Mrs. William Gayle Photographs
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Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Atlanta History Center
Creator: Gayle, William, Mrs.
Title: Mrs. William Gayle Photographs
Dates: circa 1953
Quantity: 12.0 images
Quantity: 12 black and white photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS121

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for Mrs. William Gayle.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also contains a copy image of a photograph from the Civil War battle at Peachtree Creek in Atlanta.


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

Index Terms

Alabama Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Ansley Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.)--Pictorial works
Belle Isle Center (Atlanta, Ga.).
Broad Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Business enterprises--Georgia--Atlanta
Carnegie Library of Atlanta.
Carnegie Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Coca-Cola Company.
Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.)
Forsyth Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Friedman Jewelers (Atlanta, Ga.)
Gayle, William, Mrs.
Ivan Allen-Marshall Building (Atlanta, Ga.)
Loftis Jewelers (Atlanta, Ga.)
Marietta Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Peachtree Creek (Ga.)
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Pryor Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Rich's (Retail store)
Stores, Retail--Georgia--Atlanta
Third National Bank (Atlanta, Ga.)
Union Station (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 121], Mrs. William Gayle Photographs, VIS 121, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. William Gayle, 1965 (1965.43).

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2006.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.

Container List



VIS 121.01VIS 121.01 Battle Scene at Peachtree Creek Copy of an 1864 photo, undated ( 1.0 image )


VIS 121.02VIS 121.02 Broad St. at Alabama St., circa 1953 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 121.03VIS 121.03 Broad St. Bridge Rich's, Union Station, circa 1953 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 121.04VIS 121.04 Carnegie Library, undated ( 1.0 image )


VIS 121.05VIS 121.05 Forsyth St. Bridge Rich's, Union Station, and the Atlanta Journal Building, circa 1953 ( 2.0 images )


VIS 121.06VIS 121.06 Marietta St. Krystal, Ivan Allen-Marshall Building, Friedman Jewelers and the Western Union Building, circa 1953 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 121.07VIS 121.07 Peachtree St. and Forsyth at Carnegie Way Now Margaret Mitchell Square, circa 1953 ( 2.0 images )


VIS 121.08VIS 121.08 Peachtree at Pryor Coca-Cola Clock, Belle Isle Center, Russell Stover Candies, Belle Isle Center, circa 1953 ( 3.0 images )