Ethel Matthews

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Ethel Matthews
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
African Americans--1970-1980
Women--1970-1980
Activists
Welfare rights movement--Georgia--Atlanta
Eyeglasses
Hats--1970-1980
Audiences--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization
Matthews, Ethel M., 1933-2005
Emmaus House (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Peoplestown, 33.7278848, -84.3852043
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Ethel Matthews, the founder of the Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization, at a meeting of the Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization at Emmaus House in the Peoplestown community of Atlanta, Georgia.
Ethel Mae Matthews was the founder and first president of the Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization and was a persistent advocate for the poor, the elderly, and children.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.379.004
ahc101379004.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1082
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Extent:
35 mm black and white negative
Original Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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