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Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records: Series F: Photographs

 Series — Box: 1-60
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075f
Scope and Contents The Photograph series contains over 10,000 photographs taken at many local functions during Maynard Jackson's Mayoral Terms - from 1974 to 1982, and again from 1990 to 1994 - as well as photographs of his international travels. The photographs series also contains photographs of Maynard Jackson with many city, state, and federal officials, a number of foreign officials, many local groups, and a number of celebrities and noted individuals. There are groupings of unidentified photographs...
Dates: 1938-1995

Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records: Series D: Speeches and speaking requests

 Series — Box: 1-92
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075d
Scope and contents This series is comprised of approximately 800 speeches, most of which were given by Maynard Jackson during the three terms he served as Mayor of Atlanta. As Mayor, Jackson made speeches before business groups, political groups, church assemblies, colleges, private clubs, and conventioneers. The topics of his speeches centered around Atlanta, its attractions, and its problems, as well as urban issues such as poverty, economic conditions, rezoning, health care, water resources and waste...
Dates: 1969-1993

Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records: Series C: Third term mayoral records

 Series — Box: 1-162
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075c
Scope and contents The Third Term Series represents Jackson's final term as Mayor of Atlanta, during the years of 1989 to 1993; it is also the largest series in the collection. In the beginning of Jackson's third term, a Transitional Task Force was established to identify candidates for administrative appointments and staffing, the creation of departments, organizational structure and policy. Also during this term, Jackson was working diligently to bring the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games to Atlanta. This series...
Dates: 1989-1994

Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records. Series A: Vice Mayoral records

 Series — Box: 1-15
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075a
Scope and contents The Vice Mayoral series is a small series that provides a glimpse into Jackson’s introduction into political office, including his brief campaign for the U.S. Senate. Arranged alphabetically, this series documents his political career from 1968-1973. This series contains records pertaining to the various committees Jackson served on while Vice Mayor such as: the Police Committee; Zoning Committee; Aviation Committee; Water Committee; and Democratic National Committee. Correspondence from...
Dates: 1968-1973

Eva Jessye collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0046
Scope and contents This small collection consists primarily of photographs of Eva Jessye and other musicians and singers. Included are photographs of lyric soprano Adele Addison, jazz musician Hoagy Carmichael, jazz composer Noble Sissle, and composer George Gershwin, among others. There is also a small number of plaques and certificates recognizing Jessye's contributions to American music.
Dates: 1895-1992

Johnsontown Neighborhood collection

 Collection — Box: 1-28
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0130
Scope and contents Joseph Lowery on behalf of the residents of Johnsontown worked to ensure that they were treated fairly. In addition, he requested that MARTA document the site on which Johnsontown was located for historical prosperity. Therefore, in 1982 MARTA contracted The History Group Inc., to perform archaelogical work to document the history of the Johnsontown Neighborhood located in the Northern region of Atlanta, Georgia near Buckhead.The collection dates spans the years from 1971 to...
Dates: 1971-1982

Edward A. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0132
Scope and contents This collection documents the life and work of Edward A. Jones, a college professor, author, editor and world traveler. The Edward A. Jones papers span the years between 1917 and 1983, and documents his fifty years of service as a professor of languages at Morehouse College. While the bulk of the collection dates from 1963 to 1979, these papers include materials documenting his work in the Modern Foreign Languages Department, which consist of exams, course outlines, course schedules, class...
Dates: 1917-1983; Majority of material found within 1963-1979

Major J. Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0096
Scope and contents This collection documents the work of Major J. Jones, United Methodist Minister, theologian, and President of the Gammon Theological Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) for the years 1969-1986. The bulk of the material is writings by Jones, including articles, conference papers, lectures and sermons; some materials are related to the administration of Gammon and its parent school, the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).There is also a large amount of material related to a...
Dates: 1968-1986

Major J. Jones Photographic Plates collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0092b
Scope and contents This collection of photographic plates docouments the life and work of Major J. Jones, a minister and President of Gammon Theological Seminary. The bulk of the photographs are from the 1950s and include individuals, family members, events, ceremonies and church buildings.
Dates: 1950-1980

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