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Washington Park Historic District archive

Washington Park Historic District archive

Descriptive Summary

Title: Washington Park Historic District archive
Creator: The Conservancy at Historic Washington Park
Inclusive Dates: 1992-2021
Language: English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 2 oversize folders, and 1 roll)
Collection Number: ms4400
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Washington Park Historic District is a historically Black neighborhood in northwest Atlanta developed by local businessman Heman Perry in 1919. The neighborhood was home to some of the city's most influential Black leaders, institutions, and businesses as well as Washington Park, the first recreational green space for African Americans in Atlanta. The Conservancy at Historic Washington Park is a non-profit organization that works to advocate for the community and preserve the history of Historic Washington Park.

Scope and Content

This collection documents the history of the Washington Park neighborhood and the efforts of the Conservancy at Historic Washington Park and other civic and community organizations to celebrate, preserve, and develop the area. Included are photographs, research, event flyers, bylaws, agendas, minutes, plans, newspaper clippings and maps that document the history and development of the neighborhood and the Conservancy.


Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection contains electronic files. To access these files, please request the folders you would like through the finding aid using your research account. An archivist will be in contact with you to explain how to access the files. Please note that not all file formats are currently supported by the library for research use.

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Washington Park Historic District archive, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History.
Community development--Georgia--Atlanta.
Community development.
Neighborhood planning.
Parks -- Georgia -- Atlanta.

Related Collections in this Repository

Published material accompanying this collection have been cataloged individually and have an associated collection note.

Related material in other repositories: Pearlie Craft Dove papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University; Pearlie Craft Dove papers, Archives Research Center, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Ashby Circle Playlot Pollinator Habitat and Community Garden
 
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17Ashby Circle Play Lot Conceptual Design, 2012 August 21
 
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12ATL West Center of Hope
 
13Atlanta Beltline
 
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12Beltline Special Administrative Permit Overall Site Plan
 
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14Atlanta City Council Historic and Landmark District regulations
 
15Atlanta City Council town hall meeting
 
16Atlanta Code of Ordinances amendments
 
17Atlanta Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs
 
18Atlanta Food & Farm
 
19Atlanta Historic Preservation Program and Urban Design Commission
 
110Atlanta In Reim Board
 
111Atlanta Neighborhood Organization Registration forms
 
112Atlanta Planning Advisory Board
 
113BBE Happy Community Initiative
 
114Blue Heaven newsletters
 
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28Ideas for 2nd Qtr Newsletter
 
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115Body and Soul: Parks and the Health of Great Cities conference , 2008
 
116E. R. Carter building proposals
 
117Community Benefits agreements
 
118Communities Who Know
 
119Comprehensive Rehabilitation Plan for the Washington Park Community , 1992
 
120Connect Atlanta , 2015
 
121Conservancy at Historic Washington Park Centennial Celebrations steering committee, 2019
 
122Conservancy at Historic Washington Park printed material
 
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1Conservancy at Historic Washington Park banner
 
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123Cooking Matters application and agreement
 
124Department of Planning and Community Development
 
125Ethics
 
126The Food Commons, 2012
 
127Food Trust subcommittee
 
128Fulton County Government Housing and Human Services Department
 
129Go Teams meeting, 2019
 
130Historic markers
Press release for the unveiling of historic markers honoring the hiring of the city's first African-American firefighters and boxing champion Theodore "Tiger" Flowers.
 
131Historic Washington Park District National Register of Historic Places
 
132Historic Washington Park District Proposed Revitalization Plan draft
 
133Historic Westside Gardens
 
134 Historic Westside News , 2016 May
 
135Howell Station Neighborhood Association bylaws
 
136M. L. King, Jr./Ashby St. Merchants Association, 1997-1998
 
137Lifeline Animal Project
 
138Livable Centers Initiative
 
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27Lots surrounding the Flowers mansion
Sketch of lots surrounding boxing champion Theodore "Tiger" Flowers' mansion at 1048 Simpson Road (now Joseph E. Boone Blvd).
 
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139J. E. Lowry Transportation Corridor Study, 2015 March
 
140Mims Park and Urban Farm
 
141National Night Out - Project 365
 
142Neighborhood Conversation, 2015 September 21
 
143Neighborhood Planning
 
144Neighborhood Planning Unit-K Bylaws
 
145Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2010
 
146Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2011
 
147Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2012
 
148Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2013
 
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13Boundary/Topographic Survey, District 17 Land Lot 150 & 189, 2013
 
14King Plow Parking Deck plan, Zoning Application Z-13-16, 2013
 
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149Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2016
 
150Neighborhood Planning Unit-K meetings, 2017
 
151-52Notes
 
153Park Pride contracts
 
154Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta's Historic Sites, 2016-2018
 
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21Photographs, 1996, undated
Photographs of Camp Best Friends participants and the 1995 Willis family renuion at Washington Park.
 
22Photographs
Photographs of the interior of the Washington Park Natatorium taken to advocate for upgrades to the facility ahead of the Park's 100th anniversary.
 
23Photographs
 
24Photographs
Annotated photographs of people at Washington Park including tennis events.
 
25-6Proctor Creek Watershed
 
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21Proctor Creek Basin, Catchments and Tributaries
 
22Wetness Index of Watershed 2 & 3 in the Proctor Creek Basin, 2013 April 2
 
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27Proposed Collier Heights Historic District
 
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26Proposed Collier Heights Draft Expense Calculations and Draft Allocations
 
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28Public Safety Consulting Services Proposal
 
29Refuge Temple Church Pictorial Journal, 2007
 
210Regional Historic Preservation Forum Steering Committee
 
211-12Research
 
213Sister's Action Team
 
214Sweet Auburn Assessment Report
 
215 Theatrical Experience: Dramatization of the Coming
 
216Austin T. Walden Middle School
 
217Booker T. Washington High School
 
218Washington Park's 100th Anniversary
 
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29Fulton County Historic Washington Park Day proclamation , 2019 May 11
 
210State of Georgia Washington Park Anniversary proclamation , 2018 November 3
 
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219Washington Park commercial district tour
 
220Washington Park Commission
 
221Washington Park Community Choices
 
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24Historic Washington Park Commercial District Tour
 
25Washington Park Neighborhood Resources
 
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222Washington Park Community Club
 
223Washington Park Community Land Trust
 
224Washington Park Conceptual Master Plan Mini-Visioning , 2007
 
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11Washington Park, Atlanta Conceptual Master Plan map, 2007
 
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225Washington Park Consortium
 
226Washington Park Decennial Profile, 2010
 
227Washington Park events
 
228Washington Park Neighborhood Local Historic Designation Commission
 
229Washington Park Historic Tour
 
230Washington Park Neighborhood Visioning Plan
 
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15Historical & Cultural Subsystem Vision
 
16Land Use & Development Subsystem Vision
 
18Infrastructure Subsystem Vision
 
19Social & Recreation Subsystem Vision
 
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231Washington Park Neighborhood Profile , 2012
 
232Washington Park Plans 1, 2, and 3
 
233Washington Park script
 
234Washington Park Security Improvement Plan , 2011
 
235Washington Park Tennis Association
 
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23Washington Park tree removal maps
 
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236Westside Atlanta Charter School
 
237Westside Communities Alliance
 
238Westside Historic Preservation Forum
 
239Westside Momentum
 
240Women's History Month Celebration: The Legacy of Dr. Pearlie Craft Dove
 
241Historic Westside News newspaper clippings, 2021