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Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson

Collection number: ahc.VIS155

Scope and Contents of the Records

The photographs in this collection relate to Atlanta author Medora Field Perkerson. The earliest images, a photograph from 1924, shows Ms. Perkerson seated in the center with other members of the Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, including Margaret Mitchell. Other photographs show Medora Field Perkerson seated with her mother reading Who Killed Aunt Maggie? in 1939; a photograph of her arrival at the 1940 premiere of the movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? with her husband Angus Perkerson, and a photograph seated at her desk after revealing her identity as “Marie Rose” in 1947. Other images include Senator Richard B. Russell reading White Columns in Georgia in 1952 and the state historical marker at Lindale, Georgia in 1961 honoring Medora Field Perkerson in 1961.


  • circa 1924-1961


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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

Biographical information on Harvey Dan Abrams has not been determined.


6 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Harvey Dan Abrams, 1966 (1966.063).

General Physical Description note

6 black and white photographic prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.

Harvey Dan Abrams Photographs of Medora Field Perkerson, circa 1924-1961ahc.VIS 155
Inventory prepared by Helen Matthews
August 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