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All Saints Episcopal building specifications

Collection number: ahc.MSS868f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a contract between the All Saints Episcopal Church and Morgan & Dillon for the construction of a Sunday school building. The contract includes specifications for the brick work, electric work, iron and brass work, steam heating, as well as painting of the building. Also included is a letter that adds information originally omitted from the plumbing specifications.

Dates: 1917

Annie B. Slider papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS692f
Scope and Content This collection contains personal papers and memorabilia of the Slider family. The bulk of the collection pertains to activities at the Baptist Tabernacle Church and includes weekly church bulletins, flyers, and church programs. In addition, there are newspaper clippings about members of the Slider family. The collection also contains certificates of appreciation and completion for Annie B. Slider and her daughter, Annie Mae. There is one black and white photograph of Elma Virginia Slider...
Dates: 1927-2006, undated

Charles Bickerstaff and Joel Hurt Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS134
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of banks, businesses, theaters, clubs, hotels, and grocery stores in downtown Atlanta, including two structures, the Atlanta Theater and the Equitable Building that were built by engineer and developer Joel Hurt. The collection also contains photographs of the Candler Building, the Century Building, the Empire Building, the English-American Building, and the Piedmont Hotel. Among the images are photographs taken by Tracy Mathewson, Edwards and Sons, and...
Dates: circa 1893 - 1923

Charles Longstreet Weltner films

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

Daisy Frances Daves Smith photographs of the Wright family

Collection number: ahc.VIS432
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the Wright family, primarily Ralph Edward Wright. Also included are images of Charles Whitefoord Smith’s residences. Of special note is a photograph of a surrey attached to a horse, as well as an image of unidentified individuals standing in front of the First Baptist Church in Newnan, Georgia.

Dates: 1869-1912, undated

Edmund W. Hughes photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS186
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the metropolitan Atlanta region and photographs illustrating social events in the city. Bell and Stanton Public Relations used these photographs documenting the Atlanta area as promotional images. Most of the images were taken in the late 1960s and include the Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta Memorial Arts Center, First Federal Savings and Loan building, Hartford Insurance building, Peachtree Center, and the Trust Company of Georgia. The collection...
Dates: 1958-1968

Ernest W. Sills Tullie Smith House photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS338
Scope and Content

This collection contains images taken of the Tullie Smith House in its original location at 2890 North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia.

Dates: approximately 1940

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS201f
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound volume. Inside are two letters to Miss Ruth Blair, the Executive Secretary of the Atlanta Historical Society, dated March 11, 1938 and March 18, 1938, both from Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. Also included is a short manuscript titled “My Reminiscences From 1883”. The first part of the manuscript is a memoir which mentions many prominent citizens, such as Joel Chandler Harris, Carroll Payne, and Henry W. Grady; businesses, like the Merchants Bank of Atlanta, J....
Dates: 1938

Florence Inman photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS389
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Focal Point Inc.'s awards and recognitions, the staff and workshop, and the moldings they designed and manufactured. Examples of moldings and decorative medallions are shown after they were manufactured in the Focal Point workshop, or installed in residences and historic properties. Of special note are images of Focal Point co-founders, Florence Inman and Jerry Garrison, as well as custom-made designs for Atlanta's Fox Theatre, historic properties at...
Dates: 1970-1990, undated

General Motors Corporation photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS377
Scope and Content

This collection contains promotional photographs of automobiles produced by the General Motors Corporation between 1910 and 1960, including various models of Chevrolets, Oldsmobiles, and Pontiacs. Also featured is a photograph of a Chevrolet assembly plant in Atlanta, Georgia, and employees working on automobile bodies at the Fisher Body Division in Detroit, Michigan.

Dates: approximately 1910-1954, undated

George Carpenter Jones photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS408
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs and glass plate negatives related to the Ansley Golf Club, J. M. High Company department store, Gordon Street Baptist Church, and unidentified residences and individuals, possibly related to George Carpenter Jones.

Dates: 1953, undated

Harriette Speer Parker photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS353
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, taken by Harriette Speer Parker and her father, Eustace Asbury Speer. Of special note are photographs of the Great Fire of Atlanta in 1917, the Festival of Old Atlanta in the late 1960s, and negatives of aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta. The photographs taken by Eustace Asbury Speer include images of the State Revenue Department personnel in 1927, Piedmont Park, and the Atlanta skyline. Also featured are family...
Dates: 1917-1970, undated

Haverty family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS904
Scope and Content This collection documents the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. The papers consist of business correspondence, family letters, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, travel journals, and writings. Included in the collection are speeches from Haverty's and American Retail Federation meetings and conventions, as well as first person narratives from Rawson Haverty Sr. highlighting his travels to Europe and family...
Dates: 1810-2007, undated

Haverty family visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS367
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, negatives, and maps that document the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. Included in the collection are images of J. J. Haverty, Clarence Haverty, and Rawson Haverty Sr.'s children, as well as the weddings of Clare Haverty to Frank Ridley Jr., Betty Haverty to Alex Smith, and Rawson Haverty to Margaret Munnerlyn. Photographs feature J. J. Haverty's home Villa Clare, along with Clarence and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1842-2006

Henry Burr Green real estate photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS308
Scope and Content This collection contains black-and-white photographs accumulated by Henry Burr Green in the process of conducting real estate business for Cheves-Green Enterprises, the mortgage loan, real estate, property management, and insurance company of which he was President. Most photos were taken by commercial photographer Walter M. Wright, and depict residential homes and office buildings in Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, and Marietta. Highlights include the Healey Building, Henry...
Dates: 1928-1947, undated

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated

Jack Etheridge Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS109
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of the construction of a section of highway that merges Interstate 75 and Interstate 85, known as the downtown connector. Included are aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta, and images taken on the ground depicting the path of the interstate.

Dates: 1961-1962

Jo Crawford Phelps Photographs of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Collection number: ahc.VIS161
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains photographs of the exterior of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception taken one week after a fire which nearly destroyed the church.

Dates: 1982

Kathryn T. Clark research paper

Collection number: ahc.MSS413f
Scope and Content

This research paper is entitled "First Methodist Church" and was written by Kathryn T. Clark, a student at Georgia State University. The church building was designed by Willis Franklin Denny II. The paper describes the architecture of the church and some of its history.

Dates: 1973

Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. photographs of Midtown Historic District

Collection number: ahc.VIS265
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of images of the historic Midtown area in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken for draft nomination on the National Register of Historic Places for Midtown. Included are photos of churches, Henry Grady High School, stores and businesses, street scapes, apartments, and homes in the Midtown area. Types of homes photographed vary among bungalows, duplexes, row houses, carriage houses, alley dwellings, and cottages. Of special interest are photographs of the...
Dates: 1997

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