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Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS773
Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers and publications related to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Atlanta, Georgia. Series I includes gay and lesbian publications from Atlanta,the Southeast, and nationwide. Series II consists of business and organization papers pertaining to gay rights and AIDS. Series III includes personal papers of gay and lesbian activists in Atlanta and Georgia.

Dates: 1957-2002, undated

Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS391
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence among the society's members, membership lists, biographies of some members, financial records, newspaper clippings, early recollections of Atlanta, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1909-1984, undated

Atlanta Tomboys documents

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1917-1926; 1944-1986, undated

Blanchard family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS283
Scope and Content

This collection consists of portrait images of Blanchard family members, including Waid Hill Blanchard; Martha Lane Hill; Mary Anne Hill; Moses C. Blanchard; and Mary Blanchard.

Dates: approximately 1870

C. W. Motes photographs and drawing

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS436
Scope and Contents This collection contains several photographs taken by Columbus Washington "C. W." Motes, as well as portraits of Motes. Additional photographs include his wife, Emma F. White, and their two daughters: Mary Motes Delbridge and Eva Motes. The collection also includes photographs, presumably of his clients, images of titled sculptures, a drawing by C. W. Motes, and a color cased image of his daughter, Mary. Of special note is an ambrotype of Motes during his time as a Confederate soldier in the...
Dates: approximately 1862-1900, undated

Chris Mastin photographs of protest marches

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.

Dates: 2017-2018

Colonial Dames, Atlanta Chapter, minute books

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS520f
Scope and Content

This collection includes minute books that record membership lists, financial records, and the society's activities between 1898-1901 and 1919-1931. It also includes information on Georgia State Society activities including purchase of the Andrew Low House in Savannah, Ga.

Dates: 1898-1931

Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chapter, scrapbooks

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS525
Scope and Content

This collection consists of nine scrapbooks documenting the activities of Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chapter.

Dates: 1941-1982

Emily Bourne Grigsby visual arts materials

 Collection
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

Fader, Haas, Kahn, and Sugarman family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS433
Scope and Contents

This collection contains images of the Sugarman, Fader, Haas, and Kahn families. It primarily features identified portraits and family photographs. Of special note is a portrait silhouette of Carolyn Haas and Nathan Kahn Jr., as well as images of their wedding venue at the Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1875-1955, undated

Focal Point, Inc. records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS875
Scope and Content

This collection consists mainly of articles and advertisements of Focal Point, Inc. Other items included are the company's mission statement, awards, a history, and product brochures.

Dates: 1945-1993, undated

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942

Gertrude Asher scrapbook pages

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS540f
Scope and Content

This collection contains pages from the scrapbook of Gertrude Asher and includes newspaper articles and her thoughts on theatrical events she attended in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1910-1913

Jackson P. Dick photographs of the Atkinson Family

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS428
Scope and Contents

This collection contains images of the Atkinson family, primarily Henry M. Atkinson Sr. and May Peters Atkinson. Several of the photographs feature Henry M. Atkinson Sr. and unidentified individuals with trains, cars, and horse-drawn carriages. Also included are photographs of the Atkinson family's residences. Of special note are two images of Henry Atkinson Sr. and unidentified individuals posing with golfer Robert "Bobby" Jones (1902-1971), as well as a portrait of Richard Peters Jr.

Dates: 1902-1948, undated

Jane Swann Travel Diary

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS223
Scope and Contents of the Records

The travel diary, a bound leather journal engraved “Jennie [sic] Swann, 1901,” documents Jane Swann’s summer travels through parts of the United Kingdom and Europe, June to August, 1901. Swann’s entries describe the various religious and cultural institutions she visited in cities and villages in Amsterdam, Brussels, England, France, and Scotland. Affixed and loose within the diary are commercially produced photographs and other printed material documenting her travels.

Dates: 1901

Jessie Boynton photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS288
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of the Fulton County Alms Home for African Americans; Fulton County Alms Haven Home; Boynton's farm house; and a photograph of Jessie Lee Clark.

Dates: 1977

Joseph F. Buchanan photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS292
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.

Dates: approximately 1895

Judith Alexander papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS812
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, gallery invitations, newspaper clippings, magazines, catalogues, and photographs of individual artists and their work, in addition to snapshots of gallery interiors and special events.

Dates: 1959-1989

Lethea Turman Lochridge photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS378
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of Lethea Turman Lochridge's friends and family, including her father, S.B. Turman. Of special note are photographs from the 1911 Southern International Poultry Show in Athens, Georgia, where Lethea and her siblings won an award, as well as a photograph of her Girls High School graduating class. This collection also includes a photograph taken by Edwin Lochridge Sr. of Charles and Mary Tway's residence on 212 15th Street, which neighbored the Lochridge...
Dates: Approximately 1868-1917, undated

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978