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The Linda Ellis papers, 1993-2017, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, promotional materials, flyers, news clippings, t-shirts, financial records, pins, and artifacts. The bulk of the material comes from Ellis's work with the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative. Linda Ellis is a psychotherapist and former executive director of the Health Initiative (formally the Atlanta Lesbian Cancer Initiative).
The Margaret Whiting collection consists of printed, visual, and audio materials relating to the careers of singer Margaret Whiting and her friend, songwriter Johnny Mercer, as well as Johnny Rotella and Emma Kelly.
The Marlene and Ronald Palmer PATCO Scrapbooks, 1979-2001, contain two photo albums compiled by Marlene (Marty) Palmer documenting the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) strike, including photographs and quotes by her husband and former PATCO member, Ronald Palmer, as well as the Air Traffic Controllers Support Organization (ATCSO) formed by the spouses of PATCO members in 1979.
MARTA Early System Planning Collection consists of around a thousand maps and aerial photographs related to the early system planning. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, known as MARTA, provides bus and rapid rail service to the most urbanized portions of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
M.H. Mitchell, Inc. Collection of Southern Structure consists of books, sheet music, maps, artifacts, photographs, business cards, advertisements, flyers, neighborhood zoning materials, scrapbooks, and other manuscript materials detailing the history of Atlanta, Georgia and specifically the Grant Park neighborhood.
On September 23, 1994 Georgia State University held the "Mostly Mercer" concert and reception, featuring Margaret Whiting. The collection consists of photographs of the performers and others.
The Ober family lived near Johnny Mercer and his family on Lido Isle (Newport Beach, California) in the 1950s and 1960s. The two families became close friends. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other printed and manuscript materials, documenting the long relationship between the families, as well as collected material relating to Johnny Mercer, 1976-2000.
The Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, Chattanooga Division 729 records includes correspondence, minutes, financial statements, a poster, a book, badges, and photographs.
Richard A. Whiting was a prominent music composer for Hollywood and Broadway productions from the 1920s-1930s. The Richard A. Whiting Collection, 1896-2006, contains files related to Whiting's life and career as a musical composer including correspondence, photographs, periodicals and sheet music.
Riley Puckett (1894-1946), a vocalist, guitarist and banjo player, was one of the most recorded performers in early country music. He performed with many Atlanta area country groups and frequently on Atlanta radio. The collection consists of a brief biography of and list of recordings made by Riley Puckett, and nine photographic images of Puckett, his family, and contemporary country musicians.
Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.
The Ron Lambe Papers consist of three scrapbooks, a small envelope of photographs, and a painting relating to Running Water retreat, 1978-1985.
Country musician Ruel Parker (1924-1991) played the fiddle, mandolin and bass with many groups and performed Atlanta and nationally broadcast radio programs. His papers contain news clippings, articles, and some biographical information about Parker and his brother, as well as eleven photographs of Parker and other country musicians.
Sadie Vimmerstedt, who was a resident of Youngstown, Ohio, wrote a letter to Johnny Mercer in February of 1957 suggesting that Mercer write a song entitled "When Somebody Breaks Your Heart." Mercer wrote the song, ultimately sharing authorship with her on a 50/50 basis. Mrs. Vimmerstedt's collection includes Mercer's first letter to her, a few Christmas cards from Mercer, and photographs taken at the 1963 Grammy Awards banquet.
The Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection is comprised of the photographic components of manuscript collections and collections that contain only photographic materials. When possible, the title of the collection links to the finding aid for the associated collection.
The records of the Southern Woodcutters Assistance Project, 1979-1982, consist of correspondence, legal documents, newsclippings, printed materials, photographs and periodicals which documents the activities of the organization, as well as oral interview transcripts, photographs and legal documents of the United Woodcutters Association.
Stanton E. Smith (born 1905) was a labor leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as President of the Tennessee Federation of Labor and of the Tennessee State Labor Council. Smith's papers, 1938-1973, are comprised primarily of correspondence and other documents relating to his duties in those organizations, the Chattanooga Central Labor Union, and the Southern Labor School. The papers also include photographs and printed material.