Melissa Fay Greene papers

Melissa Fay Greene papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Greene, Melissa Fay
Title: Melissa Fay Greene papers
Dates: Bulk, 1979-2011
Dates: 1954-2011
Quantity: 34.0 Linear feet (3 half-boxes, 8 slide boxes, 50 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Coll. Number: ms3646

Biographical/Historical Note

Melissa Fay Greene was born in 1952 in Macon (Ga.), moved to Dayton (Ohio), graduated from Oberlin College in 1975, and worked in Savannah (Ga.) with the Georgia Legal Services Program. She is the author of five books of nonfiction and in 2011 was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame. She lives in Atlanta (Ga.) with her attorney husband Donald Franklin Samuel. They have nine children, five of whom were adopted from Bulgaria and Ethiopia.

For addtional information see: Melissa Fay Greene, New Georgia Encyclopedia; Georgia Writers Hall of Fame interviews Melissa Fay Greene


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and media. The correspondence includes letters from family, fans, and publishers and letters regarding awards and speaking engagements. Writings include articles, short stories, reviews, and books. Greene has written five books: Praying for Sheetrock (1991), politics and civil rights in McIntosh County (Ga.); Last Man Out (1996), a mine disaster in Springhill, Nova Scotia; The Temple Bombing (2003), the bombing of a synagogue in Atlanta in 1958; There is No Me Without You (2006), AIDS and orphans in Ethiopia; and No Biking in the House Without a Helmet (2011), a humorous look at life with nine childlren. Research for these books includes interviews with the various persons in the books. Also included are manuscript drafts, both handwritten and typed. There are several editions of Greene's books in the printed material and magazines containing her articles. There are photographs of Melissa Fay Greene, but most are of Ethiopian children photographed while researching for There is No Me Without You. Audiovisual material consists mainly of cassette tapes of interviews.


Arrangement

Organized into 6 series: biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material.


Index Terms

African Americans--Georgia--McIntosh County--History
Antisemitism--United States
Audiovisual materials.
Authors, American--Correspondence.
Bombings--Georgia--Atlanta.
Emory University.
Interracial adoption--United States.
Jews--Georgia--Atlanta
Jews--Georgia--History.
McIntosh County (Ga.)--History.
McIntosh County (Ga.)--Politics and government
Photographs.
Springhill Mine Disaster, Springhill, N.S., 1958
Teferra, Haregewoin
Women authors, American--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Melissa Fay Greene papers, MS 3646. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Restrictions: No photocopying of material in boxes 19, 20, and 33


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Biographical information, 1971-2010

BoxFolder
11Biographical information
2Wedding invitation – Melissa Fay Greene and Donald Franklin Samuel, 1979
3College acceptance letters – Melissa Fay Greene, 1971
4Oberlin College (Ohio) – commencement program, bulletin, 1971, 1975
5Emory University (Georgia) – Honorary degree, letters and program, 2010
6Donald Franklin Samuel – legal certificates, 1983, 1984
 

2. Correspondence

BoxFolder
21Family, 1991-1997
2A
3Re: adoption, 1999
4B
5Patricia W. Bartlett, 1991-2007
6John Baskin, 1986-1998
7Alan Berg, 1996
8Janice R. Blumberg, 1992
9Erma Bombeck, 1994
10Julian Bond, 1992-1993
11David I. Bruck, 1996
12C
13Dan T. Carter, 1995-1996
14Nina Cleveland, 1993
15John Coe, 1991
16Joseph B. Cumming, 1992, 2001
17D, E
18Kenneth C. Davis, 1991
19Ann Eisner, 1991-1996
20F
21Ronald Federici, 1999
22Ronald Fernee, 1992-1993
23Stuart Friebert, 1992-1996
24G
25Elliott Goldstein, 1993
26Irena Grudzinska Gross, 1998-1999
27H
28Howard Michael Henderson, 1998
29Lee Honeycutt, 1991
30Pierre Howard, 1991
31I, J
32Albert F. Ike, 1993
33K
34Gus R. Kaufman, 1996
35Edward M. Kennedy, 1992
36Paul M. Kurtz, 1991-1996
37L
38Nicholas Lemann, 1992, 1996
39Claudia Levy, 1993
40Priscilla Long, 2010
BoxFolder
31M
2Re: Cynthia McKinney, 1996
3Zell Miller, 1991
4Betty & Malcolm Minsk, 1991
5Scott Moyers, 1997
6N, O
7Mary Margaret Oliver, 1991-1992
8P
9Frances F. Pauley, 1993, 1996
10Mary Ellen Pettigrew, 1991
11Fran Marcia Putney, 1994, 1997
12R
13Ellen Glaser Rafshoon, 1993-1994
14Eugene Raikhel & family, 1996
15Jody Rein, 1991
16Curt Richter, 1995, 1996
17Grayson Roquemour, 1992
18Leroy S. Rouner, 1993-1998
19S
20Josephine Schwarz, 1983, 1991
21Clarence F. Seeliger, 1996-1998
22Frank W. Seiler, 1992
23Linda Gray Sexton, 1996-1997
24John Shearer, 1996
25Eve Shelnutt, 1987, 1989
26John Sledge, 1994, 1996
27Southern Education Foundation, 1996
28Buddy Sullivan, 1992
29T, U, V
30W-Z
31Evelyn C. White, 1996
32Steve Wick, 1996
33Stephan Wilkinson, 1992
34Willard Wirtz, 1992, 1996
35-36Unknown correspondents
37From Melissa Fay Greene to unknown names, 1990-1992
38Acknowledgements of contributions in honor of Melissa Fay Greene, undated



Awards

BoxFolder
41Awards, 1991, 1997
2Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1992, 1996
3Chicago Tribune Heartland Wards, 1992
4J. Anthony Lukas Book Award (judge), 1998-1999
5Lillian Smith Book Awards, 1992-1993
6Lyndhurst Prize, 1993-1994
7Lyndhurst Prize, 1997
8National Book Awards, 1991-1992
9National Book Awards, 1996
10National Book Critics Circle, 1992
11Ohioana Book Award, 1991-1993
12PEN/Martha Albrand Award, 1989, 1992
13Quality Paperback Books New Vision Award, 1993
14Reginald Heber Smith Book Award, 1998
15Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1992
16Southern Book Critics Circle, 1992, 1996



Publishers

BoxFolder
51Publishers A – Z
2Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, 1983-1989
3Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1989-1996
4American Preservation, 1978-1980
5Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 1979, 1990
6Atlanta magazine, 1978-1979
7Atlantic Monthly, 1978-1991
8Bloomsbury, 2004, 2006, 2007
9Commentary, 1987-1991
10Country Journal, 1978-1986
11David Black Literary Agency, 1990-2007
12Doubleday, 1988
13Fawcett Books, 1992
14Georgia Historical Quarterly, 1994, 1997
15Georgia Review, 1979, 1987
16Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979-1999
17HarperCollins Publishers, 1996-1997
18Harper’s, 1986-1993
19Jonathan Cape, 1993, 1996
20Landscape Architecture, 1988
21Life, 1980-1999
22Linden Press, 1982-1983
23Martin, Secker & Warburg, 1991-1993
24Mother Jones, 1979
25MS magazine, 1987
26Museum News, 1988
27New York Times Magazine, 1986-2003
28New Yorker, 1979-2000
29Ohio Magazine, 1983-1993
30Parenting, 1994
31Redbook, 1987
32St. Martin’s Press, 1996, 1998
33Washington Post, 1987, 1989



Speaking engagements

BoxFolder
611994-1996
21997
31998
4Antioch Writers’ Workshop (Ohio), 1996-1997
5Atlanta History Center, 1993, 1996
6Atlanta Jewish Community Center, 1996
7Ball State University (Indiana) class seminar, 1996
8Book Tour, 1996
9Book Tour, 1997
10Hadassah, 1993, 1997
11Hands on Atlanta conference, 1996-1997
12Hartford Jewish Community Center (CT), 1996
13Jewish Book Month (CT), 1996
14Jewish Community Center (Texas), 1996
15Jewish Community Center of Austin (Texas), 1996
16Kiwanis Club, 1996-1997
17Oheb Shalom Congregation (New Jersey), 1996
18Public libraries, 1991-1997
19Radio, 1996-1998
20Religious Diversity Conference (Atlanta), 1996
21Rotary Club, 1996-1997
22Settlement House Program (New York), 1992
23Southern Festival of Books (Tennessee), 1991, 1996
24Southern Jewish Historical Society (Florida), 1996
25Temple Israel – Facing History… (MA), 1997
26Temple Israel – Focus on Friday (Ohio), 1993, 1996
27United States Information Agency panel (DC), 1993
28Universities, 1992-2005
29Village Writers Group, 1996
30Whitfield Healthcare Foundation, 1997



Books

BoxFolder
71Last Man Out – research & miner families, 1997-2002
2Praying for Sheetrock – Japanese translation, 1993-1994
3Praying for Sheetrock – Lifeline Theatre play, 1996-1997
4Praying for Sheetrock – movie rights, 1992-1996
5The Temple Bombing – movie rights, 1995-1996
6The Temple Bombing – research, 1993-1996
7The Temple Bombing – research – American Jewish Archives tapes, 1993-1996
8The Temple Bombing - research – Martin Luther King estate, 1995-1996
 

3. Writings



Articles

BoxFolder
81"All the Hours of the Night” – Country Journal, 1987 November
2“All the Hours of the Night – Pearlie Burton interview and letter, 1985
3“Alphabet Mysteries” – Parenting, 2002 October
4“Ballroom Etiquette” - Stagebill (printed only), 1996
5“Childhood Lost” – Parenting, 1995 December/January
6“Conservation of Living Collections”, 1988
7“Counting the Animals”, 1988
8“The Electronic Hearth” – Ohio Magazine, 1979 July
9“Erma” – Ohio Magazine, 1986 September
10“Erma” – Erma Bombeck interview and notes
11“The Family Mobile” – New York Times Magazine, 2001 August
12"The Fire Last Time” – Newsweek (printed only), 1996 June 24
13“The Flygirl” – Life, 1999 June
14-15“The Gardener from Savannah” – American Preservation, 1980 January/February
BoxFolder
91“A Good Night’s Sleep” – Parenting, 1994 May/June
2“Hope” – Good Housekeeping (research only), 2007 October
3“Houses of Wind, Houses of Brick” (unpublished), 1986
4“How to Raise Septuplets” - Life, 1998 May
5“How to Raise Septuplets” – notes & images
6"I Must Save My Child” – Parade (printed only), 2009 February 15
7“Last Chance Kid” - Good Housekeeping (printed only), 2009 January
8“Latest in Rural Delivery: Natural Childbirth Centers” – Country Journal, 1983 February
9“Mary Pollock” – Yizor, 1986
10“Miss Jo” – Ohio Magazine, 1983 November
11“Miss Jo” – rough drafts, notes and clippings
BoxFolder
101“No RMS, Jungle Vu/Invisible Architecture” – Atlantic & Museum News, 1987 December, 1988 May/June
2“Now as I Was Young and Easy” – Country Journal, 1979 October
3“Now as I Was Young and Easy” – Henry Buckley interview
4“Oberlin: A Remembrance” – Ohio Magazine, 1981 September
5“Ohio Compendium” – Ohio Magazine, 1979 January
6“The Ohio Presidents” – Ohio Magazine, 1983 October
7“Olympic Scenes” – Salon, 1996
8-9“The Orphan Ranger” – New Yorker (research only), 2000 July 17
BoxFolder
111“Poetry, U.S.A.” – Life, 1998 October
2“Poetry, U. S. A.” – Letters to Robert Pinsky, 1997-1998
3“Praying for Time” - Good Housekeeping, 2002 November
4“The Protracted Decline and Inevitable Bankruptcy of the Savannah Food Co-op” – Country Journal, 1981 February
5“Reaching an Autistic Teenager” – New York Times Magazine, 2008 October 19
6“Relic Hunters” – unpublished, 1979
7"Rubbing Elbows” – Financial Planning (printed only), 1987 October
8“Scenes from Warsaw” – Unpublished, 1991
9“Second Star to the Right and Straight on ‘Til Morning” – Country Journal, 1984 March
10“Stalking the Average North American Zoogoer” – Museum News, 1988 September/October
11“The Storytellers” – Country Journal, 1981 October
BoxFolder
121“The Target May Change, But the Anger Still Rages” – Newspaper, 1997 September 28
2“That Old Lonesome High Hollerin’ Tenor” – Ohio magazine, 1988 July
3“That Old Lonesome High Hollerin’ Tenor” – research notes, clippings
4“Why Aren’t Mu Kids Impressed?” – Child.com (printed only), 2005 November
5“The World’s Sweetest Onions” – Country Journal, 1984 June
6“A Writer’s Life in a Household of Children” – Ms., 1992 May/June
7“Zoo Atlanta” – Landscape Architecture, 1989 January
8Untitled article - re: adoption of Helen
9Newspaper articles (printed only), 1994, 1996



Reviews

BoxFolder
1210After Roy by Mary Tannen, 1989
11Baby Doctor by Perri Klass, 1992
12The Children by David Halberstam, 1998
13Crossings by Walt Harrington, 1993
14Eve and the Apes by Emily Hahn, 1988
15Gal: A True Life by Ruthie Bolton, 1994
16In My Place by Charlayne Hunter Gault, 1993
17Last Animals at the Zoo by Colin Tudge, 1992
18Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine, 1991
19Love Child by Eve Shelnutt, 1979
20The Medusa and the Snail by Lewis Thomas, 1979
21The Musician by Eve Shelnutt, 1987
221959 by Thulani Davis, 1992
23The Old Religion by David Mamet, 1997
24Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession by Studs Terkel, 1992
25Sapelo’s People by William S. McFeely, 1994
26Savage Equalities by Jonathan Kozol, 1991
27Upon This Rock: The Miracles of a Black Church by Samuel G. Freedman, 1993
28The Corner of Rife & Pacific, The Preacher’s Boy, Safe Passage, Death in the Spirit House, Walking Papers, 1988
29Bury Me Standing, The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey, Trespassers Welcome Here, Ghost Dancing, Blue Fruit, Quite the Other Way, The Peaceable Kingdom, A Crowded Ark (printed only)



Short stories

BoxFolder
131At Big Boy’s
2The Book Club, 1970s
3The Courtship of Nathan
4Fresh Dreams to Deliver, 1975
5Geneva Rouse
6The Happy Times (Beach Story)
7Intimacy (Brooklyn Story)
8Intimacy (Brooklyn Story) – rough drafts
9The Painter, 1970s
BoxFolder
141The Sense of History
2Sophie – unpublished, 1979
3Wedding Presents
4-5Untitled, 1970s
6Untitled, 1978
7-8Untitled, 1980
9-11Untitled
BoxFolder
151-8Untitled
9Untitled rough drafts
10Notes - general



School

BoxFolder
1511Elementary school writings and art
12High school and college writings
13College class – annotated bibliography



Plays/lyrics

BoxFolder
1514Lyrics – re: Phyllis Holmen & GLSP
15Celebration of 90th birthday of Mrs. Mary Pollock, 1980
16Home Life, Horizon Theatre, 2008



Books

Last Man Out
Interviews
BoxFolder
161Harold Brine
2Dr. Arnold Burden, 1997, 1998
3Sam Caldwell, 1997
4Garnet Clarke, 1997, 1998
5Cecil Colwell, 1993
6Grace Gilroy
7Hugh & Margie Guthro, 1997, 1998
8Joseph Holloway
9Frank Hunter
10Ted Hunter
11Bill James
12Doug and June Jewks, 1993
13Gorley & Margie Kempt, 1998
14Larry Leadbetter
15Eldred Lowther
16Joe MacDonald
17Bowman Maddison
18Barney Martin
19Kenneth Melanson & Jim Nodwell, 1997
20Leon Melanson, 1997
BoxFolder
171Ted Michniak
2Levi Milley
3Clyde & Margaret Murray
4Jim Nodwell, 1997
5Herbert Pepperdine, 1998
6Bev Reynolds
7Maurice & Norma Ruddick, 1997
8Caleb & Pat Rushton, 1997, 1998
9Currie & Mabel Smith, 1998
10Tabor family, 1997
11Elaine Turnbull
12Women of Springhill, 1993
13Excerpts
Research
BoxFolder
1714Broadcasts by Kingsley Brown, Jr., 1956, 1958
15Nova Scotia Archives – list of audio-visual items, 1997
16Green incident on Ed Sullivan Show, 2001
17Follow-Up Study of Minetown Disaster by Horace D. Beach[?]
18Follow-Up Psychiatric Findings on Trapped Miners by Charles Boddie & Horace D. Beach
BoxFolder
181Individual & Group Reactions to Disaster & Unemployment by Minetown Research Team, 1961
2clippings re: mine disaster, 1958
3clippings from The Halifax Chronicle, 1958
4clippings from The New York Times, 1958
5clippings re: mine disaster, 1958-1998
6clippings re: Governor Marvin Griffin, 1954-1995
7photographs (photocopies only)
8Printed material about the book and the Springhill mine, 2003
BoxFolder
191University of Toronto Archives – Harold Brine, 1960
2University of Toronto Archives – Dr. Arnold Burden
3University of Toronto Archives – Garnet Clarke, 1959, 1960
4University of Toronto Archives – Lloyd Gilroy, 1959
5University of Toronto Archives – Arthur Goldrich, 1959
6University of Toronto Archives – Hugh Guthro, 1959, 1960
7University of Toronto Archives – Lloyd Henwood
8University of Toronto Archives – Joe Holloway, 1959, 1960
9University of Toronto Archives – Frank Hunter, 1959, 1960
10University of Toronto Archives – Ted Hunter, 1959
11University of Toronto Archives – Aaron Jewkes
12University of Toronto Archives – Bobby Jewkes, 1959
13University of Toronto Archives – Doug Jewkes
14University of Toronto Archives – Gorley Kempt, 1958-1960
15University of Toronto Archives – Larry Leadbetter, 1960
16University of Toronto Archives – Eldred Lowther, 1959, 1960
17University of Toronto Archives – Joe MacDonald, 1959, 1960
18University of Toronto Archives – Percy McCormick
BoxFolder
201University of Toronto Archives – Bowman Maddison, 1959
2University of Toronto Archives – Barney Martin, 1959, 1960
3University of Toronto Archives – Ted Michniak, 1958-1960
4University of Toronto Archives – Levi Milley, 1959, 1961
5University of Toronto Archives – Robert Noileg
6University of Toronto Archives – Herbert Pepperdine, 1959, 1960
7University of Toronto Archives – Maurice Ruddick, 1959, 1960
8University of Toronto Archives – Caleb Rushton, 1959, 1960
9University of Toronto Archives – Wilfred Rushton
10University of Toronto Archives – Rev. Sinnot, 1959
11University of Toronto Archives – Currie Smith, 1959, 1960
12University of Toronto Archives – John Totten, 1959
13University of Toronto Archives – Arthur _____?, 1959
14University of Toronto Archives – unknown names
15University of Toronto Archives- copies re: mine disaster
16Georgia Dept. of Archives and History – Gov. Marvin Griffin, 1954-1955
Drafts
BoxFolder
211Typed, pp. 1-145
2Typed, pp. 146-291
3Typed, pp. 1-145
4Typed, pp. 146-291
5Typed, pp. 1-145
6Typed, pp. 146-291
BoxFolder
221-3Drafts and notes – handwritten
4Notes – first notes on Springhill
5Typed, Day One
6Typed, Day Two-Day Seven
7Typed, Day Eight-Day Ten
8Typed, Prologue and Epilogue
9Typed, Chapter One
10Typed, Chapter Two
11Various pages from book – typed
Praying for Sheetrock
BoxFolder
231 Interviews
Tom Affleck
Rebecca Alston
Thurnell Alston
Bessie Aug
William R. Carter
Percy Clark
Harry Coursey
Henry Curry
Archie Davis
Chester Devillers
Dorothy Googe
Mark Gorman
Nathaniel Grovner
Mary Harmon and Sam Pinkney
William G. Haynes
Carolyn Hodges
Woody Hunter
Gay Jacobs
Dale Jenkins
Bill Kicklighter
Cliff Kuhn
David Earl Lane
Lester Maddox
2Clarence Martin
3William Moore
4Doug Moss
5Fanny Palmer
6Florine Pinkney
7Sam Pinkney
8Louise Rasheed
9Sonny Seiler
10Charles Stebbins
11Buddy Sullivan
12Danny and Belle Thorpe
13Emily Varnedoe
14David Walbert
15Vic Waters
16Charles and Kathleen Williamson
Research
BoxFolder
2417Ed Finch and Guy Hutchinson, 1972, 1989
18Sheriff Jewell Futch, 1973-1974
19FBA files – Thurnell Alston, 1987-1988
20GBI files – Thurnell Alston, 1988
21court documents – Thurnell Alston, 1964-1988
22court documents & notes – Thurnell Alston, 1987-1988
BoxFolder
251FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell, 1975
2FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell, 1968-1976
3FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell, 1974-1978
4Georgia Dept. of Archives – Long County (Ga.)(No photocopying of this folder), 1963, 1967
5clippings, 1971-1979
6notes
7notes on trip to McIntosh County (Ga.), 1988 September
8Publication party, book signings, speaking engagements, 1991-1994
9Interview in Golden Isles Life by Jim Pettigrew, Jr. (printed only), 1991-1992
10Play adapted by Meryl Friedman, 1996
11Play adapted by Frank Pierson
BoxFolder
261Original manuscript, 1979
2Manuscript – Stories from McIntosh County
3Manuscript – McIntosh County in the Seventies
4Manuscript submission for PEN/Jerard Fund Award, 1988
5Speech about the book
6Book proposal
Drafts
BoxFolder
267McIntosh County history
8Part I, first draft, 1990
9Prologue
BoxFolder
271Chapter 1
2Chapter 2
3Chapter 3
4Chapter 4
5Chapter 5
6Chapter 6
7Chapter 7
8Chapter 8,9
9Chapter 10, 11, 12
10Chapter 13
11Chapter 14
12Chapter 15, 16, 17
13Multiple chapters
Clippings
BoxFolder
2811991
21992-2008
3Reviews, 1991
4Reviews, 1992-1994
The Temple Bombing
Interviews
BoxFolder
291Cecil Alexander, 1992
2Henry Alexander, 1994
3Miles Alexander, 1993
4Wallace Allen, 1958, 1993
5Mrs. Wallace Allen, 1995
6Judge Luther Alverson, 1993
7Dorothy Ashendorf, 1993
8Jane and Herb Axelrod, 1992
9Fred Beerman, 1993
10David Berman, 1995
11Rabbi Irving Bloom
12Janice Rothschild Blumberg, 1991
13Julia Bond, 1993
14Julian Bond, 1993
15Ella Mae Brayboy, 1993
16Bill Breman, 1993
17George Bright, 1991-1993
18Faith Brunson
19Connie Curry, 1993
20Murray Eisner
21Elmo Ellis, 1993
22Herbert Elsas, 1993
23Rabbi Harry Epstein, 1993
BoxFolder
301Rabbi Emmanuel Feldman, 1993
2Miriam Freedman, 1993
3Gail Gans
4Edward T. Garland, 1993
5Fauntleroy Moon Garland, 1992
6J. Richmond Garland, 1993
7Franklin Garrett, 1993
8Elliott Goldstein, 1993
9George Goodwin, 1993
10John Griffin, 1993
11Be Haas, 1993
12Joseph Haas, 1992
13Donald Hallowell, 1992
14John Hesmer, 1993
15Earl Hickman, 1993
16Joe Jacobs, 1993
17Ed Jelks, 1993
18James Jenkins, 1993, 1995
19Carolyn Haas Kahn, 1992
20Bobbie Kinard, 1993, 1995
21Dow Kirkpatrick, 1993
22Harvey Klehr, 1995
BoxFolder
311Cliff Kuhn, 1994
2Max Kuniansky, 1993
3Jean Rothschild Levinson, 1993
4Robert Lipshutz, 1993
5Doris Lockerman, 1993
6Tom Luck, 1995
7Sam Massell, 1991
8Jerome Merlin/Sonny Epstein, 1993
9Jackie & Tony Montag, 1993
10Michael Morrison, 1995
11John Nuckolls, 1993
12Frances Pauley, 1983, 1993
13Nan Pendergrast, 1992
14W. K. “Jack” Perry, 1995
15Judge Durwood Pye, 1993
16Gene Reeves, 1993
BoxFolder
321Bill Rothschild, 1993
2Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, 1966
3Marcia Rothschild, 1993
4William Schwartz, 1993
5Lucille Scott, 1993
6Mary Louise Sherman, 1993
7Clifford J. Strickland, 1996
8Rabbi Alvin Sugarman, 1993
9Judge Jeptha Tanksley, 1992
10Nancy Thal, 1993
11Aline Uhry, 1993
12Alice Washington, 1993
13Richard Wasser, 1993
14Rev. Allison Williams, 1993
15Dr. Eugene Winograd
16Charles Wittenstein, 1991
17W. Whittier Wright, 1992
18Erwin Zaban, 1993
19excerpts
Research
BoxFolder
331Birmingham Department of Archives
2Birmingham Dept. of Archives – Anti-Defamation League, 1958-1964
3William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1958-1959
4William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1958-1959
5Reuben A. Garland papers
6Robert W. Woodruff Library – Floyd Hunter papers
7Robert W. Woodruff Library – Rothschild collection
8Robert W. Woodruff Library – Rothschild collection
9Robert W. Woodruff Library – pages from Great Expectations by Susan McGrath
BoxFolder
341Alonzo Herndon
2Pierre Howard
3Joseph McCarthy
4James Mackey
5J. B. Stoner
6James R. Venable
7photocopies from American Jewish Archives, vol. 23, 25, 33, 1971, 1973, 1981
8The American Nationalist, 1957, 1958
9Atlanta Daily World clippings, 1958, 1974
10Transcripts of newspaper articles, 1958-1959
11Atlanta history and desegregation
12Civil rights
13Jewish history
14Ministers’ Manifesto, 1957
15Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion
16Reform Judaism
17Segregation
18White Citizens Council by David Halberstam, 1956
19Notes on people to interview
20-21Notes
22Clippings, 1958-1994
BoxFolder
351Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – the dark trial of George M Bright
2Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – jury, 1958
3Trial – State vs. George M. Bright - Wallace Allen statement, 1958
4Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – Luther Corley statement, 1958
5Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – A. J. Evans statement, 1958
6Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – Chester Griffin statements, 1958, 1959
7Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – statements against Leslie E. Rogers
8Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – order of contempt and appeal, Reuben A. Garland, 1959
9Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – George Michael Bright vs. Herbert T. Jenkins, 1959, 1960
10Trial – testimony – Marilyn Craig, 1959
11Trial – testimony – Jimmy D. Devore, 1959
12Trial – testimony – Louis Glover, 1959
13Trial – testimony – R. E. Little, 1959
14Trial – testimony – Leslie E. Rogers, 1959
15Trial – testimony – Janice Rothschild, 1959
16Trial – testimony – Charles B. Smith, 1959
BoxFolder
361Trial – notes taken during 1st trial, 1958
2Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – subpoenas, 1958, 1959
3Trial– petition- Richard Bowling, 1959
4Trial – law memoranda
5Trial – witnesses, 1959
6Trial – miscellaneous 1958, 1959, 1958, 1959
7Book proposal, 1992
8Book corrections/suggestions
9Notes on selling the book
10Book tours, 1996-1997
11-13Speech – undated
14Anti-bombing statement, 1997
Clippings
BoxFolder
36151992-1996 April
161996 May
171996 June-1997
18Reviews, 1996-1997
Drafts
BoxFolder
371Draft, typed, 1995
2Prologue – early drafts
3Chapter 1 – early drafts, 1994
4Chapter 2 – early drafts
5Chapter 3 – early drafts
6Chapter 4 – early drafts
7-8Chapter 5 – early drafts
BoxFolder
381Chapter 6 – early drafts
2Chapter 7 – early drafts
3Chapter 8 – early drafts
4Chapter 9 – early drafts
5Chapter 10 – early drafts
6Chapter 11 – early drafts
7Chapter 13 – early drafts
8Chapter 15 – early drafts
8Chapter 15 – early drafts
9Chapter 18 – early drafts
10Miscellaneous chapter pages – typed
11Miscellaneous chapter pages – handwritten
12Images for book (photocopies)
There Is No Me without You
BoxFolder
391Research notes – child profiles
2Research notes – adult profiles
3Research notes – Ababu (child)
5Research notes – Meskerem (child)
6Research notes – Mintesinot (child)
7Research notes – Nardos (child)
8Research notes – Wondwossen (child)
9Research notes – Yirgalum (child)
10Research notes – Zerabruk (child)
11Research notes – Atetegeb (adult)
12Research notes – Cherente Beshework (adult)
13Research notes & letter – Felekech (adult)
14Research notes & letter – Getachew Yohaleshet (adult)
15Research notes – Gezahegne (adult)
16Research notes – Haregewoin Teferra (adult)
17Research notes – Mengistu Chama (adult)
18Research notes – Temesgen Afeta (adult)
19Research notes – Zewedu (adult)
20Research – Sofia Mengistu Abayneh (doctor)
21Research notes – Jane Aronson (doctor)
22Research – Rick Hodes (doctor)
23Interview & notes – Karen Cheney (Mintesinot’s adoptive mother)
24Interview & notes – Rob Cohen (Meskerem’s adoptive father)
25Research notes – Steven C. Atkins
26Research – Stephen Lewis, 2003-2005
27Interviews – Stephen Lewis, 2004, 2005
28Interview & notes – Mike Merson, 2004
29Research – Jeffrey Sachs
30Research notes – Rabbi Joel Soffin
31Research notes – adults giving aid
32Research notes – AIDS, the disease
33Research – ARV’s (Anti Retroviral Drugs)
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401Research – Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphan Support Association, 2005
2Research – Blue Nile Children’s Organization, 2004
3Research – ENAT/AHOPE
4Research notes – holy water
5Research notes – Layla House children
6Research notes – political crackdowns, 2005
7Research – Task Force & Mark Rosenberg
8Research – Worldwide Orphans Foundation, 2007
9Research notes – Haregewoin arrest, 2005-2006
10Research notes – Haregewoin arrest, 2005-2006
11Research – correspondence, 2001-2006
12Ethiopian correspondence, 1998, 2006
13Notes – trips to Ethiopia, 2001, 2004, 2005
14Research notes
15Manuscript – early drafts
16Feedback – reactions to book
17Printed material – reviews, articles, business cards, 1997-2007
 

4. Printed material



Books

BoxItem
411-2Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc., paperback (2 copies), 2003
3Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc., paperback, uncorrected galleysLast Man Out – Harcourt, Inc. 2003, paperback, uncorrected galleys, 2003
4Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc. , 1st edition, hardcover, 2003
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421Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., uncopyedited manuscript, October 1991
2Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1991
3Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley, hardcover edition, August 1991
4Praying for Sheetrock – Ballantine Books, 1992
5Praying for Sheetrock – Secker & Warburg, 1992
6Praying for Sheetrock – Da Capo Press, 2006
7Praying for Sheetrock – in Reader’s Digest – Today’s Best Nonfiction, 1992
8No Biking in the House Without a Helmet – Sarah Crichton Books, 2011
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431The Temple Bombing – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., uncorrected page proofs, 1996
2The Temple Bombing – Jonathan Cape Ltd., hardcover edition, 1996
3The Temple Bombing – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1996
4The Temple Bombing – Vintage, 1997
5The Temple Bombing – Fawcett Columbine, 1997
6The Temple Bombing – Da Capo Press, 2006
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441There Is No Me Without You: One Woman’s Odyssey to Rescue her Country’s Children, Bloomsbury, 2007
2Orphaned: One Woman’s Mission to Save Africa’s AIDS Children, 2007
3Mamma Africa – Mondadori, hardcover edtion, 2008
4Alle meine Kinder – hardcover edtion
5Alle meine Kinder – Blanvalet, 2007
6-7Eu nao existo sem voce – Martins Fontes (2 copies), 2008
8Zij maakt het verschil – Amsterdam Antwerpen, 2006
9There Is No Me Without You – Locus Publishing Co., Taiwan, 2007



Magazines

BoxItem
451Adoptive Families p.28, March/April 2003
2Adoptive Families p.40, October 2007
3Adoptive Families p.36, December 2007
4American Preservation p.34, January/February 1980
5Atlanta p.52, March 1996
6Atlanta p.44, May 2005
7Atlanta p.74, June 2011
8The Atlantic p.62, December 1987
9Country Journal p.88, October 1979
10Country Journal p.66, February 1981
11Country Journal p.46, October 1981
12Country Journal p.34, February 1983
13Country Journal March 1984 p.26
14Country Journal p.52, June 1984
15Country Journal p.58, November 1987
16Elle p.130, July 2011
17Family Life p.104, September/October 1993
18Golden Isles Life p.28, December/January 1991/1992
19Good Housekeeping p.174, October 2000
20Good Housekeeping p.136, November 2002
21Good Housekeeping p.82, December 2003
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461Good Housekeeping p.152, October 2004
2Good housekeeping p.156, November 2005
3Good Housekeeping p.164, October 2006
4Good Housekeeping p.200, October 2007
5Good Housekeeping p.187, October 2009
6Good Housekeeping p.179, August 2010
7Good Housekeeping p.132, February 2011
8Good Housekeeping p.183, April 2011
9Landscape Architecture p.84, January 1989
10Life p.39, May 1998
11Life p.114, October 1998
12Life p.80, June 1999
13Ms. p.80, May/June 1992
14Museum News p.40, May/June 1988
15The New York Times Magazine p.32, August 19, 2001
16The New York Times Magazine p.48, December 22, 2002
17The New York Times Magazine p.40, November 28, 2004
18The New York Times Magazine p.32, October 19, 2008
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471The New Yorker p.38, July 17, 2000
2Ohio Magazine p.51, January 1979
3Ohio Magazine p.36, July 1979
4Ohio Magazine p.118, September 1981
5Ohio Magazine p.34, November 1983
6Ohio Magazine p.32, September 1986
7Ohio Magazine p.17, July 1988
8The Oxford American p.8, October/November 1996
9Parenting p.68, May/June 1994
10Parenting p.164, November 1996
11Parenting p.108, October 2002
12Reader’s Digest p.95, May 2003
13Reader’s Digest p.128, February 2004
14Redbook p.140, December 2005
15Smithsonian p.24, August 2007
16Southern Exposure p.60, January/February 1982
17Southern Exposure p.36, January/February 1985
18Wonder Time p.66, February/March 2007



Articles and clippings

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481Article – On writing nonfiction - The Confidence Woman, 1991
2Article – Post-adoption panic - A Love Like No Other, 2005
3Articles – Foreword, Waiting for Mama - Now We Are One, 2007
4Articles – Adventures in history, Working with an agent - Telling True Stories, 2007
5Article – Aunt Blanche - Yizor, 1988
6Articles – Each man has a name, The pizza story - Yizor, 1989
7Interview – A mother’s tale: Why Melissa Fay Greene chose international adoption - Atlanta Jewish Times, January 10, 2003
8Interview – You can go home again – On the Issues, Summer 1992
9Interview – Passion for language, passion for justice… - Schoolbook, Winter 1999
10Introduction – Esther Bubley – The Photographs of Esther Bubley, 2010
11Lecture – A writer bearing witness: AIDS orphans in Africa – Richard W. Johnston Memorial Lecture, 2004
12Clippings – No Biking in the House Without A Helmet, 2011
 

5. Photographs

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491Melissa Fay Greene
2Melissa Fay Greene by Curt Richter, 1995
3Greene family
4Footprint impressions at family home
5Melissa Fay Greene - book signing at Books & Co. (Ohio), 1991
6Article – All the hours of the night – Pearlie Burton
7Book – Last Man Out – miners, memorials, 1994
8Book – Praying for Sheetrock - gambling board
9Book – Praying for Sheetrock – bookstore display
10Book – There Is No Me Without You - labelled by Melissa Fay Greene
11Book – There Is No Me Without You – labelled by Melissa Fay Greene
12Book – There Is No Me Without You – Melissa Fay Greene with children, etc.
13Book – There Is No Me Without You – Getachew Yohaleshet
14Book – There Is No Me Without You – Getachew/Chernette
15Book – There Is No Me Without You – Haregewoin Teferra
16Book – There Is No Me Without You – Mintesinot & Karen Cheney
17Book – There Is No Me Without You – Yared & Hana
18Book – There Is No Me Without You – children in school
19Book – There Is No Me Without You – adults in school [?]
20Book – There Is No Me Without You – children at swimming pool & park
21Book – There Is No Me Without You – children celebrating Christmas
22-25Book – There Is No Me Without You – children playing soccer
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501Book – There Is No Me Without You – children close-ups
2Book – There Is No Me Without You – children in groups
3Book – There Is No Me Without You – babies
4Book – There Is No Me Without You – adults
5Book – There Is No Me Without You – weavers, basket makers, potters
6Book – There Is No Me Without You – houses, street, land
7Book – There Is No Me Without You – photos & CD’s by Emma Dodge Hanson
8Play – Night of the Dancing Snowmen
9Unidentified
10Contact sheets only
OS Folder
1APhotos and crayon drawing
 

6. Audiovisual material



Last Man Out

BoxItem
511-2Book on cassette tapes
3Videotape – Norma Ruddick
4Videotape – Springhill Bump
5Videotape – Springhill
6Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden
7Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden/ Leon Melanson, 1997
8Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden and others, 1998
9Cassette tape – interview with Sam Caldwell, 1997
10Cassette tape – interview with Garnet Clarke
11Cassette tape – interview with Garnet Clarke/ Bill James
12Cassette tape - interview with Garnet Clarke/Guthros, 1998
13Cassette tape – interview with Hugh & Margie Guthro
14Cassette tape – interview with Hugh & Margie Guthro/ Harold Brine
15Cassette tape – interview with Margie Kempt/Rushtons, 1998
16Computer disk - Antioch, Nova Scotia
17List of interview tapes by Marjory Whitelaw
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521Cassette tape – interview with Kenneth Melanson/ Jim Nodwell
2Cassette tape – interview with Kenneth Melanson, 1956, 1958
3-4Cassette tape – interview with Leon Melanson
5Cassette tape – interview with Leon Melanson/Tabor
6Cassette tape – interview with Clyde Murray
7Cassette tape – interview with Herbert Pepperdine/ Margie Kempt
8Cassette tape – interview with Bev Reynolds/ Grace Gilroy
9Cassette tape – interview with Norma Ruddick, 1997
10Cassette tape – interview with Caleb & Pat Rushton, 1998
11-12Cassette tape – interview with Caleb & Pat Rushton
13Cassette tape – interview with Currie & Mabel Smith
14Cassette tape – interview with Currie & Mabel Smith/ Herbert Pepperdine, 1998
15Cassette tape – interview with Tabor family
16Cassette tape – interview with Elaine Turnbull
17Cassette tape – Women of Springhill, 1993
18Cassette tape – Diane Rehm, American University, April 3, 2003



Praying for Sheetrock

BoxItem
531Videotape – Darien, Georgia, 1987
2Videotape – Bill Kicklighter on his experiences as a GBI agent in McIntosh County, History class at Albany State College, 1992
3Cassette tape – interview with Rebecca Alston
4Cassette tape – interview with Percy Clark, 1989
5Cassette tape – Interview with Henry Curry 1975
6Cassette tape – interview with Henry Curry
7Cassette tape – interview with Woody Hunter, 1989
8Cassette tape – interview with David Earl Lane
9-10Cassette tape – interview with Fanny Palmer
11Cassette tape – interview with Danny & Belle Thorpe
12Cassette tape – interview with Emily Varnedoe, 1989
13Cassette tape – Golden Hours
14-15Cassette tape – Telcon – William Carter/ Thurnell Alston, 1988
16Cassette tape – Praying for Sheetrock, excerpt, Chapter 15, p. 272
17-18Cassette tape – unlabelled
19-26Microcassettes - mostly unlabelled
27-29Computer disks (3) – sections of book



The Temple Bombing

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541-3Cassette tape – interview with Cecil Alexander, 1992
4Cassette tape – interview with Henry Alexander, 1994
5Cassette tape – interview with Miles Alexander, 1993
6Cassette tape – interview with Luther Alverson 1993
7Cassette tape – interview with Jane & Herb Axelrod
8Cassette tape – interview with Fred Beerman, 1993
9Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Irving Bloom
10-14Cassette tape – interview with Janice Blumberg, 1993
15-17Cassette tape – interview with Julian Bond, 1993
18Cassette tape – interview with Ella Mae Brayboy
19Cassette tape – interview with Bill Breman, 1993
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551Cassette tape – interview with George Bright, 1991
2Cassette tape – interview with George Bright, 1992
3Cassette tape – interview with George Bright, 1993
4Cassette tape – interview with Faith Brunson
5Cassette tape – Candler story
6Cassette tape – interview with Connie Curry, 1993
7Cassette tape – interview with Elmo Ellis, 1993
8Cassette tape – interview with Herbert Elsas
9Cassette tape – interview with Sonny Epstein/Jerome Merlin
10Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Emmanuel Feldman
11Cassette tape – interview with Miriam Freedman
12Cassette tape – interview with Edward Garland, 1993
13-14Cassette tape – interview with Fauntleroy Garland, 1992
15Cassette tape – interview with Fauntleroy Garland/ Rabbi Epstein, 1992
16Cassette tape – interview with J. Richmond Garland, 1993
17Cassette tape – interview with Franklin Garrett, 1993
18Cassette tape – interview with Elliott Goldstein, 1993
19-20Cassette tape – interview with George Goodwin, 1993
21Cassette tape – interview with John Griffin
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561Cassette tape – interview with Be Haas 1993
2-4Cassette tape – interview with Joseph Haas
5Cassette tape – interview with Earl Hickman
6-9Cassette tape – interview with Joe Jacobs, 1993
10Cassette tape – interview with Ed Jelks, 1993
11Cassette tape – interview with James Jenkins, 1993
12Cassette tape – interview with Carolyn Haas Kahn, 1992
13Cassette tape – interview with Cliff Kuhn, 1994
14-15Cassette tape – interview with Max Kuniansky, 1993
16-17Cassette tape – interview with Jean Levinson, 1993
18Cassette tape – interview with Robert Lipshutz
19Cassette tape – interview with Tom Luck
20-21Cassette tape – interview with Doris Lockerman, 1993
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571Cassette tape – interview with James Mackey, 1997
2-3Cassette tape – interview with Jackie & Tony Montag, 1993
4Cassette tape – interview with Michael Morrison, 1993
5Cassette tape – interview with John Nuckolls
6-8Cassette tape – interview with Frances Pauley, 1993
9Cassette tape – interview with Nan Pendergrast, 1992
10-13Cassette tape – interview with ____Perry [?]
14-15Cassette tape – interview with Durwood Pye
16Cassette tape – interview with Gene Reeves, 1993
17-18Cassette tape – interview with Bill Rothschild, 1993
19-20Cassette tape – interview with Marcia Rothschild, 1993
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581-2Cassette tape – interview with William Schwartz
3Cassette tape – interview with Lucille Scott, 1993
4Cassette tape – interview with Mary Louise Sherman, 1993
5Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Sugarman, 1993
6Cassette tape – interview with Jeptha Tanksley
7-8Cassette tape – interview with Nancy Thal, 1993
9-10Cassette tape – interview with Aline Uhry, 1993
11-12Cassette tape – interview with Alice Washington, 1993
13Cassette tape – interview with Richard Wasser, 1993
14Cassette tape – interview with Allison Williams
15-18Cassette tape – interview with Charles Wittenstein, 1993
19-20Cassette tape – interview with Whittier Wright
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591Cassette tape – NPR - Weekend All Things Considered, 5 May 1996
2Cassette tape – Commonwealth Club of California, 29 May 1997
3Cassette tape – read by Charles Cioffi, duplicates of sides 3/4 & 7/8
4Cassette tape – WLUS Party Line, 19 May 1997
5-7Computer disks (3) – drafts of book
8Videotape - Atlanta Jewish Federation, Temple Bombing, 6:00,(2 copies), 9 January 1995



There Is No Me without You

BoxItem
601Cassette tape – interview with Rob Cohen
2Cassette tape – interview with Cohen/Cooper
3-4Cassette tape – interview with Stephen Lewis
5Cassette tape – interview with Karen Cheney & Mintesinot
6Cassette tape – unlabelled
7-17CDs (11) – photographs
18CD – City Club of Cleveland, 1 December 2006
19CD – Blue Nile Children’s Organization
20CD – Powerpoint presentation for the book
21CD – UN AIDS reports
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611-2Videotape – Greene on Today Show re: Septuplets article (2 copies), 23 April 1998
3Night of the Dancing Snowmen, written by Greene, performed by Fernbank Elementary School kindergarten
4Videotape – Fly Girls – excerpt of article for Press Preview on PBS, May 1999
5Videotape – Poetry USA, Town Hall, NY
6Videotape – AM Northwest, Portland (OR), 7 April 2003
7Reel of film – Bar Mitzvah of Greene, 8 January 1966
8CD – radio interview re: Last Man Out, WRRS in Cincinnati
9CD - labelled Melissa Fay Greene
10CD – Melissa Fay Greene, Politics and Prose, 27 September 2006
11-17Computer disks (7) – drafts of unidentified writings
18-19Cassette tapes (2) – interviews of families for article on septuplets
20Cassette tape – unidentified from Alan Berg
21Cassette tape – labelled Melissa Fay Greene, 28 April 2003
22Cassette tape – The Fine Print, 7-8 June 1997
23Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Anthem debut, 3 January 1998
24Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Anthem, 28 February 1998
25Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Washingtonians read favorite poems
26Cassette tape – article Poetry USA –Robert Pinsky, 18 June 1998
27Cassette tape – article Red Allen, Millie Berg Show, 21 November 1987
28Cassette tape – article All the hours of the night, Pearlie Burton interview
29Cassette tape – Marcus Center
30Cassette tape – Holzman
31Cassette tape – North Country Public Radio – Readers & Writers, 4 March 1999
32Cassette tape – Altie [?]
33-36Cassette tapes (4) – unidentified