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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Robertson, E. Marie
Title: Roadbusters
Date: 1988
Description: Roadbusters picket at the corner of North and Moreland Avenues

View of picketers from the Atlanta neighborhood group known as "Roadbusters" protesting the removal of trees at the corner of North Avenue and Moreland Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.18.66

The Roadbusters is a protest group who along with their legal arm, CAUTION (Citizens Against Unnecessary Thoroughfares in Older Neighborhoods), fought the construction of an elevated highway through Atlanta neighborhoods. Residents of Inman Park, Candler Park, Poncey Highland, Druid Hills, Little Five Points and Lake Claire banded together to fight to stop two proposed highway through the area that is now Freedom Park.

Local identification number: ahc158018066a.jpg

Subjects: People--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | Architectural elements--Georgia--Atlanta | Clothing and dress--1980-1990 | Signs (Notices)--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr 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?/southline,120

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs