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The Resource Samuel L. Davis papers

Samuel L. Davis papers

Label
Samuel L. Davis papers, 1944-1950
Title
Samuel L. Davis papers
Inclusive dates
1944-1950
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains newspaper clippings, affidavits, manuals, and correspondence relating to African American educator Samuel L. Davis and his 1944 lawsuit against the Atlanta Public School system
Biographical or historical data
Samuel L. Davis (1903-1978) filed suit in 1944 in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta, on behalf of himself and other African American teachers and principals in the Atlanta Public School system, claiming that the Atlanta Public School system had consistently maintained a policy of paying African American teachers and principals less salary than white teachers and principals, even though they possessed the same qualifications and performed the same duties.
Cataloging source
GAP
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1903-1978
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Davis, Samuel L.
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  • Davis, Samuel L
  • Atlanta Public School System
  • African American educators
  • Equal pay for equal work
  • Segregation in education
Label
Samuel L. Davis papers
Instantiates
Note
  • Collection number: 96-007
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
.5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58438242
  • (OCoLC)58438242
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
cubic ft.
Label
Samuel L. Davis papers
Note
  • Collection number: 96-007
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
.5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58438242
  • (OCoLC)58438242
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
cubic ft.

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