Joseph E. Brown Connally photographs
Collection number: ahc.VIS352
Scope and Content
This collection contains photographs and a drawing relating to Joseph E. Brown Connally. Included are nine photographs of Joseph Brown Connally and unidentified family members; a drawing of the S.S. Westernland; and five images of Connally's funeral on August 29, 1920. Of special note are two photographs of a post-World War I parade of Georgia troops marching down Peachtree Street and 2 images of Captain Connally in Nice, France, after the Armistice.
- 1895-1920, undated
- Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 (Person)
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.
Captian Joseph Brown Connally (1875-1920) was born to Dr. E. L. and Mary Virginia Brown Connally. He attended Emory College from 1891 to 1894 and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1896. He was associated with Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and then went into the automobile business with E. H. Inman. In 1915, Connally served as general manager of Connally Realty Company. He directed the construction of the Connally Building, an office building located at the corner of Alabama and Whitehall Streets, and he was owner of the Connally Barber Shop. In 1917, Connally completed officers training camp at Fort McPherson and received a commission as Captain. He was assigned to Camp Gordon and took command of the 325th Infantry, 163rd Brigade, 82nd Division. Connally became the regimental unit supply officer. In October 1918, he was severely gassed in the Argonne Forest offensive. Connally was hospitalized for his injuries and later released. In December 1918, he was appointed regimental intelligence officer and continued in this capacity until April 1919. Afterwards, he returned to Atlanta where he was once again hospitalized for the injuries he had received. Connally died at Fort McPherson Hospital on August 26, 1920 and was buried at Oakland Cemetery.
22 photographic print(s) (14 sepia toned photographic prints, six black and white photographic prints, two drawings)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was previously cataloged as COJ.
This collection was reprocessed in 2019.
- Connally family
- Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920
- Georgia Baptist Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Memorials -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Military uniforms
- Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Parades -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Portrait photography
- Ships -- 19th century
- Soldiers -- United States
- World War, 1914-1918
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Joseph E. Brown Connally photographs
- Jessica Doss
- March 2019
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- Finding aid is written in English.