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African American visual arts collection

 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

Blanchard family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS283
Scope and Content This collection consists of portrait images of Blanchard family members, including Waid Hill Blanchard; Martha Lane Hill; Mary Anne Hill; Moses C. Blanchard; and Mary Blanchard.
Dates: approximately 1870

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

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Identifier: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the family...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942

Graham W. Jackson visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS34
Scope and Content This collection contains 1,668 images. The images depict Graham Jackson, his family, and Jackson's performances at various events and locations. Also featured are photographs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Little White House in Warm Springs and theLife magazine photograph by Ed Clark. Other images of politicians include President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox, and President Jimmy Carter. The majority of the photographs are portraits...
Dates: 1913-1981

James Edward Jordan photographs

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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

Joseph F. Buchanan photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS292
Scope and Content This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.
Dates: approximately 1895

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

Lawshe family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS323
Scope and Content This collection contains portraits of Er Lawshe's wife, children, brother, and daughter-in-law. Of special note is one carte de visite of his jewelry business at 47 Whitehall Street.
Dates: approximately 1850-1904

Long, Rucker, and Aiken family photographs and lithographs

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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

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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

Myrta Lockett Avary photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS279
Scope and Content The collection contains images collected by Avary, including images of Joel Chandler Harris, Uncle Remus Memorial Association members, and portraits of Myrta Avary. Also included are exterior views of Bulloch Hall and Barrington Hall in Roswell, Georgia, and the Wren's Nest in Atlanta, Georgia. Of note are images of a ceremony transferring possession of the Wren's Nest from Mrs. Joel Chandler Harris to the Uncle Remus Memorial Association. Other photographs include Joel Chandler Harris sitting...
Dates: 1870-1917, undated

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