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Lethea Turman Lochridge photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS378

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of Lethea Turman Lochridge's friends and family, including her father, S.B. Turman. Of special note are photographs from the 1911 Southern International Poultry Show in Athens, Georgia, where Lethea and her siblings won an award, as well as a photograph of her Girls High School graduating class. This collection also includes a photograph taken by Edwin Lochridge Sr. of Charles and Mary Tway's residence on 212 15th Street, which neighbored the Lochridge home.


  • Approximately 1868-1917, 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

Lethea Turman Lochridge (1898-1993) was born in Georgia to Samuel Boykin Turman (1866-1922) and Helen Reed Turman (1868-1961). Samuel owned a real estate firm, S.B. Turman & Company, was chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, and served on the Fulton County Board of Education. He was also a deacon for the Second Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The Turman residence, Hexagon Hall, was located on McDonough Road in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1922, Lethea married Edwin P. Lochridge Sr. (1894-1978). They had two children: Jean H. Lochridge Quin (1924-2000) and Edwin P. Lochridge Jr. (1926-2003). Edwin Sr. served during World War I in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Kentucky. He was also the Executive Vice President of the real estate firm Lipscomb-Ellis Company from 1938 to 1962.


38 image(s) (36 black and white photographs and two tintypes)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1970, with subsequent additions

Related Archival Materials

Samuel Boykin Turman papers, MSS 357f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Related Archival Materials

Lethea Turman Lochridge ephemera, MSS 211f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


This collection was previously catalogued as LOC.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2020.

Lethea Turman Lochridge photographs
Kate Daly
February 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