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African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

African American Calendar Collection

Identifier: aarl000-001
Scope and Contents Note

The African American Calendar collection is comprised of yearly calendars created by businesses, organizations or artists that celebrate African American history and culture. Each month in the calendars feature a historic figure, art work or fact. Of local interest are the calendars from Bell South which document important African Americans in Atlanta.

Dates: 1949-2017

General Photograph Collection

Identifier: aarl-89-12
Scope and Contents The General Photographs Collection consists of images of African American life from the 1880s to the 1980s. Many of these photographs are portraits taken in various studios on the East Coast of the United States, other are snapshots of family life, school, church and the many social organizations of the African American community. Some photographs in this collection showcase the neighborhoods and businesses that existed in the early to mid 20th century. Majority of the photos are...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1979

Historic District Development Corporation maps and plans

Identifier: aarl-unknown03
Scope and Contents The Historic District Development Corporation Collection contains 114 rolled architectural plans. Included are neighborhood street maps, construction plans, property surveys, and buidling designs, sites that are all located in the Old Fourth Ward. Among these are Auburn Avenue Research Library (AARL) architectural sketches, site plans for Edgewood lofts, a large census tract map for the city, mayor Bill Campbell's approved plans for Atlanta's transportation and Solid Waste Services and...
Dates: 1989 - 2006

Summerhill community oral history interviews

Identifier: aarl97-007

The interviews in the Summerhill Community Oral History series focus on the residents of the Summerhill neighborhood who discuss what it was like growing up in the neighborhood, as well as their childhood and teen years in the community.

Dates: 1997