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Francis C. Smith Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS141

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains photographs of courthouses, churches, post offices, rivers, lakes, schools, industrial areas, farms, and private residences in cities and towns across North Georgia and the Atlanta area. Included are images taken in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Bolton, Crabapple, Fairburn, Morgan Falls, Newton, Roswell and Warsaw, Georgia. Among the photographs are images of the old Milton County Courthouse of Alpharetta, the Chattahoochee Industrial Park in Atlanta, Mt. Gilead Campground in Ben Hill, Owl Rock Methodist Church in Ben Hill, the Bolton Post Office, Campbellton Methodist Church, Morgan Falls Power Plant, Lebanon Baptist Church in Roswell, Mimosa Hall in Roswell, Roswell Presbyterian Church, and Judge Clark Howell’s residence in Warsaw. The photographer entered these images in a photo contest sponsored by the Atlanta Historical Society in the 1950s. The reverse side of the images includes information about the type of camera and film used, and additional historical information about the subjects. Arrangement:


  • 1948- 1955


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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 Ms. Francis C. Smith.


34 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ms. Francis C. Smith, 1954.

General Physical Description note

34 black and white photographic prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.

Francis C. Smith Photographs, 1948-1955ahc.VIS 141
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
July 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