- Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
- Interview with Anthony Coleman, 2009 November 23
- Briggs, Stephen M.
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- Lutz, Jay
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
- 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.
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- African American politicans--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Marietta (Ga.)--Politics and government
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cobb County Branch--History
- Coleman, Anthony
- United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.952602, -84.5499327
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- 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.
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