Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Ephemera Comic Book Collection is a small collection of comic books ranging from 1950-1990. Most of these comic books are based on the lives and history of prominent African Americans such as Harriet Tubman, Matthew Henson, and Willie Mays.
The collection spans from 1938 to 2001, the bulk of which dates from ca. 1952 to 2001, and contains articles, programs, and other publications related to the medical career of Dr. Asa G. Yancey, his contributions to healthcare in Atlanta, and the history of African American healthcare workers including Dr. Charles R. Drew, under whom Yancey studied.
The Dr. Robert A. Holmes Papers cover the years 1916 to 2018. The collection contains materials from his time in the Georgia legislature his consultations and his writings. Specific materials include; correspondence, awards, programs, published journals and essays, unpublished essays, handwritten and typed manuscripts, campaign materials, legislature, press releases, photographs and audio visual material.
The Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers contains materials created or gathered by members of the Gordon, Jackson, or McLester families of Tuscaloosa, Alabama from the years 1850 through 1965, including photographs, correspondence, funeral notices, general documents, clippings, portraits, and books. The collection documents African American family life in Tuscaloosa, African American women's clubs, and African American business life.
The papers consist of an assortment of periodicals including Life, Ebony, and New York magazine, books, sheet music, and news clippings. The sheet music dates from 1906 to 1932, and the articles, books, and newsclippings, dated from 1968 to 1985, treat Martin Luther King, Jr., Spelman College, Atlanta University, African American life, and history.
The collection covers the period between 1937 and 1971 and consists of certificates, plaques, news clippings, photographs, scrapbook, ephemera, and books pertaining to the life and career of Sanford H. Lee as an agricultural extension agent in Bibb County, Georgia.
The collection contains items from 1969 through 1991 including a photograph of William L. Calloway with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson; an autographed copy of " The 'Sweet Auburn Avenue' Business History, 1900-1988"; a print by Tom Range of a young boy fishing in a paper cup; and a framed certificate presented to William L. Calloway.