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Abstract The 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records give a view into the daily operations of a major local theatre. Founded by Del Hamilton and Faye Allen in 1979 in Little Five Points, Atlanta, the humble beginnings took off to showcase productions not only by famous play wrights but also emerging international and local theatrical groups. The prolific series of productions over the course of 30 plus years culminated into a creative gem, addressing complex issues that face contemporary society. The...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010
Abstract: Anne and Horace Bolton were promoters for the Central Alabama Music Park (C.A.M.P.), an outdoor venue in Jemison, Alabama, which hosted concerts by Country music and Bluegrass artists. The collection contains press releases, fact sheets, phonograph records, posters, contracts, artifacts, and approximately 460 press photographs, many of them autographed by the artists.
Abstract: Anne Deeley has been a champion of women's rights both as an activist and a businesswoman. The Anne Deeley papers, 1975-1983, include material from two scrapbooks (dismantled for preservation purposes) of photographs, contact sheets, printed material (flyers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, invitations, programs and registration forms), and letters pertaining to Deeley-Fenton and Associates, Inc., the Atlanta chapter of the Feminist Action Alliance, women and work, and career...
Abstract: Banning, Georgia, was a mill town located in Carroll County that thrived from the mid 1800s into the early 1900s. The collection includes a photograph, circa 1890, and excerpts from publications regarding the history and preservation of the site, 1980-1983, undated.
Dates: circa 1890, 1980-1983
Scope and Contents of the Papers The Bernice Dixon papers, 1851, 1881-1882, 1899-2015 (bulk 1954-1982), consist of correspondence, annual reports, catalogs, bylaws, programs, student materials, scrapbooks, photographs, yearbooks, and other printed material. The materials document the activities of the Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, relevant institutions, organizations, students, alumni and the hospital’s nursing service. Bernice Dixon collected the materials during her employment at Grady Hospital and while...
Dates: 1851, 1881-1882, 1899-2015; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1982
Abstract: The Girl Vigilantes were an anonymous group of political activists in Atlanta, Georgia, who used images and action to draw attention to reproductive rights and other social issues.
Dates: 1989-1992, undated
Abstract: William S. Carrier ("Billy") was a guitarist and member of the popular Swanee River Boys, playing white southern gospel as well as traditional folk songs and African-American spirituals. In 1941, the group joined WSB Radio's "Barn Dance," broadcast from Atlanta. In 1952, Carrier left the Swanee River Boys, but he continued to perform in the Landmark Church Quartet until May 1956. His papers contain fifty-seven photographs and a photocopy of a datebook recording Swanee River Boys engagements,...
Dates: circa 1935-1957
Abstract: In 1958, the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council merged to form the AFL-CIO, Birmingham (Alabama) Labor Council. Records, 1954-1965, include minutes of the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council, 1955-1958, and of the Birmingham Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1964-1965, and correspondence, financial documents, printed material, and photographs.
Abstract: Classically trained pianist Bob Strain served as a council member of the Gay Spirit Visions (GSV), an organization that organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. His papers, 1994-2014, undated, include correspondence, newsletters, poems, and photographs related to Bob Strain's involvement with the organizations he served, including Gay Spirit Visions (GSV) and the Atlanta Radical Faeries Circle.
Abstract: Fiddler and vocalist Bobby Atcheson (1920-1978) was a popular performer on the WSB "Barn Dance" radio program in the 1940s, and performed on WATL radio with his wife, Jane. His papers include correspondence, handbills, news clippings, and articles, and photographs of the Atchesons and other country music performers. The papers are photocopies of originals.
Dates: 1932-1973; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1953
Abstract: Dennis "Boots" Woodall (1921-1988) was a guitarist who belonged to several bands that performed on Atlanta radio before World War II. After Air Corps service, he returned to Atlanta and founded his own band, the Radio Wranglers, which became well known on radio and on WAGA-TV (as the TV-Wranglers). His collection consists of 119 photographs, including individual shots of Woodall, group photos of him and other country musicians, pictures of other country music groups, and an artist's sketch of...
Dates: circa 1940-circa 1960
Abstract: The Carolyn Lee Wills' collection on Eastern Airlines, Southern Region Public Relations Office, 1927-2008 (bulk 1965-2008), consists of news clippings, press releases, newsletters, annual reports, monthly reports, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, slides, an early scrapbook (or day book), artifacts (promotional items) and audiovisual materials. This collection mainly provides insight into publicity and outreach efforts at Eastern Airlines, but also its history, charitable work, and...
Dates: 1927-2008; Majority of material found within 1965 - 2008
Abstract: Cathey W. Steinberg was recognized as a leader for consumer, family, and women's rights during her service in the Georgia House of Representatives (1977-1989) and Georgia Senate (1991-1993). Her papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation, printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, 1976-1994, that document her public service and political campaigns.
Abstract: Harrison "Chick" Kimball worked in a number of capacities for WSB Radio in Atlanta, mainly in country music programming. His papers consist of a news clipping, portion of a script, and photographs of Kimball by himself or with friends and associates.
Dates: circa 1942-1949
Abstract: Country musician Clayton McMichen (1900-1970) performed as a fiddler on WSB Radio in Atlanta from 1922 and recorded with the Skillet Lickers from 1926. He had an active career after leaving Atlanta in 1931, later fronting the Georgia Wildcats and retiring from music in 1955.
Abstract A talented musician, Joseph "Cotton" Carrier become a well-known broadcaster on Atlanta radio and television, beginning on WSB's "Barn Dance" in 1942. Later in his career, he worked alternately as a songwriter and promoter. His papers consist of photocopied printed materials, part of one reel of microfilm, and twenty-three photographs, and contain biographical material, including information on his professional activities for WSB Radio, WAGA-TV, and the Lowery Music Group, and some details on...
Dates: circa 1940-1950, 1984
Abstract: Deborah J. Richardson has served as a manager and executive for a number of nonprofit organizations. Richardson's papers include newsletters, articles, speeches, and programs related to her career and organizations that she served, including the National Black Arts Festival and the Juvenile Justice Fund.
Abstract: W.L. "Doug" Spivey was a guitarist and vocalist, and an original member of the Pine Ridge Boys, a country group created by Pop Eckler. After retiring from the Atlanta country/gospel music scene, Spivey became an evangelist. He died January 13, 1987. His papers contain photocopied news clippings and handbills from the 1940s, a photocopy of a publication featuring photographs of and biographical information on numerous country music groups, and two images of handbills and nine photographs of...
Abstract: E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.
Abstract: E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.
- Subject: photographs X
- Special Collections 89
- Georgia State University Archives 3
- WSB (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 14
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 10
- Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 10
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 3
- Whiting, Margaret 3
- AFL-CIO 2
- Abbott, Franklin 2
- Abercrombie, E. L. 2
- Carrier, Billy (William S.) 2
- Carrier, Cotton (Joseph A.) 2
- Eastern Air Lines 2
- Feminist Women's Health Center 2
- Gay Spirit Visions (Organization) 2
- Georgia State College (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Georgia State University 2
- International Association of Machinists 2
- Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 2
- Kelly, Emma (Emma Thompson) 2
- Lewis, John, 1940-2020 2
- Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011 2
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
- Mercer, Ginger (Elizabeth Meltzer), 1909-1994 2
- Miller, Zell, 1932-2018 2
- Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Ramer, Andrew 2
- Ray, Richard, 1941- 2
- Skillet Lickers 2
- University of Georgia. Atlanta Division 2
- WAGA (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- WAGA-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Whiting, Richard A., 1891-1938 2
- Wolfdancer, Raven, 1946-1993 2
- Woodall, Boots, -1988 2
- 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Birmingham Labor Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
- AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 1
- AFSCME 1
- Adkins, Herman B. 1
- Air Line Pilots Association 1
- Alabama (Musical group) 1
- Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1
- Alabama State Industrial Union Council 1
- Allen, Faye, 1949- 1
- American Can Company 1
- American Federation of Government Employees 1
- Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Yaarab Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Andrews Sisters 1
- Archer, Thomas D. 1
- Atcheson, Bobby 1
- Atlanta (Musical group) 1
- Atlanta Women's Foundation 1
- Banning Mill (Carroll County, Ga.) 1
- Barnes, Roy E. 1
- Berendt, John 1
- Birmingham Federation of Labor (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
- Birmingham Industrial Union Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
- Boeing Aerospace Company 1
- Bolton, Geneva Anne, 1931-2013 1
- Borman, Frank, 1928 March 14- 1
- Brock, Kathy 1
- Busch, Lou, 1910-1979 1
- Carolina Tar Heels 1
- Carson, Fiddlin' John 1
- Carter, Jimmy 1
- Center for Family Planning Program Development (Planned Parenthood-World Population) 1
- Central Alabama Music Park 1
- Chattanooga Central Labor Union 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Clooney, Rosemary 1
- Cole, Grady (Henry W. Grady) 1
- Cole, Hazel (Hazel Key) 1
- Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965 1
- Conlon, Peter J. 1
- Conlon, Peter J., III 1
- Conlon, Peter J., Jr. 1
- Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation 1
- Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 1
- DAH Theatre 1
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1
- Daugherty, Greg Lee, 1954- 1
- Davis, Claude 1
- DeKalb Community College 1
- Deeley, Anne 1
- Deeley-Fenton & Associates 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Dixon, Bernice K., 1922- 1
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 1
- Eastern Air Lines, inc., Strike, 1989-1991 1
- Eastern Air Lines. Southern Region Public Relations Office 1
- Eastern Air Transport 1
- Eberhardt, Steve (photographer) 1
- Eckler, Pop 1
- Edwards, Juanelle Barbee 1
- EstroFest Productions, Inc. 1
- Exile (Musical group) 1
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Florida Council of Carpenters 1
- Florida State Building and Construction Trades Council 1 ∧ less