VIS 101.339.009 Arthur Langford

Arthur Langford

Title Arthur Langford
Photographer Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Description View of Atlanta City Councilman Arthur Langford speaking at hearings regarding the Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment Bill at Atlanta City Hall in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Subject African Americans--1970-1980
Politics & government--Georgia--Atlanta
Politics & government--United States
Legislative hearings
Employee rights--United States
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Personal Name Langford, Arthur, d. 1994
Corporate Name Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original undated
Date Digital 2009
Type 35 mm black and white negative
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 101.339.009
Collection Boyd Lewis Photographs
Related Collections MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes Arthur Langford Jr. (d. 1994) was elected to the Atlanta City Council at the age of twenty-three. He served on the Council for eight years before becoming a Georgia State Senator in 1984. He served in the Senate until he passed away in 1994. In 1972, as a student as Morris Brown College, Langford established the United Youth Adult Conference, an organization that worked, in part, to reduce violence and the drug trade in low-income neighborhoods. Langford also served as an associate minister at the West Hunter Street Baptist Church.
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