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Agatha Sheehan photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS359
Scope and Content

The collection contains images of former enslaved people and elderly African Americans who lived at the E.R. Carter Home for the Elderly. Named in honor of Reverend Edward Randolph Carter (1856-1944), the pastor spearheaded an extensive housing ministry and directed the construction of a home for the aged, which was operated by Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The home was later demolished.

Dates: approximately 1900, undated

Atlanta Community Relations Commission documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1228
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes, reports, and other items generated by the Atlanta Community Relations Commission. These items document the Commission's establishment; relations with Atlanta Public Services; and reports on housing, discrimination, and race relations. Of particular interest is correspondence pertaining to segregation in schools, real estate, and employment.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1968

Atlanta Real Estate Board photographs and plat maps

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Collection number: ahc.VIS431
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographic prints, plat maps, and building plans of properties in Atlanta and Fulton County created for real estate business purposes. Most photographs depict residential and commercial buildings that were torn down to make way for two public housing projects, Techwood Homes and University Homes in 1934. Highlights include appraisal photographs and supporting documents for the Grant Building, the J.M. High Estate, and the Atlanta King Plow Company building.

Dates: 1922-1935, undated

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

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Collection number: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel,...
Dates: 1937

Bill Wilson photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.

Dates: 1938-1984, undated

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, 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

Edgar Poe McBurney photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS312
Scope and Content

This collection contains interior and exterior views of the Edgar Poe McBurney's residence at 1300 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia. One photograph shows a view of a formal dinner party held at McBurney's home in celebration of his birthday. Of special note are images of Villa Nelili, McBurney's Memorial Gardens.

Dates: 1909-1929

Edward L. Daugherty papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS997
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, client proposals, financial records, plant lists, project notes, and research notes that document Daugherty's landscape architecture career. Material includes a broad range of projects, such as private gardens, corporate headquarters, schools and cultural institutions. Also a part of the collection are correspondence, notes, reports, and case studies from professional organizations and committee work. Included are items from the Atlanta street tree...
Dates: 1908-1998, undated

Eugene R. Martini papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS148
Scope and Content This collection contains chiefly correspondence, but also includes professional publications, seminar lectures and writings as well as family genealogy. Correspondence consists of letters and statements to residential clients, corporations, and government entities. Letters to local landscape architects, professional organizations, and family members are also included. Documents provide insight into Martini's work with site planning, subdivision planning, and career development. Personal...
Dates: 1780-1967, undated

Graham W. Jackson visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS34
Scope and Content This collection contains 1,668 images. The images depict Graham Jackson, his family, and Jackson's performances at various events and locations. Also featured are photographs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Little White House in Warm Springs and theLife magazine photograph by Ed Clark. Other images of politicians include President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, and President Jimmy Carter. The majority of the photographs are...
Dates: 1913-1981

Harry G. Lefever papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1011
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated

Harry G. Lefever photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS203
Scope and Content This collection contains black and white photographs collected by Harry G. Lefever through his research and work as a Sociology professor. The photographs document street scenes and residents of inner-city Atlanta neighborhoods, including scenes during and after the 1917 Atlanta fire; street scenes of Baker Street, Butler Street, Chestnut Avenue, Ellis Street, Harris Street, Houston Street, and London Lane; photos of Mrs. A. B. Jefferson, Reverend William Holmes Borders, and W. A. Scott III;...
Dates: approximately 1900s-1979, undated

Helen Bullard papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS58
Scope and Content These papers pramarily relate to Helen Bullard's work with the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA). Records include memoranda, minutes, membership information, agendas, reports, training material, surveys, resolutions, program materials, financial and budget records, and correspondence. Other materials pertain to political campaigns that Bullard handled between 1970 and 1976, including election reports that she collected between 1967 and 1977, and papers from her work with Judge Alexander...
Dates: 1968-1977, undated

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated

Home Owners' Loan Corporation rental advertisements

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Collection number: ahc.MSS556f
Scope and Content

This collection contains nine Atlanta rental advertisements, with five listings for "black properties" and four listings for "white properties." Advertisements contain the address, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the size of property in square feet, the annual taxes, rental prices, and full sales prices.

Dates: 1938-1940

Litterbug No Project documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS766f
Scope and Content The collection contains photocopies of correspondence, articles, and other documents of the Litterbug No Project. The bulk is Rush’s correspondence with government officials and private organizations. Also included is a copy of Rush's sworn declaration acknowledging his role in conceiving the project; a copy of a proclamation by Mayor Maynard Jackson proclaiming August 30, 1975, as “Litter Bug No Project Day;” copies of newspaper articles pertaining to the project; and copies of two...
Dates: 1975-1977, undated

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS167
Scope and Contents This collection consists of images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, and several events, most probably used in promotional material published by the Chamber. The majority of the photographs are aerial views of the city, as well as Atlanta landmarks, and commercial and government buildings. The identity of the photographers who produced the images has not been determined. This collection also contains four films produced by the Chamber. They depict Atlanta's first...
Dates: 1922-1993, undated

Photographs of substandard housing

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Collection number: ahc.VIS284
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of substandard housing and living conditions in the southwestern areas of Atlanta, Georgia, including Stewart Avenue (later named Metropolitan Parkway); Battle Hill neighborhood (later named Westview neighborhood); Vine City neighborhood; and Philadelphia Avenue. The slides feature images of residential homes, children playing, and physically deteriorating landscapes heavily populated with trash and other discarded materials.

Dates: approximately 1950-1968, undated

Research Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992

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