Depressions -- 1929 -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Collection materials consist of business and legal records, including a 1933 lease, a 1947 certificate of residence change, meeting minutes, financial statements, correspondence, and memos.
Scope and Content This collection documents the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. The papers consist of business correspondence, family letters, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, travel journals, and writings. Included in the collection are speeches from Haverty's and American Retail Federation meetings and conventions, as well as first person narratives from Rawson Haverty Sr. highlighting his travels to Europe and family...
Dates: 1810-2007, undated
Scope and Content This collection includes daily cost and progress reports created during the construction of the diorama of the Cyclorama and other pertinent documents.
Dates: 1928-1984, undated
Scope and Content This collection includes photo copies of eight letters from Mrs. Nettie S. Rice to Miss Mattie Slaton of Atlanta, Georgia about personal matters, her reminiscences of Girls' High School during her tenure, the Atlanta Public School System and its problems during the Great Depression, and the Cotton States and International Exposition.
Scope and Content This collection consists of a scrapbook which contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, notices, etc. related to the activities of the Service Group.
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished autobiography about Avery's grade school years in Atlanta Public Schools during the Great Depression.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
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated