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Dr. Amey Chappell visual arts collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS46
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, prints, and postcards collected by Dr. Amey Chappell. The images depict people in Atlanta, Georgia, or unidentified areas in Georgia. Included in the collection is one printed panorama view of the May 21, 1917 Atlanta Fire; one Currier and Ives lithograph depicting the capture of Atlanta during the Civil War; one postcard depicting the Tallulah Apartment at 87 Washington Street, circa 1905; one souvenir postcard booklet of Atlanta; and twelve...
Dates: 1865-1945

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Meeting Place for Travellers, West End, Atlanta, essays

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1231
Scope and Contents This collection contains two bound volumes of typescript essays written by the 1947 tenth and 1949 twelfth grade English classes at Joseph E. Brown High School under the direction of James E. Warren Jr. in West End, Atlanta. The writings highlight a variety of topics including West End schools, churches, residents, parks, businesses, transportation, newspapers, and smaller neighborhoods within West End. Many of the essays were inspired by oral interviews with long-term West End residents....
Dates: 1947-1949

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. architectural drawings and photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS254
Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural drawings of projects designed by Perkins and images of himself and family members. A variety of projects are presented in the collection such as the construction of the administration building of the Fulton County Airport (1950-1951); Salvation Army School for officer training (1966); and Lake Shore Shopping Center in Gainesville, Georgia (1963). Of special interest is a black and white print of Perkins at his drawing board in his office.

Dates: 1937-1975, undated

William S. Irvine photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS321
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of buildings, streets, and monuments in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs of service stations, high schools, churches, residences, and Confederate monuments in addition to automobiles, street views, bomb proof sites, children, and family members of William S. Irvine.

Dates: 1919-1948, undated

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