Irene Toy Sherard photograph collection
Scope and Content
This collection contains two albums of black and white photographs. The images are of Irene Sherard, her family and her friends. Most of the images are undated and are taken in outdoor settings. The subjects of the images appear to be young men and women participating in group activities in playful outdoor settings. Locations of the photographs include Brookhaven, Grant Park, Lithia Springs, and Little St. Simon's Island, Georgia. Some of the images have captions written by Irene Sherard. All photographs appear to have been taken between approximately 1900 and 1925.
- approximately 1900-1925
- Sherard, Irene Toy (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
This material is 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.
Irene Toy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, January 3, 1891 and lived in Atlanta her entire life. She was the oldest of four children born to John H. and Laura Toy. Her siblings were Helen (b. February 24, 1895); Nellie (b. 1896); and Maria (b. 1902). She was employed as a stenographer before her marriage to Leo Sherard, an Atlana architect, on June 17, 1914 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Sherards had one child, Charlotte Jean Sherard Brinkley (b. February 24, 1918). Irene Toy Sherard died September 29, 1976 in Atlanta, Georgia.
204 image(s) (204 photographs)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged by the creator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2015.
- 4th Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Barns -- Georgia
- Bicycles & tricycles -- 1910-1920
- Boats -- Georgia
- Brookhaven (Ga.)
- Camps -- Georgia
- Children -- 1900-1910
- Children -- 1910-1920
- Dwellings -- Georgia
- Farms -- Georgia
- Gardens -- Georgia
- Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Houses -- Georgia
- Lithia Springs (Ga.)
- Little St. Simons Island (Ga.)
- Log cabins -- Georgia
- Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Quilts -- Georgia
- Reno (Nev.)
- Roads -- Georgia
- Silver Lake (Donalsonville, Ga.)
- Stone Mountain (Ga.)
- Women -- Georgia
- Woodward Avenue (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Irene Toy Sherards photograph collection
- Carla Ledgerwood
- May 2015
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.