Spelman Archives Photographic Collection
View of stadium, stage, and crowd at commencement. Written on verso: Commencement, 1996; The class of 1996 reached an all-time high of 466 graduates. An overflow crowd of 9,000 parents and friends showed up at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit/Chapel Hill Harvestor Church for their commencement (7,000 seat capacity). Myrlie Evers-Williams, chair of the National Boards of Directors of NAACP delivered the address.
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"Commencement 1996" (2018). Spelman College Photographs Collection, Commencement. 179.
The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of historic collections as part of the project Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions.
Spelman College; African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta; African American women college students--Georgia--Atlanta; Commencement ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta; Evers-Williams, Myrlie