Lakewood Fairgrounds (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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...
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single reel of 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures three separate events in the Atlanta area: Lucky Teter performing automobile stunts at Lakewood Speedway; landings and takeoffs at Candler Field; and a portion of the Gone With the Wind premiere celebrations. The first four and a half minutes of the film documents a portion of the Lucky Teter performance at Lakewood Speedway. This segment captures...