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Series 4
Subject files, 1948, 1972-2005
Boxes 34-41

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of research files for Ranson's oral history projects including transcripts of interviews, as well as subject files on organizations with which Ranson closely affiliated. Interview files contain transcripts from interviews Ranson used for her work. The eight projects included the "About Us" project which interviews residents of Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, and Kirkwood, Atlanta to understand the transitional nature of those neighborhoods; the AID Atlanta project for which she interviewed patients in the AID Atlanta program; the AIDS Project which contains transcripts from interviews of AIDS patients in San Francisco; the Community Arts Partnership Project of Cape Charles, Virginia, documenting its history as primarily an industrial center; a project on persons with disabilities within the Atlanta area; and the Stormy Road Onward that focuses on the homeless population that were moved into single occupancy government assisted housing.

Also included in the series are subject files that detail Ranson's work with a number of organizations including Arts in Atlanta Project, People's Art Action, Queer Theater, The Road Company, Southeastern Arts Media and Education project (SAME), and the VSA Arts of Georgia. There are also personal files containing information on Ranson's family history, legal records, employment history, and resumes, as well as some of her notes and notebooks that remain unidentified.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two subseries: (4.1) Interview transcripts, and (4.2) Subject files.

Description of Subseries