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Anderson family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS42
Scope and Content The Anderson family photographs consist of albumen prints, a cabinet card, photographic postcards, and individual and group portrait prints in studio settings and exterior snapshots around the Atlanta, Georgia area. Most of the images are unidentified men, women, and children. Identified individuals include a cabinet card of Jessie M. Anderson, a postcard image of George Ballard, and portrait prints of Alberta Adams, Alberta Anderson, and Ella Mae Matthews. Of interest is a photograph of a...
Dates: approximately 1920-1945

Atanta Law School records

Collection number: ahc.MSS833
Scope and Content

This collection contains commencement exercise programs, annual announcement, bulletins, and annual catalogs of the Atlanta Law School.

Dates: 1887-1994, undated

Avary and Stephens family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1028
Scope and Content The papers consist of articles, advertisements, books, datebooks, legal documents, professional records, and personal correspondence of the Avary and Stephens families. There are articles from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and various magazines throughout the 1920's covering topics such as movie costumes, filet crochet, floor plans, and women's sports. Advertisements include a circular for Thomas Edison's phonograph acquired from the 1904 Louisiana...
Dates: 1884-1966, undated

Benjamin E. Mays photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS40
Scope and Content The images consist of portraits of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, primarily at public events such as graduation ceremonies or committee meetings during his tenure as the president of Morehouse College. Other photographs consist of Mays with other individuals or groups, including faculty members. Most of the group photographs are identified by event only and include general faculty or administrators posed in cap and gown, consisting of Benjamin E. Mays; Charles E. Merrill, Chairman, Board of Trustees,...
Dates: approximately 1947-1981

Bowen family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS38
Scope and Content The collection of photographs encompasses images of the Bowen family. The bulk of the photograph collection consists of images of studio poses and bust portraits of Reverend Bowen and his second wife, Irene Smallwood Bowen, and of John Wesley Edward Bowen, Jr., including Bowen, Jr. in a class photograph. Other images are unidentified studio poses and a postcard with an image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which shows King enjoying a joke by comedian Joey Adams at a benefit for the Southern...
Dates: approximately 1889-1963

Carl H. Boone college scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1113
Scope and Content

This collection contains one scrapbook documenting the college years of Carl Hardaway Boone, a student of the Georgia School of Technology graduating class of 1921.

Dates: 1921

Douglas H. Davis, Sr. photographs

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

Dr. Louis W. Sullivan papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1162
Scope and Content This collection contains personal documents from Dr. Louis W. Sullivan. Materials include a 60th high school reunion program, family correspondence and genealogy papers, Morehouse Alumni Club agendas, booklets from Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) correspondence. MSM correspondence includes employment paperwork, budget discussions, an annual report to the board of trustees, and letters from Morehouse College regarding the creation of the Medical Education...
Dates: 1946-2018, undated

Everhart family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS82
Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of art by Adelaide Everhart, family bibles, books, bookplates, brochures, certificates, clippings, correspondence, employment assignments, employment records, genealogy, government records, house records, memos, a receipt, patent records, military records, and school materials. There are four books, including one unpublished work displaying Lucile Bell's interior designs. One published journal contains an essay written by George Everhart in 1950 about...
Dates: 1860-2004, undated

Harriette Speer Parker photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS353
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, taken by Harriette Speer Parker and her father, Eustace Asbury Speer. Of special note are photographs of the Great Fire of Atlanta in 1917, the Festival of Old Atlanta in the late 1960s, and negatives of aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta. The photographs taken by Eustace Asbury Speer include images of the State Revenue Department personnel in 1927, Piedmont Park, and the Atlanta skyline. Also featured are family...
Dates: 1917-1970, undated

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Maxey family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS37
Scope and Content The collection includes photographs of Charles Lincoln Maxey, Sr., and other members of the Maxey family. The collection contains images of African American school groups at varying levels from one-room schoolhouses for elementary level children to college students. All are group photographs, primarily scenes posed before educational buildings, or graduation groups, and most are unidentified. Those identified include the Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, students at Fisk University...
Dates: 1910-1945

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce visual arts materials

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

Millie J. McCreary diary

Collection number: ahc.MSS226f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a diary of Millie J. McCreary, a teacher at the Atlanta Baptist Seminary (later Morehouse College). She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1858. She married another of the teachers, William P. Manguse. The diary mentions several fellow teachers and the activities of Atlanta Baptists, the Colored Baptist Mission Society convention in Atlanta, Spelman College, and the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.

Dates: 1895-1896

Philip T. Shutze papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS498
Scope and Content This collection documents Philip T. Shutze's work in architecture and design. The personal papers consist of topical subject files; correspondence regarding jobs and antiques; financial documents; and certificates and diplomas. The design sources include architectural periodicals; architectural fixtures catalogs; and magazine clippings. Additionally, there are job files from the architectural firm, office indices and lists, and correspondence, newspaper clippings, and brochures related to...
Dates: 1889-1983, undated

Postcard collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Ransone family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS863f
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of three generations of the Ransone family. It contains high school and college graduation programs, World War II ration documents, insurance receipts, and business cards. Also included are the books Songs of a Day by Frank L. Stanton and Around the World in Sixty Days by Robert Hecht. The collection includes pamphlets for Atlanta attractions such as Stone Mountain and the Lyric Theatre,...
Dates: 1887-1973, undated

Ruth and Ethel Cockrell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1184
Scope and Content This collection includes high school annuals, printed materials, diplomas, and correspondence concerning the Cockrells' personal education and their careers in education. The majority of the materials focus on Ethel Cockrell. The two annuals, from Roosevelt High School and Girls' High School, were dedicated and inscribed by Ethel Cockrell's students. Emory University materials include transcripts, commencement programs, the 1933 commencement address, and newspaper clippings concerning...
Dates: 1913-1976, undated

Sheffield Hale family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1199
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, financial records, family scrapbooks, and items documenting the lives of Sheffield Hale’s family for two generations. The majority of correspondence and family records relate to Ernest Everett Hale (1898-1984), Kathleen Hale, William Bradley Hale and Anne Elizabeth Hale. The collection also includes publications, newspapers, personal papers, and records that document Frank Sheffield Hale’s education, career and accomplishments as a lawyer, and his...
Dates: 1837-2017, undated

Southline Press, Inc. photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS158
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of people, places, and events, most of whom were represented in news stories and other features in Southline. Images of people include political and civic leaders, religious leaders, professionals, entertainers, journalists and authors, athletes, and the general public. Among the photographs are images of Marvin Arrington, Roy Barnes, Julian Bond, Mike Bowers, Bill Campbell, Shirley Franklin, Pierre Howard, Maynard Jackson, Joseph Lowry, Billy McKinney,...
Dates: circa 1985-1989, undated

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