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Charles Longstreet Weltner films

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Collection number: ahc.VIS360
Scope and Content This collection documents the political life of Charles Longstreet Weltner and the built landscape of Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s. Film footage highlights a variety of Weltner's campaign activities including him walking on the sidewalk through a blighted Atlanta neighborhood; Weltner looking over the city of Atlanta from the top of the Merchandise Mart; and scenes most likely used for campaign ads. Included are street scenes of downtown Atlanta, with views of public and...
Dates: approximately 1958-1966, 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

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

Sam Massell photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

Southern Council on International and Public Affairs photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS357
Scope and Content This collection contains images of two council meetings: a meeting held at McElreath Hall of the Atlanta Historical Society (later named Atlanta History Center) and a regional conference of the Southern Council on International and Public Affairs in Charleston, South Carolina. Images taken at McElreath Hall highlight Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's address to the Southern Council. Also included are American politicians Mayor Andrew Young (1932-), Governor Zell Miller (1932-2018),...
Dates: 1976 March 6; December 3-4

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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Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Inman Park Restoration, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Joint Civilian Organization Conference (Fort Benning, Ga.) 1
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