Subject Source: Fast
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Dan Sweat, Jr. had a successful career in public service and city development in Atlanta, including positions with DeKalb County, Economic Opportunity Atlanta, the City of Atlanta, Atlanta Regional Commission, Central Atlanta Progress, Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and The Atlanta Project. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes and agendas, notes, financial records, and such printed materials as clippings and reports, 1964-1986. The papers document...
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Abstract Matthew Cardinale founded and edits the Atlanta Progressive News. His papers, 2002-2012, include materials created and gathered over the course of his activities as a journalist and political activist. A large portion of the papers concerns the demolition of public housing communities in Atlanta.
Dates: 2002-2012; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008
Abstract: Incorporated in 1980 as the Georgia Abortion Rights Action League (GARAL), NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia was the Georgia affiliate of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL). Its records, 1964, 1980-2006, document the direction and administration of the organization, its involvement in the political process in the state, the projects and programs it undertook to further its mission, and materials it gathered regarding reproductive health and rights, activism in Georgia, and political...
Dates: 1964, 1973-2006
Abstract: Richard Rhodes was a lobbyist in the Georgia Legislature, focusing on gay and lesbian concerns. The papers include printed materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, organizational minutes, bylaws and financial records, artifacts including buttons, hat, and textiles.
Dates: 1987-1993, 2012, undated