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Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.) collection, 1890-1961.

Author: Lugenia Burns Hope; Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection consists of the records of the Neighborhood Union from 1890-1961. The collection documents the founding of the Union and its development into a viable social service organization. It further illustrates the interrelationship of social welfare agencies and pioneers in the field of social work among African American communities in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes the personal papers of Lugenia Burns Hope
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Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Lugenia Burns Hope; Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.)
OCLC Number: 38478066
Notes: Most of the series within this collection are described separately under the same main entry heading.
Related collections in this repository: John and Lugenia Burns Hope collection, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, and the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Description: 9 linear ft.

Abstract:

The collection consists of the records of the Neighborhood Union from 1890-1961. The collection documents the founding of the Union and its development into a viable social service organization. It further illustrates the interrelationship of social welfare agencies and pioneers in the field of social work among African American communities in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes the personal papers of Lugenia Burns Hope (1908-1933), correspondence (1911-1936), financial records (1918-1933), minutes (1908-1961), reports (1911-1936), newspaper clippings (1909-1934), speeches and lectures (1915-1933), printed material (1910-1933), records relating to organizations affiliated with the Neighborhood Union (1914-1935), maps, photographs (ca. 1890-1936), and records relating to the West Side Relief Committee (1931-1932).

The collection also includes memorabilia, non-Neighborhood Union publications, research notes relating to Mrs. L.D. Shivery's masters thesis"Organized Social Work Among Negroes in Atlanta, 1890-1935," and scrapbooks relating to the Leonard Street Orphange and Chadwick Home and School (ca. 1893-1936).

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