H.J. Carr & Co. photographs and postcard
Collection number: ahc.VIS3
Scope and Content
This collection contains photos of commercial buildings, including hotels, office buildings, parking garages, a theatre, manufacturing buildings, a YMCA, educational facilities and railroad facilities. The architects involved on these construction projects include G. Lloyd Preacher, Ivey & Crook, and Neel Reid. Photographers include Edgar Orr, Rogers & Farmer, Fishbaugh & Lee, Francis E. Price, and Reeves Studio.
- 1909-1932, undated
- H. J. Carr & Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) (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.
Harry James Carr (1878-1958) entered the construction business in 1894 and incorporated H.J. Carr & Co. in 1909. He built many commercial and education buildings and constructed private homes including the Henry Heinz residence on Ponce de Leon Avenue and the Asa Candler, Jr. residence on Lullwater Parkway, both in Atlanta. Carr built his family's home on Houston Mill Road where he and his wife, Bonnie Tate Carr, raised three children. Mr. Carr was active in the Shriners, Scottish Rite, Malta Lodge #641, $ & AM and the Royal Order of Jesters. Additional biographical information about Henry James Carr and H.J. Carr & Co. has not been determined.
199 image(s) (198 photographs and 1 postcard)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Ansley Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Briarcliff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Construction -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Crum & Forster Building (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Davison Paxon Stokes Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
- DeKalb Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Druid Hills High School (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Factories -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Factories -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- 1920-1930
- Hotels -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- National Paper Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Public schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School
- Railroad facilities -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Theaters -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- H.J. Carr & Co. photographs and postcard
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- Finding aid is written in English.