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Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.

Dates: 1905

Ansley Park Garden Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.

Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Brookwood Hills Garden Club photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS276
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the park in Brookwood Hills including the playground, picnic and pool areas during restoration work by the club. Images show playground structures, picnic tables, planters, stone steps, as well as trees, shrubs, and other plants. Also a part of the collection are photographs of the club's Christmas decorations inside Rhodes Memorial Hall, Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are club members and children shown during park workdays and events.

Dates: 1974-1982, undated

Cothran-Danylchak papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1188
Scope and Content This collection contains research notes, articles, book excerpts, student research papers from Georgia State University, National Historic Register nomination forms, and cemetery brochures used by Cothran and Danylchak during the writing of Grave Landscapes. These materials provide details of the history of cemeteries across the United States and a few in other countries. Included in the research is information on burial customs, symbolism in gravestones and...
Dates: 1831-2013, undated

Cothran-Danylchak visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS406
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides photographed by Cothran and Danylchak, postcards, and a stereograph used for the research and publication of Grave Landscapes. Included in the collection are images of cemeteries (both in the United States and in other countries), churches and churchyards, burial grounds, memorial gardens, and mission buildings and grounds. These images provide details of cemetery and burial practices; decoration and ornament styles on...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008, undated

Georgia Bicentennial Memorial Forest scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1059
Scope and Content

This collection consists of one scrapbook concerning the Memorial Forest project carried out by the Atlanta Public Schools. Included in the scrapbooks are photos, correspondence, and clippings providing details of the project.

Dates: 1932-1934

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

Morningside-Monroe Civic Association records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS712f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials related to the proposed Interstate 485 (I-485) and the civic organizations that were formed to fight it. Included in the collection is a chronology of the fight to stop I-485, correspondence, petitions, flyers, a map, and newspaper clippings. Letters consist of correspondence between the Morningside-Monroe Civic Association, Board of Aldermen President Sam Massell, Jr., former Atlanta Mayor William B. Hartsfield, and Congressmen Richard B. Russell, Harry...
Dates: 1964-1974, undated

Park Pride landscape architectural drawings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS348
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of landscape architectural drawings that document a history of park planning by Park Pride. Drawings include hand-colored renderings, pencil sketches, design and conceptual plans as well as master plans that provide details of park vision plans. Also a part of the collection are plans that highlight community input and priorities. Many of the drawings were created by Walt Ray, landscape architect and former director of park visioning for Park...
Dates: 1980-2019, undated

Park Pride records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1158
Scope and Content

This collection contains minutes, clippings, and a report providing details of Atlanta parks prior to the creation of Park Pride. Also included in the collection are conceptual and master park plans and visioning reports which document the work of Park Pride and the communities with which they partner. Periodicals published by Park Pride as well as conference materials from annual meetings hosted by Park Pride are also a part of the collection.

Dates: 1905-2019, undated

William C. Pauley landscape architecture drawings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS184
Scope and Content This collection contains the landscape architecture drawings and topographical surveys by William C. Pauley from 1914 to 1973. Projects are mainly from the southeast, but a few early projects are from Massachusetts. Much of the work consists of residential plans, but some are of schools, colleges, parks, cemeteries, and commercial projects. Notable Georgia projects include the Bankshaven estate of Newnan, Georgia, Joel Hurt Memorial Park of Atlanta, and the Robert W. Woodruff residence in...
Dates: 1914-1973, undated

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