Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:
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: 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: Eight minute books, 1950-1967, recount the weekly meetings of Atlanta's Local 8 of the Bricklayers and Masons Union. Committee reports, bills paid, inter-union disputes, amendments, and resolutions are recorded as are elections and membership information. Quarterly audits, 1950-1955, constitutions, agreements, and working rules complete the records.
Scope and Content of the Collection The collection contains 24 contracts dated 1941-1969.
Abstract: The records of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local 193, 1905-1972 contain four minute books (1905-1911, 1927-1932, 1937-1940, and 1952-1957) that describe primarily routine internal union business, especially finances, meetings, and legal affairs.
Scope and Content of the Collection The collection contains eight contracts dated 1953-1958.
Abstract: In Atlanta, Carole Ashkinaze wrote about a number of controversial issues including the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, women's rights, feminism, poverty, health-care, politics, education and race. The Carole Ashkinaze papers are organized into three series consisting of manuscript materials (correspondence), printed materials (her columns, research articles and articles written about Carole Ashkinaze), and finally photographs and artifacts.
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: Charlee Lambert was recognized as a leader in her career as a playwright, director and advocate for the elderly. Her papers contain plays, short stories, manuals, news clippings and audio visual material (1955-2013) documenting the production of her plays locally and nationally.
Dates: 1897, 1922, 1955-2013; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2013
Charles H. Martin's collection of copies of the testimony of Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, textile workers
Abstract: Four photocopied pages of testimony by Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, dated October 2, 1934. Young had been charged under Georgia's insurrection law after passing out literature at the Exposition Cotton Mill where she worked. The originals are part of the International Labor Defense Papers (Schomburg Center, New York Public Library).
Abstract: The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973, including correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials pertaining to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries.
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: Chris Carroll is a real estate broker and women's policy activist in Atlanta, Georgia, who served as a board member for the Women's Policy Group, 1992-2011. Her papers consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, meeting agendas and minutes, reports and other printed material, and financial records, primarily documenting the Women's Policy Group.
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.
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.
Scope and Contents of the Records Minutes, correspondence, reports, and other records document the Georgia State University College of Arts and Sciences, 1958-1991. Included is extensive documentation about Arts and Sciences assembled for the University's 1987 Self-Study.