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Adams-Cates Company Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS144
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains aerial photographs produced to assist Adams-Cates Company in the development of commercial real estate in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Aerial views of the cities of Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Forest Park, Gainesville, Hapeville, Lithonia, Marietta, Panthersville, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Stone Mountain, as well as dozens of images of unidentified areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region are contained in the collection. The photographs document the...
Dates: 1956-1973

Cotten Alston photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Curtis J. Hill enlistment record

Collection number: ahc.MSS728f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of an enlistment document declaring Curtis J. Hill's intent to enlist as a soldier in the army of the State of Georgia for a period of three years. The document is signed by the commanding officer of the 1st Georgia Regulars, Captain William J. Magill, and includes Hill's mark (in lieu of signature) and physical description.

Dates: 19 March 1861

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

James L. Bryant Civil War letter

Collection number: ahc.MSS652f
Scope and Content This collection contains one letter dated June 8, 1864. It was written from James L. Bryant to his parents from his position outside Marietta, Georgia. He writes that the Federal Army does not yet have control of Marietta, but they expect to take the city before they continue marching towards Atlanta, Georgia. He describes talking with Confederate soldiers at the picket lines and explains their strange way of speaking by quoting their conversations briefly. He writes that the land in Georgia...
Dates: 1864 June 8

Jennie Clarke photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS350
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the Clarke family, images of the Atlanta Terminal Station in 1969, and a photograph of a 1940 lynching near Marietta, Georgia.

Dates: 1869-1969, undated

Julia DuPre McNeely documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS772f
Scope and Content

This collection primarily consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, and a guest book from the Anderson-McNeely wedding in 1927. Also included are itineraries for travel in Paris, a program from the 1913 graduation ceremony of Marietta High School, and poetry.

Dates: 1913-1928, undated

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Noel Lytle and David Mayersky photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS421
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs documenting the response to the 1993 Cobb County Board of Commissioners' anti-gay resolution. Photographs include members the Cobb Citizens Coalition (CCC) addressing the Board of Commissioners, protesting the resolution at rallies, and marching in the 1994 Atlanta Pride Parade; anti-gay counter protesters; members of Olympics Out of Cobb County (OOCC), which sought to move the Olympics out of Cobb County in response to the resolution; and signs...
Dates: 1988-2001, undated

Sope Creek Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1191
Scope and Content

This collection contains bound scrapbooks and club records such as awards, correspondence, and meeting minutes, detailing the civic and social activities of the Sope Creek Garden Club. Scrapbook materials consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, and flower show awards that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note are scrapbook clippings and images of the Sope Creek historic covered bridge.

Dates: 1955-2012, undated

Suzanne Anderson photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS405
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated

Waddell-Setze-McClatchey family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS842
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated

Walraven family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS820
Scope and Content

This collection contains various papers including tax receipts and bills for Cobb County, Fulton County, City of Austell, and City of Atlanta. Also included are correspondence, graduation, invitations, and programs documenting the activities of the Walraven family.

Dates: 1850-1954, undated

William N. Gantt papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS601f
Scope and Content

This collection contains an original land grant, indentures, and land warranty deeds. This collection also includes a will dated 1901.

Dates: 1869-1901

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