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Collection number: ahc.VIS104
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of images of family members and friends of the Allen, Inman, Richardson, and Grant families of Atlanta, Georgia. Most of the photographs of family members consist of images of Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr. Included are photographs of Ivan Allen, Sr. at business meetings, civic and social events, and with friends and family. Photographs of Ivan Allen, Jr. include those from his childhood throughout his career as a businessman and mayor of Atlanta. Also included are...
Dates: 1840-1990, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: 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,...
Collection number: ahc.VIS146
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of photographs of Alvin Belle Isle and his family, including his wife Agnes, his parents John and Jane, his five children, and several grandchildren. In addition, the collection contains images of the Belle Isle Garage on Houston Street in Atlanta which housed most of Alvin’s businesses. The photographs include exterior and interior images of the building. Also included is a line drawing of a new garage Mr. Belle Isle was planning to build, but never did. The remainder...
Dates: circa 1900-1940
Collection number: ahc.VIS111
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, and include images of Terminal Station, Underground Atlanta, and Loew’s Grand Theatre. Photographs of Terminal Station were taken in 1971 shortly before it closed and include images of the front façade and architectural details. Photographs of Underground At businesses that were in the area. Photographs of Loew’s Grand Theatre were taken on the day it caught fire in 1978 and include images of the fire in progress and the...
Collection number: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.
Dates: 1938-1984, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS163
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of buildings, street scenes, and landmarks in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included is a set of images of houses, churches, and public buildings in the Druid Hills neighborhood, and another group of photographs of the Edward Peters home on 179 Ponce de Leon Avenue. Among the images of buildings are Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta Stadium, Georgia State Capitol building, Georgia State Penitentiary, Georgia Tech, Peachtree Center, and Yaarab Shriner’s Temple....
Collection number: ahc.VIS164
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains portraits of members of four generations of the Carlisle family of Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are photographs that depict activities such as sporting events and summer camp. Photographs of family members include James and Mary Carlisle, and two of their children, Isaac and Annie May. Among the identified photographs are images of the children of Isaac and Laura Carlisle; William Rhodes Carlisle, I. Reed Carlisle, and Harry B. Carlisle. Photographs of members of a...
Dates: circa 1870 – 1960, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.VIS114
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs is comprised of images of geographical locations, events, and people in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Included are images of office buildings, government buildings, shopping centers, sports facilities, airports, monuments, churches and homes in downtown Atlanta, Buckhead, Roswell, Marietta, Alpharetta, and Stone Mountain. The collection also includes photographs of events and activities such as the Southeastern Fair at Lakewood Park, and other arts and cultural...
Dates: circa 1948-1988, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS110
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images taken for two separate projects for the city of Atlanta. The first set of photographs include images of Lakewood Park, the site of the annual Southeastern Fair, and other cultural attractions from 1915 to 1976. Among the photographs are images of the interior and exterior of exhibit halls used in the Southeastern Fair, and buildings that housed motion picture companies. Also included are photographs of Lakewood Speedway and remnants of buildings that...
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 photographs....
Collection number: ahc.VIS312
Scope and Content This collection contains interior and exterior views of the Edgar Poe McBurney's residence at 1300 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia. One photograph shows a view of a formal dinner party held at McBurney's home in celebration of his birthday. Of special note are images of Villa Nelili, McBurney's Memorial Gardens.
Collection number: ahc.VIS132
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are several photographs of Atlanta religious centers. Outlar photographed Christian churches, but also provided images of Jewish synagogues as well. The collection contains exterior views of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Central Baptist Church, Central Presbyterian Church, Christ the King Cathedral, St. Phillips Episcopal Church, Druid Hills Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Congregational Church, First Methodist Church,...
Dates: circa 1950, 1952-1953
Collection number: ahc.MSS1088
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape plans, pamphlets, reports, and a directory that provide details on the career of G. Eric Harkness. Materials are from a variety of projects, including commercial, residential, and government clients. Pamphlets show a wide range of interests and topics from ornamental plants to city street planning.
Dates: 1957-2006, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.VIS372
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Peters family and their residence at the intersection of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont Avenues, as well as houses in their immediate area, including the Samuel M. Inman (1843-1915) home. Also included are photographs of the Peters family farm in Gordon County, Georgia, views of downtown Atlanta and Piedmont Park, and scenes from the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: Approximately 1880-1895
Collection number: ahc.VIS159
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of residential, commercial, and governmental property most likely built by the Mackle Construction Company in Atlanta, Chamblee, and Augusta, Georgia, and in South Carolina. The collection contains photographs of schools, hotels, apartments, stores, an office building, and a military base. Among the photographs of buildings in Atlanta are images of the J. P. Allen Building on Whitehall Street, the Cecil Hotel on Luckie Street, the F. J. Cooledge and Sons...
Collection number: ahc.VIS113
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of public relations photographs contains images of the city of Atlanta that were created for the Forward Atlanta campaign in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and were meant to showcase the city. Some images were probably taken in support of other public relations activities of Bell and Stanton, but are not identified as such. Included are aerial views of downtown Atlanta, Midtown, and the Peachtree Center area, which highlight the city’s skyline and infrastructure. Other...
Dates: circa 1960-1970
Collection number: ahc.VIS115
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection were created during two survey grants sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The images in the first grant documented the development of Atlanta’s rapid transit system (MARTA) from 1977- 1978, and photographs from the second grant (1979-1981) illustrate Atlanta’s role as a center of transportation. The photographs from the first NEA project depict downtown Atlanta prior to the construction of MARTA, employees involved in the creation of MARTA,...
Dates: 1955 – 1981, bulk 1977-1981
- Subject: Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) X
- English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Hurt Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Flatiron Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Underground Atlanta, Inc. 4
- Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Lakewood Fairgrounds (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Rich's (Retail store) 3
- Union Station (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 2
- Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Constitution Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Memorial Arts Center 2
- Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Candler Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Carnegie Library of Atlanta 2
- Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Coca-Cola Company 2
- Fulton National Bank 2
- Georgia School of Technology 2
- Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Imperial Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- J. P. Allen & Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- J. Regenstein Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 2
- Peters, Edward C. 2
- Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Terminal Station (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Zebra Lounge (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- 10th Street Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Agnes Scott College 1
- Allen family 1
- Allen, Daniel, 1791-1857 1
- Allen, Irene Beaumont, 1890-1972 1
- Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
- Allen, Ivan, III, 1938-1992 1
- Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 1
- American Motor Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Andrews Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Ansley Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 1
- Askew, Barbara 1
- Askew, Mary Nell 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Planning 1
- Atlanta Arts Festival (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Broom Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Casket Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Conservatory of Music (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Dental Parlors (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Greek Festival (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Historical Society 1
- Atlanta Home Insurance Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta International Raceway (Hampton, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta National Bank Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Upholstering Shop (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Urban Design Commission (Ga.) 1
- Atlantic Steel Company 1
- Avon Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Bailey's Supreme Coffee Warehouse (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Beaudry Motor Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Bel-Air Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Belle Isle Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Belle Isle Garage (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Belle Isle Street Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Belle Isle family 1
- Belle Isle, Alvin Looney 1
- Belle Isle, Charles 1
- Belle Isle, Edward 1
- Belle Isle, Evelyn 1
- Belle Isle, James 1
- Belle Isle, Katherine 1
- Belle Isle, Louise 1
- Belle Isle, Margaret 1
- Benning, Thomas Cobb 1
- Bickerstaff, Charles 1
- Bielowicz, Norman F. 1
- Broadway Apartments (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- Browne, Wade 1
- Burch, Buford 1
- Butler's Southern Charm Shoe Store (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Butterfield's (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Cain, Mrs. 1
- Candler Warehouse Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Candler, Asa Griggs, 1851-1929 1
- Capitol Avenue Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Carlisle family 1
- Carlisle, Isaac 1
- Carlisle, James Cosby 1
- Carlisle, Mary Isabella 1
- Carlton Shoe and Clothing Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Cathedral of Christ the King (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Century Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1 ∧ less