Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Benning family and the construction of the English-American (Flatiron) Building in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1893-1961, undated
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970
Scope and Content This collection consists of a diary Newman kept as a teenager in which she records descriptions of her life at home with her family, activities at school, and plays that she attended. The diary is signed on the front inside cover by Frances Newman and by her mother, Fanny Alexander Newman. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper articles about Newman's life and novels.
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Scarratt family, including Charles F. Scarratt, Jr., John Balsios Scarratt, and Edith H. Scarratt, along with photographs of their family businesses. Included are images of employees of the Scarratt Garage; men viewing boats at the Scarratt Boat Company; and images of the family's garage truck. Of special note are images of family members in class photographs at Ivy Street School, North Avenue Presbyterian School, and Highland Elementary School in Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1890-1960, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks from Julius Hayden and Evelyn Whitner, Julius' granddaughter. Julius' scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the presidential election of 1860 as well as the first year of the American Civil War. Evelyn's scrapbook contains image clippings mostly of women, children, and animals. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings from the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1861-1946, undated
Scope and Content Ephemeral items related to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (of which Jones was the national commander), the New York Life Insurance Company, and Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta (where he served as a ruling elder). Of special interest are scripts and historical addresses from Atlanta’s Centennial Celebration in 1948 and an inscribed copy of Ivan Allen’s The Spirit of Atlanta (1948).
Scope and Content This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.
Dates: approximately 1895
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of diaries written by Marion Wesley Ray in which he wrote about his family and kept daily accounts in Bethlehem, Georgia. Also included are pieces of poetry written by Ray. Of particular note is the 1905 entry in which Ray describes the death of his mother, Sarah.
Scope and Content This collection contains image of the family and friends of Mary Connally Spalding. Included are photographs of her travels to Ireland, France, and Egypt, as well as bridal portraits for her wedding to John Schaffner Spalding.
Dates: 1873-1932, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains a recording and transcript of an interview with Mary Ivey Campbell done by Emily Bealer Calhoun. Campbell discusses growing up in Atlanta in the 1910s and 1920s as well as family, school, religion, and shopping.
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains letters from Robert Carr to his sister, Virginia (1844-1927), and his mother, Sarah. The letters document his time in the Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery, including a firsthand account of his involvement in Civil War engagements such as the Battle of Shiloh and the United States Army’s capture of John Hunt Morgan. The collection also contains letter from Ripley, Ohio during World War II. The soldier mentioned in the letter is presumably a descendant of...
Dates: 1861-1876, 1943, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains Samuel R. Belk's diary, which contains a page of recordings for every day of 1926. One page includes a newspaper clipping which mentions Samuel Belk by name. Entries focus mostly on everyday family life and religious matters from his work as a pastor at Trinity Church in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also notes on the memoranda pages at the end of the diary consisting of names, addresses, and times of day.
Dates: 1926, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains include tax returns, articles written by family members, programs, a bulletin, and newspaper clippings. Of particular note are recorded interviews with three members of the Smith family: Leroy Wingate (the uncle of Dorothy Smith Allen), Dorothy Smith Allen, and Robert Stuart Allen. The interviews detail growing up in Georgia during the Great Depression.
Dates: 1904-1997, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains two diaries written by William Everhart Cunningham. In his entries he describes his participation in various sports at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), his sister's move to Agnes Scott College, and his reaction to his father's death in 1908. Also included in the collection is a postcard from his father.
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Branham family members, including: Walter McElreath at age 40; J.N. McEachern and his wife; and Emmett and May McElreath, law partner and brother of Walter McElreath. Of special note is a profile image of Robert E. Lee, believed to be signed by him.
Dates: approximately 1935, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Wilson and Tye family members, including Benjamin J. Wilson; Elizabeth H. Wilson; John L. Tye, Sr.; John L. Tye, Jr.; Carrie Wilson; and Mary Potts Wilson. Of note is a photograph of the Wilson family home at 266 Gordon Street (renamed Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard) in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1870-1890, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs from the extended Cooper family, Hinton family, Liles family, McKinney family, and Tye family of Atlanta, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Texas, and Missouri. Included are photographs from milestones such as graduations, weddings, and reunions, as well as baby pictures and school photos.
Dates: 1865-1992, undated