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Atlanta (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Annie L. McPheeters papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl90-005
Overview The collection consists of the papers of Annie L. McPheeters from 1945-1990. Includes correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and a variety of printed materials which are largely clippings, brochures, pamphlets, journals, and books. Much of the collection relates to McPheeters' personal involvement with the Auburn and the West Hunter Branches of the Atlanta Public Library, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the Warren Memorial United Methodist Church, and the Utopian Literary Club. Other...

Anthony "Tony" Daniels papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl008-008
Scope and Contents note The Anthony “Tony” Daniels papers, 1980-2000, documents his professional and personal life through correspondence, diaries, journals, print materials, publications. The primary focus of the collection is his writings, which includes drafts, rewrites, scripts and related printed material. The collection also has records from the ensemble, ADODI Muse.

Atlanta Life Insurance Company records

 Collection
Identifier: aarl98-016
Overview Records of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company from 1894-1994, 2000 which primarily document the operation of the company, and to a lesser extent, the role it played in Atlanta's African-American community. The record include officer's files; financial records; insurance policies and claims; Atlanta Life publications and printed material; non Atlanta Life publications and printed material; and architectural drawings, calendars, certificates and diplomas.

Edward Randolph Carter and Andrew Jackson Lewis collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl90-004
Overview The collection consists of papers of Edward Randolph Carter and Andrew Jackson Lewis from ca. 1890-1985. The papers include correspondence, printed material, photographs, financial records, clippings, a diary (1942) documenting Lewis' military service during World War II, and ephemera. Early materials (1905-1942) pertain to Carter's religious activities and duties as pastor of Friendship Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) and also include writings and sermons of Carter. The bulk of the collection...

Ella Mae Wade Brayboy papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl94-012
Overview The collection consists of papers of Ella Mae Brayboy from 1935-1994 (bulk 1970-1991). The papers include correspondence, photographs, clippings, plaques, certificates, and printed material. The materials document Brayboy's activities with the Community Council of Atlanta (1973-1976), the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (1975-1989), the United Methodist Church, the use of the Atlanta Public Library for voter registration, and the Council on Battered Women (Atlanta,...

Fan Collection

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Identifier: EPFAN-123
Scope and Contents The Fan Collection held by the Auburn Avenue Research Library consists of fans featuring black businesses and other Atlanta organizations. Some of these fans feature the images of prominent African Americans. The date range of the fans held in this collection range from 1928-2000.

Fred C. Bennette, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl002-003
Overview The collection contains photographs, news articles, minutes, and other printed materials which documents Fred C. Bennette's involvement with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta.

General Mills-Kroger oral history collection for the Friends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library

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Identifier: aarl94-004
Overview The collection consists of videotapes and cassette tapes of the General Mills-Kroger oral history collection for the Friends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library from 1994-ongoing. The collection contains interviews with a variety of individuals including African American businessmen and women, journalists, educators, librarians, community and civil rights activists. The materials document civil rights activities in Atlanta (Ga.), businesses in the Sweet Auburn District of Atlanta, the Atlanta...

Graham Washington Jackson, Sr. papers

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Identifier: aarl89-004
Overview The collection consists of papers of Graham Washington Jackson, Sr. from 1880-1990. The papers include correspondence, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and printed material documenting Jackson's musical performances and awards. Notable correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, William Hartsfield, and John Kennedy. The collection also contains audio and video recordings, albums, music manuscripts, sheet music, and Jackson's paintings. The...

Henry J. and Florine D. Furlow papers

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Identifier: aarl89-006
Overview The collection consists of papers of Henry J. and Florine Dyer Furlow from 1938-1986. The papers include correspondence, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, ephemera, and sheet music documenting the Furlows' activities as music leaders at Big Bethel A.M.E. Church (Atlanta, Ga.) and their involvement in educational and civic organizations in Georgia. Of particular interest are the programs, scripts, costumes, and publicity materials pertaining to the pageant "Heaven Bound." The collection...