Robert D. Klein Photographs
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Robert D. Klein Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Klein, Robert D.
Title: Robert D. Klein Photographs
Dates: circa 1920 -1925
Quantity: 5.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 5 black and white photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS127

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for Robert D. Klein.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of images of buildings in the commercial district of downtown Atlanta, and in an outlying area which is presently known as Midtown. The collection includes views of the Empire Building on Broad Street (later named Citizens and Southern National Bank Building), the Hurt Building on Hurt Plaza, Rich’s Department Store on Broad Street, the Ruralist Press Building located on Hunter Street, and Peachtree Apartments (later named Hotel Peachtree Manor) located on Peachtree Street. Some of the photographs were taken by Edgar Orr Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.


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

Index Terms

Alabama Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Broad Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Empire Building (Atlanta, Ga.).
Hurt Building (Atlanta, Ga.).
Office buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Orr, Edgar H., (Edgar Harold), 1892-1968
Peachtree Apartments (Atlanta, Ga.)
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Rich's (Retail store)
Ruralist Press Building (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 127], Robert D. Klein Photographs, VIS 127, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert D. Klein, 1979 (1979.262).

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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 127.01VIS 127.01 Empire Building Corner of Marietta and Broad St., circa 1920 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 127.02VIS 127.02 Hurt Building Looking east from Edgewood and Exchange Place, circa 1925 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 127.03VIS 127.03 Peachtree Apartments 696 Peachtree, circa 1924 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 127.04VIS 127.04 Rich's Atlanta Constitution Building can be seen in behind Rich's Corner of Marietta and Broad St., circa 1925 ( 1.0 image )


VIS 127.05VIS 127.05 Ruralist Press Building 116 East Hunter, circa 1924 ( 1.0 image )