Voter Education Project Under Vernon Jordan (1966-1970)

“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…

Andrew Young the Ambassador

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Project Archivist, Auburn Avenue Research Library “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…

Library Stacks Shift as 200,000 Items Go to Storage

Project Overview The Stack Tower Project will send 20,000 linear feet of materials – some 200,000 items – to on-campus and off-campus storage. This will reduce six floors of collections to five, freeing up level 9 for immediate and future use by the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). Book movers will shift the…

Marr-McGee Family Papers: Early Entrepreneur Files

By Amber L. Moore, Project Archivist, 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…

Reverend Fred D. Taylor and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, 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…

Wiley Austin Branton, Executive Director of VEP, 1962-1965

by Allison Hughes, Archival Assistant, Voter Education Project Collection, Atlanta University 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…

Student Mentoring and Hidden Collections

By Christopher Harter, Director of Library and Reference Services, 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…

Pilgrimage to Washington for Voting Rights, Economic Justice and Peace, 1982.

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University “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…

VEP and Chicano Voting Rights

By Courtney Chartier, Assistant Head, Archives Research Center, AUC-Woodruff Library. “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…

Jean Childs Young and Education

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Project Archivist, Jean Childs Young Papers, Auburn Avenue Research Library “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….

Lloyd Davis, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the MLK Center on Nonviolent Social Change

By Shannon Burrell, Senior Processing Assistant, 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…

Fulton County Juvenile Court Reading and Enrichment Program, 1977

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, 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…