Y. Atlanta Civic & Neighborhood History
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Alpha May Bond papers
The Alpha May Bond papers, 2007-2014, consist of correspondence, family newsletters, genealogical research, and a manuscript draft created by Bond, who was a Mercer University sociology professor.
Atlanta Civic and Neighborhood History oral histories
The Atlanta Civic and Neighborhood History Oral History Collection contains interviews with activists and lawyers from the city of Atlanta.
Atlanta South Asian Oral History Collection
The South Asian Oral History Collection consists of 5 oral history interviews.
Chris Valley papers
Chris Valley had a long career at Families First, a non-profit family service agency based in Atlanta, serving as Vice President for Program Development and Chief Administrative Officer. His papers, 1962-2009, consist of correspondence and printed material, including reports, periodicals and articles, pamphlets and publicity material, programs and invitations, and procedural documents that document Families First and other aspects of his professional career.
Dan E. Sweat, Jr. papers
Dan E. Sweat, Jr. (1933-1997) spent over three decades in public service and city development in Atlanta, including 15 years as president of the nonprofit corporation Central Atlanta Progress. His papers include speeches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings and document his involvement with many Atlanta organizations.
Dan Sweat papers
David J. Worley papers
David Worley, an Atlanta attorney, ran unsuccessful Congressional campaigns against Republican Newt Gingrich in 1988 and 1990. Newspaper clippings make up much of the David Worley papers. Almost all of the collection is from the 1988 and 1990 Congressional races.
Diana Eidson papers
Diana Eidson was Assistant Director of Lower Division Studies at Georgia State University's English Department while working on her Doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric. Her papers consist of printed material including flyers, protest chants, and booklets, and correspondence and notes, relating to social justice events such as Occupy Atlanta/Occupy GSU (Georgia State University) and Fair Food Justice.
Ed Arnold papers
Ed Arnold served as executive director of the Atlanta chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. His papers (1976-2009) consists of office files, meetings minutes, conferences, workshops, campaign flyers, project information, audio and visual materials, periodicals, and artifacts documenting his environmentalism and antinuclear activism.
Georgia Government Documentation Project Oral Histories
This Finding Aid lists the 230 Oral Histories from the Georgia Government Documentation Project.
Great Speckled Bird Oral History Project
The Great Speckled Bird was one of several underground newspapers that appeared in the United States in the 1960s. The Great Speckled Bird Oral History Project consists of interviews with over 30 former staff memebers of the underground newespaper.
Harvey Newman papers
The Harvey Newman papers (1967-2015) consists of Newman's professional, academic papers from his time at Georgia State University and contains teaching files, research materials, publications, drafts, interviews, and correspondence. Dr. Harvey K. Newman has an extensive academic and professional background in urban policy studies, with much of his research focused on Atlanta.
Immigrant Oral History Project collection
The Immigrant Oral History Collection consists of student-conducted oral histories produced as part of Chris Lutz's History classes between 1995-1997. The collection contains 11 oral histories.
In Whose Hearts Is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project
In Whose Hearts is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project consists of oral history interviews about communities around the Buford Highway Corridor in Metro Atlanta, Georgia.
Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development
The Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development consists of speeches, publications, reports, newsletters, and a small amount of correspondence.
Joan O. King papers
Joan Olcott King (born 1932 in New Jersey) came to Atlanta in 1954 to work for Delta Airlines as a flight attendant. She married and settled in the area, eventually becoming a social activist and serving on the board of Nuclear Watch South. Her papers, 1950-2009 [bulk 1980-2009], are comprised of correspondence, fact sheets, articles, letters and general information on the industry of nuclear power.
John Greer papers
Krista Brewer collection of Circuit Rider newsletters
The Krista Brewer collection of Circuit Rider newsletters contains 25 issues of the Circuit Rider. The Circuit Rider was a progressive newsletter covering politics in the City of Atlanta in the late 1970s.
Matthew Cardinale papers
Matthew Cardinale founded and edits the Atlanta Progressive News. His papers, 2002-2012, include materials created and gathered over the course of his activities as a journalist and political activist. A large portion of the papers concerns the demolition of public housing communities in Atlanta.
Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless records
Records of the the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, circa 1987-2017, document the organization's operations and programs, such as Peachtree-Pine shelter, advocacy work, and outreach programs. The records include manuals and policy documents, audit reports and other financial records, publications, photos, client forms and files, real estate records and floor plans, city contracts, and subject files.