Robert A. Thompson oral history interview, 1989 June 5.

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Thompson, Robert A. (Robert Albert), 1910-. Robert A. Thompson oral history interview, 1989 June 5.

Robert A. Thompson oral history interview, 1989 June 5.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Robert A. Thompson on June 5, 1989 in which he discusses the Atlanta University's School of Economics; Atlanta Urban League; Grace Towns Hamilton; the 1946 voter registration drive; Jacob Henderson; David Watson; using census tracts as an aid for voter registration; non-partisan voter registration committee; the purpose of the Voters League; Eugene Talmadge; William Hartsfield; blacks leaving urban areas; Hughes Spalding Hospital; Rufus Clement; Helen Mankin; Martin Luther King, Jr.; sit-ins; Daddy King (Martin Luther King, Sr.); Bell Bomber plant (Lockheed); American Veterans Committee; and CIO Political Action Committee.

1 audiotape ; cassette.Transcript (24 p.)

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