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African American visual arts collection

 Collection
Collection number: 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

Atlanta Life Insurance Company advertisement

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS554f
Scope and Content This collection contains an advertisement entitled "A Gallery of the Famous" which illustrates a number of prominent African American figures.
Dates: undated

James Edward Jordan photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS44
Scope and Content The collection contains portrait prints all presumably taken by James Edward Jordan. The images include portraits of unidentified children, men, and women, predominently posed in a studio setting with painted decorative backgrounds. Of note is one strip of custom postage stamps of an unidentified man.
Dates: approximately 1947-1970

Long, Rucker, and Aiken family photographs and lithographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS32
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.
Dates: 1859-1979, undated

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta Symphony...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Luckie family photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS20
Scope and Content This collection documents four generations of the Luckie family, very early members of Atlanta's free African American community.
Dates: 1860-1940, undated

Paul R. Jones ACTION photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS41
Scope and Content The collection consists of photographs documenting the public work of Paul Jones as regional director of ACTION. Most of the photographs depict ceremonial occasions, such as certificate presentations, public speeches, grant awards, or the signing of documents. Jones is pictured with identified and unidentified public officials, including Georgia Governor George Busbee and Florida Governor Reuben Askew, and with associations, including VISTA, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and the...
Dates: approximately 1970-1981

Samuel A. Hider photographs and posters

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Collection number: ahc.VIS361
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of Techwood Home's 50th anniversary celebration and Atlanta Housing Authority's 50th anniversary. Included are photographs of Hider with Atlanta political leaders Mayor Maynard Jackson, Julian Bond, and Governor Joe Frank Harris. Other images include S. Truett Cathy, city council president Marvin Arrington, and Mayor Bill Campbell. Of special interest are posters from both anniversary celebrations, one of which includes a schedule of a week of activities...
Dates: 1986-1988

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

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Collection number: ahc.MSS637
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated

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