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Atlanta Transit Authority collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS356
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of business records pertaining to the Atlanta Transit Authority and subsidiary transportation companies. Included in the collection is correspondence and legal records pertaining to the daily operations of the company as well as copies of testimony from court cases involving the Atlanta Transit Authority. The bulk of the collection is a group of appraisal ledgers based on 1968 valuations of company property and equipment.

Dates: 1910-1950

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

Collection number: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel,...
Dates: 1937

Davis family letters

Collection number: ahc.MSS493f
Scope and Content

This collection contains two letters written to Wilmer C. Davis who was attending Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. The letters were written by his mother who mentions the 1918 Streetcar Strike in Atlanta.

Dates: 1918

Henry L. Taylor visual arts materials of Atlanta Transit System, Inc.

Collection number: ahc.VIS382
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and blueprints from the Atlanta Transit System, Inc. (ATS) in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs and schematics of buses, streetcars, and trolleys used by ATS, as well as images of ATS staff. Of special note are photographs of Governor Lester Maddox (1915-2003) with William P. Maynard, president of ATS, signing a sales tax relief bill, which removed sales taxes on passenger fares. Also included is an image of Governor Maddox signing a proclamation...
Dates: 1923-1975, undated

Lucille K. Peters photographs

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

Stanton C. Therrel letter

Collection number: ahc.MSS446f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a letter written by Stanton C. Therrel from Cookeville, Tennessee, when he was on a business trip in Atlanta. The letter was written on stationary from the Winecoff Hotel. He wrote to his wife about the 1916 streetcar strike, to which he was a witness.

Dates: 1916

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