Atlanta Community Orchestra photographs
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs of Atlanta Community Orchestra (ACO) performances, rehearsals, and orchestra members. Of special note are photographs of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra first chair clarinetist, Karl A. Bevins (1915-2011), performing with the ACO.
- approximately 1957-1971, undated
- Atlanta Community Orchestra (Atlanta, Ga.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing 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.
Biographical / Historical
The Atlanta Community Orchestra (ACO), later the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra, was founded in 1957 as a subsidiary of the Atlanta Music Club. The purpose of the orchestra is to train students and offer opportunities for local amateur musicians to practice and perform. The orchestra's first performance was on May 12, 1958, in the auditorium of the Atlanta Women's Club, with Harry Kruger (1929-2009) as conductor, a post he held until 1961.
138 image(s) (98 black and white photographic prints, 22 black and white negatives, 16 color negatives, and two color photographic prints)
This collection is arranged alphabetically by titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2021.
- Atlanta Community Orchestra photographs
- Kate Daly
- June 2021
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description