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Photographs, 1900-1990, undated, bulk: 1960-1984

Identifier: Series 7

Scope and contents

This series includes personal and professional photographs of Grace Towns Hamilton, her family, colleagues, friends, and others close to her. It contains photographs of her as a young child, her mother and father, siblings, and her daughter, Eleanor. It consists of photographs from her time in the Georgia General Assembly, which feature other members and former Governor George Busbee. In addition, the series includes photographs of groups for various activities, such as voter registration. Several photographs of Grace Towns Hamilton and family were photographed by the Pach Bros and Bachrach Photography. Notable figures in the photographs include Martin Luther King, Sr., Prince Charles of the United Kingdom, Jimmy Carter, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, and Benjamin E. Mays as well as several others.


  • Creation: 1900-1990, undated
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1960-1984

Access restrictions

Some materials in this series are fragile. Due to the nature of the materials, they have been restricted and cannot be accessed at this time. Restrictions, where applicable, are noted at the series, subseries, or file levels.


From the Collection: 46.75 Linear feet (63 document boxes, 10 oversize boxes, 2 record storage boxes, 3 portfolio boxes, 1 microfilm box)

Language of Materials



This series is further divided into three subseries: 1. Personal and Family, 2. Georgia House of Representatives, and 3. Groups and Individuals. Each subseries has been arranged chronologically based on the dates of the materials.


Repository Details

Part of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. Repository


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