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
Interviews--Georgia--Atlanta
Radio journalists--Georgia--Atlanta
Reporters--Georgia--Atlanta
Parks--Georgia--Atlanta
Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Eyeglasses
Microphone
Welfare rights movement--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization
Matthews, Ethel M., 1933-2005
Ford, Ernie
WAOK (Radio station : 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 Ethel Mathews, the founder of the Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization, being interviewed by WAOK journalist Ernie Ford at a welfare rights rally in Central City Park (now Woodruff Park) in downtown 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 101.567.006
ahc101567006.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/2694
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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