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Welfare Rights Organization Rally

@ Atlanta History Center


View of Sister Marie (left), an Episcopal nun at Emmaus House, and an unidentified girl at an Atlanta Welfare Rights Organization rally in Central City Park (now Woodruff Park) in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.Emmaus House, located in the Peoplestown neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1967 by Father Austin Ford as an Episcopal Church mission dedicated to advancing civil rights and reducing poverty.

Record Contributed By

Atlanta History Center

Record Harvested From

Digital Library of Georgia