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Frances Scarratt McDaniel photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS356

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of the Scarratt family, including Charles F. Scarratt, Jr., John Balsios Scarratt, and Edith H. Scarratt, along with photographs of their family businesses. Included are images of employees of the Scarratt Garage; men viewing boats at the Scarratt Boat Company; and images of the family's garage truck. Of special note are images of family members in class photographs at Ivy Street School, North Avenue Presbyterian School, and Highland Elementary School in Atlanta.


  • approximately 1890-1960, undated


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

Frances Scarratt McDaniel (1927-?) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Charles F. Scarratt, Jr. (1899-1971) and Edith H. Scarratt (1901-1978). Her paternal grandparents, Charles F. Scarratt, Sr. and Mae Balsios Scarratt had two sons: Charles F. Scarratt, Jr. (1899-1971) and John Balsios Scarratt (1903-1960). Frances had one sibling, Charles F. Scarratt, III (1928-). The family operated Scarratt's Garage, which was a 24-hour service business with tow truck facilities, located at 588 Spring Street in Atlanta. The family also owned Scarratt's Boat Company which was only in operation for three years (1951-1954). Frances married Earl McDaniel on July 2, 1948.


26.0 photographic print(s) (19 black and white photographic prints, one color photographic print, three tintypes, and three ambrotypes)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1974, with subsequent additions

General note

VIS 356 was previously cataloged as MDL and SCA.

Description Control

The collection was reprocessed in 2019.
Frances Scarratt McDaniel photographs ahc.VIS356
Finding aid prepared by Francis Noon
June 2019
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305