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Adams-Yow family papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS3f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence, an invitation to the Capital City Club, a program for a St. Patrick's Day event, a comedy bill, and a poem disparaging of equal rights for women.

Dates: 1913-1938

Addie Steinheimer collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS465
Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Addie Steinheimer. Included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings regarding David Mayer, David Steinheimer, and the Atlanta Jewish Community. It also contains newspaper articles on the history of Atlanta. There is also a 1939 Commercial High School yearbook and an obituary for Addie.

Dates: 1890-1962

Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

 Collection
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

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 A. Hoehling papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS115
Scope and Content

This collection contains material regarding Adolph A. Hoehling's book Last Train From Atlanta,including reviews, correspondence regarding the publication, and a copy of the book. The book documents how Atlantans reacted to General Sherman's impending occupation of the city before it was evacuated in 1864.

Dates: 1864, 1956-1960

Adolph Rosenberg papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS294f
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Adolph Rosenberg, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Included are receipts, press cards, and membership cards of Zionist Organization of America, Y.M.C.A., Georgia Motor Club, Ballyhoo, and Atlanta Zionist District. Also included are play programs for events at the Penthouse, and Chastain Memorial Park. The collection includes documents of the Atlanta Jewish Community Council, Atlanta Camera Club, and World War II ration books....
Dates: 1942-1954

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

Adolphus W. Search payment voucher

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Collection number: ahc.MSS668f
Scope and Content

The Adolphus W. Search papers include a voucher for payment received by Search during his leave of absence from August 31, 1864 to February 28, 1865, which was authorized under special order #81, most likely to recruit volunteers in Ohio. The voucher is signed by J. V. Holliway, paymaster. An African-American servant, James, accompanied Search during his leave of absence.

Dates: 1865 April 8

African American gardens and cultural landscapes visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS400
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, postcards, stereographs, and slides that document African American residential gardens, cultural landscapes, and farms, in both urban and rural areas. Also a part of the collection are photographs and postcards of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeast. These images provide details such as garden and campus design, plant choices, farming methods, and land use as well as social and economic conditions in African American...
Dates: approximately 1880-2021, 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

Agnes "Annie" Moore scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS927f
Scope and Content

This scrapbook documents Agnes Moore Nabers' senior year at Commercial High School. It contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Commercial High School, photographs of students and faculty, short poems and signatures from students and faculty, pressed flowers, and calling cards. Also included are lists of clubs, Moore's report card, and a graduation program.

Dates: 1919-1920

Air mail service letters

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Collection number: ahc.MSS638f
Scope and Content

The collection contains one letter, with envelope, to Gov. Walker from the Jacksonville postmaster, dated September 15, 1926, and one letter from the governor to the postmaster, dated September 16, 1926.

Dates: 1926

A.J. Martin Hardware Company records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS877
Scope and Content

This collection contains seven journals/ledgers and three trial balance books. The journals/ledgers give a detailed account of the items that A.J. Martin Hardware Company carried and what they paid for them.

Dates: 1895-1909, undated

A.K. Ackerman scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS262
Scope and Content

This collection is a scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings pertaining to local and national events.

Dates: 1878

Albert K. Francis payment authorization

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS660f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of an authorization, dated September 15, 1862, to pay Albert K. Francis of Company A, 5th Infantry, Georgia Volunteers. H. T. Massengale, captain and quartermaster, signed the authorization.

Dates: 1862 September 15

Albert M. Harbin papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS503
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, copies of photographs, time tables, wage schedules, rule books, and other publications pertaining to Harbin's employment as a railroad engineer. Also included are railroad union and Masonic publications.

Dates: 1889-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1921

Albert Rhyne reminiscences

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS285f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a bound volume of anecdotes made by Albert Rhyne of Atlanta about his maternal grandmother, Amelia Hutchins Alexander (Mrs. Hooper Alexander) of Decatur, and about various personalities and homes in Druid Hills. Mentioned extensively are the Heinz family, the family of Asa Candler, Dr. H.V.M. Miller, H. G. Hastings, and Mrs. Julius Y. Talmadge. Also included is an obituary of Dr. M. B. Hutchins, brother of Mrs. Hooper Alexander.

Dates: 1976

Alberta Orr Cofer papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS64f
Scope and Content

This collection contains greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and a publication by First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia on its stained glass windows.

Dates: 1925-1972

Albin Jackson letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS592f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a personal letter from Mr. Albin Jackson date October 2, 1880 asking Mr. Rumstead to examine his books about a possible accounting mistake of monies paid for a sister's tuition.

Dates: 1880

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Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
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Decatur (Ga.) 13
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Atlanta Historical Society 32
Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 30
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 25
Hartsfield, William Berry 22
Georgia Institute of Technology 21
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Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 20
Coca-Cola Company 19
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 17
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 17
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 16
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 16
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 16
Rich's (Retail store) 16
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 16
Emory University 15
Garden Club of Georgia. 15
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 15
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
University of Georgia 15
Atlanta History Center 14
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 14
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 13
United States. Army 13
Young, Andrew, 1932- 13
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 12
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Ga.) 12
C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 12
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 12
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 11
Agnes Scott College 10
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 10
Atlanta Water Works (Ga.) 10
Georgia Power Company 10
Georgia School of Technology 10
Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 10
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 10
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 9
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 9
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 9
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Inman family 9
Piedmont Driving Club 9
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 9
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
United States. Navy 9
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 8
Atlanta Art Association 8
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Democratic Party (Ga.) 8
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 8
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 8
Georgia. Militia 8
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 8
Jones family 8
Jones, Bobby 8
Junior League of Atlanta 8
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 8
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 8
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 8
Massell, Sam 8
United Daughters of the Confederacy 8
Woodruff, Robert Winship 8
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 7
American Red Cross 7
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Atlanta Pride Committee 7
Atlanta Pride Festival (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Condon, Linnie, 1844-1909 7
Daughters of the American Revolution 7
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Garrett, Franklin M. (Franklin Miller), 1906-2000 7
Georgia. General Assembly 7
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
High Museum of Art 7
Mitchell, Eugene Muse 7
Olympic Games. (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 7
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 7
Wren's Nest (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 6
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 6
Atlanta Falcons (Football team) 6
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 6
Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing 6
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