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Allen Jones papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1105
Scope and Content

This collection contains notes, correspondence, and business documentation related to Allen Jones' work in the Atlanta Executive Network, Helping Hands, Log Cabin Republicans, and Young Republicans groups. Materials also include select personal records such as a family newsletter and images of awards Jones received.

Dates: 1964-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2007

Alli Royce Soble photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS409
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of LGBTQ+ events and nightclubs taken by Alli Royce Soble. Images depict the annual Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade, the Easter Drag Races sponsored by the Armory, and a drag show at My Sister's Room. Of special note are photographs of the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation in Washington, D.C. All images were taken in Atlanta, Georgia, unless otherwise noted.

Dates: 1993-2000

Atlanta Freedom Marching Bands documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1112
Scope and Content

This collection contains financial, outreach, and organizational papers that document the founding and early years of the Atlanta Freedom Marching Band. Records include meeting minutes, incorporation records, bylaws, correspondence, bank information, expense reports, tax records, membership announcements, newsletters, and advertisements.

Dates: 1993-1998, undated

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS412
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected and donated to the Atlanta History Center by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at Tower Lounge, a lesbian bar in the Little Five Points neighborhood; ALGHT's table at the Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; Olympics Out of Cobb protests, including one at the Atlanta Committee for the...
Dates: approximately 1988-1995

Billy Jones papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1106
Scope and Content

This collection contains magazine and news clippings collected by Mr. Jones that relate to Atlanta's gay clubs, performers, and members of the LGBTQ community. Some clippings more directly reflect Jones's participation in the community, including his judging of drag pageants. The collection also contains correspondence, personal documents, and travel brochures created and collected by Jones.

Dates: 1928-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Billy Jones visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS419
Scope and Contents This collection includes photos of the LGBTQ+ community, events at LGBTQ+ bars and drag venues, drag queens, female impersonators, performers, male actresses, bar owners, and others. Also included are autographed photographs of actors, many of which are inscribed to Jones. Of special note are photographs of Billy Jones as Phyllis Killer and Shirley Temple Jones, the Phyllis Killer Oscar Awards, and Jones at the Atlanta Pride Parade. Locations are unknown unless otherwise noted; however,...
Dates: approximately 1950-2002, undated

Charles D. Anderson papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS807f
Scope and Content The collection consists of materials from Atlanta LGBT organizations, including the Armory, Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus, Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Arts Festival, and Hotlanta River Expo. Materials include calendars, theatre programs, pamphlets, a restaurant menu, and two handwritten poems. The collection also includes programs for LGBT theatre productions including Angels in America and Straight from the Heart. Materials also...
Dates: 1983-1998, undated

Dick Rhodes photographs of the Lesbian/Gay/Transperson Pride March

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Collection number: ahc.VIS411
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rhodes' color photographs of the 1982 Lesbian/Gay/Transperson Pride March from Piedmont Park to Atlanta City Hall. As the final event associated with the Atlanta Pride Festival, its purpose was to demand greater representation in the state legislature and influence on legislation affecting the LGBTQ+ community. The march was also in response to Mayor Andrew Young withholding his signature on the resolution to declare June 19-29 as Gay Pride Week. Participating...
Dates: 1982

Donald Windham "The Kelly Boys" short story

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Collection number: ahc.MSS795f
Scope and Content This collection consists of one copy of "The Kelly Boys," a short story written by Donald Windham in the form of a letter with date line "Atlanta May 1939." The story itself follows the narrator's internal observation of the eponymous Kelly boys, three brothers of "unimaginably beautiful" appearance. The story contains themes of voyeurism and homoerotic desire. Its setting is Atlanta, and it mentions local landmarks, like Peachtree Street. "The Kelly Boys" was not widely circulated; this...
Dates: 1939

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

Frances A. Pici visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS418
Scope and Contents This collection contains color slides and videos of LGBTQ+ activist events, performances, and sports. Included are images of two Atlanta lesbian softball teams, the Lorlei Ladies and the Tower Hotshots, as well as materials related to the Red Dyke Theatre and Lucina's Music performance venues. Also included are two activist events related to the Equal Rights Amendment (labeled as a picnic) and a gay rights march, both in Atlanta, Georgia. The videos depict performances by members of the Red...
Dates: approximately 1975-1990

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

Holton Mastin diaries

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1143
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: 1960-2008, undated

Karl Allquist diary

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Collection number: ahc.MSS842f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a diary kept by Karl Allquist during the final years of his life in which he recorded his dreams, emotions, and his struggle with HIV. He wrote about the decision to tell his family and friends of the diagnosis, growing tensions between him and his partner, plans to go to Key West, and doctors' visits. He also documents the presence of HIV/AIDS in the media, treatments he received, and developing Kaposi’s Sarcoma.

Dates: 1989-1991

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Serial Collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS991
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) serial publications. The majority of the serials are local or regional publications and a few national publications with topics of interest pertaining to the Atlanta or Southeast LGBT community. Topics generally addressed political, social, and advocacy interests. Issues of The Advocate, Cruise, David Atlanta, ETC, and Southern Voice comprise the bulk of the collection. Cruise and David Atlanta primarily advertise arts...
Dates: 1970-2004

Liz Throop and B. Joy Wasson visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS417
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides and photographs related to LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. Included are negatives of the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing's (ALGHT) table at the 1993 Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; slides of the 1977 protest in Colony Square against Anita Bryant during the Miss National Teenager pageant after she was named as...
Dates: 1977-1993, undated

Maria Helena Dolan papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1196
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Maria Helena Dolan that document her work in LGBTQ+ and feminist organizations, her personal life, events she attended, her work at MARTA, as well her various other interests, including gardening, arts, and travel. Specific causes documented include AIDS awareness and safe sex, domestic violence, civil rights, and LGBTQ+ rights. Organizations represented include Atlanta History Center, Charis Books & More, Pride, ACLU, and Atlanta Lesbian...
Dates: 1970-2007, undated

Maria Helena Dolan photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS423
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Maria Helena Dolan that document her personal life and Atlanta LGBTQ+ community activist meetings and events such as Black Pride, sponsored by In The Life Atlanta (ITLA). Of special note are images related to a Forsyth County protest in response to the Ku Klux Klan's attack on civil rights marchers a week earlier during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Also included is an image of Ray Kluka, Chris Hagen, and Gil Robison as recipients...
Dates: 1954-2003, undated

Martin Padgett visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS416
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials used by Martin Padgett in research for his book A Night at the Sweet Gum Head: Drag, Drugs, Disco, and Atlanta’s Gay Revolution. Items include photos of staff and drag performers, primarily John Greenwell (1950- ) as Rachel Wells, at Sweet Gum Head, a prominent drag and gay bar at 2284 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE, Atlanta, Georgia, from 1971 to 1981; a poster promoting the Phoenix Affair II, a charity show...
Dates: 1972-1983

Richard Kavanaugh photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS420
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Richard Kavanaugh's personal life and professional career. The personal images are primarily in the photo albums and depict parties at Kavanaugh's residence on East Morningside Drive in Atlanta, Georgia. Albums also highlight Kavanaugh with friends, including many of them in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Many the photo albums also contain images related to Kavanaugh's professional career as an editor for ...
Dates: approximately 1960-2007

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Coleman, Pat 1
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David Atlanta (Magazine) 1
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First Tuesday Association for Lesbian and Gay Rights (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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