Andrew Young's Re-election Campaign

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Andrew Young's Re-election Campaign
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
Political campaigns
Politics and government--United States
Fundraising--Georgia--Atlanta
Suits (Clothing)--1970-1980
African Americans--1970-1980
Women--1970-1980
Activists--Georgia--Atlanta
Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta
Business people--Georgia--Atlanta
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Young, Jean Childs
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
Hill, Jesse, 1927-
People:
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Coretta Scott King, a civil rights activist and widow of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking at a campaign fundraiser for Congressman Andrew Young during his re-election campaign, in Atlanta, Georgia, with Andrew Young (foreground, left), his wife Jean Young (foreground, right), and business leader Jesse Hill Jr. (background, center) in attendance.
Andrew Young is a minister and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Young was executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and an ally of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973-1976, and was Ambassador to the United Nations in the administration of President Jimmy Carter. He later served as mayor of Atlanta from 1982-1989, and was instrumental in securing bid for the 1996 Olympic Games.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.581.004
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Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/2650
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:

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