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Records documenting desegregation processes at Armstrong State College from 1966 to 1982. Savannah State College, the historically African-American college of Savannah, is discussed in tandem with Armstrong The records and papers include correspondence, memorandums, official documents, newspapers, pamphlets, minutes, court documents, statistics and various versions of the desegregation plan. ASC and SSC of Savannah, Georgia are most prevalent but other University System of Georgia schools are mentioned as well. Influential people include Henry Ashmore, David Tatel, George Simpson and Peter Holmes.
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African American, Armstrong State University, Civil Rights, Henry Ludlow Ashmore, Race relations, Savannah State University, Savannah, Segregation
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University Libraries, Lane Library, "40-42 Discovering Desegregation at Armstrong: Records and Papers 1966-1982" (1999). Finding Aids. 22.
Scope of Collection
Three boxes equaling 2.5 cubic feet and containing a total of 34 folders. Folder 17 is split into 17 A and 17 B, the same for folder 28 and folder 29 is divided into A-D which makes for numbered folders up to 29 but a total of 34 folders. Material includes correspondence, memorandums, official documents, newspapers, pamphlets, minutes, statistics, court documents and various versions of the desegregation plan.