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African American visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated

George T. Willson letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS636f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter from George T. Willson to his sister. The letter discusses the weather in Atlanta; his work escorting citizens out of Atlanta, per General Sherman's removal order; and Lincoln's chances of being re-elected president and Confederate soldiers' thoughts on the election. He also discussed Colonel Ketcham's leadership abilities and reputation in the regiment.
Dates: 1864 September 29

The Peter Francisco Smith playscript "The Great Conspiracy"

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Identifier: ahc.MSS810f
Scope and Content This collection contains a playscript of an unpublished play titled "The Great Conspiracy" prepared by William Bailey Williford. The play describes the political tensions that led to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The script's main characters are Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, John Wilkes Booth, David Herold, and various local citizens, servants, soldiers, and spies. The climax takes place when Booth shoots Lincoln inside Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1955

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

William M. Standard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1031
Scope and Content This collection consists of diaries; correspondence; military records and certificates; newspaper clippings; land deeds; and ephemera pertaining to William M. Standard. The collection also contains a school essay written by Standard's great-great-grandson, Ron Currens, and a 1961 map of Civil War battlefields on which Currens marked the route his ancestor followed during the war. Of particular interest are over 200 letters exchanged between Standard and his wife, Jane, as well as...
Dates: 1846-1970, undated

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