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Mary Jo Brownlee debutante ball photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS344

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of the debutante ball at the Piedmont Driving Club in 1941. Lillian Y. Salter (1920-1996) attended the ball and collected and identified most of the photographs. Included are photographs of guests, chefs, and servants in formal attire as well as decorations of the venue and food. Some of the identified attendees include Atlanta photographer Bill Wilson; Mary Virginia Adair; Betty Yopp; Connie Spalding Anderson; and Mr. and Mrs. Beverly DuBose, Jr.

Dates

  • 1941

Creator

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

Mary Jo Brownlee (1922-?), daughter of William Mungo Brownlee (1879-1962) and Lisbeth Howe Connor Brownlee (1884-1952), was a member of the Atlanta Debutante Club. She and her parents celebrated at her debutante ball held at the Piedmont Driving Club in 1941. Additional biographical information about Mary Jo Brownlee has not been determined.

Extent

44 image(s) (44 black and white photographic prints)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1981

General

VIS 344 was previously catalogued as SAL.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
Title
Mary Jo Brownlee debutante ball photographs
Author
Breylan Martin
Date
October 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

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