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Carole L. Mumford

Carole L. Mumford, museum director.


  • Mumford, Carole L. was born on September 12, 1946 in Atlanta. Daughter of William Edward and Elinor Louise (Freeman) Mumford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, West Georgia College, 1968. Postgraduate, Georgia State University, 1986.


    • Program assistant National Urban League, Inc. (Southern Regional Office), Atlanta, 1968-1970, field representative Volunteers in Service to America recruitment project, 1970-1971, research director, 1971-1973. Staff liaison Atlanta Urban League, Inc., 1974-1977, director on-the-job training program, 1977-1983.

      Director Atlanta Cyclorama City of Atlanta, 1983-1985, cultural affairs development officer, 1985-1986, sequicentennial coordinator, 1986-1987. Executive director Joel Chandler Harris Association, Inc., Atlanta, since 1987.


    Active American Red Cross, Head Start Policy Council (vice president), Atlanta Public Schools Facilities Commission, Human Services Advisory Council, City of Atlanta Employment and Training Advisory Council (appointed by Mayor Maynard Jackson), Butler St. Young Men’s Christian Association, West End Merchants Association (executive committee). Volunteer reader for Georgia Radio Reading Service for the Blind. Member American Society for Public Administration, African American Family History Association, Georgia Association Museums and Galleries (president 1993-1994).
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    Born September 12, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      West Georgia College
    • 1986
      Georgia State University
    • 1968 - 1970
      Program assistant, National Urban League
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1970 - 1971
      Program assistant, National Urban League
    • 1974 - 1977
      staff liaison Atlanta Urban League
    • 1987
      executive, director Joel Chandler Harris Association
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
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