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Robert Rothberg photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS374

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs taken by F & L Photo Service and collected by Robert Rothberg of various downtown Atlanta buildings and businesses in the early 1930s. Notable scenes include the Alonzo F. Herndon (1858-1927) Crystal Palace barber shop on Peachtree Street, the Hurt Building, the J. P. Allen & Company department store, Chevrolet Motor Company, Moline Plow Company, King Hardware Company, and the Henry Grady Hotel.


  • Approximately 1930-1935


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

Robert L. Rothberg (1919-1988) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Samuel Rothberg (1889-1975) and Rita Rothberg (1893-1930). Rothberg owned and operated a real estate company, Robert L. Rothberg Associates, located on Piedmont Avenue. Additional biographical information about Robert Rothberg has not been determined.


36 image(s) (36 black and white photographic prints)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985


This collection was previously catalogued as ROT.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2020.

Robert Rothberg photographs
Kate Daly
January 2020
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