Charles E . Troutt Photographs
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Charles E . Troutt Photographs

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: Troutt, Charles E.
Title: Charles E . Troutt Photographs
Dates: 1951-1969, undated
Quantity: 245.0 Image(s)
Quantity: Extent: 245 black and white and color prints
Identification: ahc.VIS116

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles E. Troutt was a commercial photographer who worked in Atlanta from approximately 1951 to 1969. Additional biographical information has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs taken by commercial photographer Charles E. Troutt, presumably for his clients. Included are images of commercial buildings, government buildings, private residences, private clubs, colleges and universities, aerial views, and street scenes in various neighborhoods in Atlanta.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series (1) Buildings (2) Atlanta Scenes. Within each series, the photographs are organized alphabetically.


Index Terms

Aerial views--1930-1940
Churches--Georgia--Atlanta
Houses--Georgia--Atlanta
Neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Some of the images in this collection are located in cold storage (CS) as indicated in the descriptive inventory. Patrons must allow 24 hours after retrieval of cold storage item(s) before viewing material.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles E. Troutt Photographs, VIS 116, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles E. Troutt, 1962, 1965, 1966 (1962.020,), (1965.038), (1966.060)

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.


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Series 1: Buildings, 1955-1969, undated

199 black and white and color photographic prints
These photographs depict office buildings, commercial facilities, churches, government and municipal facilities, and private residences in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are aerial views and street scenes, mostly in downtown Atlanta. Images of office buildings and commercial facilities include the Citizens and Southern Bank building, the Federal Reserve Bank building, First National Bank, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Henry Grady Hotel, J.P. Allen and Company building, Lenox Mall, Life of Georgia building, the Atlanta Merchandise Mart, Parliament House Motel, Peachtree-Baker building, Peachtree Towers, Piedmont Hotel, Union Station Passenger Depot, the Varsity restaurant, and White Columns housing WSB radio and television stations. Included among the photographs of churches and synagogues in the collection are All Saints Episcopal, Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal, Capitol View Presbyterian, Central Presbyterian, Christ the King, Druid Hills Methodist, East Point Christian, First Presbyterian, Inman Park Baptist, Jewish Temple, and Ponce de Leon Baptist. Photographs of government, civic, and municipal facilities include Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta Water Works, the Cyclorama building, Fulton County Courthouse, Governor’s Mansion, Municipal Auditorium, the Georgia State Capitol, and the United States Penitentiary. The collection includes images of residences and former residences of Atlantans such as A. G. Rhodes, Bartow Blount, Joseph Boland, Hunter Cooper, James Dickey, Willis Jones, Lemuel P. Grant, Henry Heinz, Hugh McKee, WilliamPerrin Nicolson, Hugh Nunnally, Edwin Peters, Joseph Rhodes, and George Washington Collier in Buckhead, Midtown, and North Druid Hills neighborhoods.

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VIS 116.1VIS 116.1AG Rhodes Home, Inc., 350 Boulevard SE, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.2VIS 116.2All Saints Episcopal Church, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.3VIS 116.3Aluminum Co. of America, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.4VIS 116.4Americana Hotel, Corner of Spring St. and Cain St., 1962, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.5VIS 116.5, CS BOX 1 Ansley Park Residence, Ansley McEachern Residence The Prado and South Prado Woodberry Hall, Governor's Mansion, undated, 4.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.6VIS 116.6Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 957 Highland Ave., Atlanta, Ga., circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.7VIS 116.7Atlanta City Hall, 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.8VIS 116.8Atlanta Civic Center, 1967 – 1968, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.091969 ,1965Atlanta Fulton County Stadium Exterior, completed, Exterior, under construction, VIS 116.09, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.10VIS 116.10Atlanta Gas Light Tower, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.11CS BOX 1Atlanta Historical Society, McElreath Hall, 1753 Peachtree Street, 1960, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.12VIS 116.12Atlanta University Campus, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.13VIS 116.13, CS BOX 1 Atlanta Water Works, circa 1960, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.14VIS 116.14Atlanta Women's Club, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.15circa 1960Audubon Forest Methodist Church, VIS 116.15, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.16VIS 116.16Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.17 VIS 116.17Blount, Bartow, Residence, 767 Peachtree Street, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.18VIS 116.18Boland, Joseph, Residence, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.19 VIS 116.19Canterbury Court, 3754 Peachtree St., 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.20VIS 116.20, CS BOX 1Capital City Country Club, Brookhaven, undated, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.21VIS 116.21Capitol View Presbyterian Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.22VIS 116.22Cascade Rd. Residence, Corner of Cascade Rd. and Dodson Drive, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.23VIS 116.23Cathedral of St. Philip, Exterior views, 1960, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.24VIS 116.24Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception, View from Central Ave. and Hunter St., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.25VIS 116.25Cedar Summit: Moore Residence, Bolton, Ga., undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.26 CS BOX 1Cerebral Palsy School, Ponce de Leon Ave, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.27 VIS 116.27Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington St. S.W., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.28 VIS 116.28Cherokee Country Club, Exterior from West Paces Ferry Rd and Andrew's Dr., undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.29VIS 116.29Christ the King Cathedral, Peachtree Rd., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.30CS BOX 1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1450 Ponce de Leon Ave, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.31VIS 116.31Cooper, Hunter Residence, 1798 Peachtree St NW, 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.32.1VIS 116.32Covenant Presbyterian Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.33 VIS 116.33C and S Bank Building, North Ave. Branch at W. Peachtree Rd., 1968, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.34VIS 116.34Cyclorama, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.35VIS 116.35Dickey (James) Residence, W. Paces Ferry Rd., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.36VIS 116.36Dr. Willis B. Jones Residence, Interior, undated, 9.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.37CS BOX 1Druid Hills Methodist Church, 1200 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.38VIS 116.38East Point Christian Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.39 VIS 116.39Emory University Building, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.40VIS 116.40Federal Reserve Bank, 1970, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.41VIS 116.41First Church of Christ Scientist, 15th St and Peachtree St. view, 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.42.1VIS 116.42First National Bank, Exterior of 26th St. Office, Exterior of 5 Points Office, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.43VIS 116.43First Presbyterian Church, Exterior View on 1580 Peachtree St., 1962, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.44 VIS 116.44Florsheim Shoe Store, NE Corner at Peachtree St. and Auburn Ave., 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.45VIS 116.45Fulton County Courthouse, Addition on Central Ave. and Hunter St., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.46VIS 116.46Fulton National Bank Building, View from Peachtree St. looking North, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.47VIS 116.47Georgia Archives Building, 1969, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.48CS BOX 1Georgia Institute of Technology Buildings, 1962, undated, 12.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.49CS BOX 1Georgian Terrace Hotel, circa 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.50VIS 116.50Gordon Street Presbyterian Church, 1956, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.51VIS 116.51Grace Methodist Church, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.52VIS 116.52Grant, Lemuel, Residence, 225 Hill St at Sidney Street, 1967, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.53 VIS 116.53Governor's Mansion, undated, 15.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.54VIS 116.54Harvest House Cafeteria, On Peachtree Road at Lenox Square, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.55VIS 116.55Health, Welfare and Education Buildings, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.56CS BOX 1Heinz, Henry Residence, 1610 Ponce de Leon Avenue, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.57VIS 116.57Henry Grady Hotel, 1968, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.58VIS 116.58Holiday Inn Hotel, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.59 VIS 116.59Hotel Bel Air, 2140 Peachtree Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.60VIS 116.60Inman Park Baptist Church, Front facing 147 Hurt St., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.61VIS 116.61Inman, Edward, Residence, Swan House, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.62VIS 116.62Jewish Progressive Club, View of front exterior from Techwood Dr., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.63VIS 116.63Jewish Temple on Peachtree Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.64VIS 116.64John O. Chiles Home for the Elderly, View from Ashby St. and Expressway I-20, 1967, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.65 VIS 116.65Joseph Habersham Chapter of DAR, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.66 VIS 116.66J.P. Allen and Co. Building, 1960, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.67 VIS 116.67Landmark Apartments, View from Piedmont Ave., 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.68VIS 116.68Lenox Square, circa 1955-1960, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.69VIS 116.69Life of Georgia Building, Building on Linder and West Peachtree Street Building on West Peachtree St. and North Avenue, undated, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.70.1VIS 116.70Marist College and Imperial Hotel, View from Irby and Peachtree Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.71VIS 116.71Masonic Temple, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.72VIS 116.72 McKee, Hugh F., Residence, 861 Piedmont Ave., circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.73VIS 116.73Memorial Arts Center, Under construction, 1967, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.74 VIS 116.74Merchandise Mart, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.75VIS 116.75Mimosa Hall/Granger, Hansell Residence, Roswell, Georgia, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.76VIS 116.76Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.77VIS 116.77Municipal Auditorium, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.78VIS 116.78Nicolson, Dr. William Perrin, Residence, 821 Piedmont Ave., 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.79VIS 116.79Northside Drive Homes, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.80VIS 116.80Nunnally, Hugh, Residence, 281 Blackland Road, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.81VIS 116.81Office Building, Former site of Margaret Mitchell's home on 1401 Peachtree Street, 1966, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.82VIS 116.82Old Calhoun Residence, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.83.1VIS 116.83Old St. Phillip's Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.84VIS 116. 84Park Street United Methodist Church, West End, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.85VIS 116.85Parliament House Motel, View from Houston Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.86 VIS 116.86Patterson Funeral Home, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.87VIS 116.87Peachtree Baker Building, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.88 VIS 116.88Peachtree Christian Church, 1952, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.89VIS 116.89Peachtree Golf Club, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.90VIS 116.90Peachtree Road Lutheran Church, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.91VIS 116.91Peachtree Road Methodist Church, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.92VIS 116.92Peachtree Road Presbyterian Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.93VIS 116.93Peachtree Street Office Building 1627 Peachtree, East Paces Ferry Road, circa 1955,1965, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.94VIS 116.94Peachtree Towers, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.95VIS 116.95Peters, Edwin, Residence, circa 1965, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.96VIS 116.96Piedmont Driving Club, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.97VIS 116.97Piedmont Hospital, undated, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.98VIS 116.98Piedmont Hotel, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.99 CS BOX 1Ponce de Leon Apartments, circa 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.100VIS 116.100Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.101VIS 116.101Post Office Annex, Forsyth Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.102VIS 116.102Rectory of Christ the King Cathedral, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.103 VIS 116.103Regency-Hyatt Hotel, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.104VIS 116.104Rhoads, Joseph, Residence, West Paces Ferry Rd., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.105 VIS 116.105Riviera Motel, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.106CS BOX 1Rock Spring Presbyterian Church, View from Piedmont Road, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.107VIS 116.107Sage Family Residence, Briarcliff Rd. and Seaboard RR, Wallace Station, 1969, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.108 VIS 116.108Sears Building, Buckhead, 1966, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.109VIS 116.109Second Baptist Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.110VIS 116.110Second Church of Christ Scientist, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.111VIS 116.111Second Ponce de Leon Baptist, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.112 CS BOX 1Sherwood Forest Residence, Old Wash Collier Home, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.113VIS 116.113St. Anthony's Cathedral, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.114 CS BOX 1St. John's Melkite Catholic Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.115 VIS 116.115St. Joseph's Infirmiry, From Courtland Street, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.116VIS 116.116St. Luke's Episcopal Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.117VIS 116.117St. Mark's Methodist Church, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.118VIS 116.118State of Georgia Capitol Dome, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.119VIS 116.119State of Georgia Office Buildings, undated, 1.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.120VIS 116.120Sylvan Hills Baptist Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.121VIS 116.121Tenth Street Methodist Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.122VIS 116.122The Varisty, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.123VIS 116.123Trinity Tabernacle, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.124 VIS 116.124Trust Company of Georgia Building, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.125 VIS 116.125Tullie Smith House, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.126VIS 116.126Union Station Passenger Depot, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.127 VIS 116.127United States Penitentiary, 1969, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.128VIS 116.128Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.129VIS 116.129Waluhaje Apartments, circa 1955, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.130VIS 116.130Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Entrance from Auburn Ave., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.131VIS 116.131West End Presbyterian Church, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.132CS BOX 1White Columns: WSB Radio–Television, circa 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.133 VIS 116.133Whitehead Building, 1962, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.134 VIS 116.134Woodmere Dr. Residence, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.135 VIS 116.135,CS BOX 1Yaarab Shrine Temple, circa 1960-1965, 2.0 Image(s)
 

Series 2: Atlanta Scenes, 1960-1969, undated

46 black and white and color photographic prints
This series consists mainly of photographs of Atlanta streets in the downtown area, and the downtown skyline. Also included is one photograph of Stone Mountain and several of Civil War breastworks found in wooded areas within the city. Photographs include images taken on Auburn Avenue, Broad Street, Gordon Street, Hunter Street, Ivy Street, West Peachtree Street, Whitehall Avenue, Walton Street in downtown, and Peachtree Street and West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead. The series includes images of the Sears building in Buckhead, row houses on Baltimore Block, Campbellton Plaza, Pershing Point, Plaza Park, and the Zero Mile Post. A parade by the Shriners on Whitehall Street is also featured.

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VIS 116.136VIS 116.136Auburn Avenue and Courtland Street, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.137VIS 116.137Baltimore Block, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.138VIS 116.138Broad Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.139 VIS 116.139Buckhead, undated, 2.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.140VIS 116.140Campbellton Plaza, 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.141VIS 116.141Civil War Emplacements, in rear of 1135 Flamingo Dr. SW, 1969, 4.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.142.VIS 116.142Downtown Atlanta, circa 1960, 14.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.143 VIS 116.143Expressways, undated, 4.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.144 VIS 116.144Gordon St., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.145VIS 116.145Hunter Street, circa 1960, 3.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.146 VIS 116.146Ivy St., 1965, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.147 VIS 116.147Peachtree Industrial Blvd., undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.148VIS 116.148Pershing Point, 1968, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.149 VIS 116.149Plaza Park, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.150 VIS 116.150Shriners' Parade, Looking North on Whitehall Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.151VIS 116.151Stone Mountain, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.152 VIS 116.152West Peachtree Street, Bill Spreen Volkswagon, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.153VIS 116.153Walton Street at Spring Street, undated, 1.0 image

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VIS 116.154VIS 116.154Whitehall St., 1960-1965, 4.0 Image(s)

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VIS 116.155 VIS 116.155Zero Mile Post, undated, 2.0 Image(s)