Burns, Jimmy, Writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution Portrait, undated
File — control: VIS 99. 20, location: CS-Box 1
Identifier: Sub-Series A
Scope and Contents note
From the Series: This series contains photographs of political leaders, athletes, celebrities, journalists, police and others, taken by William Wilson during his career as a photojournalist for the Atlanta Constitution and Atlanta Journal. It is organized into two sub-series: (A) Individuals, and (B) Groups. Both sub-series are arranged alphabetically by surname or group name. Many of the individuals photographed in this collection are from the following categories: actors and actresses; athletes and coaches; entertainers, political and civic figures; business leaders; and journalists. Actors include Ann Blythe, Joe Brown, Carol Channing, Dorothy Collins, Bette Davis, Dixie Dunbar, Deana Durbin, Susan Hayward, George Jessel, and Al Jolson. Athletes and coaches include Bobby Bragan, Ben Brown Jack Dempsey, Sambo Elliott, Joe Engle, A.J. Foyt, Ted Goodrich, Dot Horacek, Harry Johnson, Bobby Jones, Shug Jordan, Jack Kerns, Sandy Kaufax, Earl Mann, Rocky Marciano, Stan Musial, Paul Richards, Glen Roberts, Sugar Ray Robinson, Peggy Rogers, George Rucker, Babe Ruth, Jack Smith, Casey Stengle, Tony Trabert, and Johnny Unitas. Entertainers include Van Cliburn, Albert Coleman, Dorothy Collins, Elmo Ellis, John Fulton, Emmet Kelly Jr., Al Jolson, George Jessel, Hal Martin, Sally Rand, and Henry Sopkin. Political and civic leaders include Julian Bond, Ivan Allen Jr., Earl Browder, Walter George, Marvin Griffin, William Hartsfield, Hubert Humphrey, Herbert Jenkins, Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, Edward "Ted" Kennedy, Frank Knox, Richard Nixon, Lester Maddox, Charles Reid, Richard Russell, Herman Talmadge, Ernest Vandiver, George Wallace, Eddie Rickenbacker, Louis Newton, and Billy Graham. Business leaders include Asa Candler, Warren Candler, Joel Hurt, John Jarvis, Richard Rich, David Sarnoff, Sid Scarborough, Henry Powell, Obey Brewer, and Chas McCartney. Journalists and literary figures pictured include Yolande Gwin, Ernie Harwell, Johnny Bradberry, Lamar Ball, Ralph Jones, George Biggins, Ernest Howell, Charlie Gilmore, Billy Hart, Jimmy Burns, Ralph McGill, Scott Deezy, H. J. Slaton, Ed Miles, Harry Miller, Aubry Morris, Eugene Patterson, Melvin, Pazol, Drew Pearson, Medora Field Perkerson, Kenneth Rogers, and Jack Tarver. Also included is an image of Hiram Evans, Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Many of the groups photographed in this collection are from the following categories: actresses, artists, baseball figures, Atlanta Boys Club, Atlanta Crackers, Atlanta Journal Employees, Georgia Tech Business managers, Georgia Tech. Football, Georgia port authority, Holiday Downs motorcyclists, International Association of Machinists, Northside Highlanders elementary band, Methodist childrens home orphans, prisoners of war, religious revivals, students, University of Georgia Football.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
From the Collection: English