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Muscogee County School District/James A. Burns Collection (MC 231)

Biographical/Organizational Note

The Muscogee County School District is responsible for public schools in Columbus, Georgia and the surrounding county. Dr. James Burns was the superintendent during part of the school desegregation process. He was murdered in 1992.

Scope and Content

These are videotapes of school board meetings relating to desegregation in the Columbus/Muscogee County, Georgia school system.


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Muscogee County School District/James Burns Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Muscogee County School District/James Burns Collection (MC 231)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia



Note to Researchers

See also:

Muscogee County School District Desegregation Collection (MC 121)

Box and Item List

Box 1 – Videotapes

Item 1 – Dr. Burns update, June 29, 1990

Item 2 – Muscogee County School Board Meeting, December 13, 1990

Item 3 – Dr. Burns update, Desegregation Issue Consultant's Report, December 14, 1990

Item 4 - Dr. Burns—Address to School Board, June 10, 1991

Item 5 – School Board Briefing, November 11, 1991

Item 6 - School Board Briefing, February 21, 1991