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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

Ansley Park Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS402
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of club members, events, activities, and flower shows. Images include annual Easter egg hunts at McClatchey Park, Ansley Park neighborhood entrances such as The Prado, and houses. Of special interest are photographs of Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, decorated by club members for Christmas.

Dates: 1956-1998

Ansley Park Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.

Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Atlanta Dogwood Festival records of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta

Collection number: ahc.MSS718
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, clippings, financial records, and programs that provide a history of the festival. Additional material provides details of events, performances, and pageant contests. Of special interest is a scrapbook providing images of parade floats and participants.

Dates: 1936-1988

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

Collection number: ahc.MSS773
Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers and publications related to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Atlanta, Georgia. Series I includes gay and lesbian publications from Atlanta,the Southeast, and nationwide. Series II consists of business and organization papers pertaining to gay rights and AIDS. Series III includes personal papers of gay and lesbian activists in Atlanta and Georgia.

Dates: 1957-2002, undated

Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance (ALFA) documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS962f
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance Atalanta newsletters that recount organization and member updates, including meeting minutes, reports, and announcements. Newsletters also include local and national news about gay, lesbian, and women's rights, advertisements for lesbian-owned businesses and arts groups, and community updates. The collection also contains several Southern Feminist Library & Archives...
Dates: 1978-1986, undated

Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS391
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence among the society's members, membership lists, biographies of some members, financial records, newspaper clippings, early recollections of Atlanta, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1909-1984, undated

Blanchard family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS283
Scope and Content

This collection consists of portrait images of Blanchard family members, including Waid Hill Blanchard; Martha Lane Hill; Mary Anne Hill; Moses C. Blanchard; and Mary Blanchard.

Dates: approximately 1870

Brookwood Hills Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS276
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the park in Brookwood Hills including the playground, picnic and pool areas during restoration work by the club. Images show playground structures, picnic tables, planters, stone steps, as well as trees, shrubs, and other plants. Also a part of the collection are photographs of the club's Christmas decorations inside Rhodes Memorial Hall, Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are club members and children shown during park workdays and events.

Dates: 1974-1982, undated

Cascade Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1087
Scope and Content

This collection contains documents that provide a history of the social and civic activities of the club. Materials include clippings, correspondence, histories, minutes, and yearbooks. Scrapbooks offer more details on programs, projects, and club interests on a wide variety of gardening topics. Of special interest are scrapbook images of Cascade Road from approximately 1939.

Dates: 1933-2001, undated

Cherokee Garden Club visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

Collection number: 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

Church Women United in Atlanta records

Collection number: ahc.MSS928
Scope and Content The records include by-laws, constitution, correspondence, newsletters, handbooks, meeting minutes, and materials documenting the social welfare projects. The meeting minutes include records of executive board meetings, annual meetings, and board of managers meetings. General minutes of the organization contain information on some of the social and welfare projects dealing with the youth of Atlanta. The group's involvement with the Savannah Street Neighborhood House is particularly...
Dates: 1958-1980

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content

This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.

Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

East Lake Garden Club historical summary

Collection number: ahc.MSS763f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a history of the club written by Pauline C. Franklin, club historian. The history provides details of the club's civic and social activities for the first 25 years of its existence. Highlighted in the summary are the club's projects and neighborhood beautification work. Of special interest is the description of the club's involvement with Atlanta's flower and tulip shows.

Dates: 1959

Emily Bourne Grigsby papers

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

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

Forsythia Garden Club scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1139
Scope and Content

This collection contains one scrapbook that provides details of the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, program information, and one yearbook. Entries and awards from flower shows are also detailed. Of special interest are sketches of a garden beautification project and signpost along Peachtree Battle Avenue between Woodward Way and Dellwood Drive in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta.

Dates: 1949-1950

Garden Hills Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1101
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the club. Included in the collection are directories that list members, committees, and calendars of activities. Additionally, a scrapbook provides details of the first two years of the club's neighborhood Ice Cream Socials and traffic island improvements.

Dates: 1972-2014

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

Collection number: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942

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