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Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard L. Solari Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS147
Scope and Contents of the Records

These photographs depict the aftermath of a fire at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta. Included are photographs of the exterior of the building, interior light fixtures, the lobby area, theatre seating, and the theatre stage area, all damaged by the fire.

Dates: February 1978

Berry O. Pyron Photographs

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...
Dates: 1968-1978

Gone With the Wind collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS724
Scope and Content This collection contains ephemera and memorabilia pertaining to the novel Gone With the Wind and it's film adaptation. Documents primarily include articles, newspapers and clippings, scrapbooks, and paper dolls. These materials documents the life of Margaret Mitchell Marsh, the publication of the book, the Atlanta premier of the movie, and the legacies of all three. Also included is a partial run of the German serialization of the novel that ran in...
Dates: 1921-2002, undated

Norman F. Bielowicz Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS150
Scope and Contents of the Records

These images were taken by Norman F. Bielowicz of Decatur, Georgia and depict the fire that occurred on January 30, 1978 at the Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta.

Dates: January 30, 1978

Tom Watson Brown ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS1110
Scope and Content

This collection contains material collected by and about Tom Watson Brown. There are reviews and critiques of the television documentary The Murder of Mary Phagan that aired on NBC in 1988; speeches given by Brown at the Confederate Memorial Day service in Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1978, and about the Leo Frank trial, given in 1982; and an assortment of tickets from sporting and entertainment events primarily from the Atlanta area.

Dates: 1933-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1996

William B. Hartsfield films

Collection number: ahc.VIS194
Scope and Content The films in this collection depict the 1939 premiere of the Gone with the Wind, hosted by the City of Atlanta; Hartsfield’s 1940 mayoral campaign; Hartsfield with Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell selling war bonds in downtown Atlanta during World War II; footage highlighting his six-term career as mayor; and amateur footage of Hartsfield with unidentified individuals fishing...
Dates: approximately 1939-1960

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Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Theaters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction 2
Actresses -- Georgia 1
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African Americans -- 1930-1940 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs 1
Atlanta Georgian 1
Atlanta Journal 1
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine 1
Atlanta constitution 1
Bridges -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Capital punishment -- Georgia 1
Central business districts -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Construction -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Courtland Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Documentary films -- History and criticism 1
Entertainment events -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Film adaptations 1
Fire fighters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Fire stations -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- 1970-1980 1
Funeral decorations -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Georgia 1
Georgia -- Politics and government 1
Gone with the wind (Motion picture : 1939) 1
Historians -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Hospitals -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Laborers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Margaret Mitchell Square (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Mass media and culture 1
Mayors -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Military uniforms 1
Musicians -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
National Parks and reserves 1
Novelists, American -- 20th century 1
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.) 1
Political campaigns -- Georgia 1
Railroad stations -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Railroads -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Signs and signboards -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
Tickets 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 1
Women novelists, American 1
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