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Collection number: ahc.VIS155
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection relate to Atlanta author Medora Field Perkerson. The earliest images, a photograph from 1924, shows Ms. Perkerson seated in the center with other members of the Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, including Margaret Mitchell. Other photographs show Medora Field Perkerson seated with her mother reading Who Killed Aunt Maggie? in 1939; a photograph of her arrival at the 1940 premiere of the movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? with her husband Angus Perkerson, and a...
Collection number: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...