Interview with Sam Massell

Dublin Core

Title

Interview with Sam Massell

Subject

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

Description

Interview with Sam Massell, 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. In this interview, Massell expresses his view on race relations in Atlanta and the 1969 election. He also reflects on developments during his term as the city's mayor, such as transit growth. Massell succeeded Ivan Allen, Jr. as Mayor of Atlanta, serving from 1970-1974. He was the first Jewish mayor in the city's history. Massell appointed the first female member of Atlanta's City Council and the first African American department heads.

Creator

Bayor, Ronald H., 1944-

Source

MS450

Publisher

Georgia Institute of Technology Archives

Date

7/26/85

Contributor

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Rights

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Format

Audio/mpeg

Language

en

Type

Sound

Identifier

MS450_032

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Audio cassette, DVD, WAV

Duration

0:52:14

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps

Interviewer

Bayor, Ronald H., 1944-

Interviewee

Massell, Sam

Time Summary

0:52:14

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