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Catalogues

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Collection number: ahc.MSS756
Scope and Content

This collection contains various catalogues including Sears and Roebuck, Macy's, Davison's, Rich's, and J.C. Penney's. Catalogues are annual, biannual, and seasonal. This collection is alphabetical in boxes one through twenty-five, after that the catalogs are in random order as added.

Dates: 1968-1986

DuBose family collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1201
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club and her association with the Atlanta Opera Arts Association. Included are opera show programs from her performances with the San Francisco Opera chorus, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also newspaper clippings of Grigsby's modeling career and her involvement in the 1954 "Feast of...
Dates: 1943-2004, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS391
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club. Included are production stills from The Tales of Hoffman and Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, and images from the Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also photographs of Grigsby modeling at The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia; on top of Stone Mountain; for an...
Dates: 1940-2004, undated

Haverty family visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS367
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, negatives, and maps that document the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. Included in the collection are images of J. J. Haverty, Clarence Haverty, and Rawson Haverty Sr.'s children, as well as the weddings of Clare Haverty to Frank Ridley Jr., Betty Haverty to Alex Smith, and Rawson Haverty to Margaret Munnerlyn. Photographs feature J. J. Haverty's home Villa Clare, along with Clarence and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1842-2006

H.E. Shindelbower papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS835f
Scope and Content

This collection mostly contains periodicals and booklets from the early 1940s. Materials include several editions of Georgia Power's Kilowatt News, Southern Bell's guide to telephone etiquette, and the WSB War Review of 1942. This collection also contains a catalogue from the Home Builders Plan Service and building specification forms for a home at 3181 Sewell Rd SW, later renamed Benjamin Mays Drive, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1942-1951, undated

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS167
Scope and Contents This collection consists of images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, and several events, most probably used in promotional material published by the Chamber. The majority of the photographs are aerial views of the city, as well as Atlanta landmarks, and commercial and government buildings. The identity of the photographers who produced the images has not been determined. This collection also contains four films produced by the Chamber. They depict Atlanta's first...
Dates: 1922-1993, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS121
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1953

Parker Lowell Photograph Collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS136
Scope and Contents of the Records

Included in this collection are photographs of Atlanta buildings and parks. Images include the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, Piedmont Park, the Cyclorama building in Grant Park, the Hurt Building and Hurt Park, the Municipal Auditorium, Rich’s Department Store, and The Temple and other scenes on Peachtree Street.

Dates: 1949

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated

Rich's Department Store new employee training documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS791f
Scope and Content

This collection contains training materials for new female Rich's hires. Specifically, material includes booklets on the chemistry and care of Nylon and other fabrics, as well as tips on how to sell these and other products. The documents include store policy and procedures, and one entry blank for a Deering, Milliken & Co., Inc. retail sales personnel contest. Of special note are three Elizabeth Arden wellness pamphlets that provide tips on diet, skincare, and exercise for women.

Dates: 1946-1953, undated

Robert D. Klein Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS127
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of buildings in the commercial district of downtown Atlanta, and in an outlying area which is presently known as Midtown. The collection includes views of the Empire Building on Broad Street (later named Citizens and Southern National Bank Building), the Hurt Building on Hurt Plaza, Rich’s Department Store on Broad Street, the Ruralist Press Building located on Hunter Street, and Peachtree Apartments (later named Hotel Peachtree Manor) located on...
Dates: circa 1920 -1925

Sheffield Hale family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1199
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, financial records, family scrapbooks, and items documenting the lives of Sheffield Hale’s family for two generations. The majority of correspondence and family records relate to Ernest Everett Hale (1898-1984), Kathleen Hale, William Bradley Hale and Anne Elizabeth Hale. The collection also includes publications, newspapers, personal papers, and records that document Frank Sheffield Hale’s education, career and accomplishments as a lawyer, and his...
Dates: 1837-2017, undated

Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects, Engineers documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS885f
Scope and Content

This collection contains corporate records from the architectural firm Stevens & Wilkinson. Materials include work orders, survey results, a terrain map, and articles written about the firm. Work orders include the Georgia Baptist Hospital, Rich's Store for Men, and the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

Dates: 1946-1992, undated

William Stanford Sr. photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS108
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of young African Americans, perhaps students at Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting racial segregation policies of Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1960

Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet

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Collection number: ahc.MSS678f
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of a leaflet, dated 3 December, 1960, obtained by William Stanford Sr., which was distributed for this civil rights march by students attending college at schools within the Atlanta University Center system.

Dates: 3 December, 1960

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