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Museum director

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.


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, National Urban League, Inc. (Southern Regional Office), Atlanta, 1970-1971;research director, National Urban League, Inc.

(Southern Regional Office), Atlanta, 1971-1973;staff liaison, Atlanta Urban League, Inc., 1974-1977;director on-the-job training program, Atlanta Urban League, Inc., 1977-1983;director Atlanta Cyclorama, City of Atlanta, 1983-1985;cultural affairs development officer, City of Atlanta, 1985-1986;sequicentennial coordinator, City of Atlanta, 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).


William Edward Mumford

Elinor Louise (Freeman) Mumford