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Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS121

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also contains a copy image of a photograph from the Civil War battle at Peachtree Creek in Atlanta.


  • circa 1953


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information is available for Mrs. William Gayle.


12 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

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

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. William Gayle, 1965 (1965.43).

General Physical Description note

12 black and white photographic prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2006.
Mrs. William Gayle Photographs, circa 1953 ahc.VIS 121
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
July 2009
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Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305