Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS249
Scope and Content This collection consists of portraits of Kiwanis Club of Atlanta members, including portraits of the club's former presidents, vice presidents, and chairmen such as: George Hunt, the first president who served in 1918; J. Sherrard Kennedy, the fifth president and Chairman of the International Committee on Community Programs; and George West, Chairman of the Entertainment Committee in the early twentieth century. Most of the photographs are in black and white. There are also group photos of...
Dates: 1918-1995, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS537
Scope and Content The collection includes thirty bound volumes compiled by Rusha Wesley that contain test papers, programs, invitations, Parent Teacher Association minutes, and the school newspaper, The Lee Messenger. Also included are newspaper clippings, photographs, student lists, and materials pertaining to the Lee Street School Annual Doll Show. Of particular interest are bound volumes containing newspaper clippings, letters, telegrams, and other materials from former...
Dates: 1884-1946, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS228
Scope and Content The Papers of Robert and Margaret MacDougall consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and scrapbook pages, and brochures and other printed materials. Many of these papers concern MacDougall’s work as an engineer, work as an administrator of the Works Progress Administration and his activities working with the city of Atlanta, particularly in the development of the expressways through the city and the bond issues to finance the projects. A second portion of these papers concern the...
Collection number: ahc.MSS265
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection is education related materials. Some examples include memory books, compositions books, and progress reports.
Collection number: ahc.MSS286f
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.
Collection number: ahc.MSS452
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and enrollment lists.
Dates: 1898-1965, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992
Collection number: ahc.MSS292f
Scope and Content This collection contains a speech given by Sarah Plaster before the Parent Teacher Association of Rock Spring School in Atlanta, Georgia on the school's Founder's Day. In the manuscript of the speech she wrote about the founding and development of the School.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1118
Scope and Content This collection consists of audio recordings and scripts created for the program, Southwind.Southwind programs consisted of one to three segments that featured original reporting either by Boyd Lewis or his colleagues in public radio throughout the Southeast. Many of the segments focused on contemporary events that Lewis placed in historical context, while other segments were retrospectives of past events that featured the...
Collection number: ahc.MSS940
Scope and Content This collection includes documents from the education, personal life, and career of Virginia Marion Broome Waterer. Materials include report cards; school certificates and programs; newspaper clippings; membership cards; church bulletins; newsletters; a plan for the Virginia-Highland Civic Association; a history of the residence at 900 Arlington Place; and programs from the New Era Study Club. Of particular note are papers regarding her work in the Women's Service Pilots (WASP) during World...
Dates: 1912-1999, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS847
Scope and Content This collection contains one memory book kept by Virginia Lou Pirkle during her senior year. Included in the book are autographs from teachers and classmates, newspaper clippings, photos, dance cards, and various materials from neighboring school during 1928.
Collection number: ahc.VIS180
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of these oral histories deal with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Specific events mentioned include the student movement centering on Atlanta University; The Committee on Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR); creation and publication of the Atlanta Enquirer newspaper; the organization of the Atlanta Committee of Cooperative Action (ACCA), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and activities to desegregate city buses and restaurants. Other topics that are discussed on...
Collection number: ahc.MSS990
Scope and Content The bulk of these oral histories deal with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Specific events that are mentioned include the student movement centering around Atlanta University; The Committee On Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR); creation and publication of the Atlanta Enquirer newspaper; the organization of the Atlanta Committee of Cooperative Action (ACCA), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and activities to desegregate city buses and restaurants. Other topics that...
Collection number: ahc.MSS736
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, a business card, handwritten notes, school work, and church materials. Correspondence involves letters and newspaper clippings exchanged between family members. Many of the letters are to John Augustus Wayt while attending school and in the military (1914-1920). The business card belonged to John Chiles for his building materials business. School work includes John Augustus' class notes in chemistry and engineering; notes and lists include printed...
Collection number: ahc.MSS536
Scope and Content This collection consists of four bound volumes of selected examination papers. They include a range of subject material and are the product of students of various ages.
Collection number: ahc.MSS249
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, and class notes. Correspondence with family members includes letters from his mother, Lina; his wife, Grace; and his sister, Florence. The letters date 1910-1945 and include his school years through his military service in North Africa during World War II. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as his childhood in rural Hogansville, Georgia; novelist Corra Harris and her home in Bartow County, Georgia; and...
Dates: 1909-1945, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS637
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