Women -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1157
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that Annette Burdges collected while she worked as secretary for the Atlanta Chapter of NOW. Materials include monthly NOW newsletters, membership and action pamphlets, stickers, and Atlanta Chapter correspondence. There are additional documents from an Equal Opportunity for Employment telecast conference as well as a United States Department of Labor and Women's Bureau conference. This collection also includes reports, articles, and a copy of the ...
Dates: 1965-1989, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1204
Scope and Contents This collection documents the women's sports teams, the Atlanta Tomboys. Included are game schedules, team rosters with details about the players and points won, promotional material, and news clippings, some featuring the team's coach, Johnny Moon. Of special note is correspondence about sponsorships and exhibitions written by Johnny Moon. There are also sports programs highlighting the Atlanta Tomboys, the Lorelei Ladies, and other local women's teams. This collection also contains clippings...
Dates: 1917-1926; 1944-1986, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS996
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogy records created by Edith Cook. Included within this genealogy are the family history for the Bell, Bloch, Cook, Collier, Dicks, Fish, Griggs, Harber, Ingram, Owen, Thomas, Tigner, Wagnon, Waldo-Hall, Weiss, and Wilson families. The collection also contains correspondence and scrapbooks. Of particular interest is material pertaining to Edith W. Harber (Cook.) Edith Harber enlisted in the the United States Army during World War II and earned her pilot's...
Dates: 1821-1992, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1201
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club and her association with the Atlanta Opera Arts Association. Included are opera show programs from her performances with the San Francisco Opera chorus, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also newspaper clippings of Grigsby's modeling career and her involvement in the 1954 "Feast of...
Dates: 1943-2004, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS391
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club. Included are production stills from The Tales of Hoffman and Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, and images from the Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also photographs of Grigsby modeling at The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia; on top of Stone Mountain; for an...
Dates: 1940-2004, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS117
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook of information on the Carnegie Library in Atlanta, Ga.
Collection number: ahc.MSS137
Scope and Content This collection contains genealogical research, records of the Atlanta Chapter of the Associated Charities, manuscripts on a myriad of topics, and newspaper clippings. There is genealogical research on the Grant and Logan families gathered by Margaret Laing for her book, The Ten Years, 1905-1915, a history of the Atlanta Branch of the Associated Charities. Also included is correspondence that Laing received regarding her research from family members and...
Dates: 1903-1949, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929
Collection number: ahc.MSS696
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains minutes of annual meetings, executive meetings and annual conferences from 1955-1996, and the annual chamber newsletter, The Courier, 1961-1979. Subsequent documents indicate the organization discontinued the newsletter publication 1979. The collection also contains by-laws and standing rules adopted, amended and revised from 1954-1996, and conference programs and convention information from 1957-1996. The meeting minutes also include changes in membership and community...
Collection number: ahc.VIS333
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken during the 1911 Glidden Tour from New York City to Jacksonville, Florida.
Dates: 1911 October 13-26