Stephen Goldfarb Photographs
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Stephen Goldfarb 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: Goldfarb, Stephen J.
Title: Stephen Goldfarb Photographs
Dates: circa 1979
Quantity: 32.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 32 color transparencies
Identification: ahc.VIS151

Biographical/Historical Note

Stephen J. Goldfarb is an Atlanta resident and retired employee of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library. He holds a Ph.D. in the history of science and technology from Case Western Reserve University. He taught history at Spelman College in Atlanta, and has written scholarly articles on the Leo Frank Case, New Deal Art, and the technology of steam engines.


Scope and Content Note

The images in this collection depict locations in metropolitan Atlanta, including images of the central city, Roswell, and Stone Mountain. Images of Atlanta include buildings on Auburn Avenue such as Big Bethel Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, a Fire Station, the King Center, Odd Fellows Building and Auditorium, the Prince Hall Masonic Building, Wheat Street Baptist Church, and the YMCA. Other locations in Atlanta include Excelsior Mills, a bank building and the Georgia Nut and Bolt Company building on Peters Street, and a “shotgun” house in Mechanicsville. Others images include Roswell’s Bulloch Hall, and historic houses near Stone Mountain. The collection also contains images of sculptures and murals commissioned by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for the Butts County Post Office in Jackson, Georgia, the old Conyers Post Office (now located in the Rockdale County Historical Society), the old Decatur Post Office, and the Hapeville Post Office; another sculpture is also shown off of Techwood Avenue in Atlanta.


Arrangement

This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)
Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, Ga.)
Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Bulloch Hall (Roswell, Ga.).
Church buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.).
Excelsior Mill (Atlanta, Ga.).
Fire stations--Georgia--Atlanta
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Georgia.
Georgia Nut and Bolt Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Kirkwood (Atlanta, Ga.)
Mechanicsville (Atlanta, Ga.)
New Deal, 1933-1939--Georgia
Peters Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Pullman Yard (Atlanta, Ga.)
Railroad facilities--Georgia--Atlanta
Roswell (Ga.)
Stone Mountain (Ga.)
Wheat Street Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

All of the items 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

[VIS 151], Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, VIS 151, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen Goldfarb, 1979 (1979.004).

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

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.01 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Big Bethel Church, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.02 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Ebenezer Baptist Church, c. 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.03 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Fire Station, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.04-.06 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Tomb of Martin Luther King, Jr., circa 1979 ( 3 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.07 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Odd Fellows Hall, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.08 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Prince Hall Masonic Temple, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.09 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, Wheat Street Baptist Church, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.01.10 Atlanta, Auburn Avenue, YMCA, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.01-.02 Atlanta Buildings, Candler Warehouse Standpipe, circa 1979 ( 2 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.03-.04 Atlanta Buildings, Excelsior Mill, circa 1979 ( 2 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.05 Atlanta Buildings, M and W Grocery Store, Mechanicsville, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.06-.07 Atlanta Buildings, Murray Hill, circa 1979 ( 2 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.08 Atlanta Buildings, Pullman Yard, Kirkwood, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.02.09 Atlanta Buildings, Shotgun House, Mechanicsville, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.03.01-.02 Atlanta, Peters Street, Georgia Nut and Bolt Company, circa 1979 ( 2 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.03.02 Atlanta, Peters Street, Bank Building, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.04.01 Murals and Sculptures, Butts County, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.04.02 Murals and Sculptures, Conyers, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.04.03 Murals and Sculptures, Decatur, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.04.04 Murals and Sculptures, Hapeville, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.04.05-.06 Murals and Sculptures, Techwood Homes, circa 1979 ( 2 color transparencies )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.05.01 Roswell, Bulloch Hall, circa 1979 ( 1 color transparency )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 151.06.01-.03 Stone Mountain, Plantation House and Outbuildings, circa 1979 ( 3 color transparencies )