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Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

Atlanta Advertising Club scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS803
Scope and Content

This collection consists of two scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and pamphlets related to Atlanta Advertising Club activities during the presidency of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Jr.

Dates: 1958-1959

Atlanta Housing Authority photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS96
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of substandard housing areas to be cleared for the Capitol, Hope, Grady and Herndon Housing Projects. It also contains images of the Aux Coal Storage Bins and a civil defense unit based at Techwood Homes. The images in this collection were created to document living conditions in these areas prior to their demolition. A key to the photographs’ geographical locations is also stored with this collection. The key includes the project names, their geographical...
Dates: circa 1940

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1023
Scope and Content

The collection is primarily comprised of materials generated to promote the painting and solicit attendance. Also included is correspondence and invitations to special events hosted at the Atlanta Cyclorama site. There are other materials related to reports generated in advance of the restoration project and rededication of the painting and presentations in relation to interpretation at the site.

Dates: 1886-1980, undated

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

Collection number: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel,...
Dates: 1937

Coca-Cola Company ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS337
Scope and Content

This collection consists of histories, reports, and publications that provide details about the company as well as the bottling operation. Also included are advertising and marketing items, anniversary materials, and memorabilia. Of special note is a commemorative book to honor company president Robert W. Woodruff's birthday in 1959.

Dates: 1909-1988, undated

Cotton Exposition advertisement

Collection number: ahc.VIS183
Scope and Content

The collection is a single print of an advertisement by the American Sewing Machine Company showing the Centennial Pavilion at the Cotton Exposition. The exhibition consisted of "a fine collection of sewing machine work".

Dates: 1881

Davison-Paxon Company photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS205
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-five black and white photographs of the interior of the Davison-Paxon Company department store on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia. Fifteen photographs are of Christmas decorations in the toy, men's, home goods, and jewelry departments as well as at the entrance to the store and an overheard view of the main floor (1948-1954). The Christmas photographs also show children and staff members interacting with the decorations as well as the construction of...
Dates: 1948-1959

Galhouse, Kuhn, and Brisendine families papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS781
Scope and Content

This collection includes four folders of personal and business correspondence of the Galhouse, Kuhn, and Brisendine families. There are also numerous files of materials on Atlanta history, which include businesses, city politics, amusements, Catholic churches, and banks.

Dates: 1887-1948

Georgia Chamber of Commerce collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS436
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of travel information pertaining to various cities throughout Georgia. Travel materials include books, pamphlets, postcards, tour maps, correspondence, and press releases. There are also organizational materials such as periodicals, publications, and special event programs.

Dates: 1957-1978, undated

James Edward Jordan Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS565
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection concerns the many business activities of James Edward Jordan. Although much of this collection is of a general business nature, there are some records specific to his beauty and barber supplies, photographic sales, movie production, and real estate businesses. Of particular importance, within the Business— Photographic/Cinemagraphic file is correspondence showing Mr. Jordan’s interest in producing commercials and movies. Some business cards in the collection...
Dates: 1947-1963

James Edward Jordan photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS44
Scope and Content

The collection contains portrait prints all presumably taken by James Edward Jordan. The images include portraits of unidentified children, men, and women, predominently posed in a studio setting with painted decorative backgrounds. Of note is one strip of custom postage stamps of an unidentified man.

Dates: approximately 1947-1970

James Warren English scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1151
Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, and advertisements related to the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta as well as first class train tickets. Of special note are marketing materials aimed at female customers, including advertisements for the bank's department for women and a newspaper article about its first female bank teller, Jennie Armstrong.

Dates: 1902-1940, undated

John Baeder Summerhill neighborhood photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS270
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the Summerhill neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, including images of houses, advertisements, landscapes, stores and businesses, hotels, and construction areas. Of special note is a photograph of the Windsor Street Coca-Cola sign.

Dates: 1963

Kathleen Moon Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS129
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of schools, churches, farms, homes, public buildings, town squares, railroads, industrial facilities, cemeteries, rivers, stores, parks, community centers, and entertainment venues in Fulton County. The photographs were taken in the cities and towns of Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Cascade Heights, Campbellton, Cedar Grove, College Park, Crabapple, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Hopewell, Newtown, Ocee, Palmetto, Red Oak, Rico, Roswell, Sandtown,...
Dates: 1951-1954, undated

Mary and Richard Slack advertising papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS740f
Scope and Content

This collection includes advertisements for Atlanta Paper Company, Southern Mills Inc., Spratlin, Harrington and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy.

Dates: 1943, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

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

Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers pamphlet

Collection number: ahc.MSS825f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of a pamphlet published by the Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers that contains a racist humor essay by Sidney Fant Davis (1896-1993) called "The 'Colored Brother' or 'The Creator's Masterpiece." The essay was circulated in newspapers nationwide, but Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers printed it separately as a pamphlet in Georgia to promote their business.

Dates: 1922

Sheffield Hale family papers

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

Southline Press, Inc. records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1015
Scope and Content This collection contains corporate records of Southline Press, and includes advertising and administrative records, published articles, and research files. Advertising records include advertising copy, sales records, advertising rates, and sales invoices. Administrative records contain budgets, contracts, reader surveys, and correspondence of Southline publisher Todd Evans. The remainder of the collection consists of drafts and copies of articles published in...
Dates: 1959-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988

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