C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Candler family, who were related to Caroline M. Clark on her mother's side. This collection includes a photograph of Martha Candler with seven of her sons: Milton (1837-1909), Ezekiel (1838-1915), Noble (1841-1887), William (1847-1928), Asa (1851-1929), Warren (1857-1941), and John (1861-1941). Another photograph features Asa Candler with his wife, Lucy (1878-1919), and their children: Asa Jr. (1880-1953), Lucy (1883-1962), William (1890-1936),...
Dates: Approximately 1840-1890
Scope and Content This collection consists of family photographs of Mrs. Bonneau Ansley (Florence Bryan). Included are images of her parents Judge and Mrs. Shepard Bryan; great-grandmother Sally Addison Cobb Jackson (1847-1915); mother-in-law Florence King Jackson; and Sister Mary Bryan Benedict. Most of the images in the collection are informal photographs of family members taken in the home of Florence Bryan. Of special note is a photo of Florence Bryan and Judge Shepard Bryan standing before a plaque...
Dates: approximately 1880 - 1958
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, albumen prints, notecards, and a platinotype collected by Governor Slaton and his wife. Images include portraits of Howell Cobb, Cary B. Wilmer, Julia King (Mrs. Henry) Grady, and James W. English, Jr. Other images include Marechal Foch and Charles Loridaus of France and Thomas Whipple Connally. There is a view of Mrs. John Marshall Slaton in the attire she wore when presented at the court of King George V and Queen Mary. There are portraits of four...
Dates: 1887, 1921-1930, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs, postcards, greeting cards, ambrotypes, tintypes, daguerreotypes, albumen prints, cyanotypes, and negatives of the Menefee-Timmons-Mitchell families. Also included are images of related families including the Benedicts, the Middletons, the Seamans, the Hunnicutts, the Sweets, and the Deakins. There are images from family trips to St. Simons Island, Georgia, and Tallulah Falls, Georgia, as well as images from El Paso, Texas, where Jessie and Russell C....
Dates: 1883-1963, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains fifteen images documenting three generations of the Powell family. George T. Powell and Ned T. Powell are also represented. The carte-de-visite and cabinet cards were produced by C. W. Motes and Kuhns, both post-Civil War Atlanta photographers.
Dates: approximately 1845-1955
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains snapshots of various neighborhoods in Atlanta, Georgia as well as portraits of members of the Weaver and Drake families as well as some of their extended families. Most of the snapshots of Atlanta were taken in the 1960s, but the family portraits are from an earlier period, and were evidently purchased by Mr. Ingram. The neighborhoods included in this collection are Ansley Park, Buttermilk Bottoms, Grant Park, Inman Park, Lower Midtown, Pittsburgh, and West End. The...
Dates: circa 1885-1969, undated, bulk 1964-1969
Scope and Content This collection contains portrait photographs of the Spalding and Foster families, including Sally Funkhouser's father, John Schaffner Spalding, Spalding Foundry Company president and deacon of Atlanta's Second Baptist Church. Of note is a portrait of her grandfather, Albert Theodore Spalding (1831-1921), who was deacon of the Second Baptist Church prior to John. Included are portraits of relatives and friends, such as Ellen Rinhoff, John Spalding's cousin, and Tom McGuire. There is also a...
Dates: approximately 1865-1895, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings constructed for the Cotton States International Exposition in Piedmont Park approximately 10 years after the fair. Other images include photographs of downtown Atlanta and two family members.
Dates: approximately 1905
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Wilson and Tye family members, including Benjamin J. Wilson; Elizabeth H. Wilson; John L. Tye, Sr.; John L. Tye, Jr.; Carrie Wilson; and Mary Potts Wilson. Of note is a photograph of the Wilson family home at 266 Gordon Street (renamed Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard) in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1870-1890, undated