John Baeder Summerhill neighborhood photographs
Scope and Content
This collection contains photographs of the Summerhill neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, including images of houses, advertisements, landscapes, stores and businesses, hotels, and construction areas. Of special note is a photograph of the Windsor Street Coca-Cola sign.
- Baeder, John (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.
John Baeder (1938-) was born in South Bend, Indiana, and was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his paintings and prints of roadside diners. Baeder is closely associated with the Photorealist movement and with Post War realism. He studied fine arts at Auburn University in the late 1950s and worked as an art director and in advertising before pursuing an artistic career full-time. Baeder published books of his artwork: Diners; Diners: Revised and Updated; Gas, Food, Lodging; Sign Language; Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way; and John Baeder's American Roadside: Early Photographs. He was the recipient of the Tennessee Governor's Distinguished Artist Award in 2009.
20 image(s) (20 black and white photographic prints)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff or the photographer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- John Baeder Summerhill neighborhood photographs
- Maeve Vitale
- August 2017
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- Finding aid is written in English.