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Catalog Number MS 1425 01-01-01
Object Name Records
Scope & Content This collection includes a variety of material types that document the activities of the Academy of Black Culture, Inc. and the Savannah Model Cities Program. Comprising the bulk of the collection is a set of 39 black/white and color photographs that date from 1970-1971 and 63 negatives without matching photos. These depict volunteers in action, some photographs of the poverty of the Model Cities area, and meetings and people involved in the program. Two pamphlets outline the goals, aims, and courses/ project offered for both the Academy and Model cities. Of note in the Academy brochure is the mention of the LeRoy Ladson Memorial Library, which is "the only African/African American Community Library in the city of Savannah." There is one detailed class description, the "Me Nobody Knows" with an accompanying bibliography of resources from May 1969. There are three different published pamphlets (1971) by LeRoy Haven's Creative Writing classes, 1971.
Physical characteristics None
Creator Academy of Black Culture, Inc.
Title A.B.C. The Academy of Black Culture Inc. Brochure
Academy of Black Culture Inc. brochure, 11 pages, 8 1/2" x 11" cover and last page
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Academy of Black Culture, Inc. records
Subjects African Americans
News & news events
Academy of Black Culture, Inc.
Model City Program (Savannah, Ga.)
African American - Georgia - Savannah
Negatives (photographic)
Classification Brochure