Joe McTyre Photograph Collection
Scope and Contents of the Records
This collection is comprised of images taken by Atlanta Journal- Constitution journalist Joe McTyre, and images of other Atlanta photojournalists. The photographs in the collection include images of prominent individuals in government, business, entertainment, sports, and others who were the subject of news events. Also included are photographs of the physical environment of Atlanta, and in rural Georgia towns. The remaining photographs relate to news coverage of events such as airplane crashes, fires, floods, trials, sporting events, political campaigns, and World War II.
- 1889-1985, undated
- McTyre, Joe (Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Joe McTyre is a retired photographer from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has worked as a photojournalist in Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia since 1950. Additional biographical information about Joe McTyre has not been determined
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection is arranged in two series; (1) Joe McTyre Photographs; (2) Collected Photographs.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Some of the images in this collection are located in cold storage (CS) as indicated in the descriptive inventory. Patrons must allow 24 hours after retrieval of cold storage item(s) before viewing material.
Gift of Joe McTyre, 2004 (2004.018)
General Physical Description note
184 black and white photographic prints, 75 black and white negatives, 51 color transparencies
Collection processed in 2006
- Joe McTyre Photograph Collection ahc.VIS 106
- An Inventory of His Photographs at the Kenan Research Center of the Atlanta History Center
- Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
- July 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.