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Monuments & memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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 Ladies Memorial Association records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS375
Scope and Content This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.
Dates: 1866-1977

Mills B. Lane, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS12f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, memos, and newspaper clippings on historical preservation projects in which Mills B. Lane, Jr. was involved as well as a banking code that Lane helped to create. One of the preservation projects that he worked on was the move and restoration of the Tullie Smith House to the Atlanta History Center from its original location in DeKalb. The Tullie Smith House is a typical "plantation plain" style house built in the 1840s by Robert Smith, a yeoman farmer...
Dates: 1953-1973

Reeves Studios Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS162
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is a blend of photographs that includes images of businesses in Atlanta, Georgia, and portraits of individuals. Some of the businesses include Buick Motor Company, Chevrolet Motor Company, Southern Agricultural Corporation, West Lumber Company, Seydel-Wooley Company, Silvers Brothers Company, Dahl’s Florist, Exposition Cotton Mills, Cathcart Van and Storage Company, Westview Cemetery, and Blackman Health Resort, which was a sanitarium. Included among these images are interior...
Dates: 1925-1930, undated

Samuel P. Lindley photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS311
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Camp Wheeler, a United States Army camp in Macon, Georgia, and there are also images of Marietta National Military Cemetery, officers in military uniforms, army trucks and tents, and photographs of a group of soldiers that were taken mostly during WWI. Also included are photographs of downtown Atlanta, Union Station, Tuxedo Tobacco Company, Henry Grady Monument on Marietta Street, Boy's High School, and Keely's Department Store.
Dates: approximately 1910-1945, undated

Thomas O'Reilly Monument photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS331
Scope and Content This collection captures the unveiling of the O'Reilly Monument in front of the Atlanta City Hall on the corner of Washington Street and Mitchell Street. The monument was erected by the Atlanta Historical Society.
Dates: 1945 October 18

Van Buren Colley Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS149
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs includes pictures of Atlanta and rural areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region, including Adamsville, and Alpharetta, and other areas of Fulton County. Included are street scenes in downtown Atlanta, and private residences, such as the interior of the home of Civil War collector Beverly DuBose on 2737 Peachtree Street, the home of Lemuel P. Grant in Grant Park, and farmland on Dunwoody Road. The collection is comprised of photographs of churches, including the...
Dates: circa 1873-1970, undated, bulk 1953-1970

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated