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Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Dates: 1864-2017, undated

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

African American visual arts collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated

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

Annette Burdges papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1157
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that Annette Burdges collected while she worked as secretary for the Atlanta Chapter of NOW. Materials include monthly NOW newsletters, membership and action pamphlets, stickers, and Atlanta Chapter correspondence. There are additional documents from an Equal Opportunity for Employment telecast conference as well as a United States Department of Labor and Women's Bureau conference. This collection also includes reports, articles, and a copy of the ...
Dates: 1965-1989, undated

Ansley Park Garden Club photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS402
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of club members, events, activities, and flower shows. Images include annual Easter egg hunts at McClatchey Park, Ansley Park neighborhood entrances such as The Prado, and houses. Of special interest are photographs of Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, decorated by club members for Christmas.

Dates: 1956-1998

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

Atkins Park Garden Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS837
Scope and Content

This collection consists of minutes, financial papers, and scrapbooks that document the social and civic activities of the club. Minutes include reports and membership information. Scrapbooks provide further detail on the club's programs, civic projects, as well as flower shows both hosted and attended.

Dates: 1929-2004

Atlanta Dogwood Festival records of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta

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Collection number: ahc.MSS718
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, clippings, financial records, and programs that provide a history of the festival. Additional material provides details of events, performances, and pageant contests. Of special interest is a scrapbook providing images of parade floats and participants.

Dates: 1936-1988

Atlanta Federation of Women's Clubs records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS393
Scope and Content

The bulk of this collection is comprised of organizational scrapbooks and year books. Other materials include newspaper clippings, programs, and club organizational records.

Dates: 1898-1951, undated

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

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Collection number: ahc.MSS773
Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers and publications related to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Atlanta, Georgia. Series I includes gay and lesbian publications from Atlanta,the Southeast, and nationwide. Series II consists of business and organization papers pertaining to gay rights and AIDS. Series III includes personal papers of gay and lesbian activists in Atlanta and Georgia.

Dates: 1957-2002, undated

Atlanta Music Club photographs and video

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Collection number: ahc.VIS245
Scope and Content The collection consists of images of club members and performers, club member meetings, and concerts and events produced by the Atlanta Music Club. A variety of images of events are represented in the collection such as color and black and white images from the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra's 26th Annual Young Artists' Concerto Concert (2000); the club's Spring Promenade (1982); the All-Star Concert Series (1985) and a fashion show (1993). There are a small number of unidentified...
Dates: 1950-2001, undated

Atlanta Music Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS404
Scope and Content This collection consists of records created by the Atlanta Music Club and its subsidiary organizations including correspondence, meeting minutes, rosters, by-laws, financial statements, and committee reports. Also included are marketing materials such as press releases, advertising contracts, correspondence regarding advertising and publicity arrangements, concert series programs, newsletters, and information about artists who performed for the club. The collection contains publications of...
Dates: 1915-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS391
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence among the society's members, membership lists, biographies of some members, financial records, newspaper clippings, early recollections of Atlanta, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1909-1984, undated

Atlanta Quota Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS431
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of five scrapbooks.

Dates: 1929-1947, undated

Atlanta Tomboys documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1204
Scope and Contents This collection documents the women's sports teams, the Atlanta Tomboys. Included are game schedules, team rosters with details about the players and points won, promotional material, and news clippings, some featuring the team's coach, Johnny Moon. Of special note is correspondence about sponsorships and exhibitions written by Johnny Moon. There are also sports programs highlighting the Atlanta Tomboys, the Lorelei Ladies, and other local women's teams. This collection also contains...
Dates: 1917-1926; 1944-1986, undated

Atlanta Woman's Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS353
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of records that provide details on the history of the club. Included in the collection are yearbooks, scrapbooks, pressbooks, newspaper clippings, and programs pertaining to the club's social and civic activities. Of special interest are materials that provide details on the historic Wimbish House.

Dates: 1895-1986, undated

Atlanta's Black Women Pioneers documents

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Collection number: MSS480f
Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical questionnaires of women active in the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta gathered by the Black Women's Coalition of Atlanta; a program and lists.

Dates: 1983-1984

Avondale Estates Garden Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1019
Scope and Content

This collection contains the records of the Avondale Estates Garden Club from 1931 to 2011. The collection chiefly consists of the Club's scrapbooks from 1944-1999. Also included is a yearbook from 2011 and a history of the Club from 1972. These materials document the Club's civic and social activities as well as special projects.

Dates: 1944-2011

Azalea Garden Club scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1078
Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook that details the social and civic activities of the club. Material includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, and programs. Of special interest are photographs of members' gardens from the Emory University area neighborhood. Additional loose photographs of Eatonton and Griffin, Georgia, from approximately 1938, are found at the end of the scrapbook.

Dates: 1938-1963; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1963

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Garden Club of Georgia. 6
Nicholson, Marie S. 6
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
Atlanta History Center 4
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
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Atlanta Tulip Flower Show Association 4
Hartsfield, William Berry 4
Atlanta Dogwood Festival 3
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
Coca-Cola Company 3
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 3
Harper, Adelle Bartlett, 1885-1974 3
Joel Hurt Memorial Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Junior Flower Show Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 3
Martini, Eugene R. 3
Peachtree Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Poole, Paul 3
Tulip Study Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 2
American Federation of Musicians 2
Ansley Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta Historical Society 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 2
Atlanta Urban League 2
Atlanta Woman's Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Bedard, L'Ella Griffith 2
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Brady, Auverne Harper, 1908-2010 2
Burns Club of Atlanta (Ga.) 2
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 2
Carnegie, Andrew 2
Cherokee Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Colonial Flower Shop (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Cox College (College Park, Ga.) 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Dobbs, Mary Butt Griffith 2
Emory University 2
Expressway Beautification Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Flower Arrangers Club of Georgia 2
Fort, Marie Johnson 2
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 2
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Gardens for Peace (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Green Thumb Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Griffith School of Music (Atlanta, Ga) 2
Griffith, Mary Burke 2
Griffith, William Butts 2
Grigsby, Emily Bourne, 1922-2020 2
Habersham Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Hamilton, Grace Towns, 1907-1992 2
Harper family 2
Harper's Flowers (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Harris, Joe Frank 2
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908 2
Hastings, Louise Brown 2
Hatcher, Thurston 2
Inman family 2
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
Kuhns Photographic Studio (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Lenox Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Magnolia Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 2
National Council of State Garden Clubs 2
National League of Women Voters (U.S.) 2
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Pauley, William C. (William Crooks) 2
Perennial Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Reid, J. Neel (Joseph Neel), 1885-1926 2
Rich's (Retail store) 2
Rosemary Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
San Francisco Opera 2
Second Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Smith, Frank A. 2
Southern Female College (College Park, Ga.) 2
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Swan Woods (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 2
Tuskegee Institute 2
Woodberry Hall School for Girls (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Wren's Nest (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Yarn, Jane Hurt, 1924- 2
A. G. Rhodes Home for Incurables (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 1
Abbey, Jessie Harris 1
Abbey, Lucile 1
Abbey, Theo 1
African Association of Georgia 1
Aiken family 1
Aiken, Lucy Rucker 1
Aiken, Walter Henry, 1893-1965 1
Aldredge, John 1
Aldridge, Mamie 1
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