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Allen Jones papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1105
Scope and Content

This collection contains notes, correspondence, and business documentation related to Allen Jones' work in the Atlanta Executive Network, Helping Hands, Log Cabin Republicans, and Young Republicans groups. Materials also include select personal records such as a family newsletter and images of awards Jones received.

Dates: 1964-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2007

Apollo Social Club, Inc. records

Collection number: ahc.MSS713f
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents, newsletters, correspondence, travel itineraries, and invitations relating to the Apollo Social Club. Included are the club's by-laws, letters to members, solicitation letters, financial statements, membership applications, canceled checks, and business cards. The collection contains several lists of members considered for board and committee memberships. The collection includes seventeen issues of The Scarlett...
Dates: 1972-1978, undated

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS412
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected and donated to the Atlanta History Center by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at Tower Lounge, a lesbian bar in the Little Five Points neighborhood; ALGHT's table at the Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; Olympics Out of Cobb protests, including one at the Atlanta Committee for the...
Dates: approximately 1988-1995

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history recordings

Collection number: ahc.VIS178
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection is comprised of ten interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original video recordings for each interview, and a DVD access copy of each.

Dates: 2004-2005

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

Collection number: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)

Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

Billy Jones papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1106
Scope and Content

This collection contains magazine and news clippings collected by Mr. Jones that relate to Atlanta's gay clubs, performers, and members of the LGBTQ community. Some clippings more directly reflect Jones's participation in the community, including his judging of drag pageants. The collection also contains correspondence, personal documents, and travel brochures created and collected by Jones.

Dates: 1928-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Billy Jones visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS419
Scope and Contents This collection includes photos of the LGBTQ+ community, events at LGBTQ+ bars and drag venues, drag queens, female impersonators, performers, male actresses, bar owners, and others. Also included are autographed photographs of actors, many of which are inscribed to Jones. Of special note are photographs of Billy Jones as Phyllis Killer and Shirley Temple Jones, the Phyllis Killer Oscar Awards, and Jones at the Atlanta Pride Parade. Locations are unknown unless otherwise noted; however,...
Dates: approximately 1950-2002, undated

Black and White Men Together records

Collection number: ahc.MSS903
Scope and Content The collection consists of: a full set of monthly BWMT/Atlanta newsletters; newsletters of the National Association of Black and White Men Together and of affiliated chapters from around the country; papers regarding steering committee business and special projects undertaken by BWMT/Atlanta; convention materials, reports and correspondence generated by the National Association and its regional conferences; miscellaneous flyers, brochures, and publications from outside organizations involved...
Dates: 1982-1996

Carl Mills letters to James Darsey

Collection number: ahc.MSS793f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of letters written by Carl Mills and sent to James Darsey. The letters track the trajectory of their relationship, beginning with their courtship and ending with their ambiguous reconciliation years later. Mills primarily wrote about his travels across California and his love for Darsey, but he also commented on how political hostility affected romantic relationships within gay and lesbian couples.

Dates: 1974-1977, undated

Charles D. Anderson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS807f
Scope and Content The collection consists of materials from Atlanta LGBT organizations, including the Armory, Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus, Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Arts Festival, and Hotlanta River Expo. Materials include calendars, theatre programs, pamphlets, a restaurant menu, and two handwritten poems. The collection also includes programs for LGBT theatre productions including Angels in America and Straight from the Heart. Materials also...
Dates: 1983-1998, undated

Charles Stevens papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1147
Scope and Content

This collection consists of documents pertaining to the Apollo Room, interior decoration, and LGBT activism. These documents include Apollo Room travel brochures; an issue of House and Garden; and records documenting Stevens’s donations to Jerusalem House, a non-profit that housed low-income individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. Of particular note is correspondence between Stevens and the Jerusalem House about building an HIV/AIDS clinic in Midtown.

Dates: 1963-2007, undated

Daniel Whitehead Hicky papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1146
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of scrapbooks containing photos, letters, and poems written by Daniel Whitehead Hicky. Most of the letters in the scrapbooks are addressed to his friend Emily Alexander Coart (1922-1996). In his letters, Hicky wrote about his eating habits and his physical weight, the difficulties he faced in publishing his work, and the 1960 presidential election. He wrote often that he did not expect Southerners to be “so bigoted” that they wouldn't vote for John F....
Dates: 1929-1983, undated

Dave Hayward papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1104
Scope and Content

This collection contains programs, flyers, and clippings collected by Dave Hayward from LGBTQ events in the Atlanta area including Atlanta Pride, museum exhibits, film screenings, musical and theatrical performances, and religious meetings.

Dates: 1991-2010, undated

Holton Mastin diaries

Collection number: ahc.MSS1143
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs....
Dates: 1960-2008, undated

Jack Strouss and William Devaux Wilson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1093
Scope and Content

This collection contains personal correspondence from William "Bill" Devaux Wilson to Jack Strouss, sent mostly from California. In his letters, Wilson discusses their romantic relationship and his life in California. Of particular note is a letter stamped Oct. 11, 1954, in which Bill encourges Jack to marry and have children while still maintaining their relationship. The collection also contains poems and stories written by Wilson.

Dates: 1952-1955, undated

Karl Allquist diary

Collection number: ahc.MSS842f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a diary kept by Karl Allquist during the final years of his life in which he recorded his dreams, emotions, and his struggle with HIV. He wrote about the decision to tell his family and friends of the diagnosis, growing tensions between him and his partner, plans to go to Key West, and doctors' visits. He also documents the presence of HIV/AIDS in the media, treatments he received, and developing Kaposi’s Sarcoma.

Dates: 1989-1991

Leander Newton Trammell interview recording and transcript

Collection number: ahc.MSS808f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an audio recording containing an interview between Trammell and his friend, Van Hall, as well as the interview transcript. In the interview, Trammell recounts his personal experiences as a gay man in Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s. Trammell talks substantially about his life as a closeted gay man and the measures that he and his partner, Bill Camp, took to conceal their sexual orientation. Trammell also discusses his aversion to gay activism, saying that he...
Dates: 2007

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Serial Collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS991
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) serial publications. The majority of the serials are local or regional publications and a few national publications with topics of interest pertaining to the Atlanta or Southeast LGBT community. Topics generally addressed political, social, and advocacy interests. Issues of The Advocate, Cruise, David Atlanta, ETC, and Southern Voice comprise the bulk of the collection. Cruise and David Atlanta primarily advertise arts...
Dates: 1970-2004

Richard Kavanaugh papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS729f
Scope and Content

This collection mostly contains personal and business correspondence relating to Kavanaugh's management of Cruise magazine.

Dates: 1973-2007, undated

Richard Kavanaugh photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS420
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Richard Kavanaugh's personal life and professional career. The personal images are primarily in the photo albums and depict parties at Kavanaugh's residence on East Morningside Drive in Atlanta, Georgia. Albums also highlight Kavanaugh with friends, including many of them in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Many the photo albums also contain images related to Kavanaugh's professional career as an editor for ...
Dates: approximately 1960-2007

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