Elections -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew J. Young's candidacy in the 1972 Georgia Congressional election. These documents include ephemera promoting Young such as mailings, pamphlets, and bumper stickers; materials outlining his political positions; a pamphlet about the general voting process; a biography; a copy of the Andrew Young Campaigner; and a list of voters in favor of and leaning towards Young.
Dates: 1972, undated
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
Scope and Content This collection contains letters, some original and some copies, written by Governor John M. Slaton. Most of the correspondence concerns the Leo Frank court case, Slaton's commutation of Frank's death sentence, and his subsequent failure to be reelected. There is also one letter written by Lucille Selig Frank, the wife of Leo Frank, to Slaton.
Dates: 1902-1930, 1976
Scope and Content This collection contains Atlanta political and civic ephemera, including an invitation to a reception at the Commercial Club; ballots, tickets, and a ribbon for the Prohibition party; a ballot for a bond election; a slate of candidates under the White Democratic Primary in Atlanta in 1896; an Anti-Barroom ticket; cards for the election of Governor, State Senator and other officials, including Woodrow Wilson for President of the United States; a ticket for the election of Mayor W. A. Hemphill,...
Dates: 1892-1919, undated
Scope and Content Much of the collection consists of newspaper articles and clippings relating to Judge Camp’s professional life and the personal life of him and his relatives. Letters, programs, financial records, and postcards comprise a portion of the collection. Also included are three Camp family scrapbooks, one scrapbook for the Joseph Habersham chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Thomas Camp’s diploma from George Washington University. The oldest item in the collection is a...
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974
Scope and Content This collection consists of one copy of the Returns of the Election for the positions of Captain, 1st Lieutenant, and 2nd Lieutenant of Company K of the 5th Regiment. Hugh M. Dorsey was elected Captain; Sam H. Howell was elected 1st Lieutenant; and James C. Rathers was elected 2nd Lieutenant. Also listed are the names of 29 men who voted.