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African American visual arts collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated

Chattahoochee Brick Company convict flyers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS666f
Scope and Content This collection includes two convict flyers. Dated January 20, 1888, the first one offers a total reward of $450 for the return of two convicts and two mules to the Chattahoochee Brick Company in Atlanta, Georgia. The convicts of the Georgia Penitentiary escaped from the Chattahoochee Brick Company’s camp on the Chattanooga, Rome & Columbus (C. R. & C.) Railroad on January 19, 1888. Julius K. Ward, of Floyd County, had been sentenced to seven years for voluntary manslaughter, and his...
Dates: 1888

Chattahoochee Brick Company records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS83
Scope and Content The Chattahoochee Brick Company documents contain business records that show the daily operation of the company through its financial, production, legal, and management operations. Most papers date to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Financial documents include cash journals, reports, record books, accounts, and ledgers. Production documents include inventories, reports, and a catalogue. Legal materials include land grands, deeds, and indentures that relate to land acquisition...
Dates: 1821-1941, undated

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated

Dr. Amey Chappell visual arts collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS46
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, prints, and postcards collected by Dr. Amey Chappell. The images depict people in Atlanta, Georgia, or unidentified areas in Georgia. Included in the collection is one printed panorama view of the May 21, 1917 Atlanta Fire; one Currier and Ives lithograph depicting the capture of Atlanta during the Civil War; one postcard depicting the Tallulah Apartment at 87 Washington Street, circa 1905; one souvenir postcard booklet of Atlanta; and twelve photographs....
Dates: 1865-1945

Sam Massell photographs

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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

Southline Press, Inc. photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS158
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of people, places, and events, most of whom were represented in news stories and other features in Southline. Images of people include political and civic leaders, religious leaders, professionals, entertainers, journalists and authors, athletes, and the general public. Among the photographs are images of Marvin Arrington, Roy Barnes, Julian Bond, Mike Bowers, Bill Campbell, Shirley Franklin, Pierre Howard, Maynard Jackson, Joseph Lowry, Billy McKinney, Benjamin...
Dates: circa 1985-1989, undated

William B. Reeves collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS282f
Scope and Content Accumulated by collector William B. Reeves, this collection contains a reward poster and two letters to Charles Dickson, the sheriff of Jonesboro, Georgia. The reward poster is dated December 20, 1910 and offers a fifty dollar reward for James P. Lovelace who deserted from the U.S. Army on December 13, 1910 from Fort Riley, Kansas. One of the letters is from C.W. Mangum, the Fulton County sheriff, and gives the name of a black prisoner in the Fulton County jail that Charles Dickson was...
Dates: 1910-1913

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