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Atlanta History Center postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort McPherson,...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Atlanta Urban Design Commission Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS383
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings and districts evaluated or nominated by the Urban Design Commission to receive Historic status. Notable sites include Atlanta City Hall, Carnegie Library, Citizens & Southern National Bank, the English-American Building, the Hurt Building, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home, Morris Brown College, Rockefeller Hall at Spelman College, Sacred Heart Church, and Underground Atlanta. Additional photographs include views of buildings along Alabama,...
Dates: 1973-1976

Charles Bickerstaff and Joel Hurt Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS134
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of banks, businesses, theaters, clubs, hotels, and grocery stores in downtown Atlanta, including two structures, the Atlanta Theater and the Equitable Building that were built by engineer and developer Joel Hurt. The collection also contains photographs of the Candler Building, the Century Building, the Empire Building, the English-American Building, and the Piedmont Hotel. Among the images are photographs taken by Tracy Mathewson, Edwards and Sons, and...
Dates: circa 1893 - 1923

Charles Longstreet Weltner films

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Identifier: ahc.VIS360
Scope and Content This collection documents the political life of Charles Longstreet Weltner and the built landscape of Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s. Film footage highlights a variety of Weltner's campaign activities including him walking on the sidewalk through a blighted Atlanta neighborhood; Weltner looking over the city of Atlanta from the top of the Merchandise Mart; and scenes most likely used for campaign ads. Included are street scenes of downtown Atlanta, with views of public and private...
Dates: approximately 1958-1966, undated

Edmund W. Hughes photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS186
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the metropolitan Atlanta region and photographs illustrating social events in the city. Bell and Stanton Public Relations used these photographs documenting the Atlanta area as promotional images. Most of the images were taken in the late 1960s and include the Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta Memorial Arts Center, First Federal Savings and Loan building, Hartford Insurance building, Peachtree Center, and the Trust Company of Georgia. The collection...
Dates: 1958-1968

Ernest W. Sills Tullie Smith House photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS338
Scope and Content This collection contains images taken of the Tullie Smith House in its original location at 2890 North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1940

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS201f
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound volume. Inside are two letters to Miss Ruth Blair, the Executive Secretary of the Atlanta Historical Society, dated March 11, 1938 and March 18, 1938, both from Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. Also included is a short manuscript titled “My Reminiscences From 1883”. The first part of the manuscript is a memoir which mentions many prominent citizens, such as Joel Chandler Harris, Carroll Payne, and Henry W. Grady; businesses, like the Merchants Bank of Atlanta, J. Regenstein...
Dates: 1938

Harriette Speer Parker photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS353
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, taken by Harriette Speer Parker and her father, Eustace Asbury Speer. Of special note are photographs of the Great Fire of Atlanta in 1917, the Festival of Old Atlanta in the late 1960s, and negatives of aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta. The photographs taken by Eustace Asbury Speer include images of the State Revenue Department personnel in 1927, Piedmont Park, and the Atlanta skyline. Also featured are family...
Dates: 1917-1970, undated

Haverty family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS904
Scope and Content This collection documents the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. The papers consist of business correspondence, family letters, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, travel journals, and writings. Included in the collection are speeches from Haverty's and American Retail Federation meetings and conventions, as well as first person narratives from Rawson Haverty Sr. highlighting his travels to Europe and family...
Dates: 1810-2007, undated

Haverty family visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS367
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, negatives, and maps that document the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. Included in the collection are images of J. J. Haverty, Clarence Haverty, and Rawson Haverty Sr.'s children, as well as the weddings of Clare Haverty to Frank Ridley Jr., Betty Haverty to Alex Smith, and Rawson Haverty to Margaret Munnerlyn. Photographs feature J. J. Haverty's home Villa Clare, along with Clarence and Elizabeth...
Dates: 1842-2006

Henry Burr Green real estate photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS308
Scope and Content This collection contains black-and-white photographs accumulated by Henry Burr Green in the process of conducting real estate business for Cheves-Green Enterprises, the mortgage loan, real estate, property management, and insurance company of which he was President. Most photos were taken by commercial photographer Walter M. Wright, and depict residential homes and office buildings in Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, and Marietta. Highlights include the Healey Building, Henry Grady...
Dates: 1928-1947, undated

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World War...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated

Jack Etheridge Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS109
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of the construction of a section of highway that merges Interstate 75 and Interstate 85, known as the downtown connector. Included are aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta, and images taken on the ground depicting the path of the interstate.
Dates: 1961-1962

Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. photographs of Midtown Historic District

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Identifier: ahc.VIS265
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of images of the historic Midtown area in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken for draft nomination on the National Register of Historic Places for Midtown. Included are photos of churches, Henry Grady High School, stores and businesses, street scapes, apartments, and homes in the Midtown area. Types of homes photographed vary among bungalows, duplexes, row houses, carriage houses, alley dwellings, and cottages. Of special interest are photographs of the...
Dates: 1997

Kuhns family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929

Marie Dodd Ivan Allen family collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1161
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from Marie Dodd’s personal life as well as from her time working at the Ivan Allen Company. Business material includes a Fielder and Allen Co. catalogue, an Ivan Allen-Marshall Co. catalogue, the “Road to 100,000” incentive packet, company font and logo templates, and pricing manuals. There are also documents about Ivan Allen Jr., his accomplishments, and awards he received during his years as mayor of Atlanta and afterward. This collection also contains a...
Dates: 1900-1993, undated

Marion Johnson photographs

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Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1938-1975

Parker Lowell Photograph Collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS136
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are photographs of Atlanta buildings and parks. Images include the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, Piedmont Park, the Cyclorama building in Grant Park, the Hurt Building and Hurt Park, the Municipal Auditorium, Rich’s Department Store, and The Temple and other scenes on Peachtree Street.
Dates: 1949

Philip T. Shutze papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS498
Scope and Content This collection documents Philip T. Shutze's work in architecture and design. The personal papers consist of topical subject files; correspondence regarding jobs and antiques; financial documents; and certificates and diplomas. The design sources include architectural periodicals; architectural fixtures catalogs; and magazine clippings. Additionally, there are job files from the architectural firm, office indices and lists, and correspondence, newspaper clippings, and brochures related to...
Dates: 1889-1983, undated

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated

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Atlanta Historical Society 4
Hurt Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
Rich's (Retail store) 4
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
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Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Georgia Institute of Technology 3
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Hentz, Hal, 1883-1972 3
Reid, J. Neel (Joseph Neel), 1885-1926 3
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 3
Trust Company of Georgia 3
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 2
Adler, Rudolph Satorius 2
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 2
American Institute of Architects 2
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 2
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Cathedral of Christ the King (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Democratic Party (Ga.) 2
Emory University 2
First National Bank of Atlanta 2
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Haverty Furniture Companies 2
Haverty family 2
Haverty's Furniture Company 2
Haverty, Clarence (James Clarence) 2
Haverty, Elizabeth Rawson 2
Haverty, J. J. (James Joseph) 2
Haverty, Rawson (James Rawson), 1920-2007 2
Hentz and Reid (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Hentz, Adler, and Shutze (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Hentz, Reid, and Adler (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 2
Jackson, Graham Washington, 1903-1983 2
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 2
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 2
Middleton family 2
Munnerlyn family 2
National Retail Furniture Association (U.S.) 2
Norrman, Gottfried Leonard, -1909 2
Peachtree Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Rawson family 2
Rhodes-Haverty Furniture Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
Saint Joseph's Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Saint Joseph's Infirmary (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Shutze and Armistead (Atlanta, Ga.). 2
Shutze, Philip Trammell 2
Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Underground Atlanta, Inc. 2
United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia 2
Veterans Administration Hospital (Decatur, Ga.) 2
688 Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Aaron, Betty 1
Abbey, Jessie Harris 1
Abbey, Lucile 1
Abbey, Theo 1
Agnes Scott College 1
Aldridge, Mamie 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Frederick, 1948- 1
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
Allen, Ivan, III, 1938-1992 1
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 1
Alliance Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amara, Lucine, 1924- 1
Andrews, Lina 1
Andrews, Lisa 1
Archambault, Charlie 1
Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 1
Arnett, Bill 1
Arrington, Marvin S. 1
Art Institute of Atlanta 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Aldermen 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 1
Atlanta Art Association 1
Atlanta Bach Choir 1
Atlanta Chamber Players 1
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 1
Atlanta Chess Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Constitution Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau 1
Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum. 1
Atlanta Falcons (Football team) 1
Atlanta Home Insurance Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta International Raceway (Hampton, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Memorial Arts Center 1
Atlanta Peachtree Chorus 1
Atlanta Rhythm Section (Musical group) 1
Atlanta Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Urban Design Commission (Ga.) 1
Austin, Paul 1
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