Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Subseries 3.2
Other printed material, 1933-1997
Boxes 119-123 and OP 18

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of printed material that was not created by Hanley's Bell Street Funeral Home and primarily relating to Atlanta African American churches, local community events, and professional organizations. The church records include programs, newsletters, financial reports, and calendars. Ebenezer Baptist Church, Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, and Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church are heavily featured. The subseries also contains flyers, tickets, and programs for community events relating to the Auburn Avenue neighborhood. Materials created by Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association and National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association include constitutions and bylaws, newsletters, and programs of the conventions. Rules, regulations, and registers issued by the Georgia government are also included.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
OP18 -- Atlanta College of Mortuary Science, poster, circa 1955
119 1 Butler Street/Auburn Avenue Community Redevelopment Plan, November 1994
119 2 Church calendar, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1953
119 3 Church calendar, Greater Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 1976-1979
119 4 Church financial reports, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1994-1995
119 5 Church financial reports, Warren Memorial United Methodist Church, 1992-1996
119 6 Constitution and bylaws, Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, 1959
119 7 Constitution and bylaws, Independent National Funeral Directors' Association, 1933
119 8 Devotional guides, 1972-1974
119 9 Directory, "Direction in Atlanta, Black Business Directory," July 1972
119 10 Election flyers, 1990-1997
119 11 Event flyers, 1970-1997
119 12 Event flyers, no date
119 13 "Expanding Encyclopedia of Mortuary Practice," published by the Champion Company, 1964-1965
119 14 Fulton County Health Department, annual report, 1984
119 15 "Funeral Industry Practices: Proposed Trade Regulation Rule and Staff Memorandum," issued by the Division of Special Product Bureau of Consumer Protection, 1975
119 16 Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, annual convention minutes, 1964,1983
119 17 Guidebooks for family of deceased, 1972-1973
119 18 Health guidebooks, 1949-1969, 1992
119 19 "Instruction Manual for Death Registration in Georgia," prepared by Vital Records Services, Davison of Public Health, September 1978
119 20 Membership roster, Warren Memorial United Methodist Church, 1990
119 21 Metropolitan Atlanta Summit Leadership Congress, press release, no date
119 22 Newsletters, The Bulletin, Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, April 1969
119 23 Newsletters, Community Information Clearing house, Urban Life Associates, Georgia State University, 1979
119 24 Newsletters, the Compassionate Friends, Inc., the Atlanta Chapters, 1986
119 25 Newsletters, Cope Notes, Cremation Oriented Product Engineered, Elder Davis, Inc., 1994
119 26 Newsletters, Ebenezer Life, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1993
120 1 Newsletters, The Forum, Coalition for Change Leadership Forum, 1997
120 2 Newsletters, Georgia Eye Bank News, Georgia Eye Bank, 1994
120 3 Newsletters, Halo Herald, Funeral Financial Systems, 1993-1994
120 4 Newsletters, Hospitality, the Open Door Community, 1989
120 5 Newsletters, Informer, Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, 1990-1995
120 6 Newsletters, The Liberty Messenger, Liberty Baptist Church, 1993
120 7 Newsletters, Keeping in Touch, Congressman John Lewis, 1987-1995
120 8 Newsletters, MicroScope [MiniScope], National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, 1987-1994 MiniScope], National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, 1987-1994
120 9 Newsletters, National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, 1968-1969
120 10 Newsletters, Reports for Washington, Wyche Fowler, 1978
120 11 Newsletters, The Sam Nunn Letter, United States Senate, 1976
120 12 Newsletters, Today in Funeral Service, 1994
120 13 Newsletters, Wesley Memorial Messenger, Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, 1962
120 14 Newspaper clippings, 1936-1980
120 15 Newspaper clippings, 1984-1990
120 16 Newspaper clippings, 1997
120 17 Newspaper clippings, no date
120 18 Program, Deborah Court #563 Heroines of Jericho 23rd anniversary, 1970
120 19 Program, unidentified church service, 1985
120 20 Programs, awards ceremonies, 1981-1997
120 21 Programs, Christmas Eve service, Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church and Ebenezer Baptist Church, December 24, 1993
120 22 Programs, church anniversary celebrations, 1965-1979
121 1 Programs, church anniversary celebrations, 1985-1996
121 2 Programs, concerts and musicals, 1968-1997
121 3 Programs, conferences, General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, 1968
121 4 Programs, conference, Georgia Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, 1969
121 5 Programs, conventions, Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, 1963-1971
121 6 Programs, conventions, Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, 1973-1984
121 7 Programs, conventions, Improved Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks of the World (I.B.P.O.E. of W.), Annual Association of Tennessee State, 1961, 1966
121 8 Programs, conventions, National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, 1971
121 9 Programs, conventions, Neziah Grand Shrine Temple and Daughters of Isis court, the Ancient Arabic Order of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S.) (colored), 1960
121 10 Programs, conventions, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1993
121 11 Programs, debutante ball, Sigma Gamma rho Sorority, December 1970
122 1 Programs, founder's day observance, Gaines Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Waycross, Georgia [includes memorial for Russell Akins placed by Elnora Akins and Doris Hanley], February 10, 1974
122 2 Programs, funeral services not conducted by Hanley Company, 1950-1997
122 3 Programs, Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday celebrations, 1974-1985
122 4 Programs, Martin Luther King, Jr., "Honoring our Son in his Shining Hour Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize December 10, 1964 in Oslo, Norway," Ebenezer Baptist Church, December 18, 1964
122 5 Programs, memorial services, 1974-1985
122 6 Programs, men's day services, 1995-1996
122 7 Programs, ordination and installation services, 1969, 1993-1996
122 8 Programs, pageant, Wheat Street Baptist Church, October 27, 1949
122 9 Programs, revival meeting, "A Spring Rally beginning at Solid Rock Baptist Church," March 21, 1938
122 10 Programs, Sunday services, Allen African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, 1970
122 11 Programs, Sunday services, Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, 1970, 1996
122 12 Programs, Sunday services, Ebenezer Baptist Church [includes bulletin supplements with announcements and calendars], 1976- February 1982
122 13 Programs, Sunday services, Ebenezer Baptist Church [includes bulletin supplements with announcements and calendars], March 1982-1983
122 14 Programs, Sunday services, Ebenezer Baptist Church [includes bulletin supplements with announcements and calendars], 1984-1994
122 15 Programs, Sunday services, Ebenezer Baptist Church [includes bulletin supplements with announcement and calendars], 1995-1996
122 16 Programs, Sunday services, Henry M. White United Methodist Church, 1987
122 17 Programs, Sunday services, Liberty Baptist Church, 1993
123 1 Programs, Sunday services, Warren Memorial United Methodist Church [includes bulletin supplements with announcements and calendars], 1992-1996
123 2 Programs, Sunday services, West Side Community Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church, 1975
123 3 Programs, Sunday services, Wheat Street Baptist Church, 1960, 1992-1993
123 4 Programs, Sunday services, World Church of Faith, 1976-1977
123 5 Programs, Wednesday Lenten services, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1976-1996
123 6 Programs, women's day services, 1969-1996
123 7 Registers, "State Board of Funeral Service Register," issued by Georgia State Board of Funeral Services, 1972
123 8 Registers, "State Board of Funeral Service Register," issued by Georgia State Board of Funeral Services, 1973
123 9 Registers, "Register of Embalmers and Funeral Directors" [includes "Act Creating and Establishing a State Board of Funeral Service"], issued by Georgia State Board of Funeral Service, May 1952
123 10 Registers, "Registered Embalmers State of Georgia" [includes "Embalming Laws as Amended 1948"], issued by the Georgia State Board of Embalming, May 1948
123 11 Tickets, 1963-1968, 1997
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