New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and business correspondence; copies and original newspaper and magazine clippings; house blueprints; and a World War II dated events map.
Dates: 1883-1945, undated; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1945
Scope and Content The collection contains eighty-six volumes of diaries written by Grady Lee Randolph that include memoirs, observations and analysis of daily life as a Alabama farm boy and later as a school teacher and permanent resident of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection spans from 1931 to 2001, but skips the year 1943. Randolph recorded over 20,000 daily diary entries that include observations of life during the Great Depression, and events such as the Gone With the Wind premier; World War II; the Winecoff...
Scope and Content This collection contains nine Atlanta rental advertisements, with five listings for "black properties" and four listings for "white properties." Advertisements contain the address, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the size of property in square feet, the annual taxes, rental prices, and full sales prices.
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence of Atlanta attorney Jack J. Spalding. Included are letters to W. D. Anderson of Bibb Manufacturing Company in Macon, Georgia over the philosophy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal. Other letters are between Spalding and Democratic National Committee Secretary Lawrence Wood Robert, Jr. Other correspondence relates to a land transaction in which he was involved.
Dates: 1914-1937, 1966
Scope and Contents of the Records The images in this collection depict locations in metropolitan Atlanta, including images of the central city, Roswell, and Stone Mountain. Images of Atlanta include buildings on Auburn Avenue such as Big Bethel Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, a Fire Station, the King Center, Odd Fellows Building and Auditorium, the Prince Hall Masonic Building, Wheat Street Baptist Church, and the YMCA. Other locations in Atlanta include Excelsior Mills, a bank building and the Georgia Nut and Bolt...
Dates: circa 1979
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