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Graham W. Jackson visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS34
Scope and Content This collection contains 1,668 images. The images depict Graham Jackson, his family, and Jackson's performances at various events and locations. Also featured are photographs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Little White House in Warm Springs and theLife magazine photograph by Ed Clark. Other images of politicians include President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, and President Jimmy Carter. The majority of the photographs are portraits...
Dates: 1913-1981

Litterbug No Project documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS766f
Scope and Content The collection contains photocopies of correspondence, articles, and other documents of the Litterbug No Project. The bulk is Rush’s correspondence with government officials and private organizations. Also included is a copy of Rush's sworn declaration acknowledging his role in conceiving the project; a copy of a proclamation by Mayor Maynard Jackson proclaiming August 30, 1975, as “Litter Bug No Project Day;” copies of newspaper articles pertaining to the project; and copies of two...
Dates: 1975-1977, undated

Photographs of substandard housing

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Identifier: ahc.VIS284
Scope and Content This collection contains images of substandard housing and living conditions in the southwestern areas of Atlanta, Georgia, including Stewart Avenue (later named Metropolitan Parkway); Battle Hill neighborhood (later named Westview neighborhood); Vine City neighborhood; and Philadelphia Avenue. The slides feature images of residential homes, children playing, and physically deteriorating landscapes heavily populated with trash and other discarded materials.
Dates: approximately 1950-1968, undated

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