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Cherokee Garden Club visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

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Identifier: 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

Church Women United in Atlanta records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS928
Scope and Content The records include by-laws, constitution, correspondence, newsletters, handbooks, meeting minutes, and materials documenting the social welfare projects. The meeting minutes include records of executive board meetings, annual meetings, and board of managers meetings. General minutes of the organization contain information on some of the social and welfare projects dealing with the youth of Atlanta. The group's involvement with the Savannah Street Neighborhood House is particularly...
Dates: 1958-1980

Colonial Dames, Atlanta Chapter, minute books

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Identifier: ahc.MSS520f
Scope and Content This collection includes minute books that record membership lists, financial records, and the society's activities between 1898-1901 and 1919-1931. It also includes information on Georgia State Society activities including purchase of the Andrew Low House in Savannah, Ga.
Dates: 1898-1931

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.
Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chapter, scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS525
Scope and Content This collection consists of nine scrapbooks documenting the activities of Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chapter.
Dates: 1941-1982

Dr. Louis Elsas 1996 Olympic Games gender verification records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1213
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from Dr. Louis J. Elsas testing of female athletes in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, that the International Olympic Commitee required to verify gender. The bulk of material is testing and survey results, some of which include comments by the tested athletes. The purpose of these tests was to exclude cisgender males from female-only competition while preserving the dignity and careers of intersex and transgender female athletes. Other papers...
Dates: 1988-2002, undated

East Lake Garden Club historical summary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS763f
Scope and Content This collection contains a history of the club written by Pauline C. Franklin, club historian. The history provides details of the club's civic and social activities for the first 25 years of its existence. Highlighted in the summary are the club's projects and neighborhood beautification work. Of special interest is the description of the club's involvement with Atlanta's flower and tulip shows.
Dates: 1959

Emily Bourne Grigsby papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1201
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club and her association with the Atlanta Opera Arts Association. Included are opera show programs from her performances with the San Francisco Opera chorus, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also newspaper clippings of Grigsby's modeling career and her involvement in the 1954 "Feast of...
Dates: 1943-2004, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS391
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club. Included are production stills from The Tales of Hoffman and Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, and images from the Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also photographs of Grigsby modeling at The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia; on top of Stone Mountain; for an...
Dates: 1940-2004, undated

Evans family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS36
Scope and Content The collection of photographs consists of images documenting the life of William R. Evans and Alva C. Evans’ family in Atlanta. The images include portrait photographs of their family and friends; however, most of the images are studio portraits of unidentified people. Twelve photographs include William and Alva Evans at their family home, work, and in studio portraits. Also included is a small scrapbook with unidentified photographs. Most of the images in the scrapbook are of Alva Evans, one...
Dates: approximately 1920-1970, undated

Evergreen Garden Club scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS655
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that detail the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes photographs, clippings, and correspondence that provide insight into the club's interests and programs. A large portion of the material is devoted to gardening tips and cultivation. Of special note are photographs and clippings relating to first president Betty (Elizabeth) Faust and her husband and dahlia expert Conrad E. Faust.
Dates: 1936-1958

Every Saturday Club photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS261
Scope and Content This collection documents the members and activities of the Every Saturday Club, including an exhibit at the Atlanta Historical Society in the 1940s and regular meetings held between 1979 and 1987 at the homes of several members. Of particular note are images of author Anne Rivers Siddons and World Health Organization delegate Virginia Schneider at meetings.
Dates: approximately 1945, 1979-1987, undated

Expressway Beautification Association records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS654
Scope and Content This collection contains reports, correspondence, and clippings that document the activities of the association. Included in the collection is a landscape planting report by the Federal Bureau of Public Roads that details the planting goals of the project. These materials illustrate the coordinated effort between the association, local landscape architects, and state and federal highway departments.
Dates: 1949-1956, undated

Flower Arrangers Club of Georgia photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS260
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs that document the club's flower arranging activities and its members. A large amount of material pertains to charter member Marie Fort's career as a flower arranger, flower show judge, and author. Additional images include arrangements and table setting decorations entered in flower shows at the Atlanta Garden Center at Rich's and other venues. Also a part of the collection are images of flower arrangements made by members such as Lucy Evans and Polly...
Dates: approximately 1940-1972, undated

Flower Arrangers Club of Georgia records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1114
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the club. Included are clippings, minutes, yearbooks, and flower show programs. Also a part of the collection are four scrapbooks that detail the programs and projects of the club. Of special interest are items from Marie J. Fort, well known flower arranger, flower show judge, lecturer, and author.
Dates: 1943-1997, undated

Focal Point, Inc. records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS875
Scope and Content This collection consists mainly of articles and advertisements of Focal Point, Inc. Other items included are the company's mission statement, awards, a history, and product brochures.
Dates: 1945-1993, undated

Forsythia Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1139
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that provides details of the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, program information, and one yearbook. Entries and awards from flower shows are also detailed. Of special interest are sketches of a garden beautification project and signpost along Peachtree Battle Avenue between Woodward Way and Dellwood Drive in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta.
Dates: 1949-1950

Garden Hills Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1101
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the club. Included in the collection are directories that list members, committees, and calendars of activities. Additionally, a scrapbook provides details of the first two years of the club's neighborhood Ice Cream Socials and traffic island improvements.
Dates: 1972-2014

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

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Identifier: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the family...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942

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Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
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Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta 3
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Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 2
American Federation of Musicians 2
Ansley Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta History Center 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 2
Atlanta Tulip Flower Show Association 2
Atlanta Urban League 2
Bedard, L'Ella Griffith 2
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Brady, Auverne Harper, 1908-2010 2
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Busbee, George, 1927-2004 2
Cherokee Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Colonial Flower Shop (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Emory University 2
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Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Grigsby, Emily Bourne, 1922-2020 2
Hamilton, Grace Towns, 1907-1992 2
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Harper's Flowers (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
Kuhns Photographic Studio (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Ladies' Burns Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 2
McElreath, Walter 2
Nicholson, Marie S. 2
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Reid, J. Neel (Joseph Neel), 1885-1926 2
Rich's (Retail store) 2
San Francisco Opera 2
Second Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 2
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