The Atlanta Housing (AH) Archives is pleased to announce it has begun publishing preliminary finding aids, available online at https://www.atlantahousing.org/about-us/archives/ . The finding aids consist of accessioned records maintained by the AH Archives of both processed and unprocessed records.
About the Atlanta Housing (AH) Archives
The mission of the Archives is to preserve and provide permanent and historical materials that will assist in the operations of AH; to promote knowledge, research and understanding of the origins, functions, programs, and goals of AH; and to collect archival materials that tell the AH story.
The AH Archives consists of a variety of records, artifacts, moving images, and more than 14,000 photographs dating from the early 1930s document AH’s unique history. AH’s collections strengths include records concerning the history of the first federally funded public housing developments in the United States (Techwood Homes for whites and University Homes for African-Americans), public housing for war workers during WWII, AH’s communities, urban renewal, and AH’s involvement with important public figures who helped shape the story of public housing in Atlanta.