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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
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
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
Collection number: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.
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
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
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.
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
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
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...
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
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...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1161
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from Marie Dodd’s personal life as well as from her time working at the Ivan Allen Company. Business material includes a Fielder and Allen Co. catalogue, an Ivan Allen-Marshall Co. catalogue, the “Road to 100,000” incentive packet, company font and logo templates, and pricing manuals. There are also documents about Ivan Allen Jr., his accomplishments, and awards he received during his years as mayor of Atlanta and afterward. This collection also contains a...
Dates: 1900-1993, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS884f
Scope and Content This essay "Extraordinary People: All Saints' and the Civil Rights Movement" was delivered to the congregation of All Saints' Episcopal Church. In it Miller discusses how three parishioners; Elbert Tuttle, a judge and the chief judge of the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; Ralph McGill, a columnist, editor, and publisher of The Atlanta Journal Constitution; and Reverend Frank Ross, the senior minister at the All Saints' Episcopal Church,...
Collection number: ahc.MSS695
Scope and Content This collection contains a wide variety of material on the life and career of Sam Massell, Jr. It offers an excellent look at the careers of Sam Massell both as a political figure and as a businessman. There is also information relating to the many civic, political, and business organizations in which Sam Massell was involved. There are thirteen different series with topics such as Civil Rights, speeches, political information, trips, news releases, etc.
Dates: 1889-1983, undated
Collection number: 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...
Collection number: ahc.MSS611
Scope and Content The collection consists of sixteen audio cassette tape recordings of interviews conducted by students from Booker T. Washington High School. Interviewees include residents of the Vine City neighborhood who would be affected by the Georgia Dome construction, Fulton County Commissioner Nancy Boxill, John T. Robinson II (the assistant to County Commissioner Michael Lomax), and Clarence Williams (the international representative from United Automobile Workers). The collection also includes a book...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1122
Scope and Content This collection documents William Crabtree’s role as the Local 134 union president during litigious proceedings affecting union members. It includes court cases filed on the part of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 134; the city of Atlanta; and the federal government. All cases concerned discriminatory hiring practices. The collection contains grievances filed by Local 134 members concerning compensation and employment dismissal. There are statistics illustrating...
Dates: 1975-1988, undated
- Subject: Civil rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta X
- Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 4
- Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 3
- Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 3
- Massell, Sam 3
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 2
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Executive Committee 2
- Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 2
- Atlanta Urban League 2
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 2
- Fulton County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners 2
- Hartsfield, William Berry 2
- Jenkins, Herbert Turner 2
- King, Martin Luther, Jr. 2
- Ku Klux Klan, 1915- 2
- Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 2
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
- Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
- All Saints Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Allen family 1
- Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
- Allen, Ivan, III, 1938-1992 1
- Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Aldermen 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Education 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Health 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Buildings 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Fire Services 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Planning 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Traffic Engineering Department 1
- Atlanta Art Association 1
- Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 1
- Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Civil Liberties Committee 1
- Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
- Atlanta Economic Development Corporation 1
- Atlanta Falcons (Football team) 1
- Atlanta History Center 1
- Atlanta Housing Authority 1
- Atlanta League of Women Voters 1
- Atlanta Negro Voters League 1
- Atlanta Regional Commission 1
- Atlanta Transit System, Inc. 1
- Atlanta University 1
- Atlanta Urban Design Commission (Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Bacote, Clarence A., 1906-1981 1
- Black, A.P. 1
- Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Boxill, Nancy A. 1
- Butler Street YMCA (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Carty, Rico 1
- Cheatham, Gwen 1
- Citizens Advisory Committee for Urban Renewal (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Collier, Charles A. 1
- Community Planning Council, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Crabtree, William 1
- Creecy, Howard, Jr. 1
- Day, Norma 1
- Eaves, A. Reginald, 1934-2015 1
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
- Fielder and Allen (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Flipper, Henry Ossian, 1856-1940 1
- Forward Atlanta Commission 1
- Fourth Tuesday (Organization : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Fulton County (Ga.). Department of Health 1
- Gate City Bar Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 1
- Georgia Association of Citizens Democratic Club 1
- Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Georgia Institute of Technology 1
- Georgia Legislative Action Committee 1
- Georgia Voters League 1
- Georgia. Community Employment Service 1
- Georgia. Department of Transportation 1
- Georgia. General Assembly 1
- Glenn, John T. 1
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 1
- Hemphill, William A. 1
- International Association of Chiefs of Police 1
- International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 134 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Ivan Allen-Marshall Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Ivan Allen-Marshall Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
- Jones, A. Waldo (Albigence Waldo), 1912-1983 1
- Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore) 1
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
- Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 1
- Kester, Elizabeth Harris 1
- Key, James Lee 1
- King , Martin Luther, III 1
- King, Porter 1
- Knights of Pythias. Uniform Lodge (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- League of Women Voters (U.S.) 1 ∧ less