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Rich's (Retail store)

 Organization

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogues

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS756
Scope and Content This collection contains various catalogues including Sears and Roebuck, Macy's, Davison's, Rich's, and J.C. Penney's. Catalogues are annual, biannual, and seasonal. This collection is alphabetical in boxes one through twenty-five, after that the catalogs are in random order as added.
Dates: 1968-1986

DuBose family collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1201
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club and her association with the Atlanta Opera Arts Association. Included are opera show programs from her performances with the San Francisco Opera chorus, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also newspaper clippings of Grigsby's modeling career and her involvement in the 1954 "Feast of...
Dates: 1943-2004, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS391
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club. Included are production stills from The Tales of Hoffman and Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, and images from the Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also photographs of Grigsby modeling at The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia; on top of Stone Mountain; for an...
Dates: 1940-2004, undated

Haverty family visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS367
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, negatives, and maps that document the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. Included in the collection are images of J. J. Haverty, Clarence Haverty, and Rawson Haverty Sr.'s children, as well as the weddings of Clare Haverty to Frank Ridley Jr., Betty Haverty to Alex Smith, and Rawson Haverty to Margaret Munnerlyn. Photographs feature J. J. Haverty's home Villa Clare, along with Clarence and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1842-2006

H.E. Shindelbower papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS835f
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains periodicals and booklets from the early 1940s. Materials include several editions of Georgia Power's Kilowatt News, Southern Bell's guide to telephone etiquette, and the WSB War Review of 1942. This collection also contains a catalogue from the Home Builders Plan Service and building specification forms for a home at 3181 Sewell Rd SW, later renamed Benjamin Mays Drive, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1942-1951, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS121
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1953

Parker Lowell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS136
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are photographs of Atlanta buildings and parks. Images include the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, Piedmont Park, the Cyclorama building in Grant Park, the Hurt Building and Hurt Park, the Municipal Auditorium, Rich’s Department Store, and The Temple and other scenes on Peachtree Street.
Dates: 1949

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated

Rich's Department Store new employee training documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS791f
Scope and Content This collection contains training materials for new female Rich's hires. Specifically, material includes booklets on the chemistry and care of Nylon and other fabrics, as well as tips on how to sell these and other products. The documents include store policy and procedures, and one entry blank for a Deering, Milliken & Co., Inc. retail sales personnel contest. Of special note are three Elizabeth Arden wellness pamphlets that provide tips on diet, skincare, and exercise for women.
Dates: 1946-1953, undated

Robert D. Klein Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS127
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of buildings in the commercial district of downtown Atlanta, and in an outlying area which is presently known as Midtown. The collection includes views of the Empire Building on Broad Street (later named Citizens and Southern National Bank Building), the Hurt Building on Hurt Plaza, Rich’s Department Store on Broad Street, the Ruralist Press Building located on Hunter Street, and Peachtree Apartments (later named Hotel Peachtree Manor) located on Peachtree...
Dates: circa 1920 -1925

Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects, Engineers documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS885f
Scope and Content This collection contains corporate records from the architectural firm Stevens & Wilkinson. Materials include work orders, survey results, a terrain map, and articles written about the firm. Work orders include the Georgia Baptist Hospital, Rich's Store for Men, and the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
Dates: 1946-1992, undated

William Stanford Sr. photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS108
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of young African Americans, perhaps students at Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting racial segregation policies of Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1960

Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS678f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of a leaflet, dated 3 December, 1960, obtained by William Stanford Sr., which was distributed for this civil rights march by students attending college at schools within the Atlanta University Center system.
Dates: 3 December, 1960