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A. W. Owen papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS903f
Scope and Content

This collection contains an unpublished autobiography by A. W. Owen and genealogical material on his family. The autobiography focuses on Owen's parentage, childhood, personal life, and teaching career. The genealogical material is a compilation of handwritten research on A. W. Owen, copies of censuses that contain his name, copies of letters he wrote, and excerpts from newspapers and books that mention him.

Dates: 1853-1984, undated

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

Atlanta Kindergarten Alumnae Club collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS389
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of materials pertaining to the evolution and expansion of the public kindergarten system in Georgia. Included in the collection are materials pertaining to the efforts put forth by the organization to expand the program and the work done by similar organizations.

Dates: 1897-1966, undated

Benjamin E. Mays photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS40
Scope and Content The images consist of portraits of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, primarily at public events such as graduation ceremonies or committee meetings during his tenure as the president of Morehouse College. Other photographs consist of Mays with other individuals or groups, including faculty members. Most of the group photographs are identified by event only and include general faculty or administrators posed in cap and gown, consisting of Benjamin E. Mays; Charles E. Merrill, Chairman, Board of Trustees,...
Dates: approximately 1947-1981

Benjamin T. Hunter papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS179f
Scope and Content This collection contains Benjamin T. Hunter's diary, in which he wrote extensively about the weather, his school, hunting, Civil War battles, drilling and camp life with the local militia, the cost of items he had purchased, and various activities he pursued in his workshop. Also included are military documents in which Hunter is ordered to arrest deserters. There are letters from J. DeWitt Burkhead regarding a teaching position in Athens, Georgia. The collection also contains papers...
Dates: 1861-1869

Bowen family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS38
Scope and Content The collection of photographs encompasses images of the Bowen family. The bulk of the photograph collection consists of images of studio poses and bust portraits of Reverend Bowen and his second wife, Irene Smallwood Bowen, and of John Wesley Edward Bowen, Jr., including Bowen, Jr. in a class photograph. Other images are unidentified studio poses and a postcard with an image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which shows King enjoying a joke by comedian Joey Adams at a benefit for the Southern...
Dates: approximately 1889-1963

Charlesey Whitehead Brown school directories and yearbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS856f
Scope and Content

This collection contains high school directories and yearbooks from the Margaret Mitchell School and Girls High School. The Girls High yearbook, titled The Mallonian, is noted as the "Senior Issue" and highlights members of the class of 1923 through photos, poems, drawings, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1923-1971

Clarence Bacote papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS935
Scope and Content The Clarence Bacote papers include correspondence, news clippings, and research papers, but are primarily composed of publications. The papers focus on the activities of African Americans in the south. As an African American history professor at a southern black university, Dr. Bacote's papers reflect his ongoing mission to gain a stronger understanding of the political and social evolution of blacks in the south. This mission included the study of those blacks who had previously achieved...
Dates: 1936-1980, undated

Daniel O. Dougherty, Jr.'s photographs of Atlanta public schools

Collection number: ahc.VIS300
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of class photographs from early Atlanta schools, including Calhoun Street School; Calhoun School; Hunter's School for Boys; and Ivy Street School.

Dates: approximately 1881-1904, undated

Dr. Henry Jackson journal

Collection number: ahc.MSS483f
Scope and Content Dr. Jackson used this journal for a variety of purposes over three decades. Starting from one cover the reader finds sections of daily remarks, extensive word studies, a "Daily Journal of Gardening," laundry lists, a reading list on history, and "Facts about the Garden at Henry's Mt...". Turning the volume over and starting from the other cover reveals a "List of Flowers & Plants found at Athens & in its vicinity." The collection also contains a copy of a hand drawn sketch and notes...
Dates: 1790, 1801-1833

Druid Hills Elementary Photograph Collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS133
Scope and Contents of the Records

The photographs in this collection depict activities in Druid Hills Elementary School. The young children from Miss Comfort’s class at Druid Hills Elementary are shown learning in the classroom and outdoors, eating lunch in the cafeteria, and taking naps on the classroom floor. The photographs were taken by a photographer from Reeves Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1935–1936

Elizabeth Setze papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1119
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated

George Slappey World Organization of the Teaching Profession scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS870f
Scope and Content

The collection contains a scrapbook created by George H. Slappey. The scrapbook primarily includes articles he wrote for the Atlanta Constitution about the 1950 World Organization of the Teaching Profession conference. The scrapbook also contains articles from other newspapers which covered the conference as well as a detailed itinerary and news from the other international chapters of the organization.

Dates: 1950 July, undated

Girls High School photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS326
Scope and Content

This collection contains various photographs of class photos, faculty photos, and physical education classes, Christmas decorations and alumni of Girls High School. There is also a photo of the Board of Education committee of the Atlanta City Council.

Dates: 1875-1943, undated

Grady Lee Randolph diaries

Collection number: ahc.MSS1002
Scope and Content The collection contains eighty-six volumes of diaries written by Grady Lee Randolph that include memoirs, observations and analysis of daily life as a Alabama farm boy and later as a school teacher and permanent resident of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection spans from 1931 to 2001, but skips the year 1943. Randolph recorded over 20,000 daily diary entries that include observations of life during the Great Depression, and events such as the Gone With the Wind premier; World War II; the...
Dates: 1931-2001

Graham W. Jackson visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS34
Scope and Content This collection contains 1,668 images. The images depict Graham Jackson, his family, and Jackson's performances at various events and locations. Also featured are photographs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Little White House in Warm Springs and theLife magazine photograph by Ed Clark. Other images of politicians include President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, and President Jimmy Carter. The majority of the photographs are...
Dates: 1913-1981

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Mary Butt Griffith Dobbs papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS111
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials related to the Griffith family, Mary Griffith Dobbs, and the Griffith School of Music in Atlanta. Items includes articles, a scrapbook, music periodicals and booklets, and ephemera from the Griffith School of Music.

Dates: 1913-1965, undated

Mary Butt Griffith Dobbs photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS299
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of Dobbs' family members, including Mary B. Griffith Dobbs and John H. Dobbs, as well as photographs of Griffith School of Music. Other photographs include images of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France.

Dates: 1912-1927, undated

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