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Charlesey Whitehead Brown school directories and yearbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS856f

Scope and Content

This collection contains high school directories and yearbooks from the Margaret Mitchell School and Girls High School. The Girls High yearbook, titled The Mallonian, is noted as the "Senior Issue" and highlights members of the class of 1923 through photos, poems, drawings, and newspaper clippings.


  • 1923-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Charlesey Whitehead Brown (1926-) was born in Winter Haven, Florida, to Charles Henson Whitehead (1905-1989) and Mary Watson Whitehead (1906-1999). She attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in home economics in 1947; in 1950 she received her postgraduate degree in education from Emory University. Brown worked as an elementary school teacher at the Margaret Mitchell School and served on the Atlanta Board of Education from 1948-1981. After 1988, she worked as the concert and artist director at the Piano Gallery of Atlanta. Brown married Morris Edward Sumner in 1951; five years later the couple divorced. In 1956 she married Gene Bowen Brown. Brown was a member of organizations such as the Business and Professional Women Association, Pro-Mozart Society, Atlanta Steinway, Delta Kappa Gamma, and the High Museum of Art.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2008

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Charlesey Whitehead Brown school directories and yearbooks
Hallie Lonial
April 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305