Democratic Party (Ga.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS108
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and business papers of Charles J. Haden and his wife, Annie Bates, including correspondence, land grants, clippings, maps, speeches, and printed material. Topics include genealogy, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the state Democratic Party, the Cherokee Slate Company, and the Cyclorama. Of particular note is a speech by Haden on cotton production in the South and the effects of various New Deal policies on southern economy, the Atlanta Convention Bureau...
Dates: 1847-1966, undated; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1950
Collection number: ahc.VIS360
Scope and Content This collection documents the political life of Charles Longstreet Weltner and the built landscape of Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s. Film footage highlights a variety of Weltner's campaign activities including him walking on the sidewalk through a blighted Atlanta neighborhood; Weltner looking over the city of Atlanta from the top of the Merchandise Mart; and scenes most likely used for campaign ads. Included are street scenes of downtown Atlanta, with views of public and private...
Dates: approximately 1958-1966, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1152
Scope and Content This collection documents Gilmore "Gil" Robison's career fighting for LGBT rights as a political activist and elected official. Materials show his efforts to legalize gay marriage, to create the Atlanta Gay Center, to battle a law that targeting gay men by banning prostitution, and to stop police harassment of the LGBT community. Materials include official records of the Georgia Democratic Party, which contain voter registration documents and lists of representatives, as well as flyers,...
Dates: 1959-1997, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS768f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence written to and from Carter related to his personal life and public service. There is also a letter from a group of Atlantans endorsing Carter's 1970 gubernatorial candidacy.
Collection number: ahc.VIS322
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
Collection number: ahc.MSS448f
Scope and Content This collection contains the printed proceedings from the Atlanta Intelligencer in a Special Edition. The content concerns an attempted reconciliation in Georgia between the Union wing of the Democratic Party and the Southern Rights wing of the Democratic Party proposed by the Union Democratic Convention held in Atlanta Sept. 17, 1852. This was an attempt to unify the Democratic Party in Georgia behind Franklin Pierce in the presidential election of 1852.
Dates: 1852 Sept. 18