Oral History Collections at the Auburn Avenue Research Library

October 17, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cultural Enrichment
Corn Auditorium

Derek T. Mosley, Archivist and Division Manager at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History will present during American Archives Month on the oral history collections held by the library. The focus will be on strategic partnerships that the library has undertaken during the last 25 years to document the African American community in Atlanta. Also during the presentation, Mr. Mosley will give a brief history of the physical archives holdings including its strengths within the African American Civil Rights Movement, LGBTQIA, Education and Organizations. During the PowerPoint presentation, he will show images and include brief audio snippets from the following collections:


General Mills-Kroger Oral History Collection for the Friends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library

WERD Oral History Interviews

Civil rights Discussion Series Recordings

Andrew J. Young Papers

Hosea L. Williams Papers

NAACP Atlanta Branch Records

African American Gay and Lesbian Print Culture Collection

Atlanta Life Insurance Company Records and others