Henry Burr Green real estate photographs
Collection number: ahc.VIS308
Scope and Content
This collection contains black-and-white photographs accumulated by Henry Burr Green in the process of conducting real estate business for Cheves-Green Enterprises, the mortgage loan, real estate, property management, and insurance company of which he was President. Most photos were taken by commercial photographer Walter M. Wright, and depict residential homes and office buildings in Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, and Marietta. Highlights include the Healey Building, Henry Grady Office Building, Marietta Hospital, and views of Whitehall Street and Euclid Avenue.
- 1928-1947, undated
- Green, Henry Burr (Collector, 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.
Henry Burr Green (1923-1987) was born to Alfred Franklin Green (1893-1969) and Sarah Kimbrough Burr (1895-1965) in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Alabama Polytechnic Institute (later Auburn University), Auburn, Alabama, in 1943 where he was a member of the advanced ROTC brigade, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Alpha Pi Omega Service Fraternity, and the International Service Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi. Green served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army 95th Artillery Division during World War II. Post war, he earned the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve. He married Jane Jansen and they had three children: Henry Burr Green Jr.; F. Bailey Green; and Jan Green Matthews. He was an active member at Peachtree Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder and on multiple church committees. From 1943 to his death, Green was employed by the family real estate company, Cheves-Green Enterprises, Inc., founded by his father in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a prominent member of the southeast region real estate community and earned multiple awards from the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
238 photographic print(s)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically by street name, with building numbers contained in parentheses.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2018.
- Automobiles -- 1920-1930
- Automobiles -- 1930-1940
- Cheves-Green Enterprises, Inc (Atlanta, Ga.)
- College Park (Ga.)
- Decatur (Ga.)
- East Point (Ga.)
- Fairlie-Poplar (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Historic buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Marietta, (Ga.)
- Office buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Real estate -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Real estate business -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Henry Burr Green real estate photographs
- Paul Crater
- June 2018
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- Finding aid is written in English.