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Atlanta Assessment Project on Atlanta Public Schools documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1182
Scope and Content This collection contains reports created by the Atlanta Assessment Project about the Atlanta Public School System. These reports outline the goals for the Atlanta Public School System, as well as how to reach these goals. The collection also contains reports on the school system for years prior to the project, as well as papers on the history of the city. Of particular note are critiques written by Atlanta residents on one of the reports that concern the economy, demographics, employment, civil...
Dates: 1917-1973, undated

City of Atlanta Records

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Identifier: 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

Grady Lee Randolph diaries

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1002
Scope and Content The collection contains eighty-six volumes of diaries written by Grady Lee Randolph that include memoirs, observations and analysis of daily life as a Alabama farm boy and later as a school teacher and permanent resident of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection spans from 1931 to 2001, but skips the year 1943. Randolph recorded over 20,000 daily diary entries that include observations of life during the Great Depression, and events such as the Gone With the Wind premier; World War II; the Winecoff...
Dates: 1931-2001

Grady Memorial Hospital Photographs

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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

Hugh Brannon papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1170
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains documents relating the Hugh Brannon's education at Technological High School, and the neighborhood in which he lived, Inman Park. Included are examples of Brannon's classwork at William A. Bass Junior High School and at Technological High School, in courses such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies. Student assignments represented in the collection sometimes touched upon the subject of war in Europe. Brannon, a lifelong resident of Atlanta's Inman...
Dates: 1922-2007, undated

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

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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

Kenneth G. Matheson papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS253
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1893-1931

MacDougall Family Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS228
Scope and Content The Papers of Robert and Margaret MacDougall consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and scrapbook pages, and brochures and other printed materials. Many of these papers concern MacDougall’s work as an engineer, work as an administrator of the Works Progress Administration and his activities working with the city of Atlanta, particularly in the development of the expressways through the city and the bond issues to finance the projects. A second portion of these papers concern the...
Dates: 1924-1977

Mary Shelton Felt papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS265
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection is education related materials. Some examples include memory books, compositions books, and progress reports.
Dates: 1920-1934

Research Atlanta Records

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Identifier: 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

Southwind recordings and scripts

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Identifier: 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

Virginia Lou Pirkle scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS847
Scope and Content This collection contains one memory book kept by Virginia Lou Pirkle during her senior year. Included in the book are autographs from teachers and classmates, newspaper clippings, photos, dance cards, and various materials from neighboring school during 1928.
Dates: 1928

Voices Across the Color Line oral history recordings

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Identifier: 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 on...
Dates: 2005-2006

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

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Identifier: 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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