Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected and donated to the Atlanta History Center by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at Tower Lounge, a lesbian bar in the Little Five Points neighborhood; ALGHT's table at the Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; Olympics Out of Cobb protests, including one at the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic...
Dates: approximately 1988-1995
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from Dr. Louis J. Elsas testing of female athletes in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, that the International Olympic Commitee required to verify gender. The bulk of material is testing and survey results, some of which include comments by the tested athletes. The purpose of these tests was to exclude cisgender males from female-only competition while preserving the dignity and careers of intersex and transgender female athletes. Other papers...
Dates: 1988-2002, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, news clippings, research materials, manuscripts, records, and other documents from Sally F. White's work with various public service organizations. The bulk consists of material regarding White's work with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) as well as other archival material from the 1996 Olympics and Paralympics. The collection also contains documents created by the Atlanta Fashion Group during the United States Bicentennial in 1976,...
Dates: 1949-2010, undated