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Scope and Content This collection contains a U.S. war savings bond that "is your contribution toward the building of the new cruiser Atlanta." It has a photograph of a drawing of the proposed U.S.S. Atlanta.
Scope and Content This collection contains a ledger of signatures of bond subscribers for the U.S.S. Atlanta (CL- 104) in 1943.
Scope and Contents of the Records The artificial collection documents through a booklet, correspondence, an invitation, programs, war savings bonds and other printed material the efforts of Atlantans, among them Margaret Mitchell, to support and commemorate the third and fourth iterations of the U.S.S. Atlanta, primarily between 1941 and 1946. To a lesser extent, the activities of these two naval cruisers are documented through a printed summary and naval communications. The collection does not contain material related to the...
Dates: 1941-1946, 1979, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The artificial collection, ranging from 1891 to 1982, documents the efforts of prominent Atlantans, among them Margaret and Stephens Mitchell and Mayor William B. Hartsfield, to support and commemorate various iterations of the U.S.S. Atlanta, primarily during the early 1940s, through photographic and albumen prints, lithographs, and a postcard. The bulk of the collection contains visual materials (black and white photographs, one lithograph, and one postcard) related to U.S.S. Atlanta, the...
Dates: 1891-1982, bulk 1944
Scope and Content This collection contains one certificate for the purchase of war savings bonds to sponsor the United States military efforts during World War II. This particular bond was sold to build a new cruiser, called Atlanta, in 1943.
- Names: Atlanta (Light cruiser : CL-104) X
- Cruisers (Warships) -- United States 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American 2
- Armored vessels -- United States 1
- Midway, Battle of, 1942 1
- Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 3
- Atlanta (Light cruiser : CL-51) 2
- Atlanta Historical Society 2
- Flowers, Laura M. 1
- United States. Department of the Treasury 1
- United States. Navy 1 ∧ less