The museum includes photographs and historical memorabilia from the Carter presidency (1977 - 1981).
Archivists can provide reference services for the unique historical material available for research in the Library's holdings.
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia houses U.S. President Jimmy Carter's papers and other material relating to the Carter Administration and the Carter family's life.
EVENTS & EXHIBITS
Jelani Favors - “Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism”
Author Programs October 29, 2020
Virtual Event on Google Meet
Free and Open to the Public
For generations, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential institutions for the African American community. Their nurturing environments not only provided educational advancement but also catalyzed the Black freedom struggle, forever altering the political destiny of the United States. In this book, Jelani M. Favors offers a history of HBCUs from the 1837 founding of Cheyney State University to the present, told through the lens of how they fostered student activism.
Jelani Favors will be in conversations with Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter Ernie Suggs.
- Jelani Favors - “Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism”
James Weldon Johnson Institute - “Public Dialogue on Race and Difference”
Online Event November 19, 2020
Online Panel Discussion
Free Online - You must register at:
Panel Discussion on Elections 2020: What Happened and Why?
The Carter Presidential Library and Emory’s James Weldon Johnson Institute present a free public dialogue on “Elections 2020: What Happened and Why? ” JWJI Director,Andra Gillespie will moderate a panel including: Ashley Jardina, Duke University—Karthick Ramakrishnan, University of California, Riverside— Ismail White, Princeton University—Bernard Fraga, Emory University.Panel.
Once again the event is free but you must register at https://emory.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CgMF3TpYTvCpFPFtNpQT_w
- James Weldon Johnson Institute - “Public Dialogue on Race and Difference”