W.W. Law photograph collection
Photographs dating between 1868 and 2002 collected by Savannah civil rights leader W.W. Law. and his mother Geneva.
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Date of Original
African American churches--Georgia--Savannah
African American schools--Georgia--Savannah
American Legion. Post 500 (Savannah, Ga.)
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Savannah-Yamacraw Branch (Ga.)
Boy Scouts of America--Georgia--Savannah
Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--1960-1970
Civil rights leaders (Savannah, Ga.)
Civil rights movements--Georgia--Savannah
Civil rights workers--Georgia--Savannah
Clergy--Chatham County (Ga.)
Georgia State Industrial College
Laurel Grove Cemetery South (Savannah, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Savannah Chapter (Ga.)
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
Savannah (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Savannah (Ga.)--Race relations
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah State University (Ga.)
Savannah. First African Baptist Church
Savannah. First Bryan Baptist Church
The W.W. Law Photograph Collection (1868-2002, no date) includes over 1,000 catalogued photographs and images taken and collected by W. W. Law and Geneva W. Law during their lifetimes. Highlights of the collection include: images of local NAACP meetings and events during the 1960s Civil Rights movement in Savannah; views of historic Savannah African American churches, structures and cemetery; photographs documenting the establishment and activities of the Savannah-Yamacraw Branch of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH), the King-Tisdell Cottage Museum, the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center, the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, and the Negro Heritage Trail Tour; as well as images of African American families and community leaders of the Savannah, Georgia area., W. W. Law (1923-2002) was a prominent Civil Rights leader, local historian, historic preservationist and community leader in Savannah, Georgia.
1121-100, W. W. Law Photograph Collection. City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, Savannah, Georgia.
City of Savannah Municipal Archives