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Adams-Yow family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS3f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, an invitation to the Capital City Club, a program for a St. Patrick's Day event, a comedy bill, and a poem disparaging of equal rights for women.

Addie Steinheimer collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS465
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Addie Steinheimer. Included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings regarding David Mayer, David Steinheimer, and the Atlanta Jewish Community. It also contains newspaper articles on the history of Atlanta. There is also a 1939 Commercial High School yearbook and an obituary for Addie.

Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.

Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Adolph A. Hoehling papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS115
Scope and Content This collection contains material regarding Adolph A. Hoehling's book Last Train From Atlanta,including reviews, correspondence regarding the publication, and a copy of the book. The book documents how Atlantans reacted to General Sherman's impending occupation of the city before it was evacuated in 1864.

Adolph Rosenberg papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS294f
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Adolph Rosenberg, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Included are receipts, press cards, and membership cards of Zionist Organization of America, Y.M.C.A., Georgia Motor Club, Ballyhoo, and Atlanta Zionist District. Also included are play programs for events at the Penthouse, and Chastain Memorial Park. The collection includes documents of the Atlanta Jewish Community Council, and World War II ration books.

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

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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...

Adolphus W. Search payment voucher

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Collection number: ahc.MSS668f
Scope and Content The Adolphus W. Search papers include a voucher for payment received by Search during his leave of absence from August 31, 1864 to February 28, 1865, which was authorized under special order #81, most likely to recruit volunteers in Ohio. The voucher is signed by J. V. Holliway, paymaster. An African-American servant, James, accompanied Search during his leave of absence.

African American visual arts collection

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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...

Agatha Sheehan photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS359
Scope and Content The collection contains images of former enslaved people and elderly African Americans who lived at the E.R. Carter Home for the Elderly. Named in honor of Reverend Edward Randolph Carter (1856-1944), the pastor spearheaded an extensive housing ministry and directed the construction of a home for the aged, which was operated by Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The home was later demolished.

Agnes "Annie" Moore scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS927f
Scope and Content This scrapbook documents Agnes Moore Nabers' senior year at Commercial High School. It contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Commercial High School, photographs of students and faculty, short poems and signatures from students and faculty, pressed flowers, and calling cards. Also included are lists of clubs, Moore's report card, and a graduation program.

Air mail service letters

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Collection number: ahc.MSS638f
Scope and Content The collection contains one letter, with envelope, to Gov. Walker from the Jacksonville postmaster, dated September 15, 1926, and one letter from the governor to the postmaster, dated September 16, 1926.

A.J. Martin Hardware Company records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS877
Scope and Content This collection contains seven journals/ledgers and three trial balance books. The journals/ledgers give a detailed account of the items that A.J. Martin Hardware Company carried and what they paid for them.

A.K. Ackerman scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS262
Scope and Content This collection is a scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings pertaining to local and national events.

Albert K. Francis payment authorization

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Collection number: ahc.MSS660f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an authorization, dated September 15, 1862, to pay Albert K. Francis of Company A, 5th Infantry, Georgia Volunteers. H. T. Massengale, captain and quartermaster, signed the authorization.

Albert M. Harbin papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS503
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, copies of photographs, time tables, wage schedules, rule books, and other publications pertaining to Harbin's employment as a railroad engineer. Also included are railroad union and Masonic publications.

Albert Rhyne reminiscences

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Collection number: ahc.MSS285f
Scope and Content This collection contains a bound volume of anecdotes made by Albert Rhyne of Atlanta about his maternal grandmother, Amelia Hutchins Alexander (Mrs. Hooper Alexander) of Decatur, and about various personalities and homes in Druid Hills. Mentioned extensively are the Heinz family, the family of Asa Candler, Dr. H.V.M. Miller, H. G. Hastings, and Mrs. Julius Y. Talmadge. Also included is an obituary of Dr. M. B. Hutchins, brother of Mrs. Hooper Alexander.

Alberta Orr Cofer papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS64f
Scope and Content This collection contains greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and a publication by First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia on its stained glass windows.

Albin Jackson letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS592f
Scope and Content This collection contains a personal letter from Mr. Albin Jackson date October 2, 1880 asking Mr. Rumstead to examine his books about a possible accounting mistake of monies paid for a sister's tuition.

Alex M. Hitz papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS854
Scope and Content This collection contains many of Alex Hitz's business and personal papers. Included are sociel security records, tax return, military records, and general business papers, both private practice and city commission. Hitz also assembled a "Compilation of the State's Grantees to All Land Lots in Fulton County." A family history and genealogy records are also included. The collection also contains Hitz's collection of programs from various Atlanta Theaters.

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 114
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 92
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs 81
Flower shows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 78
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 73
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 69
Scrapbooks -- Georgia 69
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 60
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs 57
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta 53
Scrapbooks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 50
Atlanta (Ga.) 47
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies, etc. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 43
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs 43
Business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta 41
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government 40
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 40
Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta 37
Business records -- Georgia -- Atlanta 35
Georgia -- Politics and government 35
World War, 1939-1945 35
Gardening -- Georgia -- Societies, etc. 34
Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century 32
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 32
Neighborhoods -- Georgia -- Atlanta 31
Gardening -- Societies, etc. 30
Women -- Societies and clubs 30
Parks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 29
Georgia -- Genealogy 27
Societies -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
Architecture, domestic -- Georgia -- Atlanta 25
Transportation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 25
Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) 24
Business records -- Georgia 24
Landscape architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta. 24
Portrait photography 24
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 24
Gardens -- Georgia -- Atlanta 23
Finance, Personal -- Georgia 22
Houses -- Georgia -- Atlanta 21
Landscape architecture -- Georgia 21
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 21
Children -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Music -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 20
Railroads -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
World War, 1914-1918 20
Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Gardens -- Design 19
Sports -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Agriculture -- Georgia 18
Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Baseball -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Civil rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Gay men -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 17
High schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Public schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Daguerreotypes 16
Landscape architecture -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
Plants, Ornamental -- Georgia 16
Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
Slavery -- Georgia 16
Urban beautification -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
Invitation cards -- Georgia 15
Landscape architecture -- Southern States 15
Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Real estate business -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Theaters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
African American families -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Ambrotypes 14
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
City planning -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Deeds -- Georgia 14
Education -- Georgia 14
Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Military uniforms 14
African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Churches -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Civic improvement -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Inman Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Mayors -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Railroads -- Georgia 13
Stone Mountain (Ga.) 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 13
Advertising -- Georgia -- Atlanta 12
Architecture -- Georgia -- Atlanta 12
Automobiles -- Georgia -- Atlanta 12
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Atlanta Historical Society 30
Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 30
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 25
Georgia Institute of Technology 21
Hartsfield, William Berry 21
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Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 20
Coca-Cola Company 17
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 17
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 16
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 15
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 15
Garden Club of Georgia. 15
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Emory University 14
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 13
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 13
Rich's (Retail store) 13
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 12
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
University of Georgia 12
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 12
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 11
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 11
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 10
Atlanta History Center 10
C.W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Georgia Power Company 10
Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 10
Jackson, Maynard 10
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 10
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 9
Georgia School of Technology 9
Inman family 9
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 9
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 9
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
United States. Army 9
Young, Andrew 9
Agnes Scott College 8
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 8
Atlanta Art Association 8
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 8
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 8
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 8
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 8
Jones family 8
Junior League of Atlanta 8
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 8
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 8
Massell, Sam 8
Piedmont Driving Club 8
United Daughters of the Confederacy 8
American Red Cross 7
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 7
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 7
Daughters of the American Revolution 7
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 7
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Jones, Bobby 7
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Mitchell, Eugene Muse 7
Woodruff, Robert Winship 7
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 6
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 6
Atlanta Public Library 6
Atlanta Public Schools 6
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Boys High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Carnegie Library of Atlanta 6
Connally, Mary Virginia Brown 6
Democratic Party (Ga.) 6
First National Bank of Atlanta 6
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Garrett, Franklin M. (Franklin Miller), 1906-2000 6
Georgia. General Assembly 6
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 6
Hurt Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
King, Coretta Scott 6
Ku Klux Klan, 1915- 6
Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
McGill, Ralph 6
Mitchell family 6
Nicholson, Marie S. 6
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) 6
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