West End Garden Club scrapbook
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West End Garden Club scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: West End Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: West End Garden Club scrapbook
Dates: 1929-1936
Quantity: 2.0 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS972

Biographical/Historical Note

The West End Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1929. The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice president, and treasurer. The club supported several civic projects including the beautification of a section of State Route 29, Roosevelt Highway, and the landscaping of the Kate P. Dawson Day Nursery. The club participated in the first Atlanta Dogwood Festival in 1936, as well as hosting and participating in numerous flower shows.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one scrapbook that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material provides details on the meetings, programs, and flower shows of the club. Photos of members' gardens are also included, as well as a photo of the club's float for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival depicting the Thimblefinger Well at the Wren's Nest.


Index Terms

Flower shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Gardening--Georgia--Atlanta
Gardening--Societies, etc.
West End (Atlanta, Ga.)
West End Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Women--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

West End Garden Club scrapbook, MSS 972, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2005

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Location

MSS OS Box 2.327.1Scrapbook, 1929-1936