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African American gardens and cultural landscapes visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS400
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, postcards, stereographs, and slides that document African American residential gardens, cultural landscapes, and farms, in both urban and rural areas. Also a part of the collection are photographs and postcards of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeast. These images provide details such as garden and campus design, plant choices, farming methods, and land use as well as social and economic conditions in African American...
Dates: approximately 1880-2021, undated

Harper family photographs and maps

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS366
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and maps that provide details about the Harper family. Most of the images depict Adelle Harper in her numerous roles as businesswoman and florist, author, genealogist, and mother. Also included are photographs of her husband, John, their children, and other family members at school settings, family gatherings, and in front of their various Atlanta residences. Of special note are images of Adelle and Auverne Harper at a Woman of the Year award reception.
Dates: 1905-1975

Judith B. Tankard visual arts material

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Identifier: ahc.VIS410
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and postcards of Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg, Virginia, owned by John Lee Pratt (1879-1975) and Lillian Thomas Pratt (1876-1947) with gardens designed by American female landscape designer, Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869-1950). Included in the collection are images of the manor house, gardens and grounds as well as people; some are possibly Pratt family members and household employees. The collection also contains a numbered index that Tankard created to...
Dates: 1930-2017, undated; Majority of material found within 1930-1947

Laura Berry Campbell's garden photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS379
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by Reeves Studios of the gardens of Laura and John Bulow Campbell's property at 2958 Andrews Drive. The images highlight a boxwood terrace garden with tulips, a central pool featuring a Leda and the Swan bronze statue, garden tile, and a grassy allee flanked by dogwoods in bloom. Of special note are several millstones, popular decoration in gardens of that time period.
Dates: approximately 1941

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