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Emma Lou Cole photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS233

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the Eberhardt family, families associated with the Eberhardts, and businesses in Atlanta, Georgia, including R.P. and J.G. Eberhardt and Company and T.L. Eberhardt Coal Company. Many of these photographs were taken by Atlanta-based photographer Linnie Condon.


  • 1880-1928, undated


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.

Administrative/Biographical History

Emma Lou Cole (1910-?) was born in Alabama to Charles F. Cole (1870-1949) and Jennie Eberhardt Cole (1874-1946). Jennie Eberhardt Cole worked as an assistant to Atlanta-based photographer Linnie Condon (1844-1909) between 1900 and 1905. Emma attended Girls' High School in Atlanta and graduated in 1923. She later became a teacher at Sylvan Hills Middle School in Fulton County. Additional biographical information about Emma Lou Cole has not been determined.


421 image(s) (417 black and white photographs, 4 tintypes)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975, with subsequent additions

Related Archival Materials

Emma Lou Cole papers, MSS 86, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


VIS 233 was previously catalogued as ELC.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2019.
Emma Lou Cole photographs
Kate Daly
December 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305