Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. records
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Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Atlanta Press Photographers Association.
Title: Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. records
Dates: 1963-1975, undated
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS895

Biographical/Historical Note

The Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. (APPA) was chartered on December 8, 1971 in Fulton County (Atlanta, Georgia). George M. Fox was the petitioner. Noel Davis was the registered agent, and William F. Young was the incorporator. The APPA was organized as a non-profit association with the following purposes: "to promote the general welfare of those interested in press, news and professional press photography by means of educational instructional and training programs and projects; to promote better photography and a better understanding of this profession through public educational training and informational programs and projects; and to perpetuate the memory and the spirit of deceased members of th Atlanta Press Photographers Association." The initial Board of Directors was comprised of Noel Davis, Bill Mahan, Gerald Gregg, Jack Belich, Joe McTyre, Tommy Thompson, and Bob Connell. Prior to this charter, the Atlanta Press Photographers Association existed unincorporated in the earlier 1960s. Additional historical information about the Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of membership applications, minutes of meetings, membership cards, correspondence, the charter, and the constitution.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.


Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Press Photographers Association.
Belich, Jack
Connell, Bob
Davis, Noel
Fox, George M.
Gregg, Gerald
Mahan, Bill
McTyre, Joe
Photographers--Georgia--Atlanta
Thompson, Tommy
Young, William F.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. records, MSS 895, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1989


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Related Material

Photographs separated to the Visual Arts collection - 1989.261


Container List

 

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11Application for Eleventh Annual Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc. photo contest, 1974
 
2"Atlanta Photographic History, 1941-??" by Bill Gifford, 1987
 
3Charter and constitution, 1968-1971, undated
 
4Correspondence between J. Gregg Puster and Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc., 1968-1972
 
5Membership application forms - A-H, 1975
 
6Membership application forms - I-Z, 1975
 
7Membership cards, 1964, undated
 
8Minutes, 1970, 1974
 
9Minutes of Board of Governors, 1970
 
10Miscellaneous publications collected by Atlanta Press Photographers Association, Inc., 1973-1974, undated
 
11 The APPA Reporter, 1963 July