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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...

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.

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.

Evans family photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS36
Scope and Content The collection of photographs consists of images documenting the life of William R. Evans and Alva C. Evans’ family in Atlanta. The images include portrait photographs of their family and friends; however, most of the images are studio portraits of unidentified people. Twelve photographs include William and Alva Evans at their family home, work, and in studio portraits. Also included is a small scrapbook with unidentified photographs. Most of the images in the scrapbook are of Alva Evans, one...

Grace Towns Hamilton maps and photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS35
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...

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 portraits...

James Edward Jordan photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS44
Scope and Content The collection contains portrait prints all presumably taken by James Edward Jordan. The images include portraits of unidentified children, men, and women, predominently posed in a studio setting with painted decorative backgrounds. Of note is one strip of custom postage stamps of an unidentified man.

Kuhns family photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.

Long, Rucker, and Aiken family photographs and lithographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS32
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.

Luckie family photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS20
Scope and Content This collection documents four generations of the Luckie family, very early members of Atlanta's free African American community.

Maxey family photographs

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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 in...

Notes from Anabelle Jones interview about Lizzie Mae Miller

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Collection number: ahc.MSS867f
Scope and Content This collection contains brief notes from an interview with Annabelle Jones, whose husband was the nephew of Lizzie Mae Miller. The interview pertains to the life of Lizze Mae Miller. The document also includes city directory listings of the Millers that span from 1923 to 1945.

Strickland Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS58

Utopian Literary Club documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1120
Scope and Content This collection consists of historical sketches written about the club, biographies highlighting members, and a proclamation from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners honoring the club. There are also programs for events and special projects, yearbooks documenting past club members, meeting minutes, financial reports, and meeting agendas.

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E. R. Carter Home for the Elderly (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Gate City Drug Store (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate 1
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Hamilton, Grace Towns, 1907-1992 1
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