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Bureau of Cultural Affairs (Atlanta, GA 30303)
Harry Lefever (Project Director: May 1978 to present)

Sweet Auburn Neighborhood History Project

To compile and distribute significant historic information on the "Sweet Auburn" neighborhood and to provide opportunities for as many as 100 youths to conduct interviews of the neighborhood residents and do research on this area. "Sweet Auburn" is an important historic neighborhood of Atlanta, the center of the black business community in the South and home of Martin Luther King. Research work will result in documentaries for local PBS television, and in tours and brochures.

Project fields:
Urban History

Humanities Projects for Youth

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1978 – 9/30/1978