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Subseries 3.1
Printed material by and about Hanley's Bell Street Funeral Home, 1930-1990
Boxes 117-118 and OP 15-17

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of printed material created by or about Hanley's Bell Street Funeral Home. The material includes advertisements placed by the funeral home in the programs of community events, newspaper articles relating to the business, calendars printed by the funeral home, and memorials placed in honor of Jesse Hanley. A ticket for a special service at Denson's Temple Church that featured a film of Jesse Hanley's burial is also included.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
117 1 Advertisements in programs, 1963-1966
117 2 Advertisements in programs, 1971-1974 September
117 3 Advertisements in programs, 1974 October-1975
117 4 Advertisements in programs, 1976
117 5 Advertisements in programs, 1979
117 6 Advertisements in programs, 1980-1984
117 7 Advertisements in programs, 1987
118 1 Advertisements in programs, 1988-1990
118 2 Advertisements in programs, no date
118 3 Article, "Hanley Opens up West Side Home Today," published in Atlanta Daily World, December 27, 1936
118 4 Article, "Some of Atlanta's Prominent Negro Business Leaders," published in Atlanta Daily World, August 1, 1930 [includes original and photocopy]
118 5 Business cards for Hanley's Bell Street Funeral Home
OP1 15 Calendar, 1971
OP1 16 Calendar, 1980
OP1 17 Calendar, 1981
118 6 Funeral program, Florence Hanley, 1963
118 7 Funeral program, Jesse Hanley, 1948
118 8 Memorial, "In Memoriam, Mr. Jesse H. Hanley," published in Atlanta Daily World, July 1, 1979
118 9 Memorial, "In Loving Memorial of our dear friend Mr. J. H. Hanley," published in "The Denson Temple Story," October 13, 1974
118 10 Obituaries and articles regarding Jesse Hanley's death and estate, 1948
118 11 Sample funeral programs, 1983-1986
118 12 Ticket, "Denson's Temple Church '1st Sunday Service' in Technicolor Movies. Burial of remains of Mr. J. H. Hanley will be shown as an added attraction," November 30, 1948.