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Adams-Cates Company Photographs

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Collection number: 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

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

Alfred Austell papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS29
Scope and Content These papers consist of various business and legal documents related to Alfred Austell's numerous business ventures. Included are land deeds, bookkeeping notes, checks, property insurance policies, bills, receipts, and photocopies of pages from Austell's letter book dealing with banking business, sale of cotton, and property acquisition and payment of personal notes. This collection also contains two pocket files, which are listed by month. The contents of these files have been left in...
Dates: 1833-1962; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1889

Alvin E. Fuller scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS786
Scope and Content

This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to Fulton County government issues.

Dates: 1951-1952

Calhoun family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS50
Scope and Content The Calhoun family papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, military papers, and family history. The primary contributors to the collection are James Montgomery Calhoun and his son, William Lowndes Calhoun. Notable items in the collection include an undated Calhoun family history, a personal account of Sherman’s siege of Atlanta by Robert Henderson, a family Bible, a handwritten copy of the affidavit of James M. Calhoun regarding the surrender of Atlanta, and a floor plan of...
Dates: 1834-1960, undated

Cathy Woolard papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1214
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to Cathy Woolard's career on the Atlanta City Council, including campaign flyers, voter surveys, press clippings about her work, legal paperwork, and administrative binders. The bulk of documents are planning materials about the construction of the Atlanta BeltLine, such as financial and environmental studies, presentations, and magazines and publications. Also included are documents related to Woolard's service on the Atlanta March Committee for...
Dates: 1986-2013, 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

Dodson W. Hancock Photograph Collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS131
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of cities located south of Atlanta, Georgia in Fulton County. Included are images of College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, Red Oak, and Union City. Many of these cities were originally part of Campbell County, a county that went bankrupt during the Great Depression and was then merged with Fulton County. Photographer Hancock follows highways 19 and 29 in a span of one month to reveal the former Campbell County cities in their 1954...
Dates: 1954

Douglas H. Davis, Sr. photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS301
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of aerial views of Atlanta and vicinity, and of Valdosta, Georgia. Included are images of Southern Railway shops; downtown Atlanta; Ponce de Leon Baseball Park; Gammon Theological Seminary; and Oglethorpe University and Georgia School of Techonology campuses. Of interest are photographs pertaining to Davis as an aviator and his early days of commercial flying.

Dates: 1929-1934, undated

Elizabeth Meriwether landscape plan for the Botanical Gardens Park, Fulton County, Georgia

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Collection number: ahc.VIS426
Scope and Contents This collection contains a landscape plan of the Fulton County Botanical Gardens Park (also known as the Fulton County Botanical Garden) likely drawn by the landscape architect for the botanical garden, William L. Monroe (1892-1965). The plan includes features such as an ampitheater, azalea and alpine garden, cover crop areas, cypress plantings, bog garden, school house, and Mirror Lake. Of special interest are the dimensions and boundaries of the garden including River Camp Road, Gordon...
Dates: 1941

Fulton County, Georgia, Freedmans' bonds

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Collection number: ahc.MSS589f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of three Freedman's bonds issued by Fulton County, Georgia: to Virginia M. Jordan for the eleven year old, black, female orphan, Celia Walker; to John M.C. Reed for eleven year old, black girl named Julia; and to Larkin H. Davis for eleven year old Savannah Brown for their apprenticeship until they reach the age of eighteen.

Dates: 1866-1868

Fulton, Gwinnett, and Walton County legal documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS128f
Scope and Content

This collection includes property deeds, abstracts of title, warranty deeds, loan deeds, bonds, resident petitions, claims court cases, wills, and insurance documents presented in the courts of Fulton, Gwinnett, and Walton counties in Georgia.

Dates: 1860-1948

Gil Robison visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS422
Scope and Contents This collection features images collected by Gil Robison related to his personal and professional life, in particular his work with the Metropolitan Gazette. Photographs include those taken by Gerald Jones for the publication, primarily of Atlanta and Georgia political leaders, as well as the 1979 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. In many of these images, Robison is seen interviewing featured individuals, who include...
Dates: approximately 1900-2001, undated

Gladys Palmer Hobgood Camp papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS68
Scope and Content

Lists of personnel of the civil court of Fulton County, a series of publications titled Railroad Stories, by H. A. Couch; inaugural invitations for President Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a letter from Mayor William Hartsfield on the annexation of Buckhead and Druid Hills.

Dates: 1916-1978

Grace Towns Hamilton maps and photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS35
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...
Dates: 1882-1984, undated

Henry A. Alexander, Sr. papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1142
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. ...
Dates: 1900-1973, undated

Howard L. Preston Chattahoochee River research materials

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Collection number: ahc.MSS175
Scope and Content

This collection includes research material gathered under a grant to study Fort Peachtree at Peachtree Creek and the Chattahoochee River. Included are notes, a copy of the Archeological Survey of Fulton and Cobb counties, and several pamphlets produced by the city of Atlanta.

Dates: 1973-1975, undated

Land lot 52, District 14 collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS464
Scope and Content

This collection includes legal and financial documents regarding land lot 52, 14th district, Fulton (formerly Henry) County, Georgia. Among the documents are warranty deeds, mortgages, insurance policies, deed to secure title, abstracts of title, quit claim deeds, tax receipts, loan account books, real estate notes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1874-1948

Leo Frank papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS91
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated

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...
Dates: 1993

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