Tyrone Brooks

Collection:
Southline Press, Inc. Photographs
Title:
Tyrone Brooks
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher:
Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1985
Subject:
Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Brooks, Tyrone L., 1945-
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, 33.79025, -84.46702
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Portrait of Georgia State Senator Tyrone Brooks.
Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr. (1945- ) is a civil rights activist who began working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) as a volunteer at the age of fifteen. He became a full-time staff member to the organization in 1967 and later became its Communications Director. In 1980, Brooks was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives and continues to serve as a Georgia legislator, representing District 63, which encompasses parts of Douglas and Fulton Counties. Brooks is President of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials and is a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.
Local Identifier:
VIS 158.01.02
ahc158001002a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/southline/id/174
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.
Additional Rights Information:
Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
Extent:
8 x 10 in. color print
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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