Urban beautification -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.
Dates: 1953-2015, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS276
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the park in Brookwood Hills including the playground, picnic and pool areas during restoration work by the club. Images show playground structures, picnic tables, planters, stone steps, as well as trees, shrubs, and other plants. Also a part of the collection are photographs of the club's Christmas decorations inside Rhodes Memorial Hall, Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are club members and children shown during park workdays and events.
Dates: 1974-1982, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1087
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide a history of the social and civic activities of the club. Materials include clippings, correspondence, histories, minutes, and yearbooks. Scrapbooks offer more details on programs, projects, and club interests on a wide variety of gardening topics. Of special interest are scrapbook images of Cascade Road from approximately 1939.
Dates: 1933-2001, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS650
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, histories, and president's notebooks that document the civic and social history of the club. President's notebooks include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, financial records, and membership information. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks which illustrate the club's many projects including two scrapbooks devoted to the "Christmas Trees Around the World" project and a scrapbook devoted to the restoration project of...
Dates: 1928-2019, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.MSS997
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, client proposals, financial records, plant lists, project notes, and research notes that document Daugherty's landscape architecture career. Material includes a broad range of projects, such as private gardens, corporate headquarters, schools and cultural institutions. Also a part of the collection are correspondence, notes, reports, and case studies from professional organizations and committee work. Included are items from the Atlanta street tree...
Dates: 1908-1998, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.MSS672
Scope and Content This collection contains histories, minutes, and correspondence that document the history of the social and civic activities of the club. Scrapbooks provide further detail on the programs and projects of the club. One scrapbook is devoted to the Expressway Beautification Association project that the club participated in from 1952 to 1956. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks describing the club's support of the Eventide Home for Elderly Women. Much material highlights the club's...
Dates: 1935-1977, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1086
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that provide a history of the social and civic activities of the club. Included are correspondence, directories, and newsletters. Of special interest are letters describing the interest and support of the first state botanical garden for Georgia in 1938.
Dates: 1938-1984, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1083
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that describes the social and civic activities of the club. Documents include photographs, newsletters, clippings, and one yearbook. Of note are items highlighting the club's community beautification efforts located in the Merry Hills neighborhood and the Toco Hills Shopping Center on North Druid Hills Road.
Collection number: ahc.VIS348
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of landscape architectural drawings that document a history of park planning by Park Pride. Drawings include hand-colored renderings, pencil sketches, design and conceptual plans as well as master plans that provide details of park vision plans. Also a part of the collection are plans that highlight community input and priorities. Many of the drawings were created by Walt Ray, landscape architect and former director of park visioning for Park Pride.
Dates: 1980-2018, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1158
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, clippings, and a report providing details of Atlanta parks prior to the creation of Park Pride. Also included in the collection are conceptual and master park plans and visioning reports which document the work of Park Pride and the communities with which they partner. Periodicals published by Park Pride as well as conference materials from annual meetings hosted by Park Pride are also a part of the collection.
Dates: 1905-2019, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1061
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the social and civic history of the club. Several of the club's beautification projects are detailed and scrapbooks provide further information on the gardening topics studied such as the effects of automobile exhaust on gardens, soybeans, and soil lead poisoning.
Collection number: ahc.MSS681
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains minutes, committee reports, financial statements, membership information, and correspondence that documents the civic and social activities of the club. Materials from Presidents Brenda Dreyer and Dean Smith comprise a substantial section of the collection from the years 1999 to 2003. Also in the collection are scrapbooks as well as GCA manuals and meeting programs from the GCA Annual and Zone Meetings beginning with 1932. A large amount of material details the GCA Zone...
Dates: 1923-2019, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS680
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection includes histories, minutes, yearbooks, and scrapbooks documenting the Club's membership meetings, civic and social activities, as well as special projects.
Dates: 1931-2017, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS398
Scope and Contents This collection contains images and items related to the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta's outreach activities and members. Included are photographs, negatives, and slides of annual events and contests, as well as WCC members and officers, meetings, and committees. Also included are materials related to activities conducted in partnership with the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and the Atlanta Junior Chamber of Commerce. All images were taken in Atlanta, Georgia, unless otherwise noted.
Dates: approximately 1948-1981, undated