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Collection number: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS104
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of images of family members and friends of the Allen, Inman, Richardson, and Grant families of Atlanta, Georgia. Most of the photographs of family members consist of images of Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr. Included are photographs of Ivan Allen, Sr. at business meetings, civic and social events, and with friends and family. Photographs of Ivan Allen, Jr. include those from his childhood throughout his career as a businessman and mayor of Atlanta. Also included are...
Dates: 1840-1990, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS806f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew J. Young's candidacy in the 1972 Georgia Congressional election. These documents include ephemera promoting Young such as mailings, pamphlets, and bumper stickers; materials outlining his political positions; a pamphlet about the general voting process; a biography; a copy of the Andrew Young Campaigner; and a list of voters in favor of and leaning towards Young.
Dates: 1972, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated
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 private...
Dates: approximately 1958-1966, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1038
Scope and Content This collection contains reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and memoranda from organizations in which either Alvin or Charlotte Ferst were active during their professional and civic careers. Among these organizations are the High Museum of Art, the Museum Trustees Association, Rich's Department Store, Central Atlanta Progress, TransFact Inc., the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way. The collection also contains personal correspondence from Charlotte and Alvin Ferst,...
Dates: 1954-2009, undated
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. Kennedy...
Dates: 1929-1983, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1152
Scope and Content This collection documents Gilmore "Gil" Robison's career fighting for LGBT rights as a political activist and elected official. Materials show his efforts to legalize gay marriage, to create the Atlanta Gay Center, to battle a law that targeting gay men by banning prostitution, and to stop police harassment of the LGBT community. Materials include official records of the Georgia Democratic Party, which contain voter registration documents and lists of representatives, as well as flyers,...
Dates: 1959-1997, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS175
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection includes public relations photographs of the Georgia General Assembly and the United States Army that include images of Georgia Representative Hamilton Lokey and other unidentified Georgia politicians. The photographed events include a junket to St. Simons Island, Georgia, visits to the Lockheed plant in Marietta, and to the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Other photographs are campaign photographs taken during parades, presumably in downtown Atlanta.
Dates: 1952-1956, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS58
Scope and Content These papers pramarily relate to Helen Bullard's work with the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA). Records include memoranda, minutes, membership information, agendas, reports, training material, surveys, resolutions, program materials, financial and budget records, and correspondence. Other materials pertain to political campaigns that Bullard handled between 1970 and 1976, including election reports that she collected between 1967 and 1977, and papers from her work with Judge Alexander William,...
Dates: 1968-1977, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Collection number: ahc.MSS846f
Scope and Content This collection contains two letters written by Ivan Allen Jr. to the Reinsch family just before the Atlanta mayoral election in 1961. It also includes a certificate of appreciation given to Allen's son, Ivan Allen III, on behalf of the Association of the United States Army.
Dates: 1961, 1981
Collection number: ahc.MSS768f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence written to and from Carter related to his personal life and public service. There is also a letter from a group of Atlantans endorsing Carter's 1970 gubernatorial candidacy.
Collection number: ahc.MSS135
Scope and Content The collection includes papers from Maddox's political campaigns in 1966 and 1974, subject files, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and audio recordings. Campaign papers include letters of support, volunteer lists, thank you letters, receipts, schedules, business cards, district organization charts, and lists of contributors. Subject files include information on a grand jury investigation in to the Atlanta Police Department in 1963 in which some Atlanta police officers were accused of involvement with...
Dates: 1915-2003, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS105
Scope and Contents of the Records The majority of this collection is comprised of images of Lester Maddox during his tenure as governor, and lieutenant governor of Georgia. Also included are campaign events during his run for mayor of Atlanta, and governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia. Most of the campaign photographs were produced during his run for lieutenant governor and were taken at events in rural Georgia. There are several photographs of Maddox riding on bicycles and speaking to crowds. Many of the photographs...
Dates: 1934-2000, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS41
Scope and Content The collection consists of photographs documenting the public work of Paul Jones as regional director of ACTION. Most of the photographs depict ceremonial occasions, such as certificate presentations, public speeches, grant awards, or the signing of documents. Jones is pictured with identified and unidentified public officials, including Georgia Governor George Busbee and Florida Governor Reuben Askew, and with associations, including VISTA, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and the...
Dates: approximately 1970-1981
Collection number: ahc.MSS856
Scope and Content This collection contains material relating to the endeavors of Paul R. Jones. Included in the contents are newspaper clippings, personal and political correspondence, and programs and awards from the many organizations with which he was involved.
Collection number: ahc.MSS857f
Scope and Content This collection documents Roy Bell's 1952 campaign for the position of city Alderman for the 4th Ward. Included are ballots and pamphlets from the Negro Voters League and the League of Women Voters, campaign postcards for other candidates, a bumper sticker, and campaign speeches. The collection also includes newspaper clippings and a draft of the 1952 act to create a new charter for the City of Atlanta.
Dates: 1952-1953, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS695
Scope and Content This collection contains a wide variety of material on the life and career of Sam Massell, Jr. It offers an excellent look at the careers of Sam Massell both as a political figure and as a businessman. There is also information relating to the many civic, political, and business organizations in which Sam Massell was involved. There are thirteen different series with topics such as Civil Rights, speeches, political information, trips, news releases, etc.
Dates: 1889-1983, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974
- Subject: Political campaigns -- Georgia X
- Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 6
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 5
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 5
- Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 4
- Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 4
- Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 4
- Allen, Ivan, III, 1938-1992 3
- Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 3
- Georgia Institute of Technology 3
- Hartsfield, William Berry 3
- King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
- Massell, Sam 3
- Aaron, Hank, 1934- 2
- Allen family 2
- Allen, Irene Beaumont, 1890-1972 2
- Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 2
- Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 2
- Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 2
- Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 2
- Atlanta Negro Voters League 2
- Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Boy Scouts of America . National Council 2
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 2
- Maddox, Virginia Cox 2
- Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 2
- Miller, Zell 2
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
- National League of Cities 2
- Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 2
- Pickrick Cafeteria (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Southeastern Fair (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Southern Regional Council 2
- United States Conference of Mayors 2
- Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
- ACT UP (Organization) 1
- ACTION 1
- AIDS Drug Assistance Program (U.S.) 1
- AIDS Healthcare Foundation 1
- Achtenberg, Roberta 1
- Alabama State University 1
- Aldredge, Jim 1
- Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 1
- Allen, Beaumont, 1951-2014 1
- Allen, Daniel, 1791-1857 1
- Allen, Inman (Hugh Inman) 1
- Alliance Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Applied Research Center 1
- Associated Charities (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Aldermen 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Executive Committee 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 1
- Atlanta Botanical Garden 1
- Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 1
- Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Civil Liberties Committee 1
- Atlanta Community Chest 1
- Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau 1
- Atlanta Gay Center 1
- Atlanta History Center 1
- Atlanta Housing Authority 1
- Atlanta Human Relations Commission 1
- Atlanta University 1
- Atlanta Urban League 1
- Atlantic Steel Company 1
- Backstreet Atlanta Discotheque (Ga.) 1
- Baptist Tabernacle Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Bell, Roy (Willian Roy), 1908- 1
- Black Aids Institute 1
- Blake's on the Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Brown, Charlie, 1902-1995 1
- Bullard, Helen, 1908-1979 1
- Burruss, A. L. 1
- Busbee, George, 1927-2004 1
- Butler Street YMCA (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) 1
- Christian Coalition 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Coart, Emily 1
- Coca-Cola Company 1
- Council of Conservative Citizens 1
- Cracker Barrel (Firm) 1
- Cunanan, Andrew 1
- David Atlanta (Magazine) 1
- Days, Inaya 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- Dole, Robert J., 1923- 1
- Domino's Pizza (Firm) 1
- Dorsey, Hugh Manson 1
- Douglas-Brown, Laura 1
- Druid Hills Golf Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
- Episcopal Church. Diocese of Georgia 1
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
- Family Concerns (Firm) 1
- Fernbank Science Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Ferst, Alvin M., Jr., 1922-2009 1
- Ferst, Charlotte, 1924-2003 1 ∧ less