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Selena Sloan Butler papers

Identifier: aarl09-002
Scope and Content Note The Selena Sloan Butler family papers document the family's personal, professional, and civic activities from 1886 to 1983 through correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, periodicals, scrapbooks, photographs, engravings, artifacts, programs, personal journals, notes, pamphlets and publications. The photographs and photo engravings portray the Butler family and other African American men, women and children in social settings, though information about the dates, names, and locations...
Dates: 1886-1893

Sweet Auburn Neighborhood Project oral history interviews

Identifier: aarl93-002
Overview The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts of interviews of residents and merchants in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia in 1978. The interviewees discuss personal background, social and economic conditions among the African American residents of Sweet Auburn, recollections of the riot of 1906, the fire of 1917, the Depression, the Butler Street Urban Renewal Project (1950s), cross-town migration, and the civil rights movement. The collection also...
Dates: 1978

Thomasville Heights neighborhood project collection

Identifier: aarl96-004
Overview The collection consists of photographs, slides, an audiotape recording of a visit through the Norwood community, and creative writings of the students, including "Change Agent Stories" and original poems about the Thomasville Heights community created between 1995 and 1996.
Dates: 1995-1996

Vertical File Collection

Identifier: VF-001
Scope and Contents The Vertical Files consist of a collection of resources organized by various topics. These items include newspaper articles, programs, obituaries, and ephemeral materials. These topics range from education and social clubs to organizations and civil rights leaders.

The Vertical Files are a great resource for researchers hoping to gain information on the African diaspora in Atlanta from 1920-2000.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1999

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Hill, Jesse, 1927- 2
Atlanta Cultural League (Ga.). 1
Atlanta Life Insurance Company 1
Atlanta Public Library 1
Atwater, Horace T., 1930-2000 1
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Blackburn, Ruby Parks, 1901-1982 1
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 1
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brayboy, Ella Mae, 1919- 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Albert Irvin, 1908-1997 1
Brooks, Belle Bishop, 1910-1988 1
Brown, Henry N. 1
Butler family 1
Butler, Henry Rutherford, 1862-1931 1
Butler, Henry Rutherford, 1899-1988 1
Butler, Selena S., 1872-1964 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clark University (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Collins, Helen J., 1911- 1
Community Council of Atlanta (Ga.). 1
Council on Battered Women (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Darden, Marian 1
Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Gammon Theological Seminary 1
Greene, Charles W., -1974 1
Hamme, Jeanette Harvey 1
Hamme, Richard S., -1979 1
Harvey, Burell T., 1892-1971 1
Hawk, DeLoys, 1933-1981 1
Herndon, Alonzo, 1858- 1
Herndon, Norris B., 1897-1977 1
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 1
John Wesley Dobbs Elementary School (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Charmayne, 1953- 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
League of Negro Women Voters of Georgia. 1
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21- 1
Links, Inc.. Atlanta Chapter 1
Majestic Shoe Service (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change 1
Martin, Eugene M., 1888-1969 1
National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 1
Palmer, James D. 1
Pennington, T. Maurice, 1923- 1
Pitts family 1
Pitts, James D., 1914-1984 1
Rodgers, Joyce Pitts 1
Ruby's Beauty Shop (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Simon, Edward L., 1908- 1
Smith, Walter H., -1972 1
Spelman College 1
Sweet Auburn Neighborhood Project (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.). 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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