Monthly Archives: August 2011

NAACP and School Desegregation

“Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to uncover and make available previously hidden…

AUC Woodruff Library Announces Opening of Voter Education Project Collection

“Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to uncover and make available previously hidden…

Creating Exhibits in Omeka to Support Academic Research

By Jae Turner Mary E. Hutchinson, “Duet,” c. 1937. From the Mary E. Hutchinson and Dorothy King papers, MARBL. As a Woodruff Library Fellow, I worked with the Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC) to develop a project based on my dissertation research using the Web-based content management system called Omeka. My research focuses on artist Mary…

John Wesley Dobbs Family papers: The Six Dobbs Daughters

By Amber L. Moore, Project Amistad, Amistad Research Center “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta…

Communicating the Civil Rights Movement

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, MARBL “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to…