Interview with Robert Thompson

Dublin Core

Title

Interview with Robert Thompson

Subject

Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003
Bayor, Ronald H., 1944-

Description

Interview with Robert Thompson, conducted during the writing of Georgia Tech History, Technology, and Society Professor Ronald H. Bayor's 1996 book Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta. Thompson discusses his efforts in securing land and housing solutions for African Americans in this interview. Thompson served as housing secretary, industrial secretary, assistant director, and executive director of the Atlanta Urban league from 1942-1960s and was very involved in housing and expansion issues. He also served as the secretary for the Atlanta Housing Council and assistant to the regional administrator of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for equal housing and development opportunities.

Creator

Bayor, Ronald H., 1944-

Source

MS450

Publisher

Georgia Institute of Technology Archives

Date

7/17/85

Contributor

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Rights

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Format

Audio/mpeg

Language

en

Type

Sound

Identifier

MS450_031

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Audio cassette, DVD, WAV

Duration

1:30:28

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps

Interviewer

Bayor, Ronald H., 1944-

Interviewee

Thomspon, Robert

Time Summary

1:30:28

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