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Alexander family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS5f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence of Daniel and Lee Alexander to public officials on the nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the United States Supreme Court and the desegregation of public schools. Also included are programs of the Northwest Unitarian Church, Atlanta Memorial Arts Center, and the Atlanta Ballet. Also included is a flyer advertising a rally against the Vietnam War, and a coloring book of Atlana scenes.

Dates: 1947-1971, 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

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

Collection number: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.

Dates: 2017-2018

Cobb Citizens Coalition records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1211
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the Cobb Citizens Coalition (CCC) that document the organization's efforts to remove Olympic events from Cobb County because of its anti-gay legislation. Papers include financial records, marketing and advertising ephemera, publications and research, correspondence, and event planning documentation. There are also records created by organizers, the bulk of which belonged to Elaine Hill, including meeting notes, awards, and correspondence. In...
Dates: 1980-2007, undated

Dick Rhodes photographs of the Lesbian/Gay/Transperson Pride March

Collection number: ahc.VIS411
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rhodes' color photographs of the 1982 Lesbian/Gay/Transperson Pride March from Piedmont Park to Atlanta City Hall. As the final event associated with the Atlanta Pride Festival, its purpose was to demand greater representation in the state legislature and influence on legislation affecting the LGBTQ+ community. The march was also in response to Mayor Andrew Young withholding his signature on the resolution to declare June 19-29 as Gay Pride Week. Participating...
Dates: 1982

Gil Robison papers

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

Liz Throop and B. Joy Wasson visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS417
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides and photographs related to LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. Included are negatives of the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing's (ALGHT) table at the 1993 Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; slides of the 1977 protest in Colony Square against Anita Bryant during the Miss National Teenager pageant after she was named as...
Dates: 1977-1993, undated

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

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

Toy Museum of Atlanta collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS801f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials from the 1986 and 1987 auctions of the Toy Museum of Atlanta's contents, including two auction catalogues, three editions of Antique Toy World magazine, and an auction staff pin. Materials also include newspaper clippings about the museum, promotional materials, stationery, and a catalogue order; as well as three stickers from protests against the construction of Presidential Parkway (the Great Park Freeway, later known as...
Dates: 1986-1987, undated

William Fulmer Hull photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS177
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of images taken by photographer Bill Hull in the course of his duties at the Atlanta Historical Society. Mr. Hull frequently photographed areas in Atlanta in support of research, exhibitions, and programs at the institution. Included are images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, including Buckhead, Cabbagetown, Midtown and downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Images of geographic locations show commercial buildings, parks, and street views of important...
Dates: 1985-1996

William Stanford Sr. photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS108
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of young African Americans, perhaps students at Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting racial segregation policies of Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1960

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