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Andrew Young candidacy collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS806f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew J. Young's candidacy in the 1972 Georgia Congressional election. These documents include ephemera promoting Young such as mailings, pamphlets, and bumper stickers; materials outlining his political positions; a pamphlet about the general voting process; a biography; a copy of the Andrew Young Campaigner; and a list of voters in favor of and leaning towards Young.

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...

Cobb, Glenn, and McBride visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS9
Scope and Content This collection consists of three cased photographs, one carte-de-visite, and four albumen prints documenting the Cobb, Glenn, and McBride families.

Dr. Benjamin F. Bomar photograph

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Collection number: ahc.VIS12
Scope and Content This collection consists of a tintype portrait of Dr. Benjamin F. Bomar. The age of the sitter and unsophisticated manufacture of the case box indicate a post-Civil War date.

George Hillyer papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS154f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, legal papers, genealogical papers, and newspaper clippings related to Judge George Hillyer.

Herbert Jenkins photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS43
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of photographs of Police Chief Herbert Jenkins and Atlanta Police Department personnel throughout Jenkins' career. Noteworthy images of Jenkins include photographs of him as a child, a portrait taken on his first day as a police officer, and a photograph of him being sworn in by Mayor William B. Hartsfield. Other images of note include a series of photographs of the Summerhill riot of 1966, pictures of the first African American patrolmen, and portraits of...

Ivan Allen Jr. collection,

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Collection number: ahc.MSS846f
Scope and Content This collection contains two letters written by Ivan Allen Jr. to the Reinsch family just before the Atlanta mayoral election in 1961. It also includes a certificate of appreciation given to Allen's son, Ivan Allen III, on behalf of the Association of the United States Army.

Marie Dodd Ivan Allen family collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1161
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from Marie Dodd’s personal life as well as from her time working at the Ivan Allen Company. Business material includes a Fielder and Allen Co. catalogue, an Ivan Allen-Marshall Co. catalogue, the “Road to 100,000” incentive packet, company font and logo templates, and pricing manuals. There are also documents about Ivan Allen Jr., his accomplishments, and awards he received during his years as mayor of Atlanta and afterward. This collection also contains a...

Roy LeCraw papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS504
Scope and Content This collection consists of materials removed from a group of scrapbooks and includes pamphlets, programs, invitations, political ephemera, periodicals, posters, advertisements, and some correspondence.

Sam Massell photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...

Samuel A. Hider photographs and posters

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Collection number: ahc.VIS361
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of Techwood Home's 50th anniversary celebration and Atlanta Housing Authority's 50th anniversary. Included are photographs of Hider with Atlanta political leaders Mayor Maynard Jackson, Julian Bond, and Governor Joe Frank Harris. Other images include S. Truett Cathy, city council president Marvin Arrington, and Mayor Bill Campbell. Of special interest are posters from both anniversary celebrations, one of which includes a schedule of a week of activities...

Southwind recordings and scripts

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1118
Scope and Content This collection consists of audio recordings and scripts created for the program, Southwind.Southwind programs consisted of one to three segments that featured original reporting either by Boyd Lewis or his colleagues in public radio throughout the Southeast. Many of the segments focused on contemporary events that Lewis placed in historical context, while other segments were retrospectives of past events that featured the...

William B. Hartsfield papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS811
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to Hartsfield. Also, there are technical publications and articles concerning the growth of the Atlanta airport as well as the city's highways. Articles on flouridation and the Chattahoochee River Basin are also included. The collection has various awards and personal effects such as greeting cards, a checkbook, the Hartsfield coat of arms, and letters.

William B. Hartsfield photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS4
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of William B. Hartsfield, often with others, taken during his later years as Mayor. Also included are pictures of him with family or friends following the end of his political career.

William Berry Hartsfield collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS530
Scope and Content This collection contains pages from a scrapbook; a copy of a letter addressed to "William;" a thank you card from Mrs. William B. Hartsfield; and two programs pertaining to William B. Hartsfield. Also included are newspaper clippings that cover Hartsfield's elections, activities in office, death, and funeral and memorial services.

William W. Brewton unpublished manuscript Mr. Atlanta: A Life Story of Robert F. Maddox

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Collection number: ahc.MSS804f
Scope and Content This collection contains a 19 chapter manuscript of the unpublished Mr. Atlanta: A Life Story of Robert F. Maddox, written by William W. Brewton. Of special note are handwritten edits throughout the manuscript and calculations of the cost of printing the book in 1956.

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

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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...

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Model Cities Program (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Techwood Homes (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 1
Alliance Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Community Planning Council, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Day, Norma 1
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Fielder and Allen (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 1
Fulton County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners 1
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Gate City Stone Filter Company, (New York, New York) 1
Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 1
Georgia Institute of Technology 1
Georgia Legislative Action Committee 1
Georgia. Community Employment Service 1
Georgia. Department of Transportation 1
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Glenn, John T. 1
Glenn, Luther J., 1818-1886 1
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Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Hider, Shirley 1
Hillyer family 1
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Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Inman Park Restoration, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Association of Chiefs of Police 1
Ivan Allen-Marshall Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Ivan Allen-Marshall Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 1
King, Coretta Scott 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1
King, Porter 1
Knights of Columbus 1
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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