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Selena Sloan Butler papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

 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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Atlanta (Ga.) 5
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta. 4
African Americans--Georgia. 3
African American civic leaders -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
African American women--Georgia--Societies and clubs. 2
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African Americans--Education--Georgia--Atlanta. 2
African Americans--Georgia--Political activity. 2
African Americans--Georgia--Social conditions. 2
Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations. 2
Atlanta (Ga.)--Social life and customs. 2
Community development--Georgia. 2
Georgia--History, Local. 2
Minutes (administrative records) 2
Oral histories (literary works) 2
Scrapbooks 2
Voter registration -- Georgia 2
African American beauty operators -- Georgia 1
African American business enterprises -- Georgia 1
African American businesspeople -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African American churches -- Southern States 1
African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta--History. 1
African American parents' and teachers' associations--United States 1
African American physicians--Georgia--Atlanta 1
African American schools--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century. 1
African American women educators--Georgia--Atlanta 1
African American women--Georgia. 1
African American women--Societies and clubs. 1
African Americans--Education--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Education. 1
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta--Social conditions--19th century 1
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta--Social conditions--20th century 1
African Americans--Georgia--Economic conditions. 1
African Americans--Georgia--Religion. 1
African Americans--Social life and customs--20th century 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Business, industries, and trades. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Cultural affairs--Music. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Economic conditions. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Education. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--History. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Photographs. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Population elements--African Americans. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Population elements--Jews. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Radio and television broadcasting. 1
Atlanta (Ga.)--Societies, etc.--Nativism. 1
Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, Ga.)--History. 1
Auburn Avenue Neighborhood (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Audiocassettes 1
Audiotapes 1
Baseball--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
Baseball--Georgia. 1
Beauty shops--Georgia. 1
Blues (Music)--Georgia. 1
Business records 1
Civil rights movements--Georgia. 1
Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
Depressions, 1929--Georgia. 1
Education--Georgia 1
Essays 1
Fires--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
Georgia--Business, industries, and trades. 1
Georgia--Cultural affairs--Music. 1
Georgia--Economic conditions. 1
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950. 1
Georgia--Politics and government--1951- 1
Georgia--Population elements--African Americans. 1
Georgia--Population elements--Jews. 1
Georgia--Race relations. 1
Georgia--Radio and television broadcasting. 1
Georgia--Social life and customs. 1
Georgia--Societies, etc.--Nativism. 1
Goldsboro (N.C.) 1
Insurance companies--Georgia. 1
Insurance executives--Georgia. 1
Interviews 1
Jews--Georgia. 1
Milledgeville (Ga.) 1
Minor league baseball--Georgia. 1
Nativism. 1
Poems 1
Police--Georgia. 1
Race relations. 1
Racism--Georgia. 1
Radio broadcasting--Georgia. 1
Riots--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
Secret societies--Georgia. 1
Shoe shiners--Georgia--Atlanta. 1
Slides (Photography) 1
Sound recordings 1
Thomasville Heights (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
United States -- Race relations 1
Urban-rural migration -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Warren County (Ga.) 1
White supremacy movements -- Georgia 1
Women in the Methodist Church -- Georgia 1
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Names
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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