Kiwanis Club of Atlanta photographs
Scope and Content
This collection consists of portraits of Kiwanis Club of Atlanta members, including portraits of the club's former presidents, vice presidents, and chairmen such as: George Hunt, the first president who served in 1918; J. Sherrard Kennedy, the fifth president and Chairman of the International Committee on Community Programs; and George West, Chairman of the Entertainment Committee in the early twentieth century. Most of the photographs are in black and white. There are also group photos of members painting a building and other group portraits taken by photographer Francis E. Price. Most of the photographs are dated and identified.
- 1918-1995, undated
- Kiwanis Club of Atlanta (Organization)
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.
The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, Georgia, is a civic club founded in 1918 by professional men as an association to promote business networking and serve the poor. The club is governed by a board of directors and is led by a president, treasurer, and secretary. George Hunt was the club's first president. Among the club's earliest projects included: selling World War I Liberty Bonds in 1918, the beautification of buildings, and the implementation of children activities. By 1920, the club had over two hundred members, making it one of the larger Kiwanis clubs in the world. The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta's motto is "Learn, Serve, Connect". The club features education luncheons with speakers addressing local, national, and international issues. Also, the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta provides grants to various educational and humanitarian organizations through the Kiwanis Foundation of Atlanta.
184 image(s) (184 black and white and color photographic prints)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- Kiwanis Club of Atlanta photographs
- NaVosha Copeland
- February 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.