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Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel, and...
Dates: 1937

Cherokee Garden Library postcard collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS264
Scope and Content This collection contains postcards from the Southeastern United States with the majority from Georgia. Images include gardens, landscapes, residences, street scenes, parks, cemeteries, and government buildings. Postcards represent a range of styles and formats with most being in color. Of special interest are gardens, landscapes, and street scenes that document plant materials from the early 20th century.
Dates: 1898-approximately 1990s, undated

Dodson W. Hancock Photograph Collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS131
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of cities located south of Atlanta, Georgia in Fulton County. Included are images of College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, Red Oak, and Union City. Many of these cities were originally part of Campbell County, a county that went bankrupt during the Great Depression and was then merged with Fulton County. Photographer Hancock follows highways 19 and 29 in a span of one month to reveal the former Campbell County cities in their 1954...
Dates: 1954

Ella May Thornton documents

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS528f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between Georgia State Librarian Ella May Thornton to Alex Gaines of the Alston & Bird law firm about Ms. Thornton's wish to see a miniature village depicting Atlanta in 1864 developed in Atlanta near the site of the Georgia State Capitol. The collection also contains brochures and news clippings on other miniature villages. The proposal did not go beyond this correspondence.
Dates: 1968

Marion Johnson photographs

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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...
Dates: 1938-1975

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Aaron, Hank, 1934- 1
Agnes Scott College 1
Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 1
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Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Callaway Gardens (Pine Mountain, Ga.) 1
Campbell High School (Fairburn, Ga.) 1
East Lake Golf Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
First Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
First Baptist Church (College Park, Ga.) 1
First National Bank of Atlanta 1
Ford Motor Company. Atlanta Assembly Plant (Hapeville, Ga.) 1
Georgia Institute of Technology 1
Grady Cook Motor Company (Fairburn, Ga.) 1
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Hancock, Dodson W. 1
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Horne, William A., Jr. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Jackson, Graham Washington, 1903-1983 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Johnson, Marion 1
Jones, Bobby 1
Ku Klux Klan, 1915- 1
Little White House (Warm Springs, Ga.) 1
Masters Golf Tournament 1
Matthews, Eddie (Edwin Lee) 1
Morningside Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
National Bank of Georgia 1
Palmetto Cotton Mills (Palmetto, Ga.) 1
Paramount Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Peachtree Road Race (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Red Oak Methodist Church (Red Oak, Ga.) 1
Roosevelt Drive In Theater (Red Oak, Ga.) 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) 1
Southern States Feed Corporation (Red Oak, Ga.) 1
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 1
Thornton, Ella May 1
Trust Company of Georgia 1
Underground Atlanta, Inc. 1
United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia 1
University of Georgia 1
Veterans Administration Hospital (Decatur, Ga.) 1
Winecoff Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Zoo Atlanta 1
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