Francis C. Smith Photographs
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Francis C. Smith Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Smith, Francis C.
Title: Francis C. Smith Photographs
Dates: 1948- 1955
Quantity: 34.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 34 black and white photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS141

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for Ms. Francis C. Smith.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs of courthouses, churches, post offices, rivers, lakes, schools, industrial areas, farms, and private residences in cities and towns across North Georgia and the Atlanta area. Included are images taken in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Bolton, Crabapple, Fairburn, Morgan Falls, Newton, Roswell and Warsaw, Georgia. Among the photographs are images of the old Milton County Courthouse of Alpharetta, the Chattahoochee Industrial Park in Atlanta, Mt. Gilead Campground in Ben Hill, Owl Rock Methodist Church in Ben Hill, the Bolton Post Office, Campbellton Methodist Church, Morgan Falls Power Plant, Lebanon Baptist Church in Roswell, Mimosa Hall in Roswell, Roswell Presbyterian Church, and Judge Clark Howell’s residence in Warsaw. The photographer entered these images in a photo contest sponsored by the Atlanta Historical Society in the 1950s. The reverse side of the images includes information about the type of camera and film used, and additional historical information about the subjects. Arrangement:


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

Index Terms

Alpharetta (Ga.)
Architecture, Domestic--Georgia
Automobile service stations--Georgia--Bolton--1940-1950
Bolton (Ga.)
Bridges--Georgia--Fulton County
Campbell County Courthouse (Fairburn, Ga.).
Campbellton Methodist Church (Campbellton, Ga.).
Chattahoochee River
Crabapple (Ga.)
General stores--Georgia--Bolton--1940-1950
Georgia Power Company.
Howell, Clark, 1863-1936 -- Homes and haunts
Lakes & ponds--Georgia
Latham, G. D. -- Homes and haunts
Lebanon Baptist Church (Roswell, Ga.)
Milton County Courthouse (Alpharetta, Ga.)
Mimosa Hall (Roswell, Ga.)
Monuments & memorials--Georgia--Tell
Moore, Thomas -- Homes and haunts
Owl Rock Methodist Church (Campbellton, Ga.)
Peachtree Creek (Ga.)
Police vehicles--Georgia--Alpharetta
Power plants--Georgia--Morgan Falls--1950-1960
Pratt, Nathanial -- Homes and haunts
Redwine, Frank -- Homes and haunts
Roswell Presbyterian Church.
Sewell's Service Station (Bolton, Ga.)
Warsaw (Ga.)
Warsaw Baptist Church (Warsaw, Ga.)
Wilson, Merrill P. -- Homes and haunts

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 141], Francis C. Smith Photographs, VIS 141, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ms. Francis C. Smith, 1954.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.


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 141.01VIS 141.01 Alpharetta, undated ( 2.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.02VIS 141.02 Atlanta, 1954-55 ( 6.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.03VIS 141.03 Ben Hill, 1953 ( 3.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.04VIS 141.04 Bolton, 1954 ( 4.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.05VIS 141.05 Campbellton, 1954-55 ( 5.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.06VIS 141.06 Crabapple, 1955 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 141.07VIS 141.07 Fairburn, 1955 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 141.08VIS 141.08 Morgan Falls, 1953 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 141.09VIS 141.09 Newton, 1955 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 141.10VIS 141.10 North Fulton, 1955 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 141.11VIS 141.11 Roswell, 1954-55 ( 4.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.12VIS 141.12 Warsaw, 1954-55 ( 4.0 photographic prints )


VIS 141.13VIS 141.13 Bridges, Where Peachtree Creek and the Chattahoochee River meet, 1948 ( 1.0 image )