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Wendell Whalum Oral History Interview 1978 November 21

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Creator: Whalum, Wendell
Fort, Vincent D., 1956-
Title: Wendell Whalum Oral History Interview 1978 November 21
Date: 1978 Nov. 21
Description: Local identification number: Whalum, W_19781121_(P1978-08)

Wendell Whalum (1931-1987) was a music instructor, director of Glee Club, student body advisor at Morehouse during sit-ins.

Among topics discussed: Atlanta sit-ins; Appeal for Human Rights; student leaders; influence of Greensboro sit-ins; influence of Dr. Mays; academic allowances; Whalum's advice to students; SNCC; growth of Civil Rights movement; abolition of chapel at Morehouse; role of parents; non-violence; impact of organization of black leadership; "white flight"; impact of faculty; initiation of student involvement.

Subjects: Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta | Nonviolence | Race relations | Civil rights movements | Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Whalum, Wendell
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Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Whalum, Wendell, Interviewed by Vincent Fort, 21 November 1978, P1978-08, Series O. Atlanta's Black Community and Education, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project