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Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

John A. White papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS358f
Scope and Content This collection contains a New Testament given to Lieut. John A. White while at Camp Gordon by his mother, Mrs. B. J. White, a resolution from the Atlanta City Council honoring White on his death, and a letter from Alexander Allison to Milton Allison on farming conditions in Troup County, Georgia.
Dates: 1850, 1966

John J. Eagan papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS71
Scope and Content This collection includes personal correspondence, biographical sketches, news clippings, business records, personal financial records, and property records of John Eagan.
Dates: 1846-1977, undated

John J. Woodside Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS250
Scope and Content This collection contains the business records from Woodside Storage Company and also admission records from the Home for the Friendless. These are a variety of papers and documents that reflect the character of each member of the Woodside Family. The several cash books from Woodside Storage contain the business records of John J. Woodside, Sr. in the last few years of his life. The admissions books from the Home for the Friendless are records kept by Margaret Woodside during the years she...
Dates: 1889-1950

Kirkwood Neighbors Organization records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1037
Scope and Content This collection consists of executive committee records, including bylaws and articles of incorporation, regarding the incorporation of the Kirkwood Neighbors Organization (KNO); executive committee correspondence on neighborhood concerns, such as zoning, public safety, transportation issues, and education; KNO meeting agendas and minutes; subcommittee activities and special projects, such as streetscape improvements for Kirkwood commercial district, oral history projects, green space...
Dates: 1993-2009, undated

Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS91
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated

Lesbian and Gay Pride Week proclamations

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS799f
Scope and Content This collection contains three government-issued proclamations. The first was issued by Maynard Jackson, former Mayor of Atlanta, proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride/Human Rights Week" in the City of Atlanta. The second was issued by Mary Davis, member of the Atlanta City Council, also proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride Week" in Atlanta. She further proclaimed that June 28, 1993 was "Stonewall Anniversary Day" in the City of Atlanta. The third...
Dates: 1993

MacDougall Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS228
Scope and Content The Papers of Robert and Margaret MacDougall consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and scrapbook pages, and brochures and other printed materials. Many of these papers concern MacDougall’s work as an engineer, work as an administrator of the Works Progress Administration and his activities working with the city of Atlanta, particularly in the development of the expressways through the city and the bond issues to finance the projects. A second portion of these papers concern the...
Dates: 1924-1977

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1077
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Nancy Downing scrapbook on Eleonore Raoul Greene

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Identifier: ahc.MSS932f
Scope and Content Downing created this scrapbook as a memorial to Eleonore Raoul Greene. It contains copies of her suffrage exercises, thank you letters, newspaper articles, and letters documenting her work with the Atlanta League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1964-1977, undated

Research Atlanta Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992

Robert Lee Avary papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS16
Scope and Content This collection consists of business papers, Methodist church papers, political papers, family records, and materials relating to Confederate veterans.
Dates: 1881-1958

Roy LeCraw papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1949

Sam Massell papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS695
Scope and Content This collection contains a wide variety of material on the life and career of Sam Massell, Jr. It offers an excellent look at the careers of Sam Massell both as a political figure and as a businessman. There is also information relating to the many civic, political, and business organizations in which Sam Massell was involved. There are thirteen different series with topics such as Civil Rights, speeches, political information, trips, news releases, etc.
Dates: 1889-1983, undated

Sam Massell photographs

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Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

Southern Voice records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1016
Scope and Content This collection contains editorial planning records and subject files for stories published by Southern Voice. These files include editorial planning meeting notes, story assignments, camera-ready art, and subject files on national and regional issues of crime, health, lifestyle, and politics concerning the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender community. The camera-ready art consists of photographs and graphics used in conjunction with published articles,...
Dates: 1982-2007 undated

Walter McElreath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS154
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, manuscripts, handwritten notes, and pamphlets. The bulk of the collection contains McElreath's writings; research; rough drafts; a play for the Atlanta Centennial celebration; manuscripts of books and articles; and newspaper notices about his publications. Also included are notes and articles about Gertrude Stein and George Bernard Shaw. Newspaper clippings cover topics such as the Atlanta Centennial in 1948; the...
Dates: 1879-1963, undated

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

William Berry Hartsfield collection

 Collection
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1938-1971

William Fulmer Hull photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS177
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of images taken by photographer Bill Hull in the course of his duties at the Atlanta Historical Society. Mr. Hull frequently photographed areas in Atlanta in support of research, exhibitions, and programs at the institution. Included are images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, including Buckhead, Cabbagetown, Midtown and downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Images of geographic locations show commercial buildings, parks, and street views of important...
Dates: 1985-1996

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated