Welfare Rights Organization Rally

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Welfare Rights Organization Rally
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
African Americans--1970-1980
Women--1970-1980
Activists--Georgia--Atlanta
Demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta
Parks--Georgia--Atlanta
Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Welfare rights movement--Georgia--Atlanta
Folk music--Georgia--Atlanta
Singing--Georgia--Atlanta
Children--1970-1980
Musical instruments
Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization
Episcopal Church--Parish missions
Ford, Austin
Emmaus House (Atlanta, Ga.)
Trust Company Bank Building (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Central City Park, 33.622302, -84.379657
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Woodruff Park, 33.755, -84.3889
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of members and staff of the Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization and Emmaus House, including Father Austin Ford (middleground, left), holding a rally in support of welfare rights in Central City Park (now Woodruff Park) in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Austin Ford was an Episcopal priest who founded Emmaus House in the Peoplestown neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, in 1967 as an Episcopal Church mission dedicated to advancing civil rights and reducing poverty.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.567.008
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Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/2689
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
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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