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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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