African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1180
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials from the Early Edgewood-Candler Park BiRacial History Project. Materials document the history of African American residents in the Edgewood-Candler Park area, such as deeds, city directories, neighborhood histories, and maps. Of particular note are theses written by Georgia State University students and papers about the neighborhood written by the project's founder, Amy Meyer Burns, about the neighborhood.
Dates: 1880-2011, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS35
Scope and Content The collection contains images of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, special events, and other public officials. The bulk of the collection features Hamilton posed with public officials including: Governor Jimmy Carter, U.S. Congressman Andrew Young, Georgia Governor George Busbee, Coretta Scott King, Atlanta University President Benjamin E. Mays, and U.S. Congressman Julian Bond. Also included are photographs of Atlanta homes of the 1960s; African-American Navy yard workers (1940s); the...
Dates: 1882-1984, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS102
Scope and Content This photograph collection contains images of hospital physicians, nurses, staff, patients, as well as the buildings and grounds of the institution, including Grady Memorial Hospital, the Grady Memorial School of Nursing, and Hughes Spalding Pavilion. Among the images are photographs taken during special events, such as retirement ceremonies, graduations, Christmas parties, and receptions.
Dates: 1896-1979, bulk (1950-1970), undated; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
Collection number: ahc.MSS174
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.
Dates: 1852-1901, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1120
Scope and Content This collection consists of historical sketches written about the club, biographies highlighting members, and a proclamation from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners honoring the club. There are also programs for events and special projects, yearbooks documenting past club members, meeting minutes, financial reports, and meeting agendas.
Dates: 1927-2003, undated