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Allen W. Hairston photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS315
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken on the property of the Hoshall and McCabe residences at 1314 and 1328 Council Bluff Drive, near the intersection with Pine Forest Drive, in the Sagamore Hills neighborhood. The images show a wooded area, a creek, trees, and tree bark.
Dates: approximately 1960-1970

Allen Jones papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1105
Scope and Content This collection contains notes, correspondence, and business documentation related to Allen Jones' work in the Atlanta Executive Network, Helping Hands, Log Cabin Republicans, and Young Republicans groups. Materials also include select personal records such as a family newsletter and images of awards Jones received.
Dates: 1964-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2007

Alma Gilreath cash book

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Collection number: ahc.MSS915f
Scope and Content This collection contains a cash book kept by employee Alma Gilreath Edwards, which details haircut appointments and their cost from Boyd's Beauty Shoppe in Atlanta, Georgia. Edward may have been affiliated with the Florence Crittenton Home for Unwed Mothers.
Dates: 1952-1953

Almeda Leona Askerooth scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS541f
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook of Almeda Askerooth who graduated from Commercial High School in Atlanta, Georgia. There are images of her as well as her teachers and friends. Also included are a few items pertaining to World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Alonzo Miller Civil War papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS237f
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of typed transcripts of Private Miller’s daily diary and letters to his family during his time as a soldier. The letters and diary chronicles the 12th regiment’s march from Wisconsin through Tennessee and Alabama and into Georgia. His papers provide detailed descriptions of the towns and countryside through which he travelled and include observations on the daily activities of soldiers, such as training and foraging, as well as comments on the weather and the general...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Alston family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1068
Scope and Content This collection includes legal documents, genealogical materials, and personal and legal correspondence pertaining to the wills and trusts of members of the Alston family and the family's "home place" in Barbour County, Alabama. Also of interest are materials relating to a visit to Atlanta in 1941 by Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States, as well as the Alston family genealogy, which includes two large parchment indentures made out to...
Dates: 1612-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1968

Alston family visual arts material

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Collection number: ahc.VIS236
Scope and Content This collection consists of an ambrotype, cabinet card, photographic postcard, and portrait prints of the Alston family of Georgia and Alabama. Also included is a VHS tape, "Family Name," directed by Macky Alston, and a DVD, "Slavery by Another Name." Most of the photographs are unidentified family members and all are undated. Included is an 8 x 13 inch portrait print of Philip H. Alston Sr. Of note are photographs of Philip H. Alston Sr., his wife May Lewis Alston, and their children at...
Dates: 1870-2012, undated

Alton Bowie Reddick, Jr. Time Capsule Documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS789f
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of telegrams sent to Alton Bowie Reddick, Jr. (1920-2009) in regards to the Time Capsule Committee project. Telegrams were sent from Ralph McGill (1898-1969), Mayor William B. Hartsfield (1890-1971), and Collett E. Woolman (1899-1966), with predictions of Atlanta's growth and development between 1959 and 1998. There are also newspaper clippings with predictions of urban growth in every city and county in Georgia between 1959 and 2033.
Dates: 1959 May

Alvin E. Fuller scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS786
Scope and Content This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to Fulton County government issues.
Dates: 1951-1952

Alvin J. Belle Isle scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS259
Scope and Content Newspaper clippings of Belle Isle family in the news.
Dates: 1916-1950

Ambrose Everett Carroll Smith papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS843f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between Carroll and his parents written during the months before and after he was injured in a truck accident. It also contains inquiries written by his father, W.R.C. Smith, to find out information about his son from military leadership, American Red Cross personnel, and other Atlanta publishers. Material also includes newspaper clippings gathered by Carroll's sister that recount his homecoming as well as clippings regarding W.R.C. Smith and his...
Dates: 1918-1919, undated

American Council of Christian Churches documents on the Black Manifesto

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Collection number: ahc.MSS936f
Scope and Content This collection contains a reprint of James Forman's 1969 speech "The Black Manifesto," in which he calls for reparations to African Americans from white Christian churches. Also included is a pamphlet published by the American Council of Christian Churches defaming James Forman, and an order form for more relevant literature.
Dates: 1969, undated

American Daffodil Society photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS252
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon, daffodil fields, machinery, and farm workers. A small number of images depict Jan De Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms owner and bulb breeder, with other unidentified men. Also included in the collection are images of packing crates, farm buildings, and identified narcissi. Of special interest are women and children posing in the daffodil fields with Mount Hood visible in the background.
Dates: approximately 1930-1950, undated

American Daffodil Society records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1029
Scope and Content This collection contains administrative records and publications such as nursery catalogs, pamphlets, articles, and periodicals that document the history and activities of the American Daffodil Society. Board of directors minutes include financial and membership reports, as well as minutes from the executive committee meetings. These materials show the interests and areas of research that the society pursues.
Dates: 1810-2015, undated

American Institute of Industrial Engineers conference papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS862f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials from the 1959 conference and convention of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are a scenic map of Atlanta, pamphlets on the history of Georgia and popular attractions, the conference schedule and agenda, and a directory of exhibits. Also included are a complete list of attendees, and a nametag and a resume belonging to Joseph M. Lee Jr. (1921-1999).
Dates: 1959

American Legion Fulton County Post 134 records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS386
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of organizational and financial records for the American Legion Fulton County Post 134. Included in the collection are meeting minutes, correspondence, and financial records. There are also meeting programs, membership rosters, and dues cards.
Dates: 1882-1969, undated

Amos Beckwith certificates

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Collection number: ahc.MSS514
Scope and Content This collection contains certificates awarded to Amos Beckwith and a letter sent along with one of the certificates for proof of receipt. Included are Beckwith's 1850 diploma from the United States Military Academy and commissioning certificates awarded as Beckwith moved up in rank. Among the certificates are his promotion to 2nd lieutenant in the 1st Regiment of Artillery in 1851, his promotion to brevet brigadier general in 1866, and his promotion to colonel in 1888.
Dates: 1850-1888

Anderson family photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS42
Scope and Content The Anderson family photographs consist of albumen prints, a cabinet card, photographic postcards, and individual and group portrait prints in studio settings and exterior snapshots around the Atlanta, Georgia area. Most of the images are unidentified men, women, and children. Identified individuals include a cabinet card of Jessie M. Anderson, a postcard image of George Ballard, and portrait prints of Alberta Adams, Alberta Anderson, and Ella Mae Matthews. Of interest is a photograph of a...
Dates: approximately 1920-1945

Andrew Guy documents of Arrow Company

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Collection number: ahc.MSS755f
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains material related to Andrew Guy's employment at Arrow Company in Atlanta. Items include correspondence, certificates, programs, pamphlets, and the by-laws of the "Twenty Five Year and Retiree Club." Content includes informaton about company operations and history as well as retiree relations.
Dates: 1963-2001, undated

Andrew Kohr records of the South Carolina Historic Landscape Initiative

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1071
Scope and Content This collection contains descriptive landscape surveys and accompanying research material such as correspondence, articles, maps, and garden sketches, which document the history and current condition of historic landscapes included in the project. Surveys included in the collection are from records maintained by landscape architect Andrew Kohr and are primarily from Charleston County, South Carolina. Many garden surveys are associated with a significant individual or house and provide social,...
Dates: 2014

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
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Flower shows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 79
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 73
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 69
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Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 62
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs 58
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta 53
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African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Invitation cards -- Georgia 15
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
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Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
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Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
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Atlanta Historical Society 30
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 18
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 17
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 17
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 16
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 16
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 15
Garden Club of Georgia. 15
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Emory University 14
Rich's (Retail store) 14
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
University of Georgia 14
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 13
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 13
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 13
United States. Army 13
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 12
Young, Andrew, 1932- 12
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 11
Atlanta History Center 11
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 11
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 11
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 11
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 10
C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Georgia Power Company 10
Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 10
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 9
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 9
Georgia School of Technology 9
Inman family 9
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 9
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 9
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
United States. Navy 9
Agnes Scott College 8
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 8
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 8
Atlanta Art Association 8
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 8
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, 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
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
Piedmont Driving Club 8
United Daughters of the Confederacy 8
Woodruff, Robert Winship 8
American Red Cross 7
Daughters of the American Revolution 7
Democratic Party (Ga.) 7
Garrett, Franklin M. (Franklin Miller), 1906-2000 7
Georgia. General Assembly 7
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Jones, Bobby 7
Mitchell, Eugene Muse 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
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 6
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 6
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 6
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 6
Atlanta Public Library 6
Atlanta Public Schools 6
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 6
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Boys High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 6
Carnegie Library of Atlanta 6
Connally, Mary Virginia Brown 6
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