Bo Richmond photograph collection


Repository: Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc.
Title: Bo Richmond photograph collection
Dates: 1967-1970
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet
Identification: 0000.0000.0000.0094
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Biographical note

Roosevelt "Bo" Richmond was an amateur photographer from Alabama. He photographed events, buildings, people, and documented the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta in the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Scope and contents

This collection contains photographs of people, events and places in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs of Henry "Hank" Aaron, Hosea Williams at the sanitation workers stike, Jesse Jackson at the March Against Repression, Martin Luther King, Jr. at the barber shop and photos of the funeral procession for Martin Luther King, Jr.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Aaron, Henry Louis, 1934-
African Americans--Civil rights
Atlanta (Ga.).
Atlanta Region (Ga.)--Race relations.
Black Journalists
Civil rights
Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta--1960-1970.
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Morris Brown College.
Photographs
Sanitation Strikes and lockouts
Wanderone, Rudolf Walter, 1913-1996
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

Cite as: Bo Richmond photograph collection. Archives Research Center. Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1
1
Aaron, Henry "Hank" and Rudolf "Minnesota Fats" Wanderone appearance at Arlan's Department Store - sporting goods department circa 1969
1
2
Atlanta City Hall 1967 November
1
3
Braves Pennant Rally circa 1969
1
4
"Burned out building on Hunter St." undated
1
5
Edwards, Dennis (The Temptations) undated
1
6
Event featuring Dick Gregory, Mayor Sam Massell and others undated
1
7
Funeral procession for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1968 April
1
8
Homecoming event at West Hunter Baptist Church featuring Coretta Scott King as speaker circa 1969
1
9
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. at barber shop 1967 October
1
10
March Against Repression 1970 May 23
Morris Brown College 1967
Box Folder
1
11
Activity building 1967
1
12
Homecoming parade 1967 October
1
13
New dormitory circa 1969
1
14
"New Happy Haven Home" 1967 October
1
15
Original album indexes 1969-1970
1
16
Phew, Reverend and Brown "Barber" at the barber shop 1967 October
1
17
Political rally for Alderman Everett Millican at Morris Brown College 1967 October
1
18
"Protest album" 1968 April
1
19
Sanitation workers strike 1970 April
1
20
Union Baptist Church 1967
1
21
View of Simpson Road North West 1967
1
22
Washington, D.C. 1969
1
23
WSB's Fourth of July Parade circa 1969