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West End (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Housing Authority records of the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan for the West End Area

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1043
Scope and Content This collection consists of the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan application for the West End Area, submitted in 1960. This application documents the details for the renewal projects and includes rationales for selecting the area, descriptions of the area, lists of resources to be used to accomplish the plan, maps of the area, land use maps, and official city of Atlanta budget and planning forms. In addition to the application there are manuals detailing minimum property standards for...
Dates: 1958-1967

Chattahoochee Brick Company records

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Identifier: 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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Identifier: 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

Cotten Alston photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Harry G. Lefever papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1011
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated

Hughs family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS121
Scope and Content This collection contains family histories, scrapbooks, clippings, and correspondence about the Hughs family. Of particular note are three manuscripts; Lucile Smith Hughs' “My Pot Pourri of Ninety Years" about the West End area of Atlanta; Albert S. Mead's “Five Hundred Miles A-Foot” chronicling his trip through the North Georgia mountains; and Mother Mary Monica's “Some Family Memories” about Antebellum Atlanta.
Dates: 1858-1974, undated

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Seventeenth Railway Engineers ephemera

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Identifier: ahc.MSS304f
Scope and Content This collection contains a regimental roster of the Seventeenth Engineers and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1917-1919

Susie Flynn Hughs photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS306
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings constructed for the Cotton States International Exposition in Piedmont Park approximately 10 years after the fair. Other images include photographs of downtown Atlanta and two family members.
Dates: approximately 1905

Thomas Eugene Avery papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS811f
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished autobiography about Avery's grade school years in Atlanta Public Schools during the Great Depression. The text is arranged as a collection of short stories. Avery wrote about studying in segregated school, church, and everyday life in the 1930s. The collection also includes two newspaper articles; one of them outlines Avery's academic successes, and in the other Avery describes his confusion and discomfort leading up to a metastatic prostate cancer...
Dates: 1944, 1996, undated

West End Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS972
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material provides details on the meetings, programs, and flower shows of the club. Photos of members' gardens are also included, as well as a photo of the club's float for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival depicting the Thimblefinger Well at the Wren's Nest.
Dates: 1929-1936

Wilson and Tye family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS307
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Wilson and Tye family members, including Benjamin J. Wilson; Elizabeth H. Wilson; John L. Tye, Sr.; John L. Tye, Jr.; Carrie Wilson; and Mary Potts Wilson. Of note is a photograph of the Wilson family home at 266 Gordon Street (renamed Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard) in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1870-1890, undated