Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains one company journal kept by the Atlanta Fire Department. The journal was kept in accordance with the rules for maintaining a company journal, spelled out in the front cover of the journal. Items to be recorded in the journal include: special duties performed by each member, delinquencies of officers and members, reports transmitted, alarms received, runs made, time of return from alarm, reporting back in service, apparatus out of service, changing hose, sickness of...
Scope and Content This collection contains a chart detailing every building fire, described either as a dwelling, restaurant, or factory, that occurred Atlanta in 1894. Information includes the location, owner, value, damage, and cause of fire.
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains documents relating the Hugh Brannon's education at Technological High School, and the neighborhood in which he lived, Inman Park. Included are examples of Brannon's classwork at William A. Bass Junior High School and at Technological High School, in courses such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies. Student assignments represented in the collection sometimes touched upon the subject of war in Europe. Brannon, a lifelong resident of Atlanta's Inman...
Dates: 1922-2007, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains documents detailing Percy H. Perkins' architectural involvement in the construction of Fulton County Fire Station No. 25. Materials include letters between Perkins and the Fulton County road service, results of concrete tests, and receipts.
Dates: 1947-1950, undated
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of fire stations and personnel of the Atlanta Fire Department. Also included are photographs of notable fires in Atlanta during the 20th century. Most of the photographs are group portraits of fire companies taken between 1890 and 1928, and include images of fire stations number 1 through 20. Individual firemen are identified in many of the photographs. There are also photographs of fire companies affiliated with the aforementioned stations. Examples...
Dates: 1882 – 1972
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David Abernathy,...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated
Scope and Content The scope of this collection ranges through two generations of the Terrell Family. Beginning with the papers of John Terrell and continuing with the papers of his son, Ralph Terrell and John Terrell’s daughter, Evelyn. The early papers include materials collected by John Terrell in his career as a fireman. These papers include correspondence, fraternal order membership cards, and newspaper clippings. Significant additions to the collection are two diaries for the years 1930 and 1931. The...
Scope and Contents This collection contains images and items related to the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta's outreach activities and members. Included are photographs, negatives, and slides of annual events and contests, as well as WCC members and officers, meetings, and committees. Also included are materials related to activities conducted in partnership with the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and the Atlanta Junior Chamber of Commerce. All images were taken in Atlanta, Georgia, unless otherwise noted.
Dates: approximately 1948-1981, undated