Jeanette Harvey Hamme papers
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Jeanette Harvey Hamme papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Creator: Hamme, Jeanette Harvey
Title: Jeanette Harvey Hamme papers
Dates: 1963 1979-1992
Quantity: 20.0 Linear feet
Abstract:The collection contains: Three (3) photo albums of Mrs. Hamme's family life; Mrs. Hamme's personal correspondence, flyers, newsletters, news article, books and pamphlets; Morris Brown College papers and other related items; Mrs. Hamme's collection of papers from the Friendship Baptist Church as Deaconess Board member and some papers from Westhills Presbyterian Church; Mrs. Hamme's father, Mr. Burwell T. Harvey, biographical sketch including poems, congratulations card and a newspaper clippings of his election into the United Savings-Helms Athletic Foundation Hall Fame; Mrs. Hamme's husband, Mr. Richard Hamme's, personal correspondence; The Hamme's Family Reunions; Funeral Programs; Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme's career as a Social Worker; Mrs. Hamme's collection of Long-Playing Records.
Identification: aarl096-026

Biographical/Historical Note

Mrs. Jeannette Harvey Hamme is a native of Atlanta, daughter of Mr. Burwell T. Harvey a Morehouse College Professor of Chemistry and Physics in 1916 and Director of Athletics until August 31, 1957. Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme was married to Mr. Richard S. Hamme from North Caroline who passed way July 5, 1979.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains: Three (3) photo albums of Mrs. Hamme's family life; Mrs. Hamme's personal correspondence and other papers she collected over the years which includes flyers, newsletters, news article, books and pamphlets; Morris Brown College papers and other related items; Mrs. Hamme's collection of papers from the Friendship Baptist Church as Deaconess Board member and some papers from Westhills Presbyterian Church; Mrs. Hamme's father, Mr. Burwell T. Harvey, biographical sketch including poems, congrats card and a newspaper clippings of his election into the United Savings-Helms Athletic Foundation Hall Fame; Mrs. Hamme's husband, Mr. Richard Hamme, personal correspondence; The Hamme's Family Reunions; Funeral Programs; Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme's career as a Social Worker; Mrs. Hamme's collection of Long-Playing Records.


Arrangement

Series I: Three Photograph Albums.

Series II: Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme's personal papers.

Series III: Professor Burwell T. Harvey papers.

Series IV: Mr. Richard Hamme papers.

Series V: Hamme's Family Reunion papers.

Series VI: Funeral Service Programs.

Series VII: Morris Brown College papers.

Series VIII: Friendship Baptist Church papers.

Series IX: Social Work.

Series X: Long-Playing Records.


Index Terms

African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta.
Hamme, Jeanette Harvey
Hamme, Richard S., d. 1979
Harvey, Burell T., 1892-1971

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Item, series, Jeanette Harvey Hamme papers, Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.

Provenance

The Auburn Avenue Research Library, Archives Division received Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme's papers as a gift from Mrs. Alice Holmes Washington and was forwarded to the Archives through Mrs. Julie V. Hunter.

Processing Information

Processed by Okezie E. Amalaha. Completed on 2003


Restrictions

Restrictions on Use

This collection is available for use only on the second floor (Archives Division) of the Auburn Avenue Research Library. There are no restrictions on research use of the collection, but permission must be obtained for reproductions of materials for which the Research Library does not hold copyright to researcher only for "Fair Use" as defined in the copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). Also permission must be obtained to publish reproductions from materials for which the Research Library does hold copyright for one time use only.


Container List

 

Series I: Three Photograph Albums

The three (3) Photograph Albums containing photographs of Mrs. Jeanette Hamme's family and friends.

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11Three (3) Family and Friends Photo Albums
 

Series II: Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme's Papers

Portends to Mrs. Jeanette Hamme's personal papers and correspondence she received including the ones she sent out (to Mary Margaret Carr of WXIA-TV) and other items such flyers, newsletters, news article, forms (from AARP), state law (rules of Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners), books and pamphlets she have collected over the years:

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21Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme's handwritten Memo to Volunteers. February 4, 1991, Five (5) Books - ( Alpha in Atlanta Yearbook, Little Verses, Torch 1946, Atlanta's People, Thesis Handbook Atlanta University), Handbook-Agency Profile, Newsletters, Meeting Minutes, Pamphlets, Newspaper clippings, Flyers, Forms, Notebook, Your Medicare Handbook, Rules of Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
2Moisture Problems, Basic Four Food Group, Garden Talk, How to transplant a cactus (Newspaper clippings), Spring Planting Guide (Pamphlet), Home Security Begins with you, Housemate Match (Pamphlet), Correspondence, Young people have wrong idea if they only think of their rights (Newspaper clippings), Estimating your Social Security Retirement check (Pamphlet), A brief explanation of Medicare (Pamphlet), Understanding Medicaid (Pamphlet), Dow to Manage your medications (Pamphlet)AARP Health Care America Proposal Feedback (Form), AARP Home Insurance Program (Pamphlet), AARP's Medicare Supplement Outline of Coverage (Pamphlets) Age Page (Flyers), Marta lift-van fact sheet (Copy), Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare (Pamphlet), A New Way to Protect your rights to quality Health Care (Pamphlet), Healthcare Receipt File, Community Health Education Program Fall 1980 (Pamphlet), Myths and Facts about Douching (Pamphlet), Consult your Doctor before buying over the counter medicines (flyer), Vial of Life (Form), Side Effects and Cautions for Commonly used Drugs (Flyer), Some tips for using Medications safely (Flyer), Know how to read Prescriptions and Labels (Flyer), Basic Information to share with your Doctor (Flyer), AARP Correspondence, United Way Centennial Pamphlet), United Way Funded Agencies (Pamphlet), Sewing Today's Fabrics Silk (Pamphlet), Notebook, Atlanta Area Chapter Alzheimer's Association (Leaflet), Heifer Project International Solving the Problem of Hunger one Farmer at a time (Pamphlet), Antioch Baptist Church Program, County Native Honored By D.C. School System (Newspaper clippings), Decorator House Frills thrill first-nighter (Newspaper clippings), Depression Danger Dependency Denial Work with Poor Black Single Parents (Text Article), Important Figures in Black American History Contest (Copy), Old Farmer's Almanac 1992, Definition of City, The Atlanta Police Athletic League's Annual Report for 1984, The Black Man's Burden: The White Clinician (Text article), The Suicidal Self (Text article), Guide for Good Living (Flyer), Dedication of B. T. Harvey Stadium (Booklet), Hatred is like an acid... (Quotation).
3Holiday Seasonal Message from City of Atlanta Department of Public Safety, Handwritten correspondence from Mrs. Willie Mae Clark to Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme expressing her regret for not to attending the1942 Class reunion, Handwritten correspondence to Dr. Ruth, Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme's handwritten correspondence to Hartford Insurance Company, Correspondence-handwritten to Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme, Correspondence to Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme from AARP, Correspondence to Mrs. Jeanette H. Hamme from Dean Witter Reynolds Inc, Memo.
 

Series III: Professor Burwell T. Harvey Papers

Contains Mr. Burwell T. Harvey biographical sketch, as well as poems, congratulation card and newspaper clippings of his election into the United Savings-Helms Athletic Foundation Hall Fame.

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24Burwell Town Harvey biographical sketch, Tribute and commendations to Burwell T. Harvey, Resignation announcement, Elected to United Saving-HelmsAthletics Foundation Hall Fame-a news article clippings, Congratulation card, and Poems.
 

Series IV: Mr. Richard Hamme Papers

Mr. Richard Hamme personal correspondence.

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25Personal correspondence
 

Series V: Hamme's Family Reunion Papers, 1985

Portends to the Hamme's Family Reunion over the years dating from 1862 to 1985 includes the Hamme's Family Directory and newspaper article clippings regarding the attendance of the Hamme's reunion and a profile of the reunion organizer -Dr. Marilyn Tyler Brown .

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26First Ottowai and Kizziah Hamme Reunion 1862-1985, The Ottowai and Kizziah Hamme Directory August 1985, Memo to the Hamme Family and Friends regarding the 1985 Ottowai Hamme Reunion, 60 Attend Hamme Reunion-photocopy news article clippings from the Oxford Public Ledger Thursday August 15/1985 issue, Marily Tyler Brown-photocopy news article clippings, and a photocopy of The Washington Times news article and photographs indicating pictures of (from the left): Ann Heuer, D. Mack Higgins, Marilyn Tyler Brown and William Brock
 

Series VI: Funeral Service Programs, [1979, 1986, 1992]

Contains Funeral Programs including the funeral service program for Mr. Richard S. Hamme, Gwendolyn Quarles Hamme, Mrs. Minnie Hamme Tyler ( Oxford Public Ledger Thursday, February 20, 1986 news article clipping as well as Durham Morning Herald Thursday, February 20, 1986 bearing Mrs. Minnie Hamme Tyler's obituary and Oxford Public Ledger news article Monday, March 3, 1986 bearing a note of thanks from the family of Mrs. Minnie Hamme Tyler), Mrs. Catherine Hamme McGhee funeral services program (the August 10, 1992 Oxford Public Ledger news article clipping bearing Mrs. Catherine Hamme McGhee obituary) and lastly the funeral service program for Mr. Columbus Henry Hall, Sr.

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27Mr. Richard S. Hamme funeral service July 8/1979, Gwendolyn Quarles Hamme funeral service Wednesday April 16/1986, Mrs. Minnie Hamme Tyler funeral service Friday February 21/1986, Mrs. Catherine Hamme McGhee funeral services Saturday August 8/1992 and funeral service program for Mr. Columbus Henry Hall, Sr. Thursday October 15/1992.
 

Series VII: Morris Brown College Papers, [1981, 1986, 1987]

Provides information about Morris Brown College papers Mrs. Hamme collected concerning alumni activities including Women for Morris Brown College and the History of Morris Brown College.

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31History of Morris Brown College, Alumni 1981 Annual Banquet event program, Morris Brown College Alumni Newsletter -MBC Times and the Student Government Association invitation form., 1981
2Alumni Package 1986, Alumni Package 1986, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Rededication Ceremony event program and the Hall of Fame award banquet of the T3ay Club Inc., 1986
3Alumni Package 1987, including handwritten notes, invitation, decorative cards with class of 1942 written them, Women for Morris Brown College Founder Day awards luncheon event program and Atlanta Daily Sunday May 10, 1987 news clippings about the Class of 1938 of Booker T. Washington High School reunion., 1987
 

Series VIII: Friendship Baptist Church Papers, [1989-1993]

This contains Mrs. Hamme's collection of papers from the Friendship Baptist Church and papers she collected as a Board member of the Friendship Baptist Church Deaconess, and some papers from Westhills Presbyterian Church.

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34Friendship Program Dinner Welcoming New Friendship Members, Annual Coalition Meeting Christian Emergency Help Center, Notice to the Head of Friendship Auxiliaries Special Committee, The Friendship Mirror --a newsletter, Presentation by Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr. Managing Diversity - Implications for Friendship Baptist Church sponsored by The Library/Media Committee, Celebration of Men's Day Sunday June 30, 1991, Annual Financial Report 1991, Committees, List of Members of the Friendship Board of Trustee 1989 and List of Members of the Friendship Board of Deacons 1989, List of Members of the Friendship Board of Trustee 1990 and List of Members of the Friendship Board of Deacons 1990, List of Members of the Friendship Board of Trustee 1991 and List of Members of the Friendship Board of Deacons 1991, June Friday 28, 1991 Program event, Church correspondence, and Building Council Program Committee Report., [1989-1991]
5Deaconess Board correspondence, Handwritten notes, Deaconess Presenters of New Members 1992-1993, List of Officers of the Deaconess Board 1990-1991, Count on Me and I've Got Peace Like a river- music score, Handwritten clothing list for Mothers, Order of Worship Deaconess Sunday July 28/1991, Deaconess Birthday Project Finance Report Form. Deaconess Meeting Sunday June 28/1992, Assignment or Committee for Birthday Party August 26/1990, Birthday Celebration 1990 Donation presented to Church, Deaconess Financial Project, Deaconess Board 1991 end of year Financial Report, Annual Workshop sponsored by the Deaconess Board Saturday August 25/1990, Deaconess Board Annual Report 1990-1991, Deaconess Board Annual Report 1992-1993, Annual Mission Workshop sponsored by Deaconess Board Saturday July 25/1992, Commitment and General Offerings - handwritten, Deaconess Meeting Agenda Sunday February 23/1992, Deaconess Treasurer's Report February 2/1992, Deaconess Meeting Agenda Sunday March 22/1992, Deaconess Meeting Minutes January 26/1992, Deaconess Board Dues Report, Teaching assignment for the moths of June and July Church School Class #18, and Deaconess Board proposed 1992 Budget., [1990-1993]
6Westhills Presbyterian Church Business Directory 1992, Memo, West End Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center Volunteer Meeting March 11/1992, Correspondence, The Westhills Voice- a newsletter, Westhills Presbyterian Church Order of Service, and Adult Journeys-studies in Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus., [1992]
 

Series IX: Social Work

This contains Mrs. Hamme's engagement as a Social Worker. It includes her services as the unit director at the CYS/West End and Family & Children Services, client evaluation, services rendered the Barber family, services rendered to Janet Barber/Marilyn Durden/David Johan Durden/Ricky Lee Barber for violating Georgia Compulsory School Attendance act, staff evaluations, staff job description, her social worker licensure application as well as American Association of State Social Work Board Candidate Handbook, forms, Guide to Counselors, Administrative Codes ( Summary of Codes used in completing Daily Time Sheet), copy of Georgia law pertaining to Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & Marriage and Family Therapists, copy of passed Georgia Senate Bill pertaining to Professional Counseling, Social work, and Marriage and Family Therapy, and Correspondence from the office of Child Service and Family Counseling Center Inc.

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37Application for Licensure Without Examination (Grand parenting), Performance Appraisals, Self Evaluation, Job Description, The Barber Family, Janet Barber/Marily Durden/David Johan Durden/Ricky Lee Barber, Child Services & Family Counseling Center, Inc. Fringe Benefit Program, American Association of State Social Work Boards Georgia Candidate Handbook, Emergency Housing Shelter Statement of Understanding, A Guide to Counselors (abilities counselors should have), Summary of Codes used in completing daily time sheet, Georgia Laws for Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, Correspondence (Child Service and Family Counseling Center, Inc.), Graduated Group Counseling Program (Child Services and Family Counseling Center), PSAA Southeastern Regional Practice Institute (Flyer), West End Emergency Assistance Center, Evaluation Form Symposium, How Do You Care, Closing Data Form (Child Service & Family Counseling Center), Mileage Expense Report (Child Service & Family Counseling Center, Inc), Evaluation of Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers Workshop, The Crisis Group: A New Application of Crisis Theory (Text article), Coping (Newspaper clippings), Living with your teenager: Understanding Physical Changers.
 

Series X: Long-Playing Records, [1963, n.d.]

Mrs. Jeanette Harvey Hamme collection of Ten (10) Long-Playing Records, comprising of Gospel, Christmas, Soul and Rhythm & blues music. Speech and Physical Exercise LPs.

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41More Mondo Cane by Ricky Alan and his orchestra., 1963
2Drop Drugs! … Get Hooked on Jesus by Dr. W. J. Stafford, Free For All Baptist Church.
3Baby, I Need Your Love by Gene Pitney.
4Wings of Love by The Temptations.
5Soul Expedition by Soul Expedition Band.
6Exercise is Fun by Dick Beckner.
7On The Sunny Side of The Street by Ralph Marterie Big Band Man.
8Winter Wonderland by Earl Grant.
9Freedom March on Washington August 28, 1963, Recorded Live by Fox Movietone News.
10God's Trombones Part I by Friendship Baptist Church.