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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Karell, Mark Jeremy
Title: Harris, Barbara
Date: 1986
Description: View of Municipal Judge Barbara Harris posing in a court room in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.01.167

Barbara A. Harris is a graduate of Harvard University, 1973, and Michigan Law School, 1976, serving for five years of service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia in the Civil Division. She is an active member of the Gate City Bar Association and co-founder of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. She has served on various committees of the Georgia Supreme Court, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, and the National Bar Association Judicial Council. She was the first woman to serve as Chief Judge of Atlanta Municipal Court, appointed in 1992.

Local identification number: ahc158001167a.jpg

Subjects: Judges--Georgia--Atlanta | Judges--Georgia | African Americans--1980-1990 | African Americans | Capitols--Georgia--Atlanta | Courtrooms--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 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,181

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