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Atlanta Community Relations Commission documents

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1228
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes, reports, and other items generated by the Atlanta Community Relations Commission. These items document the Commission's establishment; relations with Atlanta Public Services; and reports on housing, discrimination, and race relations. Of particular interest is correspondence pertaining to segregation in schools, real estate, and employment.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1968

Eleanor Hand Peoplestown neighborhood essay and recordings

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS852f
Scope and Content

This collection contains an essay written by Eleanor Hand entitled "A Re-Viewing of Peoplestown" and taped interviews with Peoplestown residents Henry Phipps, Olivia Parks, and Grace Barksdale. In the essay Hand presents a history of Peoplestown's geographical development in relation to the railroad tracks, housing trends, racial prejudice against its residents, the Civil Rights Movement, and her hope for the future of the neighborhood.

Dates: 1994, undated

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

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

 Collection
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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National Association of Real Estate Brokers 1
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