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Government Buildings, circa 1985-1989, undated

 File — location: VIS 158.13
Identifier: VIS 158.13

Scope and Contents of the Records

From the Collection: This collection contains images of people, places, and events, most of whom were represented in news stories and other features in Southline. Images of people include political and civic leaders, religious leaders, professionals, entertainers, journalists and authors, athletes, and the general public. Among the photographs are images of Marvin Arrington, Roy Barnes, Julian Bond, Mike Bowers, Bill Campbell, Shirley Franklin, Pierre Howard, Maynard Jackson, Joseph Lowry, Billy McKinney, Benjamin Mays, Tom Murphy, Pat Swindall, and Hosea Williams. Most of the images are of members of the Georgia General Assembly. Photographs of locations include Agnes Scott College, Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta Water Works, Big Bethel Church on Auburn Avenue, Biltmore Hotel, the Center for Disease Control, Emory University, General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, Georgia, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and Stone Mountain. All of the images of geographic locations were taken in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Images of events include a demonstration by Ku Klux Klan members in Forsyth County, anti-abortion protestors, a riot of Cuban prisoners at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, anti death penalty protestors, and a parade against celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dates

  • circa 1985-1989, undated

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

14 photographic print(s)

Language

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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