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African American gardens and cultural landscapes visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS400
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, postcards, stereographs, and slides that document African American residential gardens, cultural landscapes, and farms, in both urban and rural areas. Also a part of the collection are photographs and postcards of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeast. These images provide details such as garden and campus design, plant choices, farming methods, and land use as well as social and economic conditions in African American...
Dates: approximately 1880-2021, undated

Anderson family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS42
Scope and Content The Anderson family photographs consist of albumen prints, a cabinet card, photographic postcards, and individual and group portrait prints in studio settings and exterior snapshots around the Atlanta, Georgia area. Most of the images are unidentified men, women, and children. Identified individuals include a cabinet card of Jessie M. Anderson, a postcard image of George Ballard, and portrait prints of Alberta Adams, Alberta Anderson, and Ella Mae Matthews. Of interest is a photograph of a...
Dates: approximately 1920-1945

Atlanta History Center postcard collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort McPherson,...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Benjamin E. Mays photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS40
Scope and Content The images consist of portraits of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, primarily at public events such as graduation ceremonies or committee meetings during his tenure as the president of Morehouse College. Other photographs consist of Mays with other individuals or groups, including faculty members. Most of the group photographs are identified by event only and include general faculty or administrators posed in cap and gown, consisting of Benjamin E. Mays; Charles E. Merrill, Chairman, Board of Trustees,...
Dates: approximately 1947-1981

Bowen family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS38
Scope and Content The collection of photographs encompasses images of the Bowen family. The bulk of the photograph collection consists of images of studio poses and bust portraits of Reverend Bowen and his second wife, Irene Smallwood Bowen, and of John Wesley Edward Bowen, Jr., including Bowen, Jr. in a class photograph. Other images are unidentified studio poses and a postcard with an image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which shows King enjoying a joke by comedian Joey Adams at a benefit for the Southern...
Dates: approximately 1889-1963

Dr. Louis W. Sullivan papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1162
Scope and Content This collection contains personal documents from Dr. Louis W. Sullivan. Materials include a 60th high school reunion program, family correspondence and genealogy papers, Morehouse Alumni Club agendas, booklets from Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) correspondence. MSM correspondence includes employment paperwork, budget discussions, an annual report to the board of trustees, and letters from Morehouse College regarding the creation of the Medical Education Program/MSM....
Dates: 1946-2018, undated

Long, Rucker, and Aiken family photographs and lithographs

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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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

Maxey family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS37
Scope and Content The collection includes photographs of Charles Lincoln Maxey, Sr., and other members of the Maxey family. The collection contains images of African American school groups at varying levels from one-room schoolhouses for elementary level children to college students. All are group photographs, primarily scenes posed before educational buildings, or graduation groups, and most are unidentified. Those identified include the Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, students at Fisk University in...
Dates: 1910-1945

Millie J. McCreary diary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS226f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary of Millie J. McCreary, a teacher at the Atlanta Baptist Seminary (later Morehouse College). She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1858. She married another of the teachers, William P. Manguse. The diary mentions several fellow teachers and the activities of Atlanta Baptists, the Colored Baptist Mission Society convention in Atlanta, Spelman College, and the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.
Dates: 1895-1896

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

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Identifier: 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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Aaron, Hank, 1934- 1
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Aiken family 1
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Alexander, Wellington, Jr., Rev. 1
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 1
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 1
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Alston, Philip H., Jr., 1911-1988 1
Amos, Moses, Dr. 1
Anderson family 1
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Arnett, Bill 1
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Atlanta Historical Society 1
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Ballard, George 1
Bedou, A. P. 1
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Beene, Geoffrey 1
Bell, Griffin B., 1918-2009 1
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Boston University. Department of Religious Education 1
Bourne, Geoffrey H. (Geoffrey Howard), 1909-1988 1
Bowen family 1
Bowen, Irene Smallwood, 1861-1954 1
Bowen, J. W. E. (John Wesley Edward), 1855-1933 1
Bunnen, Lucinda 1
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 1
Butler Street YMCA (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Butler, Henry Rutherford, Dr. 1
Butler, Selena Sloan 1
Callaway, Virginia Hand 1
Candler, Asa Griggs, 1851-1929 1
Carr, Julian Shakespeare 1
Carter, Billy 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Carter, Lillian, 1898-1983 1
Carter, Rosalynn 1
Chambers, Anne Cox, 1919- 1
Clark Atlanta University 1
Coca-Cola Company 1
Columbians (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Counts, Charles 1
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Currier & Ives 1
Davis, Bessie Rucker 1
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