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dc.contributor.authorGordon, Hugh L. (1922- ).en_US
dc.contributor.otherHamall, T. K.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-12T19:41:23Z
dc.date.available2016-08-12T19:41:23Z
dc.date.issued2007-10-29
dc.identifierscg002-04-030102-05-hamen_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Thomas K. Hamall, 2007-10-29, Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009, Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010, SC/G/002, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11360/1876
dc.descriptionSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview between Thomas K. Hamall and Hugh L. Gordon. Hamall briefly recounts his upbringing and education, then moves on to his work experience. He worked in a number of positions that dealt with minority hiring programs and community development for for-profit and non-profit organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Borden, Inc., the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Gordon and Hamall also discuss affirmative action programs in Atlanta during the 1970s and 1980s.en_US
dc.descriptionThomas K. Hamall was born in 1933 in Evanston, Illinois. He resided in the north side of Chicago until the age of 9, when his family moved to Miami, Florida. Hamall graduated from high school early to join the U.S. Navy. He attended the University of Miami and Columbia University while working for the American Cancer Society. During his career, Hamall worked in a variety of personnel and community relations positions for organizations such as the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey and Borden, Inc. From 1974 to 1983 he served as the executive vice president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. It was during his tenure that the Chamber saw its first and second African American presidents, Jesse Hill and Herman J. Russell. Thomas Hamall died on April 29, 2010.en_US
dc.description.abstractSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview between Thomas K. Hamall and Hugh L. Gordon. Hamall briefly recounts his upbringing and education, then moves on to his work experience. He worked in a number of positions that dealt with minority hiring programs and community development for for-profit and non-profit organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Borden, Inc., the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Gordon and Hamall also discuss affirmative action programs in Atlanta during the 1970s and 1980s.en_US
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dc.format.extent92 minutesen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="http://archivesspace.kennesaw.edu/repositories/4/resources/191" target="_blank">Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010</a>en_US
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dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectSound recordings.en_US
dc.subjectMinorities -- Employment -- United States.en_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americans -- Employment.en_US
dc.subjectAffirmative action programs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Thomas K. Hamallen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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  • Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009
    The Hugh L. Gordon Papers range from 1951 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1966 to 1989. The majority of the documents were created by Gordon during the course of his duties as Director of Personnel at Lockheed-Georgia (GELAC), as well as Regional Executive for Region 4 of the National Alliance of Businessmen (NAB) and leadership positions with the Private Industry Council of Atlanta, Inc. (PIC) and the Atlanta Employer’s Voluntary Merit Employment Association (AEVMEA). In addition, the Gordon Papers include material generated as part of the creation of the collection.

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