Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

The Legacy of Ivan Allen Jr.


Ivan Allen Jr. and Ivan Allen Sr., ca. 1912.


Allen Jr., Ivan. Notes on the Sixties. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.

Allen, Frederick. Atlanta Rising: The Invention of an International City, 1946-1996. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1996.

Pomerantz, Gary M. Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: The Saga of Two Families and the Making of Atlanta. New York: Scribner, 1996.

Williams, Eleanor. Ivan Allen: A Resourceful Citizen. Atlanta: Ivan Allen-Marshall Company, 1950. [A Biography of Ivan Allen, Sr.]


Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage
Atlanta History Center
Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Georgia Institute of Technology
Ivan Allen Jr. Braves Museum and Hall of Fame
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wikipedia: The Free EncyclopediaThe National Park Service's International Civil Rights Walk of Fame


Atlanta Journal-Constitution
New York Times
The Guardian
The Los Angeles Times


Georgia Humanities Council

This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities We the People initiative. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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