Piedmont Driving Club
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.VIS107
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images taken by Delta Airlines corporate photographers and utilized for promotional purposes by the company. The photographs are of geographic locations in the metropolitan Atlanta region, but most of the images are of downtown Atlanta. Included are aerial views and cityscapes of downtown Atlanta, street scenes, parks, churches, shopping districts, private residences, hotels, colleges and universities, and Atlanta landmarks. Buildings include the Atlanta City...
Collection number: ahc.VIS246
Scope and Content This collection consists of family photographs of Mrs. Bonneau Ansley (Florence Bryan). Included are images of her parents Judge and Mrs. Shepard Bryan; great-grandmother Sally Addison Cobb Jackson (1847-1915); mother-in-law Florence King Jackson; and Sister Mary Bryan Benedict. Most of the images in the collection are informal photographs of family members taken in the home of Florence Bryan. Of special note is a photo of Florence Bryan and Judge Shepard Bryan standing before a plaque...
Dates: approximately 1880 - 1958
Collection number: ahc.VIS239
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of flower arrangements for wedding ceremonies, mainly of unidentified bridal parties, taken by various Atlanta photographers including Reeves Studios; Elliott's Peachtree Studios; Halberstadt Studios; Portraits by Lee; Ludi Studio; and Dean King of Decatur, Georgia. Photographs include interior images of religious institutions where each wedding ceremony was held as well as reception table settings. Also a part of the collection are photographs of...
Dates: 1930-1964, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS344
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the debutante ball at the Piedmont Driving Club December 4, 1940 on Mary Jo Brownlee's 19th birthday. Lillian Y. Salter (1920-1996) attended the ball and collected and identified most of the photographs. Included are photographs of guests, chefs, and servants in formal attire as well as decorations of the venue and food. Some of the identified attendees include Atlanta photographer Bill Wilson; Mary Virginia Adair; Betty Yopp; Connie Spalding Anderson; and...
Dates: 1940 December 4
Collection number: ahc.VIS325
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the 1958 Harvest Ball at the Piedmont Driving Ball and is mostly of couples as they enter into the ballroom. Also included are slides from the 1962 Atlanta Art Association trip, in which 106 of the passengers were Atlanta art patrons who died in the crash as the plane was taking off. Also includes a slide of the front cover of the Atlanta Constitution for June 4, 1962.
Collection number: ahc.MSS409
Scope and Content The bulk of the records are invitations and announcements. The invitations include dinner dances with music by Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Tommy Tucker, among others. Invitations for seasonal parties, including the annual Halloween Ball with presentation of the debutantes, and Christmas and Valentine's Day parties are also included. Other invitations feature After the Opera suppers, dancing classes, and a variety of other themed parties. Announcements include information about...
Collection number: ahc.MSS689f
Scope and Content This collection contains two textual items related to the design of the Fine Arts Building for the Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895. The first is a two-page letter from Horace Bradley, head of the Fine Arts Department at the 1895 Cotton States Exposition, to Walter T. Downing praising his design work on the Fine Arts Building. The second item is a page from a montly society and travel newspaper, The Chicago 400, with a picture of the Fine Arts...
Dates: 1895, undated