Minor Studio Photograph Collection
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Minor Studio Photograph Collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Atlanta History Center
Creator: Minor Studio.
Title: Minor Studio Photograph Collection
Dates: 1947-1954
Quantity: 29.0 images
Quantity: 29 black and white prints (1 oversized box)
Identification: ahc.VIS138

Biographical/Historical Note

Minor Studio was a photographer’s studio located in the Atlanta area from approximately 1939-1954. The studio was owned by David and Cecile Minor. The studio was first located on Whitehall Street in downtown Atlanta, and later in East Point, a city located south of Atlanta.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs, including aerial views, of public buildings, private houses, streets, and the business district in East Point, Ga. Included are images of Russell High School, Harris Street Grammar School, East Point Auditorium, East Point City Hall, the Police Station, Public Library, the Post Office, the Fire Station, and the Atlanta Municipal Airport. Also included in the collection are two photographs of a preserved adobe slave hut located in the East Point area.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff


Index Terms

Armco Culvert Manufacturing Co. (East Point, Ga.)
Dwellings--Georgia--East Point
East Point (Ga.)
East Point Women's Club (East Point, Ga.).
Housing--Georgia--East Point
Industries--Georgia--East Point
Minor, Cecile
Minor, David
Public buildings--Georgia--East Point
Public institutions--Georgia
Public schools--Georgia--East Point
Slaves--Dwellings--Georgia--East Point
Southen Wood Preserving Company (East Point, Ga.)
Sports & recreation facilities--Georgia--East Point
United States Post Office (East Point, Ga.)
Whiteway Ave. (East Point, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 138], Minor Studio Photograph Collection, VIS 138, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Unknown

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.


Container List

 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.01 Adobe Slave Hut, Ben Hill Rd., East Point, 1951 December 15 ( 2.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.02 Aerial View of East Point, Aerial over Main St. View of the intersection at Main Street and Central St., 1947 ( 2.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.03 Aerial View of Russell High School and Harris St. Grammar School, 1948 January 28 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.04 Aerial View of Southern Wood Preserving Co., circa 1947 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.05 Armco Culvert Manufacturing Co., 1954 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.06 Atlanta Municipal Airport, 1948 August 30 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.07 Auditorium, East Point, Ga., 1948 January 28 ( 2.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.08 Carden Residence, 112 S. Kimmeridge Dr., 1948 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.09 City Hall, East Point, 1948 August 23 ( 2.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.10 Community House, Chambers Ave., East Point, 1951 May ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.11 East Point Women's Club, 1948 January 28 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.12 Fire Station, Westside of East Point, 1951 October ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.13 Jere A. Wells Grammar School, 1949 October ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.14 Main St., East Point, Part of the business district, 1948 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.15 Police Station and Jail, East Point, 1951 October ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.16 Post Office, Main St. at Thompson St., 1948 January 28 ( 2.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.17 Public Library, East Point, Ga., circa 1948 ( 3.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.18 Recreation Building, 1949 October ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.19 Residences on Jefferson Ave., 1948 ( 3.0 images )
 

Location

VIS OS Box 6VIS 138.20 Whiteway Avenue, 1948 January 28 ( 1.0 image )