Subseries 4.4
Hosea Williams files, 1974-1978
Boxes 211 - 214

Biographical Note

Hosea Williams was actively involved in SCLC throughout the 1960s, and served as the Director of the Voter Registration and Political Education Department (see Series 12), resigning in 1971. In the interim, he founded and served as president for the Metro Atlanta Southern Christian Leadership Conference. In 1977, upon the election of Joseph E. Lowery as President of the national organization, Williams agreed to return to SCLC as Executive Director. He served until 1978.

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of the files of Hosea Williams, Executive Director, 1977-1978. Included are correspondence, chapter files and subject files documenting William's involvement with Chapters and Affiliates and several direct action initiatives. Also included is one folder on Williams's church, the Martin Luther King Jr. People's Church of Love.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
211 1 Aaron H. E. Roberts v. Rehobeth Pharmacy, Inc. and Dr. James H. Litton, 1977
211 2 Abernathy for Congress, 1977
211 3 Allen Bakke v. The State of California, 1977
211 4 Association of Civilian Technicians, 1978
211 5 Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 1978
211 6 Atlanta Sport, Incorporated, circa 1977
211 7 Bedford-Pine Project Area Committee, 1978
211 8 Black Media, Incorporated, 1977
211 9 Boateng, Agyenim (Esquire), 1978
211 10 Boone, Richard C., "History of the Black Church," undated
211 11 Boycott, Atlanta Journal and Atlanta Constitution, 1978 Atlanta Constitution, 1978
211 12 Boycott, Winn Dixie, circa 1978
211 13 Butler's Shoe Corporation employee agreement, circa 1975
211 14 Chapters and Affiliates, Alabama, Birmingham chapter, 1978 [See also Subseries 5.2: Chapter files]
211 15 Chapters and Affiliates, Alabama, Gadsden chapter, 1978
211 16 Chapters and Affiliates, Alabama state chapter, 1978
211 17 Chapters and Affiliates, Florida, Jacksonville chapter, 1978
211 18 Chapters and Affiliates, Florida, Putnam County chapter, 1978
211 19 Chapters and Affiliates, Florida, Tallahassee chapter, circa 1978
211 20 Chapters and Affiliates, Georgia, Macon chapter, circa 1978
211 21 Chapters and Affiliates, Georgia, Metro Atlanta Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1977-1978
211 22 Chapters and Affiliates, Illinois, Chicago suburban chapter, 1978
211 23 Chapters and Affiliates, letters to paid up chapters, 1978
211 24 Chapters and Affiliates, Mississippi, Jackson County chapter, 1977-1978
211 25 Chapters and Affiliates, Nevada, Southern Nevada chapter, 1978
211 26 Chapters and Affiliates, Southern Christian Leadership Conference-West, 1977
211 27 Chapters and Affiliates, Washington, D.C. chapter, circa 1978
211 28 Committee for the Humanities in Georgia, 1977
211 29 Correspondence, 1977
211 30 Correspondence, 1978 circa
211 31 Correspondence, 1978 January
212 1 Correspondence, 1978 February
212 2 Correspondence, 1978 March
212 3 Correspondence, 1978 April
212 4 Correspondence, 1978 May
212 5 Correspondence, 1978 June-August
212 6 Correspondence, 1978 December
212 7 Cox, Carolyn, 1978
212 8 Delta Insurance Agency Minority Business Survival Council, 1978
212 9 Dixie Pine Coal Company v. South Atlantic Energy Corporation, 1978
212 10 "The Dove and The Fish," 1976
212 11 Eaves, Reginald, 1978
212 12 Ernest Billy Fitzgerald and Marilyn Fitzgerald v. M. Randall Peek, District Attorney of the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, 1978
212 13 Financial records, voucher, 1978
212 14 Frinks, Golden, Greenville, North Carolina, 1977
212 15 Fundraising and Budget Committee, 1977-1978
212 16 Georgia Board of Regents, retirement legislation, 1978
212 17 Georgia Bureau of Industry and Trade, 1978
213 1 Georgia Institute of Technology Food Service Employees, 1978
213 2 Georgia Poverty Rights Organization, 1978
213 3 Gregory, Dick, 1977
213 4 Hancock County, Georgia, 1978
213 5 Hooks, Benjamin L., biographical sketch, circa 1977
213 6 Hosea Williams' Defense Fund, 1975-1978
213 7 Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, 1977-1978
213 8 International Speakers Bureau, 1978
213 9 Jack the Rapper, 1978
213 10 Jackson, Maynard, 1978
213 11 James M. Wilson v. Hosea Williams; J.O. Wyatt; The Atlanta Coliseum, Inc., d/b/a The Omni Group; Thomas M. Kuna; Quentin Perry; and Taurus Productions, Inc., 1974-1975
213 12 James M. Wilson v. Hosea Williams; J.O. Wyatt; The Atlanta Coliseum, Inc., d/b/a The Omni Group; Thomas M. Kuna; Quentin Perry; and Taurus Productions, Inc., 1976
213 13 James M. Wilson v. Hosea Williams; J.O. Wyatt; The Atlanta Coliseum, Inc., d/b/a The Omni Group; Thomas M. Kuna; Quentin Perry; and Taurus Productions, Inc., 1977-1978
213 14 "Jobs or Income Now," March on Washington, DC, February 18, 1978
213 15 Johnson Publications, 1978
213 16 List of schools and their principle officers for District 54, undated
213 17 Mail logs, 1978
213 18 Mailing lists, undated
213 19 The Martin Luther King, Jr. People's Church of Love, circa 1978
213 20 Martin Luther King Speaks, 1978 [See also Series 11: Martin Luther King Speaks records] Martin Luther King Speaks records]
214 1 Meeting agendas and minutes, 1977-1978
214 2 Memoranda, 1970-1978
214 3 Metro Atlanta Summit Leadership Congress, 1978
214 4 Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia 1978
214 5 National Black Students Association, 1978
214 6 National Board Member Retreat registration form, 1977
214 7 National Urban Development Services Corporation, 1978
214 8 Notes, circa 1978
214 9 Nu-Community Foods, 1978
214 10 Operation PUSH, 1978
214 11 People's Survival Theater, 1978
214 12 Personnel, former staff members, circa 1978
214 13 Personnel, staff assignments, circa 1978
214 14 Personnel, work performance review guide, undated
214 15 Piccadilly Strike, 1978
214 16 Price, Perry, 1979-1982
214 17 Public Civil Liberties Meeting, 1978
214 18 Report to the Board of Directors, 1978
214 19 Retail Clerks Union, 1978
214 20 Save Black Colleges, 1978
214 21 SCLC Poor Atlantans Christmas Dinner, 1978
214 22 SCLC staff reunion, undated
214 23 South Atlantic Coal Company. 1976-1977
214 24 Speech, New York City Baptist Ministers, January 16, 1978
214 25 Statement on the Comprehensive Employment Training for Atlanta (CETA) program, 1978
214 26 Taylor, Fred, 1977-1978
214 27 U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978
214 28 World Brotherhood Tour, 1971
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