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Photographs of substandard housing

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS284

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of substandard housing and living conditions in the southwestern areas of Atlanta, Georgia, including Stewart Avenue (later named Metropolitan Parkway); Battle Hill neighborhood (later named Westview neighborhood); Vine City neighborhood; and Philadelphia Avenue. The slides feature images of residential homes, children playing, and physically deteriorating landscapes heavily populated with trash and other discarded materials.

Dates

  • approximately 1950-1968, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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.

Extent

18 color slide(s) (18 color transparencies)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eugene C. Bales, 1977

General

VIS 284 was previously catalogued as BLS.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
Title
Photographs of substandard housing
Status
In Process
Author
Felicia D. Render
Date
March 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040