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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Poole, Paul
Title: Clark University
Date: 1923
Description: View of the Clark University class of 1923. From left to right, top to bottom: M.H. Rainwater of Oklahoma, M. L. Anderson of Georgia, R. Hall of Georgia, J.W. Drew of Tennessee, W. E. Knight of Georgia, E.R. Williams of Georgia, W. M. Coleman of Tennessee, M. E. Maxey of Georgia M. E. Holmes of Florida, A. A. Reid of Mississippi, Dr. J. W. Simmons, M. M. Moole of Georgia, W.M. Shackleford of Georgia, P. A. Beattie of Georgia, M. I. Burch of Georgia, W. M. Stave of Georgia, A. M. White of Georgia, S. S. Smith of Georgia, G. L. Oliver of Georgia, W. M. Gomillian of Georgia and A. L. Gibson of Georgia.

Clark College was founded in 1869 by the Freedmen's Aid Society and the Methodist Episcopal Church as a predominantly African American College in southern Atlanta, Georgia. The college is named after Bishop Davis Clark, first president of the Freedmen's Aid Society, and was chartered as Clark University in 1877. The College merged with Atlanta University in 2003.

Subjects: Students--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--1920-1930 | Group portraits | Women--1920-1930 | Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta | Rainwater, M. H. | Anderson, M. L. | Hall, R. | Drew, J. W. | Knight, W. E. | Williams, E. R. | Coleman, W. M. | Maxey, M. E. | Holmes, M. E. | Reid, A. A. | Simmons, J. W. | Moole, M. M. | Shackleford, W. M. | Beattie, P. A. | Burch, M. I. | Stave, W. M. | White, A. M. | Smith, S. S. | Oliver, G. L. | Gomillian, W. M. | Gibson, A. L. | Poole Studio (Atlanta, Ga.) | Clark University (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. | Maxey Photograph Collection, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA.
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/Maxey,1

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Tina Beatrice Maxey Photograph Collection