Riots -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection includes four folders of personal and business correspondence of the Galhouse, Kuhn, and Brisendine families. There are also numerous files of materials on Atlanta history, which include businesses, city politics, amusements, Catholic churches, and banks.
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...
Dates: 1890s-1975, undated
Scope and Content The Sadie Martin Partridge papers include a narrative reminiscence of her youth and photocopies of newsclippings from 1972. In the narrative, Sadie describes the life of a well-to-do young girl in turn-of-the-century Atlanta. She emerges as a spunky, flirtatious young woman. She also describes the millinery trade in Atlanta, social activities of the time period, and her memories of the 1906 Atlanta race riot. The newsclippings feature Sadie much later in her life, when she babysat to earn...