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Atlanta Schools desegregation lawsuit records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS907
Scope and Content

This collection contains evidence presented by the plaintiffs (including statistics of some of the county school districts brought to trial), photocopied court documents, photocopied newspaper clippings, and a summary of the lawsuit by legal assistant to the case.

Dates: 1971-1980, undated

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

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Collection number: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)

Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps....
Dates: 1848-2009, undated

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content

Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.

Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Fred L. Howe Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs

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Collection number: 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

Harry G. Lefever papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1011
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated

League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS394
Scope and Contents of the Records Through correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, publications and printed material, the collection documents the activities the League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County and its relationships to national and state leagues, from 1917-1982. Subject files, the bulk of the collection, document the efforts of the group to promote political participation among the citizens of Atlanta and covers topics ranging from segregation to juvenile delinquency, as well as various city ordinances....
Dates: 1917 – 1982

Moses Amos letter and article

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Collection number: ahc.MSS744f
Scope and Content

This collection contains one letter written by Moses Amos in 1907 addressed to Charles J. Hopkins, thanking him for his regard for the African American community; one newspaper article on the Amos family's pharmaceutical work; and one letter by Louise C. Merrits, a nurse, who worked with Mrs. Irby.

Dates: 1907, 1982, 2004, undated

Research Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992

Sadie Estelle Martin Partridge papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS647f
Scope and Content The Sadie Martin Partridge papers include a narrative reminiscence of her youth and photocopies of newsclippings from 1972. In the narrative, Sadie describes the life of a well-to-do young girl in turn-of-the-century Atlanta. She emerges as a spunky, flirtatious young woman. She also describes the millinery trade in Atlanta, social activities of the time period, and her memories of the 1906 Atlanta race riot. The newsclippings feature Sadie much later in her life, when she babysat to...
Dates: 1972-1980

Southline Press, Inc. records

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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

Vine City/Domed Stadium oral history recordings and transcripts

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Collection number: 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...
Dates: 1988-1989

Voices Across the Color Line oral history recordings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS180
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of these oral histories deal with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Specific events mentioned include the student movement centering on Atlanta University; The Committee on Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR); creation and publication of the Atlanta Enquirer newspaper; the organization of the Atlanta Committee of Cooperative Action (ACCA), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and activities to desegregate city buses and restaurants. Other topics that are discussed...
Dates: 2005-2006

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

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Collection number: ahc.MSS637
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated

YMCA of Metro Atlanta records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1108
Scope and Content These records of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, its Board of Trustees, and the Butler Street YMCA contain reports, newsletters, fliers, articles, announcements, and publications. The topics included are fundraising, marketing, media coverage, new buildings, programs, goals, and progress. Some administrative and financial records are included, but these records largely consists of material created for the public. YMCA time capsules from 1886 and 1913 were opened in 1959 and the contents preserved...
Dates: 1875-2001, undated

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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