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Guide to the Historic Chattahoochee Commission Records

Record Group 073

Date Span:  1983-2008

Extent:  
10.05 cubic feet

Organizational Sketch: The Historic Chattahoochee Commission was organized in 1970 and is charged with promoting tourism and historic preservation throughout the eighteen-county "Chattahoochee Trace" river corridor in Alabama and Georgia.  Alabama counties that for the HCC service area include, Barbour, Chambers, Dale, Henry, Houston, Lee, and Russell;  Georgia counties include Chattahoochee, Clay, Decatur, Early, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Stewart, and Troup.
In 1978, the Georgia General Assembly and the Alabama Legislature passed identical legislation to establish an interstate compact for the operation of the Commission.  Final approval of the compact came in October of that year when the same bill cleared the U.S. Congress and President Carter signed it into law.  The Commission is funded by both Alabama and Georgia; and is the first and only tourism/preservation agency in the nation with official authority to cross state lines to pursue goals common to all counties involved.

Scope / Content: Because the HCC is an agency of the State of Alabama, it must adhere to the Records Disposition Authority (RDA) approved for it by the State Records Commission and available at http://www.archives.alabama.gov/officials/rdas/Historic Chattahoochee Commission.pdf.  The RDA assigns disposition to records series that document each of five functions of the HCC:  . Promulgating Rules and Regulations; Preserving Culture Promoting Tourism; Acquiring/Disposing of Property/Funds; and Administering Internal Operations.
The overall collection contains all records series the RDA lists for "permanent retention."  Collection also contains some series not addressed in the RDA but retained for historical purposes. 
Organization: Organized into 8 series as listed and described.

Series --Annual Membership Meeting Files, 1976-2008.  92 file folders: The commission derives part of its funding and support from a membership program. The commission is obligated, under the Code of Alabama, Section 41-9-311, Article IV, to hold an annual membership meeting which is rotated between Alabama and Georgia every other year. Activities of the annual meeting may include a report by the commission’s executive director, keynote speech by a guest speaker, awards given to outstanding members, and a dinner.  Arrangement: Files labeled with as individual or organization’s names followed by a year represent those persons/entities who were awarded an HCC’s award for those respective years.

Series --Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Packets of the Board of Directors of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission; 1977-2001.  7 file folders: The board of directors usually meets three to four times a year to discuss matters relating to the operation and activities of the commission. This series constitutes the core documentation of the activities of the commission’s governing body.  Arrangement: Files labeled with as individual or organization’s names followed by a year represent those persons/entities who were awarded an HCC’s award for those respective years.

Series --Historic Preservation Project/Program Files, 1984-2005,  183 file folders in two subseries: The commission is charged with the responsibility of promoting historic preservation throughout the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia. From time to time, the commission engages in various historic preservation projects/programs designed to fulfill its obligations.  Arrangement: Each year’s body of files begins with a summary folder listing all applicants for the year followed by individual files containing the applications, correspondence, and agreements. Arranged chronologically.

Subseries --Chattahoochee Valley Threatened Landmark Program, 1995-1999.  46 file folders – The commission identifies threatened landmarks in its service region and offers small grants to property owners to undertake critical renovation work. The commission may also assist property owners in locating other sources of funding for their landmarks.

Subseries --Historical Marker Program, 1984-2005.  137 file folders – The commission initiated a Historical Marker Program in1978 to assist local historical organizations with the funding of roadside plaques designed to commemorate important people, places, and events.

Series --Scholarly Publications, 1974-1987. 16 file folders:
Series consists of correspondence, photographs, contracts, cover art, and final bound copies of books produced or supported by the commission in agreement with various publishers.

Series --Approved Seed Grant/Matching Grant Program Files, 1985-2001.  75 file folders:The Seed Grant/ Matching Grant Program was established to assist in the funding and development of various tourism and preservation projects in the Chattahoochee Trace area of Alabama and Georgia. This program provides assistance to qualified non-profit organizations or agencies within the eighteen-county region promoted by the commission. Grants are provided on a 50/50 matching basis and serve as “seed monies” for projects deemed worthwhile by the commission. This series consists of completed grant application packets, review information by the commission’s Matching Grant Committee, letters of agreements, correspondence, supporting documents, and samples of the finished products (such as books, brochures, posters, videos, CDs, etc.). The commission maintains files of all funded projects as a documentation of one of its main responsibilities.  Arrangement: Each year’s body of files begins with a summary folder listing all applicants for the year followed by individual files containing the applications, correspondence, and agreements Arranged in Reverse chronological order.

Series --Tourism Promotional Publications Files, 1984-2005.  31 file folders:
The commission prepares and distributes pamphlets, brochures, maps, mini-guides, activity announcements, newsletters, calendars of events, news releases, directories, and other related materials to promote tourism and activities in the commission’s service area. The commission also arranges workshops, designed to help teachers learn ways to get students motivated about learning local history and promotional tours, designed to encourage writers to publish articles about the “Chattahoochee Trace” region.  Arrangement: by workshop or by tour, then arranged chronologically.

Series --Fiscal Reports, 1973-2006.  28 file folders: Activities involved in managing finances include the following: budgeting (preparing and reviewing the budget package, submitting the budget package to the Department of Finance, and documenting amendments and performance of the budget); purchasing (requisitioning and purchasing supplies and equipment, receipting and invoicing for goods, and authorizing payment for products received); accountings for the expenditure, encumbrance, disbursement, and reconciliation of funds within the agency’s budget through a uniform system of accounting and reporting; contracting with companies or individuals; bidding for products and services; and assisting in the audit process.
Documents audits and fiscal reports concerning the preparation of a budget request package and reporting the status of funds, requesting amendments of allotments, reporting program performance.  Arrangement: by report type, then arranged in reverse chronological order.
Series --Executive Director, 1972-2000.  6 file folders: Documents the activities of the Executive Director, including job descriptions, activities lists and membership drive correspondence and mailing lists. Because there were few files considered by the RDA to be temporary files; the Wiregrass Archives retained these because of their historic value.

Processing: WA staff adjusted the received file arrangement to accommodate the RDA outlined series.
Preferred Citation:  Records of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, RG 073.  Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.


INVENTORY:

Series--Annual Membership Meeting Files, 1976-2008.  92 file folders: The commission derives part of its funding and support from a membership program. The commission is obligated, under the Code of Alabama, Section 41-9-311, Article IV, to hold an annual membership meeting which is rotated between Alabama and Georgia every other year. Activities of the annual meeting may include a report by the commission’s executive director, keynote speech by a guest speaker, awards given to outstanding members, and a dinner.  Arrangement: Files labeled with as individual or organization’s names followed by a year represent those persons/entities who were awarded an HCC’s award for those respective years.

File I.D. File Label

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09-0827

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Plaques and Certificates Info, 1976-1999

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Awards Program, 1985-1998

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Various Annual Meeting Files, 1985-1995

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Clason Kyle, 1986

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Joel Smith, 1986

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Annual Meeting, 1990

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Annual Meeting, 1991

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Annual Meeting, 1992 [1 of 2]

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Annual Meeting, 1992 [2 of 2]

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Annual Meeting, 1993 [1 of 4]

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Annual Meeting, 1993 [2 of 4]

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Annual Meeting, 1993 [3 of 4]

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Annual Meeting, 1993 [4 of 4]

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Annual Meeting, 1994

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Annual Meeting, 1995 [1 of 2]

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Annual Meeting, 1995 [2 of 2]

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Margaret Milford, 1995

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Col. James R. Lillethun, 1995

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Rep. Gerald Greene, 1995

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Annual Meeting, 1996 [1 of 2]

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Annual Meeting, 1996 [2 of 2]

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Annual Meeting, 1997

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Annual Meeting, 1998

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Dorothy Morris, 1998

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Dothan Landmarks Foundation, 1998

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Alice Hand Calloway, 1998

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Annual Meeting, 1999

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Walter and Dancy Stroman, 1999

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Judge Val McGee, 1999

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Robert Flewellen, 1999

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Annual Meeting, 2000

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Bill Roberts, 2000

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Linda and Jim Straub, 2000

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Jimmy Rane, 2000

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1983-1984 Annual Meeting

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1983-1984 Awards Program

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1986 Annual Meeting

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1987 Annual Meeting

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1988 Annual Meeting

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1989 Annual Meeting [1 of 2]

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1989 Annual Meeting [2 of 2]

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1990 Annual Meeting

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1992 Annual Meeting

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2001 Annual Meeting

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2002 Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting Receipts, 2002-2003

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2003 Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting Receipts, 2003-2004

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2004 Annual Meeting

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2005 Annual Meeting [1 of 2]

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2005 Annual Meeting [2 of 2]

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2006 Annual Meeting [1 of 2]

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2006 Annual Meeting [2 of 2]

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2007 Annual Meeting

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2008 Annual Meeting [1 of 2]

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2008 Annual Meeting [2 of 2]

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Val McGee, 1992

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Emily Woodruff, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Ann Jennings Singer, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Landmark Park, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, National Peanut Asso., 1984

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, John T. Powell, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Robert F. Baxter, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Callaway Gardens, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Harold Northrop, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Creel Richardson, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Callaway Foundation, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Ann Singer, 1983

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Awards Committee Miscellaneous Files 1983-1993

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Octagon House Restoration Committee, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Margaret Garrison, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Brig. Gen. James Collins, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Jack Mizell, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, William Nordan, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Blakely-Early Co. Chamber of Commerce Building, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Citizens' Committee for Promotion of Columbus Attractions, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Eufaula Heritage Asso., 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Henry Co. Historical Society, 1983

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Steven Fleegal, 1984

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Edward Ventress, 1984

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Robert Holcombe, 1984

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, T. Newton Stapleton, 1984

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Charlie Rodgers, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Farley Nuclear Visitors' Center, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Maston O'Neal, 1985

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Dr. Hoyt Warren, 1986

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Walter Bakes, 1988

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Ruth Speake, 1988

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, Janice Biggers, 1990

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Awards for Preservation/Tourism, 1984-1986


Series--Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Packets of the Board of Directors of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission; 1977-2001.  7 file folders: The board of directors usually meets three to four times a year to discuss matters relating to the operation and activities of the commission. This series constitutes the core documentation of the activities of the commission’s governing body. 

File I.D. File Label

073

09-0827

001

001

Board of Directors Lists, 1981-1992

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09-0827

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002

HCC Agendas, 1986-1989

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09-0827

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Board of Directors' Minutes, 1987-2000

073

09-0827

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HCC Absenteeism, 1979-1997

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09-0827

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005

HCC Board Meeting Attendance Sheets, 1992-2001

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HCC Budget and Personnel Committee, 1977-1997

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HCC Committees, 1993-1998

Series--Historic Preservation Project/Program Files, 1984-2005,  183 file folders in two subseries: The commission is charged with the responsibility of promoting historic preservation throughout the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia. From time to time, the commission engages in various historic preservation projects/programs designed to fulfill its obligations.  Arrangement: Each year’s body of files begins with a summary folder listing all applicants for the year followed by individual files containing the applications, correspondence, and agreements. Arranged chronologically.
Subseries--Chattahoochee Valley Threatened Landmark Program, 1995-1999.  46 file folders – The commission identifies threatened landmarks in its service region and offers small grants to property owners to undertake critical renovation work. The commission may also assist property owners in locating other sources of funding for their landmarks.
Subseries--Historical Marker Program, 1984-2005.  137 file folders – The commission initiated a Historical Marker Program in1978 to assist local historical organizations with the funding of roadside plaques designed to commemorate important people, places, and events.

File I.D. File Label

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10-0106

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001

Threatened Landmarks Program Nominations, 1995

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Grace Episcopal Church, Clayton, Alabama

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Confederate Ironclad Ram Jackson, Columbus, Georgia

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Confederate Gunboat Chattahoochee, Columbus, Georgia

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Williamson House, Russell County, Alabama

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Bartlett Smith House, Shorterville, Alabama

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Bethlehem Baptist Church, Valley, Alabama

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Johnson Howell Building, Fairfax, Alabama

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Maull-Hutchinson House, West Point, Georgia

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Concrete Watering Trough, Cuthbert, Georgia

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The Bluff, Fort Gaines, Georgia

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Harmony Primitive Baptist Church, Richland, Georgia

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Muse-Dews-Gay-Martin-Blaskow-Gamble House, Cuthbert, Georgia

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Hurst-Cumbee Store, Fredonia, Alabama

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Mountain Hill School, Hamilton, Georgia

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1995 Threatened Landmarks Program

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Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Home, Cuthbert, Georgia

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Maull-Hutchinson House, West Point, Georgia

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Church of the Epiphany, Cuthbert, Georgia

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Vicksburg and Brunswick Railroad Depot, Eufaula, Alabama

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West Point Public School, West Point, Georgia

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1997 Threatened Landmarks Program

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Cuthbert Water Tower, Cuthbert, Georgia

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Downtown Fire Station, Columbus, Georgia

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Oceola Hotel, Donalsonville, Georgia

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Historic Linwood Foundation, Columbus, Georgia

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House House, Lumpkin, Georgia

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Dixie Depot, Dothan, Alabama

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Town of Clayton, Alabama

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Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge, 1998

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Alabama/Georgia Historical Marker Program

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Alabama Historical Marker Program General File

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Ft. Gaines Marker Resource Materials

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Alabama Marker Copy - Phase 1 Historical Marker Program

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Copy - Alabama Historical Markers

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Barbour County Historical Marker Program

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Chambers County Historical Marker Program

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Dale County Historical Marker Program

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Henry County Historical Marker Program

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Houston County Historical Marker Program

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Lee County Historical Marker Program

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Russell County Historical Marker Program

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Georgia Phase 2 Historical Marker Program

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Georgia Copy - Historical Markers

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Chattahoochee County Historical Marker Program

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Clay County Historical Marker Program

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Decatur County Historical Marker Program

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Early County Historical Marker Program

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Harris County Historical Marker Program

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Muscogee County Historical Marker Program

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Quitman County Historical Marker Program

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Randolph County Historical Marker Program

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Seminole County Historical Marker Program

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Stewart County Historical Marker Program

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Troup County Historical Marker Program

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"Chattahoochee Trace Historical Markers in Alabama and Georgia" Publication [copy]

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"Chattahoochee Trace Historical Markers in Alabama and Georgia" Working Copy [1 of 2]

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"Chattahoochee Trace Historical Markers in Alabama and Georgia" Working Copy [2 of 2]

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General Information File Historical Marker Program

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Georgia Historical Marker Program General File

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Phase 3 Historical Marker Program FY 1984-1985 [1 of 2]

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Phase 3 Historical Marker Program FY 1984-1985 [2 of 2]

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Phase 4 Historical Marker Program FY 1985-1986 [1 of 2]

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Phase 4 Historical Marker Program FY 1985-1986 [2 of 2]

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Phase 5 Historical Marker Program FY 1986-1987

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Phase 6 Historical Marker Program FY 1987-1988 [1 of 2]

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Phase 6 Historical Marker Program FY 1987-1988 [2 of 2]

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Phase 7 Historical Marker Program FY 1988-1989 [1 of 2]

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Phase 7 Historical Marker Program FY 1988-1989 [2 of 2]

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Phase 8 Historical Marker Program FY 1989-1990 [1 of 2]

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Phase 8 Historical Marker Program FY 1989-1990 [2 of 2]

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Phase 9 Historical Marker Program FY 1990-1991

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Phase 10 Historical Marker Program April 1992 - April 1993

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Phase 11 Historical Marker Program FY 1993-1994

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Auburn University Chapel [1994]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Baptist Hill [1994]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Troup County Academy [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Reverend Bob Jones' Boyhood Home [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - 4th Street Baptist [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Camp Recovery [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Grace Episcopal Church [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Salem Baptist Church [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Railroad Ave. Historic District [1995]

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Phase 12 Historical Marker Program - Miscellaneous

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - US Southern Boundary [1995]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Pine Hill Cemetery [1995]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Eufaula UMC [1996]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Showplace of the South [1996]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Indian Ball Ground [1996]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Fairfax First Christian Church [1996]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Shady Grove Christian Church [1996]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Kilgore Scholarships [1997]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - East Depot High School [1997]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Providence Methodist Church [1997]

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Phase 13 Historical Marker Program - Miscellaneous

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Allen Temple and Grant Chapel AME [1997]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Spring Hill UMC [1997]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - First Jewish Cemetery [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Ozark Baptist Church [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Susie E. Allen Elementary School [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Mt. Olive Baptist [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Uchee Chapel Methodist [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Centerville UMC [1998]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Camp McKenzie [1999]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Blue Springs School [1999]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Wittel Dorm [1999]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Macedonia Missionary Baptist [1999]

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Phase 14 Historical Marker Program - Miscellaneous

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Sunnyside School [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Green Grove School [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Rankin House [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Dillard-Lawson House [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Pleasant Grove Baptist [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Gordon Cemetery [2000]

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Phase 15 Historical Marker Program - Miscellaneous

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Miller-Martin Townhouse [1999]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Robert Wilton Burton [1999]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Rousseau's Raid [2000]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Mountain Hill School [2000]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - FBC of Eufaula [2001]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Ira Sanborn [2001]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Naming of Dothan [2001]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Old Carnegie Library [2002]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Villula [2002]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - Baughman-Honor-Stiles House [2001]

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Phase 16 Historical Marker Program - George Parker Swift [2001]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Franchise Baptist Church [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Bean's Mill [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Columbus' First Theatre [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Auburn City Hall [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Chattahoochee County Jail [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Decatur County Steamboats [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Old Black Cemetery, Ann Lowe [2002]

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Phase 17 Historical Marker Program - Toomer's Corner [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Ninth Street Branch YMCA [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Whitesville UMC [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Camp Opelika [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Long Family House [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Old Factory Creek [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Cargill-Wright Co. [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Valley of Hope [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Mt. Gilead Baptist Church [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Hamilton Female College [2002]

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10-0106

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Houston County Courthouse [2002]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Fairfax Kindergarten [2003]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Lanier High School [2003]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Secondary Industrial School [2003]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program - Pilgrim Hill School [2003]

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Phase 18 Historical Marker Program General Information

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Secondary Industrial School, Colored Dept. of City Hospital, The Elms [2003-2004]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Darden House [2003]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Liberty Baptist Church [2003]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Mt. Zion Baptist Church [2003]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Gordon Baptist Church [2003]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Hutto School [2003]

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Oakland High School [2003]

073

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Phase 19 Historical Marker Program - Phenix City/Russell Co. [2003]

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Simeon Brinson Historical Marker

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Auburn UMC [2004]

073

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Phenix City [2004]

073

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Peniel Baptist Church [2004]

073

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - 10th Street High School [2004]

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Emmanuel Episcopal Church [2004]

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Holsey Chapel CME [2004]

073

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - Newville, AL [2004]

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - First Missionary Baptist [2004]

073

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Phase 20 Historical Marker Program - American Legion Post 11 [2004]

073

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Walker Theater, Fort Gaines, Georgia  [1996]

073

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1998 Chattahoochee Valley Threatened Landmarks Program

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Hogansville City Hall  (former Lam Theater) 1998

073

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"Cotton" Mural, Russell County, Alabama 1998

073

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Bethlehem Baptist Church and Cemetery, Valley, Alabama 1998

073

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Old Fredonia Store, 1998-99

073

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Crawford Masonic Lodge, Russell County, Alabama 1998

073

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Old Louisville School, Barbour County, Alabama 1998

073

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1999 Chattahoochee Valley Threatened Landmarks Program

073

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Darden House, Lee County, Alabama 1999

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Southwest Georgia Academy, Early County, Georgia 1999

073

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McRae Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama 1999

073

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Tennant House, Barbour County, Alabama  1999

073

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Humber House, Stewart County, Georgia  1999

073

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YMCA Building, Columbus, Georgia  1999

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179 Year Old Live Oak Tree, Fort Gaines, Georgia  1999

Series--Scholarly Publications, 1974-1987. 16 file folders: Series consists of correspondence, photographs, contracts, cover art, and final bound copies of books produced or supported by the commission in agreement with various publishers.

File I.D. File Label

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"Archaeological Salvage in the Walter F. George Basin" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

10-0106

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"Architectural Legacy" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

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"Architectural Legacy" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

10-0106

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"Chattahoochee Trails" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

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Chattahoochee Valley Archaeological Archives

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Chattahoochee Valley Archaeological Archives

073

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Chattahoochee Valley History Book

073

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

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"In the Land of the Living" Correspondence and Research Materials

073

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Request Letters - Portrait of a Region

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Review Cards - Portrait of a Region

073

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Valley Historical Records

Series--Approved Seed Grant/Matching Grant Program Files, 1985-2001.  75 file folders: The Seed Grant/ Matching Grant Program was established to assist in the funding and development of various tourism and preservation projects in the Chattahoochee Trace area of Alabama and Georgia. This program provides assistance to qualified non-profit organizations or agencies within the eighteen-county region promoted by the commission. Grants are provided on a 50/50 matching basis and serve as “seed monies” for projects deemed worthwhile by the commission. This series consists of completed grant application packets, review information by the commission’s Matching Grant Committee, letters of agreements, correspondence, supporting documents, and samples of the finished products (such as books, brochures, posters, videos, CDs, etc.). The commission maintains files of all funded projects as a documentation of one of its main responsibilities.  Arrangement: Each year’s body of files begins with a summary folder listing all applicants for the year followed by individual files containing the applications, correspondence, and agreements Arranged in Reverse chronological order.

File I.D.

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2000-2001 Seed Grant Requests

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Stewart County African American Heritage Society, 2000-2001

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Eufaula Heritage Association, 2000-2001

073

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Donalsonville/Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, 2000-2001

073

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Town of Clayton, 2000-2001

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Matching Grants Agreement and Application

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1999-2000 Seed Grant Requests

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Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, 1999-2000

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Auburn Heritage Association, 1999-2000

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Court Square Arts Council, 1999-2000

073

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Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, 1999-2000

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Town of Ariton, 1999-2000

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Valley Historic Preservation Commission, 1999-2000

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1998-1999 Seed Grant Requests

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Columbus Convention and Visitors' Bureau, 1998-1999

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Westville Historic Handicrafts, 1998-1999

073

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Stewart County African American Heritage Society, 1998-1999

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The Downtown Group, 1998-1999

073

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"A Feasibility Study of the Historic Bainbridge City Hall and Firehouse to be Renovated and Restored as a Cultural Center"

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1997-1998 Seed Grant Requests

073

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LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce, 1997-1998

073

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Columbus State University, Archives - Schwob Library, 1997-1998

073

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Donalsonville/Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, 1997-1998

073

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Phenix City/Russell County Chamber of Commerce, 1997-1998

073

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SW Quarter Chattahoochee Regional Chamber of Commerce, Cuthbert, Georgia, 1997-1998

073

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1996-1997 Seed Grant Requests

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Cuthbert-Randolph Chamber of Commerce Brochures, 1996-1997

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The Downtown Group Brochures, 1996-1997

073

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Pine Mountain Chamber of Commerce Historical Mural, 1996-1997

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Stewart County African-American Heritage Society Cultural Study, 1996-1997

073

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1995-1996 Seed Grant Requests

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Ft. Tyler Association, Reconstruction of Historic Fortification, 1995-1996

073

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Eufaula Heritage Association Brochures, 1995-1996

073

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036

James W. Woodruff, Jr. Confederate Naval Museum Interpretation - Submarine and Torpedo Warfare, 1995-1996

073

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Kiwanis Club of Randolph County Beautification Project, 1995-1996

073

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Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce Brochures, 1995-1996

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Troup County Historical Society Brochures, 1995-1996

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Bainbridge-Decatur County City Council for the Arts, 1993-1994

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Ft. Tyler Association, Interpretive Metal Signs, 1993-1994

073

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Eufaula Heritage Association, Black History Project Brochure, 1993-1994

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Historic Preservation Committee of Lanett, AL, 1993-1994

073

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1990-1991 Seed Grant Requests

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Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society, 1990-1991

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Eufaula Chamber of Commerce, 1990-1991

073

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Clay County Board of Commissioners Self Guided Cassette Tour, 1990-1991

073

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Troup County Historical Society, 1990-1991

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1989-1990 Seed Grant Requests

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Clay County Economic Development Council, 1989-1990

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Dothan Landmarks Foundation, 1989-1990

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Octagon House Committee, 1989-1990

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Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge Committee, 1989-1990

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Southwest Georgia Regional Library Historical Anthology, 1989-1990

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Stewart County Commission, 1989-1990

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1988 Seed Grant Requests

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Dothan Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau, 1988

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Eufaula Chamber of Commerce, 1988

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Troup County Historical Society, 1988

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Chambers County Courthouse, 1988

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Eufaula Heritage Association, 1998

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Russell County Historical Commission, 1988

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1987 Seed Grant Requests

073

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Abbeville Chamber of Commerce, 1987

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Institute for the Study of American Cultures, 1987

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Stewart County Historical Commission, 1987

073

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Clay County Economic Development Council, 1987

073

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Chattahoochee Valley Art Association, 1987

073

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Jewish Cemetery Restoration, 1987

073

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1986 Seed Grant Requests

073

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Cuthbert Chamber of Commerce, 1986

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Eufaula Chamber of Commerce, 1986

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Stewart County Historical Commission, 1986

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Troup County Historical Society, 1986

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Westville Historic Handicrafts, 1986

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1985 Seed Grant Requests [1 of 2]

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077

1985 Seed Grant Requests [2 of 2]

Series--Tourism Promotional Publications Files, 1984-2005.  31 file folders: The commission prepares and distributes pamphlets, brochures, maps, mini-guides, activity announcements, newsletters, calendars of events, news releases, directories, and other related materials to promote tourism and activities in the commission’s service area. The commission also arranges workshops, designed to help teachers learn ways to get students motivated about learning local history and promotional tours, designed to encourage writers to publish articles about the “Chattahoochee Trace” region.  Arrangement: by workshop or by tour, then arranged chronologically.

File I.D. File Label

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"Reasons Why It Pays to Support the Historic Chattahoochee Commission"

073

09-0827

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012

"Riverboats of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers" Flyer

073

09-0827

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Chattahoochee Trace Mini-Tour Guides

073

09-0827

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Chattahoochee Trace Event Calendar, 1988

073

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"The Speaker" Newsletter, 1992

073

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"Chattahoochee Tracings" Newsletter, 1989

073

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"Chattahoochee Tracings" Newsletter, 1990-1995

073

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"Chattahoochee Tracings" Newsletter, 1996-1999

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"Chattahoochee Tracings" Newsletter, 2000-2002

073

09-0827

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"Chattahoochee Tracings" Newsletter, 2003-2005

073

09-0827

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"Chattahoochee Trace" Calendars of Events, 1984-1987, 1989

073

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"Chattahoochee Trace" Calendars of Events, 1990-1996

073

09-0827

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"Chattahoochee Trace" Calendars of Events, 1997-2000

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"Chattahoochee Trace" Calendars of Events, 2001-2004

073

10-0106

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Heritage Education Workshop, 1996

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Heritage Education Workshop, 1997

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Heritage Education Workshop, 1998

073

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"Images from the Cultural Landscape of the Lower Chattahoochee Valley"

073

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005

"A Legacy Revisited: Traditional Music from the Chattahoochee Valley" CD Set

073

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006

Substance & Spirit Traveling Exhibit

073

10-0106

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007

FAM Tour - October 1987

073

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FAM Tour - October 1987 - Articles/Publicity Generated

073

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May 1988 FAM Tour

073

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SATW FAM Tour, June 9, 1988

073

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FAM Tour - May, 1989 - Articles/Publicity Generated

073

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Travel Writer FAM Tour

073

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Outdoor Writers FAM Tour, October 23--29, 1989   [1 of 2]

073

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Outdoor Writers FAM Tour, October 23--29, 1989   [2 of 2]

073

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Outdoor Writers FAM Tour, Oct. 23-29

073

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Articles Generated from the Outdoor Writers FAM Tour, October 23-29, 1989

073

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[FAM Tours, 1989]

Series--Fiscal Reports, 1973-2006.  28 file folders: Activities involved in managing finances include the following: budgeting (preparing and reviewing the budget package, submitting the budget package to the Department of Finance, and documenting amendments and performance of the budget); purchasing (requisitioning and purchasing supplies and equipment, receipting and invoicing for goods, and authorizing payment for products received); accountings for the expenditure, encumbrance, disbursement, and reconciliation of funds within the agency’s budget through a uniform system of accounting and reporting; contracting with companies or individuals; bidding for products and services; and assisting in the audit process.  Documents audits and fiscal reports concerning the preparation of a budget request package and reporting the status of funds, requesting amendments of allotments, reporting program performance.  Arrangement: by report type, then arranged in reverse chronological order.

File I.D. File Label

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[Audit] - Oct 1, 1982 thru Sept 30, 1984 

073

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[Audit] - Oct 1, 1980 thru Sept 30, 1982

073

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[Audit] - Oct 1, 1978 thru Sept 30, 1980

073

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[Audit] - Oct 1, 1975 thru Sept 30, 1978

073

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[Audit] - Oct 1, 1973 thru Sept 30, 1975

073

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Alabama FY Reports, 2005-2006

073

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008

002

Alabama FY Reports, 2004-2005

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 2003-2004

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 2002-2003

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 2001-2002

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 2000-2001

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 1999-2000

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 98-99

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 97-98

073

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Alabama Budget Operations Plan & Quarterly Performance Report, FY 96-97

073

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Alabama Budget, FY 95-96

073

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Georgia FY Reports, 2005-2006

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2004-2005

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2003-2004   [1 of 2]

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2003-2004   [2 of 2]

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2002-2003

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Georgia Funding Crisis, FY 2001-2002

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2001-2002

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 2000-2001

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 1999-2000

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 98-99

073

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Georgia Funds, FY 97-98

073

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Project Lists, Financial Reports, 1988-2000

Series--Executive Director, 1972-2000.  6 file folders: Documents the activities of the Executive Director, including job descriptions, activities lists and membership drive correspondence and mailing lists. Because there were few files considered by the RDA to be temporary files; the Wiregrass Archives retained these because of their historic value.

File I.D. File Label

073

09-0827

002

025

HCC Executive Director Job Description

073

09-0827

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Executive Director's Activities [1 of 3]

073

09-0827

002

027

Executive Director's Activities [2 of 3]

073

09-0827

002

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Executive Director's Activities [3 of 3]

073

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Membership Campaign - 1980-1982

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Membership Campaign - 1985-1987

 

 


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