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…

Advertising Freedom: Flyers and Posters from the Voter Education Project

By Courtney Chartier, Assistant Head, Archives Research Center, 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 Library…

Andrew Young and the Poor People’s Campaign

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Project Archivist, Andrew J. Young Papers, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History “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…

My Internship Experience: Processing the James Egert Allen Papers

  By Nika B. Carter, Graduate Assistant, CLIR Hidden Collections Grant, Amistad Research Center at Tulane 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 University,…

Reverend Joseph Lowery and Mrs. Evelyn Lowery Visit MARBL

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…

Archival Technologies: Archivist’s Toolkit, XTF and CONTENTdm

By Courtney Chartier, Assistant Head, Archives Research Center, RWWL 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…

MARBL’s Archival Pedagogy Toolkit

MARBL’s Archival Pedagogy Toolkit The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) is pleased to announce a new resource for faculty and graduate student instructors at Emory: the Archival Pedagogy Toolkit. We are currently building this toolkit from syllabi, assignments, and handouts submitted by members of the Emory Community. MARBL’s hope is that this resource…

Newsweek Atlanta Bureau Records available

By Laura Carroll, Manuscript Archivist.  The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL) is pleased to announce the Newsweek Atlanta Bureau records have been processed and are once again available to our researchers.  The Atlanta Bureau of Newsweek, inc., was the hub of Newsweek magazine's Southern network.  It was established in 1953, with William (Bill)…

MARBL to Exhibit Items Documenting Joseph Lowery’s Career with the SCLC

In honor of Reverend Joseph Lowery receiving an honorary doctor of divinity degree from Emory University, the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is pleased to announce an exhibit documenting Lowery’s career with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.  “One Who Disturbs the Comfortable and Comforts the Disturbed”:  Joseph E. Lowery and the SCLC will feature…

Warren Q. Marr, II (1916-2010)

The Directors and staff of the Amistad Research Center are saddened to announce the death of Warren Q. Marr, II.  Mr. Marr passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, after devoting a significant portion of his life to preserving the legacy of the Amistad Event. He was instrumental in the founding of the Amistad Research…

Jean Childs Young, 1933-1994

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Project Archivist, Jean Childs Young Papers A surprise while processing the Andrew J. Young Papers was the extent of the material from his wife of 40 years, Jean Childs Young. Though her role as Andrew’s wife raised her to prominence locally, nationally, and internationally, she also forged her own identity and career,…