Atlanta. Atlanta, GA
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-2
Scope and contents This collection consists of records generated by Eliza Paschall and the Atlanta Community Relations Commission during her year as Executive Director of the ACRC. The bulk of the collection is research materials gathered by Paschall and the ACRA to support their work in the community. The files contain reports and statistics that document such things as employment discrimination, police action in the Dixie Hills Riots, and desegregation efforts in the public schools. Of special interest are the...
Dates: 1960-1968; Majority of material found within 1967-1968
Collection — Box 1-9
Scope and contents The Atlanta-Rome District CME Church Collection spans the dates 1910-2011. Materials include programs from worship services, funerals, events and church anniversaries; church histories; minutes from national and district annual conferences; and photographs.
Collection — Box 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection of ephemera provides a glimpse of the involvement in the civil rights movement by students from the Atlanta University Center schools - Atlanta University, Gammon Theological Seminary, and Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. The collection includes newspaper and journal articles, flyers, reports, and correspondence by and about students from the AUC schools and a few items about student activities in other areas in the United States. There are also...
Scope and contents The Atlanta University Published and Printed Materials are series 27-33 of the Atlanta University Archives. It encompasses approximately 700 volumes in 7 publications, and over 500 other pamphlets, leaflets and brochures. The material dates from 1867 to 1992. Although the holdings are extensive, the only title that contains a complete set of issues is the Atlanta University Publications. The publication chronicles University events through articles,...
Collection — Box 1-328
Scope and contents The Atlanta Urban League is a private, non-profit social service agency, affiliated with the National Urban League, an organization based in New York City. The Atlanta Urban League services are geared towards community development, health care, and employment and housing opportunities for African Americans. The agency is staffed mainly by professional social workers who administer its programs and report to a board of directors.The Atlanta Urban League papers document the agencies...
Collection — Box 1-79
Scope and contents The Clarence A. Bacote papers (1886-1990) will provide researchers with an opportunity to look into the activities of a man who was an important leader in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Beyond the biographical uses this collection offers is its documentation of the operations of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, and its access to statistical readings of the African American vote in Fulton County elections.Dr. Bacote's papers contain a sizeable...
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents The collection has one series that is arranged chronologically covering sporadic years from 1867-1999. The bulk of the collection is dated 1982-1993. The majority of the collection is comprised of programs from worship services. Also, there are programs for funeral services, events and church anniversaries; a few annual and financial reports; and correspondence, memoranda, agendas and minutes from committee meetings. Most notable in the collection is a bound volume entitled "Records of the...
Dates: 1867-1999; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1993
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and contents The Grace Towns Hamilton papers consist of materials related to the life and career of Grace Towns Hamilton. The collections dates from 1900 to 1992 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950 to 1985. It includes personal papers, correspondence, biographical materials, and items related to her parents, Nellie McNair Towns and George A. Towns. It also contains personal memorabilia, such as certificates and honorary degrees. A large portion of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1900-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-1985
Collection — Box 1-77, OS 1-34
Scope and contents The Oscar Harris collection consists of materials related to the life and career of architect and artist, Oscar Harris. It includes personal correspondence, family papers for his wife, Sylvia Harris, son Todd Harris, and copies of his parents, Oscar, Sr. and Marjorie, pharmacy school degrees. The collection also contains items related to Harris’ memoir: Oscar: The Memoir of a Master Architect, such as book excerpts, a foreword by Asa Hilliard, and some proposal information. It includes journals...
Dates: 1921, 1946-2016, undated; Majority of material found within 1990-2005
Collection — Box 1-15, 1-149, 1-162, 1-92, 1-143, 1-60
Scope and contents The Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records are extensive and consist of materials spanning the years 1968 to 1994.Arranged alphabetically, the Vice Mayoral records is a small series consisting mostly of newspaper clippings, correspondence and committee updates. The First and Second Term Mayoral records consist of three subseries: General files; Atlanta Child Murders; and Oversized materials. The General files subseries includes correspondence, proclamations, daily schedules,...