leadership Georgia; Mills Lane; Jim Robinson; Ivan Allen; International Downtown Association; Sweat as bridge between Atlanta business community and city government; Homeless Task Force; Andrew Young; Joannah Adams; Connie Curry; Bill Bolling; Frank Carter; Park Central Community; Maynard Jackson's opposition to making Techwood-Clark Howell into luxury housing; Hungry Club; Maynard Jackson and affirmative action; Emma Darnell; Atlanta Housing Authority; HUD and Neighborhood Reinvestment Land; Edwin Sterne; Ed Smith; Gordon Jones; Les Purcells; Joel Cowan; Ben Brown; Bob Wood.


  • Creation: December 13, 1996


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.


1 item(s) (transcript (48 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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