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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Archambault, Charlie
Title: Tyrone Brooks
Date: 1989
Description: Tyrone Brooks does business on the phone in the ante room of the House

View of Georgia Representative Tyrone Brooks on the phone in the Anteroom of the House chambers inside the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.01.09

Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr. (1945- ) is a civil rights activist who began working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) as a volunteer at the age of fifteen. He became a full-time staff member to the organization in 1967 and later became its Communications Director. In 1980, Brooks was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives and continues to serve as a Georgia legislator, representing District 63, which encompasses parts of Douglas and Fulton Counties. Brooks is President of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials and is a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.

Local identification number: ahc158001009a.jpg

Subjects: Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta | Brooks, Tyrone L., 1945-
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 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?/southline,139

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