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William McElreath Branham photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS291

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of Branham family members, including: Walter McElreath at age 40; J.N. McEachern and his wife; and Emmett and May McElreath, law partner and brother of Walter McElreath. Of special note is a profile image of Robert E. Lee, believed to be signed by him.


  • approximately 1935, 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.

Administrative/Biographical History

William McElreath Branham (1920- ) was born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Elizabeth McElreath Branham (1884-1961) and physician Bolling Sasnett Branham (1880-1945). Elizabeth was born to William Anderson McElreath and Matilda Jane McElreath. She had six siblings, one of whom was lawyer, businessman, author, and legislator Walter McElreath (1867-1951). William McElreath Branham had one sibling, Bolling S. Branham II (1921-2002). Additional biographical information about William McElreath Branham has not been determined.


4 image(s) (four cabinet cards)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1970


VIS 291 was previously cataloged as BRA.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
William McElreath Branham photographs
In Process
Felicia D. Render
April 2018
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305