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Adams-Cates Company Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS144
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains aerial photographs produced to assist Adams-Cates Company in the development of commercial real estate in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Aerial views of the cities of Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Forest Park, Gainesville, Hapeville, Lithonia, Marietta, Panthersville, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Stone Mountain, as well as dozens of images of unidentified areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region are contained in the collection. The photographs document the...
Dates: 1956-1973

Berry O. Pyron Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS111
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, and include images of Terminal Station, Underground Atlanta, and Loew’s Grand Theatre. Photographs of Terminal Station were taken in 1971 shortly before it closed and include images of the front façade and architectural details. Photographs of Underground At businesses that were in the area. Photographs of Loew’s Grand Theatre were taken on the day it caught fire in 1978 and include images of the fire in progress and...
Dates: 1968-1978

Bill Wilson photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.

Dates: 1938-1984, undated

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, undated

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS201f
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound volume. Inside are two letters to Miss Ruth Blair, the Executive Secretary of the Atlanta Historical Society, dated March 11, 1938 and March 18, 1938, both from Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. Also included is a short manuscript titled “My Reminiscences From 1883”. The first part of the manuscript is a memoir which mentions many prominent citizens, such as Joel Chandler Harris, Carroll Payne, and Henry W. Grady; businesses, like the Merchants Bank of Atlanta, J....
Dates: 1938

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated

Kathleen Moon Photographs

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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

Lemuel P. Grant papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS100
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Grant regarding construction of railroads in Pennsylvania and throughout the southeastern United States; the defense of Atlanta during the Civil War; and personal matters. Other items in the collection include Grant’s personal diaries from 1843, 1844, and 1845, as well as account books covering railroad land transactions; railroad costs; and cash accounts. Additional items include a report on the condition of railroads around Atlanta, Georgia,...
Dates: 1838-1869

Lucille K. Peters photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS372
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the Peters family and their residence at the intersection of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont Avenues, as well as houses in their immediate area, including the Samuel M. Inman (1843-1915) home. Also included are photographs of the Peters family farm in Gordon County, Georgia, views of downtown Atlanta and Piedmont Park, and scenes from the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: Approximately 1880-1895

Mackle Construction Company Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS159
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of residential, commercial, and governmental property most likely built by the Mackle Construction Company in Atlanta, Chamblee, and Augusta, Georgia, and in South Carolina. The collection contains photographs of schools, hotels, apartments, stores, an office building, and a military base. Among the photographs of buildings in Atlanta are images of the J. P. Allen Building on Whitehall Street, the Cecil Hotel on Luckie Street, the F. J. Cooledge and Sons...
Dates: 1916-1920

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1077
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material...
Dates: 1883-2012, 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

Postcard collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Raymond B. Carneal photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS293
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of early 20th century terminal stations, railroad yards, and freight stations located in the Atlanta area. Negatives include views of the Inman transfer railroad yards; the Madison Avenue freight station; the Decatur Street freight station; and the North Avenue automobile terminal. Of interest are background views of the Southern Railway office building.

Dates: 1920

Southwind recordings and scripts

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1118
Scope and Content This collection consists of audio recordings and scripts created for the program, Southwind.Southwind programs consisted of one to three segments that featured original reporting either by Boyd Lewis or his colleagues in public radio throughout the Southeast. Many of the segments focused on contemporary events that Lewis placed in historical context, while other segments were retrospectives of past events that featured the...
Dates: 1980-1987

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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Collection number: 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

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

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