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Adams-Cates Company Photographs

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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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 the...
Dates: 1968-1978

Bill Wilson photographs

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Identifier: 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

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

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Identifier: 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. Regenstein...
Dates: 1938

Lemuel P. Grant papers

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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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 includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

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Identifier: 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

Raymond B. Carneal photographs

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Identifier: 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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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

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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Atlantic Steel Company 1
Beaudry Motor Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Belle Isle Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Broadway Apartments (Augusta, Ga.) 1
Candler Warehouse Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Capitol Avenue Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Carnegie Library of Atlanta 1
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Crossroads Shopping Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Davison-Paxon-Stokes Company 1
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East Lake Golf Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Elmwood Apartments (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
F. J. Cooledge and Sons (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Flat Shoals Primitive Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 1
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Hotel Cecil (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Imperial Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Inman Yard (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Inman, Samuel Martin, 1843-1915 1
Ivan Allen-Marshall Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
J. P. Allen & Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
J. P. Allen Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
J. Regenstein Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Jackson Drug Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Kelly Rosser and Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Kelly-Springfield Tire Company 1
Key, James Lee 1
Knox, Fitzhugh 1
Lakewood Fairgrounds (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Lee Tire and Rubber Company 1
Lenox Mall (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Lewis, Boyd, 1944- 1
Lewis, John 1
Liberty Mutual Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Loftis Jewelers (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Mackle Construction Company 1
McKee Motors 1
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 1
Moore Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Mortgage Guarantee Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Murdoch, J. A. 1
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