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African American visual arts collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Thomas C. and Elizabeth M. Lauren scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS289
Scope and Content This collection contains a single scrapbook primarily comprised of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1815-1950, undated

Transcriptions of speeches by President William McKinley

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Identifier: ahc.MSS233f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of eleven speeches made by President William McKinley in Georgia, Alabama, and Virginia. The speeches in Atlanta were given during a visit in mid-December 1898. Topics included care of disabled soldiers, and sectional unification of the country in the aftermath of the Spanish-American war.
Dates: 1898-1900

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African American agricultural laborers 1
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Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 1
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Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910 1