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Political activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Judy collection of Girl Vigilantes records

 Collection
Identifier: W087
Abstract: The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues.
Dates: 1989-1992, undated

Charlene S. Hurt Poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: W028
Scope and Content of the Collection The Charlene Hurt Poster Collection is comprised of one (1) "Kathy Wilson: NWPC Chair" signed poster.
Dates: circa 1983

Dan Sweat papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y005
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...
Dates: 1964-1986

M. H. Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-05
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...
Dates: 1916-1987

Matthew Cardinale papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y012
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

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia records

 Collection
Identifier: W072
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

Richard Rhodes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q138
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

Social Change oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: Y021
Scope and Contents of the Collection Social Change Oral History Collection contains interviews with activists and lawyers from the city of Atlanta.
Dates: 2009-2014