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Y. Atlanta Civic & Neighborhood History

 Record Group
Identifier: Y

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha May Bond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y010
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 2007-2014

Atlanta Civic and Neighborhood History oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: Y021
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Atlanta Civic and Neighborhood History Oral History Collection contains interviews with activists and lawyers from the city of Atlanta.

Dates: 2009-2014

Atlanta South Asian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y018
Scope and Content of the Collection

The South Asian Oral History Collection consists of 5 oral history interviews.

Dates: 2017

Chris Valley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y008
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 1962-2009

Dan E. Sweat, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: P2002-06M
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 1973-1989

Dan Sweat papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y005
Abstract Dan Sweat, Jr. had a successful career in public service and city development in Atlanta, including positions with DeKalb County, Economic Opportunity Atlanta, the City of Atlanta, Atlanta Regional Commission, Central Atlanta Progress, Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and The Atlanta Project. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes and agendas, notes, financial records, and such printed materials as clippings and reports, 1964-1986. The papers...
Dates: 1964-1986

David J. Worley papers

 Collection
Identifier: P2011-01M
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 1974-1991

Diana Eidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y004
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 2010-2012

Ed Arnold papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y006
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.

Dates: 1976-2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Georgia Government Documentation Project Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: P-OH
Abstract:

This Finding Aid lists the 230 Oral Histories from the Georgia Government Documentation Project.

Dates: 1971-2002

Great Speckled Bird Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Y015
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2016-2018

Harvey Newman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y016
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1967-2015

Immigrant Oral History Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y014
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1995-1997

In Whose Hearts Is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Y019
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2018

Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Y013
Abstract

The Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development consists of speeches, publications, reports, newsletters, and a small amount of correspondence.

Dates: 1985-2005

Joan O. King papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y003
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 1945-2010; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2009

John Greer papers

 Collection
Identifier: P1987-07M
Abstract: John Greer was a Georgia politician. Greer's career in state politics began in 1939 when he became Clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives. Greer served a number of years as State Representative (1945-1954 from rural Lanier county, and 1970-1989 from urban Fulton county) and as State Senator. As a legislator, he served on the MARTA Overview Committee. Two 1940s laws which "unmasked" the Ku Klux Klan and provided for statewide secret ballot elections are among Greer's legislative...
Dates: 1948-1986

Krista Brewer collection of Circuit Rider newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: Y023
Abstract

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.

Dates: 17 April 1978-23 April 1979

Matthew Cardinale papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y012
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2002-2012; Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008

Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless records

 Collection
Identifier: Y020
Scope and Contents of the 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.

Dates: circa 1987-2017