Joseph and Alethea Boone interview
@ Atlanta History Center
Boone, Alethea and Boone, Joseph Merritt, Carole
DescriptionIn this interview, Alethea Boone, the wife of Reverend Joseph Boone answers questions on his behalf about his life and involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Mrs. Boone talks about Reverend's upbringing in Atlanta, Georgia; his involvement in Rush Memorial Congregational Church, the Atlanta Student Movement, and in the desegregation of Atlanta public schools.Joseph E. Boone was born in Cedartown, Georgia and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Houston Citizens College and subsequently Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta.
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