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Atlanta University Photographs
1858-1995 (bulk dates 1905-1968)
22 linear feet
This collection of approximately 6,000 photographs includes images of students, alumni, faculty, administrators, campus events, and buildings. There are also photographs of people associated with the Interdenominational Theological Center, Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. In addition there are photographs of individuals not affiliated with the University including such prominent persons as Josephine Baker, Ralph Bunche, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, A. Philip Randolph, Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Sr., Walter White, and Booker T. Washington. These photographs document University life and also capture its role in the larger community with images of the prominent visitors and historic events that were on the campus.