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Decatur (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Rhyne reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS285f
Scope and Content This collection contains a bound volume of anecdotes made by Albert Rhyne of Atlanta about his maternal grandmother, Amelia Hutchins Alexander (Mrs. Hooper Alexander) of Decatur, and about various personalities and homes in Druid Hills. Mentioned extensively are the Heinz family, the family of Asa Candler, Dr. H.V.M. Miller, H. G. Hastings, and Mrs. Julius Y. Talmadge. Also included is an obituary of Dr. M. B. Hutchins, brother of Mrs. Hooper Alexander.
Dates: 1976

Bill Wilson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.
Dates: 1938-1984, undated

Cotten Alston photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Darlene Roth papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1210
Scope and Contents This collection documents Darlene Roth's professional work at the History Group, Inc., the Atlanta History Center, and Darlene Roth and Associates, Inc. The bulk of papers are historical surveys and reports about the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area that she completed as research assessments for corporate clients such as MARTA, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Atlanta Urban Design Commission. Papers include records, reports, surveys, notes, maps, and correspondence. Two...
Dates: 1854-2004, undated

Everhart family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS82
Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of art by Adelaide Everhart, family bibles, books, bookplates, brochures, certificates, clippings, correspondence, employment assignments, employment records, genealogy, government records, house records, memos, a receipt, patent records, military records, and school materials. There are four books, including one unpublished work displaying Lucile Bell's interior designs. One published journal contains an essay written by George Everhart in 1950 about...
Dates: 1860-2004, undated

Harrison E. Randall letter

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS669f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written in Decatur, Georgia, on October 3, 1864, by Randall to his father. He speculates that there will be no fall campaign by General William T. Sherman and describes the arrival of Union prisoners released from Andersonville Prison in Andersonville, Georgia. Randall conveys the news of the death of his friend David S. Booream from wounds, and discusses his pay and promises to send some home.
Dates: 1864 October 3

Henry Burr Green real estate photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS308
Scope and Content This collection contains black-and-white photographs accumulated by Henry Burr Green in the process of conducting real estate business for Cheves-Green Enterprises, the mortgage loan, real estate, property management, and insurance company of which he was President. Most photos were taken by commercial photographer Walter M. Wright, and depict residential homes and office buildings in Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, and Marietta. Highlights include the Healey Building, Henry Grady...
Dates: 1928-1947, undated

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Martin Stupich Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS115
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection were created during two survey grants sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The images in the first grant documented the development of Atlanta’s rapid transit system (MARTA) from 1977- 1978, and photographs from the second grant (1979-1981) illustrate Atlanta’s role as a center of transportation. The photographs from the first NEA project depict downtown Atlanta prior to the construction of MARTA, employees involved in the creation of MARTA,...
Dates: 1955 – 1981, bulk 1977-1981

Mary J. Stafford Thompson correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS349f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of letters from and to Mary J. Stafford Thompson with individuals in Georgia such as Washington, Rome, Oakland, Milledgeville, Dalton, Greensboro, and Decatur.
Dates: 1846-1864

Mildred Traver Coggin photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS314
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Mildred Traver Coggin and her family members and friends, including: Lilly Hill Traver, Charles Wesley Traver, Frances Traver, Raymond Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Hodge Havis, and unidentified individuals.
Dates: 1888-1944, undated

William R. Mitchell Jr. photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS222
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs documented and collected by William R. Mitchell, Jr that appeared in his books, lectures, and architectural studies. The photographs were taken in various Georgia cities including Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, Roswell, and Albany. The images are of residential homes and apartments, furnished interiors, historic buildings, parks, streetscapes, churches, and Edward Vason Jones's 19th Century America exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Dates: 1889-1986, undated