"The NAC staff, Park Recreation Director Michael Lomax, and Bureau of Cultural Affairs Director Shirley Franklin with NAC supporter Peabo Bryson at Piedmont Park"--Jim Alexander's annotations. Successful soul singer and producer Peabo Bryson poses for a photograph with an award plaque at the 1979 Piedmont Arts Festival. Bryson is best known for his work with Roberta Flack in the early 1980s and later work on songs for two Walt Disney animated films. Standing around Bryson are Neighborhood Arts Center employees in green shirts, ex officio members of the Neighborhood Arts Center board of trustees, Park Recreation director Michael Lomax and Bureau of Cultural Affairs director Shirley Franklin. Shirley Franklin was elected the the first female mayor of Atlanta in 2002. Title provided by Jim Alexander.
Cite as: Thank you Peabo. Neighborhood Arts Center photographs series. Jim Alexander collection. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Neighborhood Arts Center photographs series. Jim Alexander Collection. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.