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Allen W. Hairston photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS315

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs taken on the property of the Hoshall and McCabe residences at 1314 and 1328 Council Bluff Drive, near the intersection with Pine Forest Drive, in the Sagamore Hills neighborhood. The images show a wooded area, a creek, trees, and tree bark.


  • approximately 1960-1970


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

Allen W. Hairston (1928-2008) was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1928, to Bertha and Ralph Hairston. The family moved to Atlanta where Allen attended North Fulton High School. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1951and later took evening classes at Georgia State Business College. Hairston married Jean Walkly (1928-2013) in 1950 and they had four children: Allen Jr., Margaret, David, and Ralph. They lived at 1356 Council Bluff Drive in the Sagamore Hills neighborhood of DeKalb County from 1960 to 1970. Hairston worked as an insurance underwriter, banker, and office manager.


19 image(s) (19 black and white photographic prints)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1970


VIS 315 was previously catalogued as HAI.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.

Allen W. Hairston photographs
Timothy Cole Hale
September 2018
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 Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305