J. P. Allen & Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 3 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 Content The collection contains the proposal and construction specifications for the J. P. Allen & Company store building located at 215 Peachtree Street NE in Atlanta, Georgia. The index documents the general conditions, heating, plumbing, and electrical work of the building, as well as other aspects in the construction process. Two addenda provide a list of changes and omissions to the original plans.
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by F & L Photo Service and collected by Robert Rothberg of various downtown Atlanta buildings and businesses in the early 1930s. Notable scenes include the Alonzo F. Herndon (1858-1927) Crystal Palace barber shop on Peachtree Street, the Hurt Building, the J. P. Allen & Company department store, Chevrolet Motor Company, Moline Plow Company, King Hardware Company, and the Henry Grady Hotel.
Dates: Approximately 1930-1935