Interview with Anthony Coleman, 2009 November 23

Collection:
Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
Title:
Interview with Anthony Coleman, 2009 November 23
Creator:
Briggs, Stephen M.
Contributor to Resource:
Lutz, Jay
Coleman, Anthony
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
Publisher:
Interview with Anthony Coleman, 2009-11-23, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
Date of Original:
2009-11-23
Subject:
African American politicans--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Marietta (Ga.)--Politics and government
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cobb County Branch--History
Oral histories
Transcripts
Coleman, Anthony--Interviews
People:
Coleman, Anthony
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.952602, -84.5499327
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Anthony Coleman was born in Marietta, Georgia. His grandfather, Amos Kilgore, was a prominent businessman in the African American community. Coleman attended Marietta High School and North Cobb High School. He was elected to the Marietta City Council in 2001 as a representative for Ward 5. Oscar Freeman, President of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP from 1982 to 1986, served as Mr. Coleman's campaign manager. He has the same seat held by Hugh Grogan, who was the first African American elected to the Marietta City Council. Mr. Coleman has served on the Executive Board of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP and is an Associate Minister at the Vision for Souls Family Worship Center in Mableton, Georgia.
Interviewed by Jay Lutz and Stephen Briggs in Marietta, Georgia on November 23, 2009.
Local Identifier:
ksu-45-05-001-07038
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/11360/281
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Kennesaw State University. Department of Archives, Rare Books and Records Management
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