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Atlanta Housing Authority photographs

Identifier: 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

Bedford-Pine Neighborhood Photograph Collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS152
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection includes images of residents and homes in the Bedford-Pine district of Atlanta, Georgia during the early 1970’s. The images depict children playing in the streets and on playgrounds as well as adults outside their homes. The photographs depict dilapidated and condemned housing in the area, a few neighborhood storefronts, refuse, and scenes of the Atlanta skyline in the background.
Dates: circa 1970-1971

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

Identifier: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.
Dates: 2017-2018

Early Edgewood-Candler Park BiRacial History Project documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS1180
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials from the Early Edgewood-Candler Park BiRacial History Project. Materials document the history of African American residents in the Edgewood-Candler Park area, such as deeds, city directories, neighborhood histories, and maps. Of particular note are theses written by Georgia State University students and papers about the neighborhood written by the project's founder, Amy Meyer Burns, about the neighborhood.
Dates: 1880-2011, undated

Fred L. Howe Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS145
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs taken by Fred L. Howe at the Cotton States and International Exposition. Photographs in the collection contain images of buildings and grounds, and exhibitions featuring advances in transportation, electricity, forestry, agriculture, and art. Other photographs of exhibitions feature Confederate history, African American and Native American culture and history, and the Liberty Bell on loan from the city of Philadelphia. The collection also illustrates...
Dates: 1895

Grace Towns Hamilton maps and photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS35
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...
Dates: 1882-1984, undated

Grady Memorial Hospital Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS102
Scope and Content This photograph collection contains images of hospital physicians, nurses, staff, patients, as well as the buildings and grounds of the institution, including Grady Memorial Hospital, the Grady Memorial School of Nursing, and Hughes Spalding Pavilion. Among the images are photographs taken during special events, such as retirement ceremonies, graduations, Christmas parties, and receptions.
Dates: 1896-1979, bulk (1950-1970), undated; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Harry G. Lefever photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS203
Scope and Content This collection contains black and white photographs collected by Harry G. Lefever through his research and work as a Sociology professor. The photographs document street scenes and residents of inner-city Atlanta neighborhoods, including scenes during and after the 1917 Atlanta fire; street scenes of Baker Street, Butler Street, Chestnut Avenue, Ellis Street, Harris Street, Houston Street, and London Lane; photos of Mrs. A. B. Jefferson, Reverend William Holmes Borders, and W. A. Scott III;...
Dates: approximately 1900s-1979, undated

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote for...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Jessie Boynton photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS288
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Fulton County Alms Home for African Americans; Fulton County Alms Haven Home; Boynton's farm house; and a photograph of Jessie Lee Clark.
Dates: 1977

Kuhns family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929

Paul R. Jones ACTION photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS41
Scope and Content The collection consists of photographs documenting the public work of Paul Jones as regional director of ACTION. Most of the photographs depict ceremonial occasions, such as certificate presentations, public speeches, grant awards, or the signing of documents. Jones is pictured with identified and unidentified public officials, including Georgia Governor George Busbee and Florida Governor Reuben Askew, and with associations, including VISTA, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and the...
Dates: approximately 1970-1981

Paul R. Jones papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS856
Scope and Content This collection contains material relating to the endeavors of Paul R. Jones. Included in the contents are newspaper clippings, personal and political correspondence, and programs and awards from the many organizations with which he was involved.
Dates: 1964-1982

Suzanne Anderson photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS405
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David Abernathy,...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated

Vine City/Domed Stadium oral history recordings and transcripts

Identifier: ahc.MSS611
Scope and Content The collection consists of sixteen audio cassette tape recordings of interviews conducted by students from Booker T. Washington High School. Interviewees include residents of the Vine City neighborhood who would be affected by the Georgia Dome construction, Fulton County Commissioner Nancy Boxill, John T. Robinson II (the assistant to County Commissioner Michael Lomax), and Clarence Williams (the international representative from United Automobile Workers). The collection also includes a book...
Dates: 1988-1989

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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

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