Lucille V. Hill papers
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Lucille V. Hill papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Creator: Hill, Lucille V.
Title: Lucille V. Hill papers
Dates: 1942-1994
Quantity: 7.0 cubic ft.
Abstract:The Lucille V. Hill papers contains items from 1942 to 1994 created by or about Lucille V. Hill and her son, James A. Hill, Jr., of Oregon and includes invitations, certificates, newspaper articles, yearbooks of Tuskegee Institute, plaques, photographs, a scrapbook, event programs, videotapes and audiotapes, books, and artifacts, high school newsletters, political campaign materials, and photographs. $b The collection documents Lucille Hill's involvement in community development and the provision of medical services for Atlanta's south side. James A. Hill's papers document his career as state treasurer of Oregon and his life as a college and high school student. The collection contains photographs and yearbooks from Lucille Hill's alma mater, Tuskegee Institute, and books on African American history.
Identification: aarl95-019

Biographical/Historical Note

Lucille V. Hill is a native of Thomaston, Georgia. She completed high school there in 1942 and attended Tuskegee Institute, graduating from there with a degree in nursing in 1945. Mrs. Hill served as a public health nurse for the Fulton County Health Department in Atlanta, Georgia from 1953 to 1981 when she retired. She spearheaded the creation of Atlanta Southside Community Health Center.

Mrs. Hill has been actively involved in community projects in the Fourth Ward of Atlanta for many years. She advocated for the Presidential Parkway, linking the Jimmy Carter Presidential Center with the downtown area of Atlanta. She has been a volunteer for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change and the Jimmy Carter Center, and has been chairperson of Neighborhood Planning Unit-M of the city of Atlanta. She has served as a Fulton County Deputy Registrar and has been an activist for increased services for the elderly in the city of Atlanta and Fulton County, Georgia.

Mrs. Hill is the mother of James A. Hill, Jr., a lawyer, former State Representative and State Senator from Oregon. He was elected State Treasurer for the state of Oregon in 1992.


Scope and Content Note

The collection is approximately 7 cubic ft. and consists of: correspondence pertaining to Mrs. Hill's community activities; invitations; numerous certificates; newspaper articles on various subjects; yearbooks of Tuskegee Institute for 1944 and 1945; plaques; photographs; a scrapbook; event programs; videotapes and audiotapes; books; and artifacts. A significant amount of material is available on her son, James A. Hill, Jr., including high school and college yearbooks; correspondence; high school newsletters; political campaign materials; certificates; a speech; and photographs.


Arrangement

Organized into two series:

I. Lucille V. Hill and
II. James A. Hill, Jr.


Index Terms

African American nurses--Georgia--Atlanta.
African American politicians--Oregon.
African Americans--History.
African Americans--Medical care--Georgia--Atlanta.
Artifacts.
Atlanta Southside Community Health Center.
Audiotapes.
Books.
Certificates.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Community development--Georgia--Atlanta.
Hill, James A., 1947-
Hill, Lucille V.
Invitations.
Newsletters.
Oregon. Treasurer's Office. -- Officials and employees
Photographs.
Plaques (flat objects)
Programs.
School yearbooks.
Tuskegee Institute.
Tuskegee Institute. -- Alumni and alumnae
Videotapes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucille V. Hill papers. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.


Restrictions

Restrictions of Access

There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.


Container List

 

Series I: Lucille V. Hill, 1942-1993

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11Correspondence - Lucille Hill, 1942-1989
2Correspondence Lucille Hill, 1990
3Certificates, 1959-1981
4Certificates, 1984-1993 no dates
5Event Programs
6Commencement Program - Tuskegee Institute, May, 1944
7Yearbook - Tuskeana (Tuskegee Institute), 1944
8Yearbook - Tuskeana (Tuskegee Institute), 1945

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21Correspondence - Neighborhood Planning Unit M
2Training Materials - Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center, 1973
3Catalog of Historic Structures Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site & Preservation District/Atlanta, 1984
4General Management Plan Development Concept Plan Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site & Preservation District/Atlanta, 1986
5Plaque - Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center Board, Inc. Salutes Ms. Lucille Hill for Years of Dedication to ASCHC, 1974
6Plaque - The Mary Mahoney Award Presented to Mrs. Lucille Hill for her Dedication to the Nursing Profession This 6th Day of June, 1981 by the Atlanta Southside Community Health Center, Inc., Patricia A. Rentrope Executive Director, June 6, 1981
7Plaque - To a Very Special Lady Mrs. Lucille Hill A Pioneer in the Founding of ASCHC AUSSWW, 1981

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31Presidential Parkway Atlanta, Georgia Project M-9152 (2) Fulton/Dekalb Counties Final Environmental Impact Statement U.S. Department of Transportation; Federal Highway Administration; Georgia Department of Transportation, May 1984
2Final Environmental Impact Statement Volume II Preliminary Case Report, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Comments, and Highway Agency Responses Project M-9152 (2) Fulton/Dekalb Counties Nov. 1983 ACHP Comments added April 1984,, [1983-1984]
3Notebook on History of Presidential Parkway, April 1984
4Signed petitions 1984 & 1985 supporting the Great Park Plan, 1984-1985
 

Series II: James V. Hill, Jr., 1961-1994

Box

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41Correspondence - James A. Hill, Jr
2Certificates - James A. Hill, Jr
3 Reduce Property Taxes by James Hill A Homeowner's Guide, 1979
4Voters' Pamphlet 1980 State of Oregon, 1980
5Acceptance speech and campaign hat with campaign buttons and stickers attached 1992 State of Oregon Treasurer's race, 1992
6St. Emma Military Academy Cadet Handbook, 1963
7Yearbooks - The Sabre - St. Emma Academy and St. Francis De Sale, 1961-1964
8Yearbooks - Michigan State University, 1965 1969
9Commencement Program - Michigan State University, 12/7/68
10Button - Michigan State University 1965 Big Ten Champs - Rose Bowl, 1965

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51The Belmedian - newsletter of St. Emma Military Academy, Powhatan, Virginia, Christmas 1960 Spring 1961 Christmas Easter 1962 June 1962 Christmas 1962 Spring 1963 June 1963
2Two female Tuskegee Institute Track Team Members, 1945
3Volunteers at Jimmy Carter Center, Dec., 1987
4Ms. Lucille Hill at inauguration of Maynard Jackson, Mayor of Atlanta, Jan. 2, 1990
5Lucille Hill portrait, May, 1991
6Bill Clinton, Presidential Nominee, and James A. Hill, Jr., State Treasurer, Oregon,, June 1992
7Bill Clinton, Presidential Nominee, and James A. Hill, Jr., State Treasurer, Oregon,, Oct. 1992
8Bill Clinton, Presidential Nominee, Oct. 1992
9Bill Clinton, President-Elect, and James A. Hill, Jr., State Treasurer, Oregon, Nov. 22, 1992
10Lucille Hill, Jimmy Carter, and Rosalyn Carter
11James A. Hill, Jr. being sworn into political office in Salem, Oregon, no date
12Lucille Hill and James Hill, Jr. in his office as State Treasurer of Oregon, Nov. 3, 1993
13Photo Album with photo of James Hill, Jr. and Nelson Mandela taken in South Africa, 1994 on cover
14Dr. George Washington Carver in greenhouse, 1944
14James Hill, Sr., Lucille Hill's husband, flight instructor of 99th Pursuit Squadron, Tuskegee, Alabama, ca. 1944
14Volunteers at Jimmy Carter Center, Feb., 1988
15Mrs. Ella Mae Brayboy and Mrs. Lucille Hill at tribute for Mrs. Hill, April 15, 1981
16Rosa Parks and Lucille Hill,, 1988
17Female Child
18Two portraints of Lucille Hill, ca. 1945 1959 1945
18Photograph of nursing students at Tuskegee Institute, ca. 1945
19Dr. George Washington Carver at Tuskegee, ca. 1940's
20Statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute; 2 nursing students are standing beside the statue, ca. 1940's
21Booker T. Washington
22Mr. James Hill, Sr., Lucille Hill, and James Hill, Jr. at Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport
23Lucille Hill and son, James Hill, Jr, 1964

Box

6 Take Control: The Difference is Planning, Videotape
History of Southside Community Health Center, Videotape
"Women and the Constitution" Conference, Audiotapes and artifacts

Box

7Family Bible
Guest Book - Mrs. Lucille Hill, 4/15/81
Dissertation - "Black Atlanta: An Interdisciplinary Study of Black on the East Side of Atlanta, 1890-1930" by Michael Leroy Porter. Emory University, 1974
Directory of Sacred Heart Church, ca. 1993
Oregon Address Book, 11-28-94
Cheers Lovable, Livable, Laughable Lines by Marcia Phillips and David Kaplan, 1980
Poemsby Henry W. Longfellow
Decade of Decision Government Operations. Research Atlanta, 1981
Everything to Gain by Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter, 1987, autographed
Why Not the Best? by Jimmy Carter, 1975, autographed.
Institutional Racism in America edited by Louis L. Knowles & Kenneth Prewitt, 1969
The Handbook of Social Correspondence by Sarah Augusta Tiantor and Kate M. Monro, 1945
Revolution Today U.S.A. Progressive Labor Party, 1970
Emergency Nursing Principles and Practiceby Susan A. Budassi and Janet M. Barber, 1981
I Dream A World by Brain Lanker, edited by Barbara Summers, 1989
The Negro in American Culture by Margaret Just Burcher, 1956
The Negro People in American History by William Z. Foster, 1954
Emerging Africa A Scholastic World Affairs Multi-Text. Scholastic Book Service, 1962
Labor's Untold Story by Richard O. Boyer and Herbert M. Morais. third edition,, 1971
The Black Worker by Sterling D. Spero and Abram L. Harris, 1968
America's Minority Relations by James W. Vander Zander. second edition,, 1966

Box

8 The Herald - Official Journal of The Georgia Teachers and Education Association
Vol. XVII, No. 3, February 1951
Vol. XX, No. 3, February, 1953
Vol. XX, No. 4, April, 1953
Vol. XXII, No. 1, October, 1954
Vol. XXIII, No. 2, December, 1955
Vol. XXIII, No. 3, February, 1956
Vol. XXIII, No. 4, April, 1956
Vol. XXIII, No. 6 Winter Edition, 1956-1957
The Atlanta University Bulletin
Series III, No. 28, December, 1939
Series III; No. 104
No. 10
No. 111
No. 119
No. 135
December, 1958
December, 1959
July, 1960
July, 1962
July, 1966
Series IV, No. 137, July, 1967
Series III, No. 155
Series III, No. 158
July, 1971
July, 1972
Series IV, No. 1, March, 1974
Series IV, No. 172, 1977
Series IV, No. 173;, December, 1977
An Atlanta University Periodical,, no date
Southern Africa A Time For Change. Friendship Press, 1969
Encyclopedia of African Methodism, 1948
Who's Who in Colored America., 1927 edition
The Negro Yearbook, 1925-1926 1947 1952
Booker T. Washington's Own Story of His Life and Work, 1901
Team Work …..by Booker T. Washington, no date
Quotations of Booker T. Washington, 1938
The Negro in the Methodist Church by Mason Crum, 1951
What the Negro Thinks by Robert Russa Moton, 1929
Dark Glory by Harry V. Richardson, 1947
The Georgia Negro A History by Asa H. Gordon, 1937
In Spite of Handicaps by Ralph W. Bullock, 1927
African Journey by Eslanda Goode Robeson, 1945

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9 Eyewitness: The Negro in American History by William L. Katz, 1967
The Afro-Asian World: A Cultural Understanding by Edward R. Kolevzon, 1969
The Afro-American In United States History. Globe Book Company, 1969
All God's Dangers The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarten, 1974

Box

10, 11Artifacts

Box

12Newspaper articles and clippings
Framed Resolution expressing appreciation to Mrs. Hill from Central Atlanta Progress, Inc, April 15, 1981
Framed announcement of Lucille Hill being appointed to the Hospital Advisory Council in Georgia, Oct. 20, 1972
Framed listing with photographs of Members of the 62nd Oregon State Legislative Assembly
(1983) (James Hill is a member)
Framed announcment of Jim Hill being appointed to the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Jan. 27, 1994
Large framed program from Mrs. Hill's Retirement, 4/15/81
Large silver serving tray