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Joining Hearts, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: Q137
Correspondence, minutes, planning notes, event materials, financial documents, legal documents, photographs, and event souvenirs from 1990-2014 make up the records of Joining Hearts, Inc. The records are organized in two separate series of the working papers of Jason Hall and Thomas J. Brendiar. Each of their papers are broken down into three subseries; manuscripts, audio/visual and then artifacts and textiles.

Manuscripts includes records related to the planning and implementation of fundraising events, bylaws and founding documents of the organization, and correspondence. Audio Visual, includes photographs, photo CDs and Microsoft Publisher files data disk. Artifacts and textiles include event souvenirs’, event t-shirts and awards.

Dates

  • 1990-2014

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to certain materials restricted. Consult archivist.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Abstract:

Correspondence, minutes, planning notes, event materials, financial documents, legal documents, photographs, and event souveniers from 1990-2014 make up the records of Joining Hearts, Inc. Joining Hearts, Inc. is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that has provided housing support to people living with HIV and AIDS in Atlanta since 1987.

History of Joining Hearts, Inc.

Joining Hearts, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3), all volunteer, non-profit organization that has provided housing support to people living with HIV and AIDS in Atlanta since 1987. The group first worked with AID Atlanta to help raise funds enabling people with AIDS to remain in their homes. Since then, Joining Hearts, Inc. annually holds large fundraising events, with 100% of every dollar raised donated to the beneficiaries. The two main beneficiaries of the organization are AID Atlanta and Jerusalem House.

Joining Hearts was started in 1988 as a group of concerned individuals who had a desire to make a difference in the fight against AIDS.

Organization of Records

Organized in two series:
  1. Series I: Jason Hall Papers
  2. Series II: Thomas J. Brendiar Papers

Acquisition Information

Donated by Joining Hearts, Inc. via Jason Hall and Thomas J. Brendiar in July 2014.

Related Archival Materials

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  3. Jennifer Carroll, oral history interview, June 6, 2008. Activist Women Oral History collection (W071)
  4. Franklin Abbott oral history interview, September 30, 2011 (Q101.01). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project
  5. Andrew Wood oral history interview, June 24, 2014. (Q101.10). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project
  6. Jeff Graham oral history interview, August 8 and September 25, 2014. (Q101.11). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project
  7. Sarah Lopez oral history interview, September 5, 2014. Activist Women Oral History collection (W071)
  8. Charles Stephens oral history interview, July 31, 2012 (Q101.03). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project
  9. Andrew P. Wood papers, 1987-2014 (Q121)
  10. Maria Helena Dolan papers (Q134)
  11. Lorraine Fontana papers (Q110)
  12. Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project, 2011- (Q101)

Separated Materials

Separated to the Gender and Sexuality Periodical Collection (Q-GS-Periodicals) see finding aid for access
  1. David Atlanta, 454; 458; 508-510; 512, 2007-2008
  2. ETC. 4/45; 5/2-3; 5/6; 6/1
  3. Gaydar, 50, Feb 10, 2010
  4. Pocket Rocket, 6, July 2009
  5. Pride 06 Magazine, 2006
  6. Just Circiot Mag, 3/5, Oct/Nov 2009
  7. Southern Voice, Jun 23, 2006, Jun 22; Jul 13, 2007, Jul 18, 2008, Jul 9, 2009
  8. GA Voice, 1/10, Jul 23, 2010

Processing Information

Jason Hall papers processed by Sasha Snyder, June 2015. Electronic Finding aid created by Sasha Snyder, June 2015. Thomas J. Brendiar papers processed and integrated into finding aid by Hilary Morrish, 2016.

Creator

Title
Joining Hearts, Inc.:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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