Papers of John and Lugenia Burns Hope
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Published by University Publications of America in Frederick, Md .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Alton Hornsby, Jr.
SeriesBlack studies research sources
ContributionsHornsby, Alton., Hope, John, 1868-1936., Hope, Lugenia Burns.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 20,226
The Physical Object
Pagination21 reels
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2691247M
ISBN 10089093696X
LC Control Number85893000

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Abstract: The collection consists of the personal papers of John and Lugenia Burns Hope from The bulk of the collection consists of official and personal correspondence () concerning the Hopes' lives in Atlanta, Georgia, while Hope was president of Morehouse College and Atlanta University and Mrs. Hope was engaged in civic and social service. Papers of John and Lugenia Burns Hope. [Alton Hornsby; John Hope; Lugenia Burns Hope;] -- Includes correspondence, official records, financial records, articles, essays, and speeches covering the years John and Lugenia Burns Hope moved to Atlanta from Nashville, Tennessee in the fall of after an invitation from then president George Sale of Atlanta Bap-tist College, later Morehouse College.5 Sale recruited Hope for a position as an instructor of classics. Though desiring to return to his native state, Hope agreed to. John &lugenia burns hope. John Burns Hope () Prominent educator and college president John Hope was born on August 2, in Augusta, Georgia to a bi-racial couple. His father, James Hope, was a Scottish immigrant and his mother, Mary Frances Butts, was a black woman, who had been free prior to the Emancipation Proclamation.

  Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer. Jacqueline Anne Rouse. University of Georgia Press, Jan 1, History- pages. 0Reviews. From the turn of the century until her death in Lugenia Burns Hope attended the Chicago Art Institute, the Chicago School of Design (now the Art Institute of Chicago), and the Chicago Business College. She and her husband moved to Atlanta, where he worked at the Atlanta Baptist College (now Morehouse College). Lugenia Burns Hope was an early-twentieth-century social activist, reformer, and community organizer. Spending most of her career in Atlanta, she worked for the improvement of Black communities through traditional social work, community health campaigns, and political pressure for better education and infrastructure.   Lugenia Burns Hope, née Lugenia D. Burns, (born Feb. 19, , St. Louis, Mo., U.S.—died Aug. 14, , Nashville, Tenn.), American social reformer whose Neighborhood Union and other community service organizations improved the quality of life for blacks in Atlanta, Ga., and served as a model for the future Civil Rights Movement.

John & Lugenia Hope Lugenia Hopes Life John Hope - Born June 6, -John Hope was an important African American educator and race leader of the early twentieth century. In he became the first black president of Morehouse College - In , Hope . John and Lugenia Burns Hope By Akaylie, Emily M., and Emily W. What did John and Lugenia Burns Hope do? Cont. Lugenia was a "mover and shaker" and civic leader. She organized the Neighborhood Union, offered vocational classes for the children, a .   Lugenia Burns Hope was a social activist, reformer, and community organizer during the early 20th century. She spent most of her career working to improve black communities through traditional social work, improved education . In , John and Lugenia Hope moved to Atlanta, Georgia. It was there, that Lugenia made the greatest impact of her life’s work. After noticing the black community’s societal degeneration primarily due to the outcome of the Civil war between to , Lugenia served the Atlanta community for over 30 years organizing community services.