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Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.
Dates: 1905

Alston family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1068
Scope and Content This collection includes legal documents, genealogical materials, and personal and legal correspondence pertaining to the wills and trusts of members of the Alston family and the family's "home place" in Barbour County, Alabama. Also of interest are materials relating to a visit to Atlanta in 1941 by Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States, as well as the Alston family genealogy, which includes two large parchment indentures made out to...
Dates: 1612-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1968

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

Atlanta Housing Authority records of the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan for the West End Area

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1043
Scope and Content This collection consists of the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan application for the West End Area, submitted in 1960. This application documents the details for the renewal projects and includes rationales for selecting the area, descriptions of the area, lists of resources to be used to accomplish the plan, maps of the area, land use maps, and official city of Atlanta budget and planning forms. In addition to the application there are manuals detailing minimum property standards for...
Dates: 1958-1967

Bedford-Pine Neighborhood Photograph Collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS152
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection includes images of residents and homes in the Bedford-Pine district of Atlanta, Georgia during the early 1970’s. The images depict children playing in the streets and on playgrounds as well as adults outside their homes. The photographs depict dilapidated and condemned housing in the area, a few neighborhood storefronts, refuse, and scenes of the Atlanta skyline in the background.
Dates: circa 1970-1971

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

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Identifier: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel, and...
Dates: 1937

Cornelia Cunningham Schoolcraft Huffer drawings

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Identifier: ahc.VIS224
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-four original pencil sketches on drawing board by Cornelia Cunningham Schoolcraft Huffer that she used for her book, Atlanta: City of To-Day, published in 1933. The drawings include Atlanta landmarks, street scenes, and prominent buildings and houses in the city.
Dates: 1933

Darlene Roth papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1210
Scope and Contents This collection documents Darlene Roth's professional work at the History Group, Inc., the Atlanta History Center, and Darlene Roth and Associates, Inc. The bulk of papers are historical surveys and reports about the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area that she completed as research assessments for corporate clients such as MARTA, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Atlanta Urban Design Commission. Papers include records, reports, surveys, notes, maps, and correspondence. Two...
Dates: 1854-2004, undated

Eleanor Hand Peoplestown neighborhood essay and recordings

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Identifier: 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

Garden Hills Neighborhood documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS924f
Scope and Content This collection contains information and correspondence from the East Wesley Road Traffic Steering Committee, meeting information for the Garden Hills Civic Association (GHCA), neighborhood complaints concerning the justice system and safety. Also included are a Garden Hills swimteam brochure, copies of Garden Hills and Fulton County road maps, information for historic districts, surveys for East Wesley Road property owners concerning traffic problems, a 1992 GHCA directory, two 1993 GHCA...
Dates: 1991-1993, undated

Herbert Jenkins photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS43
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of photographs of Police Chief Herbert Jenkins and Atlanta Police Department personnel throughout Jenkins' career. Noteworthy images of Jenkins include photographs of him as a child, a portrait taken on his first day as a police officer, and a photograph of him being sworn in by Mayor William B. Hartsfield. Other images of note include a series of photographs of the Summerhill riot of 1966, pictures of the first African American patrolmen, and portraits of...
Dates: 1890s-1975, undated

Hugh Brannon papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1170
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains documents relating the Hugh Brannon's education at Technological High School, and the neighborhood in which he lived, Inman Park. Included are examples of Brannon's classwork at William A. Bass Junior High School and at Technological High School, in courses such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies. Student assignments represented in the collection sometimes touched upon the subject of war in Europe. Brannon, a lifelong resident of Atlanta's Inman...
Dates: 1922-2007, undated

Inman Park Restoration, Inc. documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS650f
Scope and Content The records include intra-neighborhood communications, minutes, by-laws, and promotional and publicity materials.
Dates: 1971-1974

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote for...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Kirkwood Neighbors Organization records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1037
Scope and Content This collection consists of executive committee records, including bylaws and articles of incorporation, regarding the incorporation of the Kirkwood Neighbors Organization (KNO); executive committee correspondence on neighborhood concerns, such as zoning, public safety, transportation issues, and education; KNO meeting agendas and minutes; subcommittee activities and special projects, such as streetscape improvements for Kirkwood commercial district, oral history projects, green space...
Dates: 1993-2009, 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

Map collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS290
Scope and Content This collection includes city maps of Atlanta and its suburbs, as well as plat maps drawn to facilitate the purchase of new homes in neighborhoods and subdivisions in Fulton, DeKalb and Cobb counties. The maps illustrate the physical growth of the city of Atlanta and the creation of neighborhoods in and around the city in the latter half of the 19th century through the late 20th century.
Dates: 1853-1991, undated

Peachtree Park Civic Association records

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Identifier: ahs.MSS1062
Scope and Content This collection contains the Articles of Incorporation and certificate, meeting minutes, notices for special events and meetings, memos, and newsletters. Also included in the collection is a new Atlanta resident welcome kit from the First National Bank of Atlanta and records of the Rainbow Road Race.
Dates: 1960 -1991, undated

Rick Beard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS730
Scope and Content These papers consist of research for the dissertation correspondence.
Dates: 1890-1980, undated

Ross Ingram Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS165
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains snapshots of various neighborhoods in Atlanta, Georgia as well as portraits of members of the Weaver and Drake families as well as some of their extended families. Most of the snapshots of Atlanta were taken in the 1960s, but the family portraits are from an earlier period, and were evidently purchased by Mr. Ingram. The neighborhoods included in this collection are Ansley Park, Buttermilk Bottoms, Grant Park, Inman Park, Lower Midtown, Pittsburgh, and West End. The...
Dates: circa 1885-1969, undated, bulk 1964-1969

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Albert's Superette (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Boswell, William 1
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