A 1941 photograph of a gathering of white Catholic clergy including several Marists on the front steps of the Our Lady of Lourdes Colored Mission (later known as the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church), Atlanta's first African American Catholic church. From inventory notes: December 14, 1941, attended by several Marists. Gerald O'Hara, Bishop of (then-) Savannah-Atlanta. Located on Forrest Avenue.
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The title page of the May 27, 1976 issue of the Augusta News-Review was a fifth anniversary edition of the paper that featured news of the renaming of Gwinnett Street in Augusta to Laney-Walker Boulevard. The street name posthumously honored two prominent African American Augusta residents, Lucy Craft Laney and Dr. Charles T. Walker
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Birth register completed by Beatrice Borders, an African American state-certified midwife who established the Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home in Camilla, Georgia, a professional birthing center that served African American women during segregation in the twentieth century. This register accounts for 26 deliveries that took place in 1957. It also lists the "Ga. B. Williams Nursing Home" street address at 176 Dyer Street, Camilla, Georgia.
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On November 9, 1896, the Park and Tree Commission minutes cover a range of topics including the sidewalk in Colonial Park Cemetery, the use of convict labor in parks and squares, working with Public Schools to interest children in plants, photographs taken by John C. Olmstead, and the replacement of trees after storm damage.
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Recorded on the front page: 1797 12 April Stray Ware John 1797 11 March Gray James Ware Robert.