Patricia Kennedy Photographs
Collection number: ahc.VIS160
Scope and Contents of the Records
This collection of photographs contains seemingly random images of the American South during the 1940s. Some of the photographs show scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, however the locale of many of the images has not been determined. Images of Atlanta include a Civil War monument in Piedmont Park, the Fox Theatre on Peachtree Street, and Union Station and the Federal Reserve Bank downtown. Also included is a photograph of the Confederate Memorial carving on Stone Mountain. Some of the unidentified photographs depict rural areas and include images of farm equipment, waterfalls, and a Sinclair service station with a display that pays tribute to President Franklin Roosevelt. Other rural images include a roadside barbecue restaurant with a bi-plane on its roof, and a parade featuring an unidentified dignitary in a stretch limousine. The rest of the collection contains images of unidentified urban areas and include numbered trolley cars, telephone poles, a storefront, a bus station, a mule-driven buggy in an unidentified residential area, and a motorcade with soldiers posing for a picture.
- circa 1940
- Kennedy, Patricia (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.
Biographical information regarding Patricia Kennedy has not been determined.
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection is Arranged according to titles supplied by staff.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Some of the images in this collection 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. As a preservation measure, researchers must view the print reproductions of acetate and glass plate negatives rather than the originals.
Gift of Ms. Patricia Kennedy, 1975 (1975.105) .
General Physical Description note
30 acetate and glass plate negatives and 30 copy prints
Collection processed in 2007.
- Patricia Kennedy Photographs, circa 1940ahc.VIS 160
- Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
- August 2009
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