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dc.contributorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.authorBriggs, Stephen M.
dc.contributor.authorLutz, Jay
dc.contributor.otherColeman, Anthony
dc.coverage.spatialMarietta, Georgia
dc.coverage.spatialCobb County
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Anthony Coleman transcript, 2009-11-23, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.descriptionAnthony Coleman was born in Marietta, Georgia. His grandfather, Amos Kilgore, was a prominent businessman in the African American community. Coleman attended Marietta High School and North Cobb High School. He was elected to the Marietta City Council in 2001 as a representative for Ward 5. Oscar Freeman, President of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP from 1982 to 1986, served as Mr. Coleman's campaign manager. He has the same seat held by Hugh Grogan, who was the first African American elected to the Marietta City Council. Mr. Coleman has served on the Executive Board of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP and is an Associate Minister at the Vision for Souls Family Worship Center in Mableton, Georgia.
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archives
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dc.subjectColeman, Anthony.
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- Politics and government.
dc.subjectNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Cobb County Branch -- History.
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.titleInterview with Anthony Coleman transcript, November 23, 2009

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    Oral history interview and related materials of Marietta local Anthony Coleman.
  • Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Oral History Series
    The Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series consists of forty-one oral history interviews done with a variety of people across Cobb County. The purpose of the project is to collect personal experiences of people with the Cobb County Branch and its predecessor, the Marietta Branch, of the NAACP, as well as the Civil Rights movement in Cobb County, Georgia.

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