Community development -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, undated
Scope and Content The images in this collection consist of photographs of the construction of the Atlanta Civic Center taken by David James Messer, Sr. Photographs include black and white interior and exterior images of the auditorium of the convention center and the exhibit building for the City of Atlanta. Messer produced monthly images to document the stages of the Atlanta Civic Center's development. The collection depicts views of the initial groundbreaking in 1965 to the completion of the convention center...
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the club. Included in the collection are directories that list members, committees, and calendars of activities. Additionally, a scrapbook provides details of the first two years of the club's neighborhood Ice Cream Socials and traffic island improvements.
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains newsletters and materials pertaining to the growth and development of the City of Atlanta, Georgia. There are also pamphlets, copies of legislation, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1951-1981, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains genealogical research, records of the Atlanta Chapter of the Associated Charities, manuscripts on a myriad of topics, and newspaper clippings. There is genealogical research on the Grant and Logan families gathered by Margaret Laing for her book, The Ten Years, 1905-1915, a history of the Atlanta Branch of the Associated Charities. Also included is correspondence that Laing received regarding her research from family members and...
Dates: 1903-1949, undated
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
Scope and Content The collection contains photocopies of correspondence, articles, and other documents of the Litterbug No Project. The bulk is Rush’s correspondence with government officials and private organizations. Also included is a copy of Rush's sworn declaration acknowledging his role in conceiving the project; a copy of a proclamation by Mayor Maynard Jackson proclaiming August 30, 1975, as “Litter Bug No Project Day;” copies of newspaper articles pertaining to the project; and copies of two...
Dates: 1975-1977, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains records he accumulated as chairman of the CLNHC (1979-1980) as well as correspondence from other leaders of the organization including Pat Willis; W. Leo Frame, Jr.; and Joel Cross. Most of the collection is composed of of the committee's files on banks including correspondence with bank leaders about their compliance with the CRA. Other materials found in these files include mortgage loan disclosure statements, statements of purpose in adherence with the CRA, bank...
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