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Collection: Finding A Way: The Black Family's Struggle for an Education at the Atlanta University Center
Finding A Way -- Video
Class of 1903, Atlanta University. Front row, l. to r. Henry Pace, Mack, White, Davis, and White; Back row, l. to r. Westmoreland, Houston, Grant, and Overstreet
Finding A Way Catalog
Women attend children at Neighborhood Union, a social service agency, c. 1910.
Mrs. Jones and two newcomers to the Leonard Street Orphans Home, founded in 1890 for girls by L.M. Lawson and directed by Amy Chadwick from 1903 to 1936; orphans attended Spelman for free.
Morehouse Glee Club performs in Ghana, c. 1970s.
Atlanta-Morehouse-Spelman Orchestra under direction of Kemper Harreld, c. 1940; Wendell Whalum, last row center, who became director of Morehouse Glee Club.
Public attends Harmon Foundation exhibit of paintings by black artists, Spelman, 1929; On one day over 1000 attended.
Spelman Nursery School, c. 1940
Mary Ann Brooks, back row center, who was a student in the primary department of Spelman in the morning, taught these neighborhood children in the afternoon