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African American visual arts collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS68
Scope and Content This collection contains various types of visual images, including photographs, lithoghraphs, posters, and prints from periodicals, pertaining to African Americans. Included in the collection are stereotypical racist pictures and postcards; photographs of African Americans working as domestics, agricultural laborers, musicians, streetcar conductors, etc.; portraits of African American women, men, and children; prints depicting significant events, such as the Fort Pillow Massacre and the...
Dates: 1860-1957, undated

Anderson family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS42
Scope and Content The Anderson family photographs consist of albumen prints, a cabinet card, photographic postcards, and individual and group portrait prints in studio settings and exterior snapshots around the Atlanta, Georgia area. Most of the images are unidentified men, women, and children. Identified individuals include a cabinet card of Jessie M. Anderson, a postcard image of George Ballard, and portrait prints of Alberta Adams, Alberta Anderson, and Ella Mae Matthews. Of interest is a photograph of a...
Dates: approximately 1920-1945

Evans family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS36
Scope and Content The collection of photographs consists of images documenting the life of William R. Evans and Alva C. Evans’ family in Atlanta. The images include portrait photographs of their family and friends; however, most of the images are studio portraits of unidentified people. Twelve photographs include William and Alva Evans at their family home, work, and in studio portraits. Also included is a small scrapbook with unidentified photographs. Most of the images in the scrapbook are of Alva Evans, one...
Dates: approximately 1920-1970, undated

James Edward Jordan photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS44
Scope and Content The collection contains portrait prints all presumably taken by James Edward Jordan. The images include portraits of unidentified children, men, and women, predominently posed in a studio setting with painted decorative backgrounds. Of note is one strip of custom postage stamps of an unidentified man.
Dates: approximately 1947-1970

John Usher's stereoviews of an Augusta residence and garden

Identifier: ahc.VIS393
Scope and Contents This collection contains stereographs depicting an Augusta residence, including views of the front yard and garden; landscaped walkway to the street lined with seashells; and fence and gate. One stereograph provides details of the backyard, alleyway, outbuildings, coldframe, arbor, garden beds, and two men, one noted as "George" standing next to a caged bird. All stereographs are labeled "Usher's Stereo Views" and include on the reverse side "Mary A. Jones" crossed out with "Libbie Jones" along...
Dates: approximately 1875

Long, Rucker, and Aiken family photographs and lithographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS32
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.
Dates: 1859-1979, undated

Maxey family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS37
Scope and Content The collection includes photographs of Charles Lincoln Maxey, Sr., and other members of the Maxey family. The collection contains images of African American school groups at varying levels from one-room schoolhouses for elementary level children to college students. All are group photographs, primarily scenes posed before educational buildings, or graduation groups, and most are unidentified. Those identified include the Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, students at Fisk University in...
Dates: 1910-1945

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