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Alexander, Robert J. "Negro Business in Atlanta, 1894-1950," Southern Economic Journal 27 (1950): 451-64.

Ambrose, Andy, Vincent Fort, Alexa Henderson, Dean Rowley, Carole Stevens, Barbara Tagger. Historic Resource Study, Auburn Avenue Community of Atlanta, 1865-1930 (Draft). Atlanta, n.d.

Atlanta City Directories. Atlanta: various publishers, 1880-1930. In collection of Atlanta Historical Society.

Garrett, Franklin M. Atlanta and Its Environs: A Chronicle of Its People and Events. 2 vols. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1969.

Henderson, Alexa, and Eugene Walker. Sweet Auburn: The Thriving Hub of Black Atlanta, 1900-1960. Denver: National Park Service, 1983.

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site Cultural Landscape Report: The Birth-Home Block. Atlanta: National Park Service, Southeast Regional Office, unpublished draft, 1993.

National Negro Business League. 1937 Directory and Souvenir Program. No place of publication, n.d.

"National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form, Martin Luther King, Jr., Historic District." May 2, 1974.

O'Neal, Malinda King, editor. Ebenezer, A Centennial Time Capsule, 1886-1986. Atlanta: Ebenezer Baptist Church, n.d.

Porter, Michael Leroy. "Black Atlanta: An Interdisciplinary Study of Blacks on the East Side of Atlanta, 1890-1930." Ph.D. dissertation, Emory University, 1974.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. New York: Sanborn-Perris Map Company, 1899-1932.

White, Dana F. "The Black Sides of Atlanta: A Geography of Expansion and Containment, 1870- 1970." The Atlanta Historical Journal 26 (Summer/Fall 1982):199-225.

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Wingo, Horace C. "Race Relations in Georgia, 1872-1908." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Georgia, 1969.

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_________. The Strange Career of Jim Crow. 3d revised ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.


Abernathy, Ralph David. And the Walls Came Tumbling Down. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Baldwin, Lewis V. There is a Balm in Gilead: The Cultural Roots of Martin Luther King, Jr. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991.

"Bargaining Session to Be Held by Scripto and Union," Atlanta Daily World, Dec. 20, 1964.

Branch, Taylor. Parting the Water: America in the King Years, 1954-1963. New York: Touchstone, 1989.

"'Breadbasket' Asks Boycott of Scripto," Atlanta Journal, Dec. 10, 1964.

Carlson, G. S. "Must Fight for Better Jobs, King Tells 250 Scripto Strikers," Atlanta Constitution, Dec. 21, 1964.

Cashman, Sean Dennis. African-Americans and the Quest for Civil Rights, 1900-1990. New York: New York University Press, 1991.

"Christmas Bonus Paid, Strikers Suspend Boycott of Scripto," Atlanta Daily World, Dec. 25, 1964.

Fairclough, Adam. To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

Garrow, David J. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. New York: Morrow, 1986.

Greene, Tom. "Negro Chiefs Back Strike at Scripto," Atlanta Journal, Nov. 30, 1964.

"King Addresses Group Today on Current Strike," Atlanta Daily World, Dec. 1, 1964.

King, Coretta Scott. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. Stride Toward Freedom: the Montgomery Story. 1958. Reprint. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986.

"King Pickets Scripto Plant 30 Minutes," Atlanta Journal, Dec. 20, 1964.

Lewis, David L. King: A Biography. 2d edition. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978.

Oates, Stephen B. Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Mentor, 1985.

"Scripto Gives 900 Pay Hike," Atlanta Journal, Jan. 20, 1965.

"Scripto, Union Meeting Today," Atlanta Daily World, Dec. 3, 1964.

"Strikers Meet Tuesday; Hear Pledge of Support," Atlanta Daily World, Dec 2, 1964.

Troop, Paul, and Ann Woolner. "Scripto Moves Plant to Suburbs," Atlanta Journal, Dec. 20, 1977.

Tyson, Remer. ""Union's Bias Charge False, Scripto Says," Atlanta Constitution, Dec. 23, 1964.

Walker, James. "SCLC Joins in Scripto Walkout," Atlanta Journal, Dec. 2, 1964.


Atlanta Urban Design Commission. Atlanta's Lasting Landmarks. Atlanta: Atlanta Urban Design Commission, 1987.

Blumenson, John J.-G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to the Styles. 2d ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1981.

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Downing, Andrew Jackson. The Architecture of Country Houses. New York, 1850.

__________. Cottage Residences, Rural Architecture and Landscape Gardening. New York, 1842.

Foley, Mary Mix. The American House. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

"Georgia Historic Resources Survey Manual." Atlanta: Historic Preservation Section, Parks and Historic Sites Divisions, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, n.d.

Georgia's Living Places: Historic Houses in Their Landscaped Settings. Atlanta: Historic Preservation Section, Division of Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 1991.

"Historic Structure Report: The Martin Luther King Birth Home, Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta, Georgia (Draft)." Denver: Denver Service Center, National Park Service, n.d.

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Hitchcock, Henry-Russell. Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1987.

Liebs, Chester H. Main Street to Miracle Mile: American Roadside Architecture. Boston: Little Brown, 1985.

Longstreth, Richard. The Buildings of Main Street: A Guide to American Commercial Architecture. Washington, D.C.: Preservation Press, 1987.

McAlester, Virginia, and Lee McAlester. A Field Guide to American Houses. New York: Knopf, 1984.

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Pierson, William H., Jr., Technology and the Picturesque, the Corporate and Early Gothic Styles. Vol. 2 of American Buildings and Their Architects. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Rifkind, Carole. A Field Guide to American Architecture. New York: New American Library, 1980.

The Shotgun House. Louisville: Preservation Alliance of Louisville and Jefferson County, 1980.

Toledano, Roulhac, Sally Kittredge Evans, and Mary Louise Christovich. "Types and Styles." In New Orleans Architecture, vol. IV. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing, 1974.

Vlach, John Michael. "The Shotgun House: An African Architectural Legacy." In Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture, edited by Dell Upton and John Michael Vlach. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1986.

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