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George Bright papers

George Bright papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Bright papers
Creator: Bright, George
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1968
Language: English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: ms4050
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Bright was tried and aquitted for the 1958 bombing of an Atlanta synagogue, The Hebrew Benevolent Congregation. This event, known as the Temple Bombing, and the city's peaceful reaction to it was considered significant in the ongoing Civil Rights Movement.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, newspapers, pamphlets, and other printed material gathered by Mr. Bright related to topics of anti Semitism, racism, and Communism, as well as other general topics of white supremacy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Bright papers, ms4050, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Anti-communist movements -- United States.
Antisemitism -- United States.
Bombings -- Georgia -- Atlanta.
Propaganda, Anti-communist -- United States.
School integration -- Southern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1958-1961
12Notes, 1957
13Printed material - Maj. Arch E. Roberts
14Printed material - Communism
15Printed material - anti Semitism
16Printed material - Racism
17Printed material - general
19Printed material - Highlander Folk School foldout, 1957
21Printed material - Jewish newspapers
22Printed material - newspapers, magazines