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Thurston Hatcher Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS135

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains photographs of buildings and natural scenery in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. Photographs of Atlanta include images of City Hall, Municipal Airport, Atlantic Steel Company, Cyclorama Building, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, Municipal Auditorium, North Fulton Golf Course, and the Capitol Building. Photographs taken throughout the state of Georgia include images of Midway Congregational Church, Fort Pulaski, Brasstown Bald, the Okefenokee Swamp, Tallulah Gorge, and agricultural scenes. The collection also contains a production still from the motion picture Song of the South.


  • circa 1916, 1948-1952, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information is available for Thurston Hatcher.


38 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged in two series: 1) Atlanta buildings, 2) Georgia Scenes, each alphabetical by titles supplied by staff.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Thurston Hatcher, 1952.

General Physical Description note

38 black and white prints (1 oversized box)

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.

Thurston Hatcher Photographs, circa 1916, 1948-1952, undatedahc.VIS 135
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
July 29, 2009
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Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305