Race and Reckoning in Forsyth County

1912-2020

Hosea Williams

Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date:
1970/1990
URL at Partner site:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/323
DLG URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/geh_byd_323
Subject:
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000, African Americans--1970-1980, Civil rights leaders--Georgia--Atlanta, Clergy--Georgia--Atlanta, Beards, Microphone, Podiums--Georgia--Atlanta, and Clothing and dress--1980-1990
Spatial coverage:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
black-and-white photographs
Description:
View of civil rights leader Reverend Hosea Williams speaking at an unidentified event in Atlanta, Georgia. Hosea Williams was a United States civil rights leader and ordained reverend. He was a leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and organized and led marches in the 1960s through the 1980s. He founded Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, a non-profit foundation in Atlanta that provides food free health services for the indigent.
Attribution:
Courtesy of Atlanta History Center, Boyd Lewis Photographs.
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Restriction: