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Collection number: ahc.MSS754f
Scope and Content This collection contains one letter addressed from Edna to Cecil Rentz, postmarked 1931, written on Henry Grady Hotel stationary. It describes a vacation in Atlanta.
Collection number: ahc.VIS172
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains photographs of Atlanta, Georgia, including federal and state buildings, retail stores and businesses, streets, expressways, churches, hospitals, colleges and residences. Included are photographs of the Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta City Hall, Federal Penitentiary, Atlanta Naval Air Station, Carnegie Library, Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, The Journal Building, Terminal and Union Stations, Cathedral of St. Philip, Christ the King Cathedral, Glenn Memorial Church, Emory...
Dates: 1954, 1963
Collection number: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
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.
Dates: Approximately 1930-1935
Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974
Collection number: ahc.VIS149
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs includes pictures of Atlanta and rural areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region, including Adamsville, and Alpharetta, and other areas of Fulton County. Included are street scenes in downtown Atlanta, and private residences, such as the interior of the home of Civil War collector Beverly DuBose on 2737 Peachtree Street, the home of Lemuel P. Grant in Grant Park, and farmland on Dunwoody Road. The collection is comprised of photographs of churches, including the...
Dates: circa 1873-1970, undated, bulk 1953-1970