General Motors Corporation photographs
Scope and Content
This collection contains promotional photographs of automobiles produced by the General Motors Corporation between 1910 and 1960, including various models of Chevrolets, Oldsmobiles, and Pontiacs. Also featured is a photograph of a Chevrolet assembly plant in Atlanta, Georgia, and employees working on automobile bodies at the Fisher Body Division in Detroit, Michigan.
- approximately 1910-1954, undated
- General Motors Corporation (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.
The General Motors Corporation is an automobile manufacturer based in Detroit, Michigan. It was cofounded in 1908 by William C. Durant (1861-1947) and Frederic L. Smith (1870-1954). General Motors operated two plants in Atlanta: Lakewood Assembly from 1927 to 1990 and Doraville Assembly from 1945 to 2008. Most of Doraville Assembly was demolished in 2014, with the exception of the plant's training facilty. This facility was converted into a film production company, Third Rail Studios, in 2016.
14 image(s) (14 black and white photographs)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was previously catalogued as GMC.
This collection was reprocessed in 2020.
- Automobile industry and trade
- Automobiles -- 1910-1920
- Automobiles -- 1920-1930
- Automobiles -- 1930-1940
- Automobiles -- 1940-1950
- Automobiles -- 1950-1960
- Automobiles -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- General Motors Corporation. Chevrolet Motor Division (Atlanta, Ga.)
- General Motors Corporation. Fisher Body Division
- General Motors Corporation photographs
- Kate Daly
- February 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.