Florence Rice Bates' 18th birthday, Moon Street, Acworth, Georgia, 1950

The Historic Black Acworth Image Collection is a digital collection that includes photographs, letters, and documents created and preserved by Black residents of Acworth, Georgia, from the 1890s to the 2010s. Items in the collection contributed to the "Our Side of the Tracks" exhibit, which was curated for the City of Acworth by the Special Projects unit in the Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books (MARB) at Kennesaw State University and opened in fall 2020 at Doyal Hill Park in Acworth.

Collections in this community

  • Beverly Griffin Patton

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Beverly Griffin Patton.
  • Cedric Jackson

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Cedric Jackson.
  • Charlie Mae Henderson Griffin

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Charlie Mae Henderson Griffin.
  • Clarence Eugene Hill II

    Materials contributed for digitization by former Acworth, Georgia resident Clarence Eugene Hill II.
  • Claude Johnson and Willie Mae Brown Johnson

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia residents Claude Johnson and Willie Mae Brown Johnson.
  • Deborah Hill Bennett

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Deborah Hill Bennett.
  • Denise Gragg Reid

    Materials contributed for digitization by former Acworth, Georgia resident Denise Gragg Reid.
  • Glenda Wise Perkinson

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Glenda Wise Perkinson.
  • Helen Harden Hill

    Materials contributed for digitization by former Acworth, Georgia resident Helen Harden Hill.
  • Jill Gragg Gresham

    Materials contributed for digitization by former Acworth, Georgia resident Jill Gragg Gresham.
  • Lawrence Timothy Houston

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Lawrence Timothy Houston.
  • Marcia Griffin Beasley

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Marcia Griffin Beasley.
  • Selena Gragg Griggs

    Materials contributed for digitization by former Acworth, Georgia resident Selena Gragg Griggs.
  • Shirley Bedford Jackson

    Materials contributed for digitization by Acworth, Georgia resident Shirley Bedford Jackson.

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