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Arthur and Lafayette Montgomery papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS164
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, financial records, annual reports, trade publications, scrapbooks, programs and invitations, relating to the Coca-Cola Company and the Atlanta Coca Cola Bottling Company.
Dates: 1909-1979, undated

Atlanta City Brewing Company Minute Book

Collection number: ahc.MSS11f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of a bound ledger containing the minutes of the meetings of the Atlanta City Brewing Company’s Board of Directors and Shareholders, and also periodic company financial statements during its first years of operation, 1876 – 1905. The minutes are written in long hand by the company secretary. The minutes of the board meetings concern election of officers, dividend declarations and operating proposals and decisions. The shareholder meetings concern review of the...
Dates: 1876 – 1905

Darlene Roth and Associates Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS110
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images taken for two separate projects for the city of Atlanta. The first set of photographs include images of Lakewood Park, the site of the annual Southeastern Fair, and other cultural attractions from 1915 to 1976. Among the photographs are images of the interior and exterior of exhibit halls used in the Southeastern Fair, and buildings that housed motion picture companies. Also included are photographs of Lakewood Speedway and remnants of buildings that...
Dates: 1984

Emory Cocke Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS122
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images depicting the interior of the Exposition Cotton Mills and its employees, spinning equipment and copies of illustrations regarding the International Cotton Exposition of 1881 from Harper’s Weekly. Photographers featured in this collection include Gabriel Benzur, and Lane Brothers, of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1943 – 1948, undated

Enrico A. Massa papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1123
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, business ledgers, production reports, recipes, and notes from Enrico A. Massa's pharmacy and extracts company E.A. Massa Extracts Inc. The collection also contains a 1940 program for the movie, Gone With The Wind. Of particular interest are Massa's recipes for extracts, fruit juices, and flavoring, as well as Massa's application to use alcohol in his extracts during prohibition. One recipe from 1901 is written in Italian.
Dates: 1901-1940, undated

Exposition Cotton Mills Employee Newspapers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1009
Scope and Content The collection consists of issues ofThe Exposition, a newspaper published for the employees of the Exposition Cotton Mills. The newspaper, published semi-monthly, printed primarily information pertaining to the mill and its employees. Some issues included advertisements for the mill store and beauty shop as well as leisure activities organized by the mill. Most issues printed photographs of mill employees and their families and mill sponsored events. A few...
Dates: 1919-1957; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1942

George Aristides Poulos papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS850
Scope and Content This collection contains four financial ledgers of Poulos Soda Company and the successor business as well as the business license and other related records. Included are sales, purchases, and salaries with amounts in dollars. Column headings are in Greek.
Dates: 1911-1960

International Cotton Exposition collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS697f
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of souvenir cards, invitations, and articles pertaining to the International Cotton Exposition. Also included in the collection is a picture guide to Atlanta and the exposition. The two articles are excepts from The Century Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine; both articles discuss the significance of the exposition and a summary of the participants and displays.
Dates: 1880-1946

Jack Strouss and William Devaux Wilson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1093
Scope and Content This collection contains personal correspondence from William "Bill" Devaux Wilson to Jack Strouss, sent mostly from California. In his letters, Wilson discusses their romantic relationship and his life in California. Of particular note is a letter stamped Oct. 11, 1954, in which Bill encourges Jack to marry and have children while still maintaining their relationship. The collection also contains poems and stories written by Wilson.
Dates: 1952-1955, undated

Johnny E. Green photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS371
Scope and Content This collection contains black and white photographs taken by Johnny E. Green. Images include a portrait of a young woman with a tennis racket labeled as the Atlanta Academy of Charm, a Bible reading at a residence on North Avenue, and interior scenes at the Grove Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1949-1950

Maggie Grier's Whittier Cotton Mill notebooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS784f
Scope and Content This collection contains two notebooks used by Maggie Grier, and later her daughter-in-law Ruth, for their work at Whittier Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia. The notebooks contain draft patterns and notes used to create textiles.
Dates: approximately 1950

Mary and Richard Slack advertising papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS740f
Scope and Content This collection includes advertisements for Atlanta Paper Company, Southern Mills Inc., Spratlin, Harrington and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy.
Dates: 1943, undated

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1077
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Nunnally Company ledger

Collection number: ahc.MSS876
Scope and Content This collection consists of one ledger, titled "Transfer Ledger Purchase and Private," dated 1904-1909, with the transactions listed under the names of companies and individuals.
Dates: 1904-1909

Production documents from films shot at the Atlanta History Center

Collection number: ahc.MSS837f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from films and television shows shot at the Atlanta History Center's Swan House. From the TV movie Anna Nicole there is a call sheet, work forms, and specifications for changes made to the Swan House. From the movie Hunger Games: Catching Fire there is a call sheet and script copies. And from the television show Vampire Diaries there is a cover page script autographed by the main cast.
Dates: 2012

Rich's Department Store new employee training documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS791f
Scope and Content This collection contains training materials for new female Rich's hires. Specifically, material includes booklets on the chemistry and care of Nylon and other fabrics, as well as tips on how to sell these and other products. The documents include store policy and procedures, and one entry blank for a Deering, Milliken & Co., Inc. retail sales personnel contest. Of special note are three Elizabeth Arden wellness pamphlets that provide tips on diet, skincare, and exercise for women.
Dates: 1946-1953, undated

Seydel-Woolley & Company agreement

Collection number: ahc.MSS663f
Scope and Content The Seydel-Woolley & Company records include an agreement admitting Paul Vasser Seydel and John R. Seydel into the company. Dated July 1, 1941, the document also describes the business, particularly its financial operations.
Dates: 1941

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

Collection number: ahc.MSS637
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated

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