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Print, A Panoramic View of Atlanta's Five Millon Dollar Fire, 1917

 File — control: VIS 46.03, location: FF 271
Identifier: VIS 46.03

Scope and Content

From the Collection: This collection contains photographs, prints, and postcards collected by Dr. Amey Chappell. The images depict people in Atlanta, Georgia, or unidentified areas in Georgia. Included in the collection is one printed panorama view of the May 21, 1917 Atlanta Fire; one Currier and Ives lithograph depicting the capture of Atlanta during the Civil War; one postcard depicting the Tallulah Apartment at 87 Washington Street, circa 1905; one souvenir postcard booklet of Atlanta; and twelve photographs.

The photographs include various Atlanta landmarks such as the Capital City Club, Central Congregational Church, and the lake at Grant Park. Also included are rural scenes of a distillery, a log cabin, a tobacco field, and a lumber mill. Other images are class photographs, a chain-gang, and an African American boy on a city street corner.


  • 1917

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


1 image(s)


From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305