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Allen family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated

American Council of Christian Churches documents on the Black Manifesto

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Collection number: ahc.MSS936f
Scope and Content This collection contains a reprint of James Forman's 1969 speech "The Black Manifesto," in which he calls for reparations to African Americans from white Christian churches. Also included is a pamphlet published by the American Council of Christian Churches defaming James Forman, and an order form for more relevant literature.
Dates: 1969, undated

Andrew Young candidacy collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS806f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew J. Young's candidacy in the 1972 Georgia Congressional election. These documents include ephemera promoting Young such as mailings, pamphlets, and bumper stickers; materials outlining his political positions; a pamphlet about the general voting process; a biography; a copy of the Andrew Young Campaigner; and a list of voters in favor of and leaning towards Young.
Dates: 1972, undated

Atlanta's Black Women Pioneers documents

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Collection number: MSS480f
Scope and Content This collection contains biographical questionnaires of women active in the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta gathered by the Black Women's Coalition of Atlanta; a program and lists.
Dates: 1983-1984

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

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Collection number: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)
Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

Austin T. Walden papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated

Charles Longstreet Weltner films

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Collection number: ahc.VIS360
Scope and Content This collection documents the political life of Charles Longstreet Weltner and the built landscape of Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s. Film footage highlights a variety of Weltner's campaign activities including him walking on the sidewalk through a blighted Atlanta neighborhood; Weltner looking over the city of Atlanta from the top of the Merchandise Mart; and scenes most likely used for campaign ads. Included are street scenes of downtown Atlanta, with views of public and private...
Dates: approximately 1958-1966, undated

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: 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

Civil Rights Movement ephemera

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Collection number: ahc.MSS748f
Scope and Content This collection contains fliers, pamphlets, mailouts, and statements from the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia. Subjects addressed in the documents include racial relations in the south, school segregation, African-American voting, civil rights demonstrations, and memorials to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Some materials in this collection pre-date the recognized beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, in 1954.
Dates: 1934-1978, undated

Clarence Bacote papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS935
Scope and Content The Clarence Bacote papers include correspondence, news clippings, and research papers, but are primarily composed of publications. The papers focus on the activities of African Americans in the south. As an African American history professor at a southern black university, Dr. Bacote's papers reflect his ongoing mission to gain a stronger understanding of the political and social evolution of blacks in the south. This mission included the study of those blacks who had previously achieved a...
Dates: 1936-1980, undated

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Elizabeth Harris Kester biography

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Collection number: ahc.MSS648f
Scope and Content This typewritten biography was written by Elizabeth Harris Kester’s daughter, Rebecca Harris Cofer, and details Kester’s involvement in the civil rights movement in Atlanta. The biography provides some insight into the spiritual and religious underpinnings of Kester’s beliefs.
Dates: 1996

Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS826f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial statements, and legal documents of the Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia. Of particular note is the charter certified by Arnold Broyles, a clerk for the Superior Court of Fulton County. Also included are checks and checkbooks from The Lowry National Bank, as well as a ledger and cash book.
Dates: 1914-1915, undated

Fourth Tuesday records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1116
Scope and Content This collection contains financial, membership, and organizational papers that document the operations of Fourth Tuesday, Inc. Records include board meeting minutes and notes, event plans, bank statements, budgets, receipts, checkbooks, membership lists, newsletters, incorporation records, bylaws, and brochures.
Dates: 1988-2000, undated

Grady Lee Randolph diaries

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Collection number: 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

Herbert Jenkins photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS43
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of photographs of Police Chief Herbert Jenkins and Atlanta Police Department personnel throughout Jenkins' career. Noteworthy images of Jenkins include photographs of him as a child, a portrait taken on his first day as a police officer, and a photograph of him being sworn in by Mayor William B. Hartsfield. Other images of note include a series of photographs of the Summerhill riot of 1966, pictures of the first African American patrolmen, and portraits of...
Dates: 1890s-1975, undated

Jones family papers of Lovett School

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Collection number: ahc.MSS188f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials surrounding the desegregation of the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection contains letters from the school's Board of Trustees explaining its position on the admission of black students; correspondence concerning the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity (ESCRU) and its picketing of the school. The collection includes newspaper clippings pertaining to Lovett's refusal to admit Martin Luther King III, its conflict with the Episcopal...
Dates: 1961-1971

League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS394
Scope and Contents of the Records Through correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, publications and printed material, the collection documents the activities the League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County and its relationships to national and state leagues, from 1917-1982. Subject files, the bulk of the collection, document the efforts of the group to promote political participation among the citizens of Atlanta and covers topics ranging from segregation to juvenile delinquency, as well as various city ordinances....
Dates: 1917 – 1982

Lesbian and Gay Pride Week proclamations

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Collection number: ahc.MSS799f
Scope and Content This collection contains three government-issued proclamations. The first was issued by Maynard Jackson, former Mayor of Atlanta, proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride/Human Rights Week" in the City of Atlanta. The second was issued by Mary Davis, member of the Atlanta City Council, also proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride Week" in Atlanta. She further proclaimed that June 28, 1993 was "Stonewall Anniversary Day" in the City of Atlanta. The third...
Dates: 1993

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta Symphony...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

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