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Joseph Brown photographs of downtown Atlanta

Collection number: ahc.VIS214

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia taken by Joseph Brown, a citizen of Atlanta. Included are images of buildings such as the Equitable Building, Hurt Building, Trust Company building, and William Oliver building. Other photographs include images of Forsyth Theatre, Oakland Cemetery, Central City Park and Peachtree Street.


  • 1969-1974


Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is 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 about Joseph Brown has not been determined.


24 photographic print(s)



System of Arrangement

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

Technical requirements note

All the photographs 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976

Existence and Location of Copies

Original photographs are held by the donor.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.

Joseph Brown photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305