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Allen Family Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS104
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of images of family members and friends of the Allen, Inman, Richardson, and Grant families of Atlanta, Georgia. Most of the photographs of family members consist of images of Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr. Included are photographs of Ivan Allen, Sr. at business meetings, civic and social events, and with friends and family. Photographs of Ivan Allen, Jr. include those from his childhood throughout his career as a businessman and mayor of Atlanta. Also included...
Dates: 1840-1990, undated

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

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,...
Dates: 1937

Charles Bickerstaff and Joel Hurt Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS134
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of banks, businesses, theaters, clubs, hotels, and grocery stores in downtown Atlanta, including two structures, the Atlanta Theater and the Equitable Building that were built by engineer and developer Joel Hurt. The collection also contains photographs of the Candler Building, the Century Building, the Empire Building, the English-American Building, and the Piedmont Hotel. Among the images are photographs taken by Tracy Mathewson, Edwards and Sons, and...
Dates: circa 1893 - 1923

David Messer photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS237
Scope and Content The images in this collection consist of photographs of the construction of the Atlanta Civic Center taken by David James Messer, Sr. Photographs include black and white interior and exterior images of the auditorium of the convention center and the exhibit building for the City of Atlanta. Messer produced monthly images to document the stages of the Atlanta Civic Center's development. The collection depicts views of the initial groundbreaking in 1965 to the completion of the convention...
Dates: 1965-1968

Duane L. Cronk Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS117
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains images of the construction of Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail stations, including the Five Points Station, Civic Center Station, North Avenue Station, Garnett Station, the North Line, South Line and East Line. Also included are photographs taken on the opening day for the Avondale, Decatur, Omni, Fare Gates rail stations, and the West Line.

Dates: 1978-1980, undated

Francis E. Price photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS2
Scope and Content This collection includes photographs of people, places, and events taken by Atlanta Constitution photographer Francis E. price. Most of the images were probably produced for news stories in the newspaper. Included are photographs of President Theodore Roosevelt; Democratic party leader William Jennings Bryan; Georgia Poet Laureate and Atlanta Constitution columnist Frank L. Stanton; Atlanta...
Dates: 1906-1928, undated

H.J. Carr & Co. photographs and postcard

Collection number: ahc.VIS3
Scope and Content

This collection contains photos of commercial buildings, including hotels, office buildings, parking garages, a theatre, manufacturing buildings, a YMCA, educational facilities and railroad facilities. The architects involved on these construction projects include G. Lloyd Preacher, Ivey & Crook, and Neel Reid. Photographers include Edgar Orr, Rogers & Farmer, Fishbaugh & Lee, Francis E. Price, and Reeves Studio.

Dates: 1909-1932, undated

Jack Etheridge Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS109
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of the construction of a section of highway that merges Interstate 75 and Interstate 85, known as the downtown connector. Included are aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta, and images taken on the ground depicting the path of the interstate.

Dates: 1961-1962

James W. Busby papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS916f
Scope and Content

This collection contains business receipts and transactions, business cards, correspondence, sympathy cards, paint and stain swatches, work ledgers, salesman booklets, a house construction invoice, and Civil Service Commission applications.

Dates: 1897-1959, undated

J.E. Mellett Jr. photographs

Collection number: ahcVIS369
Scope and Content

This collection contains black and white photographs of construction scenes in downtown Atlanta by J.E. "Ned" Mellett Jr. They were submitted to the 1949 Atlanta Historical Society Historical Photographic Exhibition in partnership with the Dixie Camera Club under the category "construction." Additional photographs include scenes of Atlanta Zoo and activities such as tennis, baseball, and swimming in Piedmont Park, Grant Park, and Lakewood Park.

Dates: 1949-1950

Knollwood estate contract

Collection number: ahc.MSS849f
Scope and Content

This collection contains two copies (the original and a photocopy) of the 1929 contract for Knollwood between William H. Kiser and Hentz, Adler & Shutze. The contract contains general conditions for a uniform contract of the American Institute of Architects as well as general specifications for the house, electrical, and plumbing.

Dates: 1929, undated

Martin Stupich Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS115
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection were created during two survey grants sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The images in the first grant documented the development of Atlanta’s rapid transit system (MARTA) from 1977- 1978, and photographs from the second grant (1979-1981) illustrate Atlanta’s role as a center of transportation. The photographs from the first NEA project depict downtown Atlanta prior to the construction of MARTA, employees involved in the creation of...
Dates: 1955 – 1981, bulk 1977-1981

Morton Brailsford Paine photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS341
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as Augusta, Georgia. Included are photographs of the American Bank Building; Piedmont Hotel; and the English-American Building (known as the Flatiron Building) in Atlanta. Other images include photographs of automobiles, bicycles, architecture, hotels, and bridges.

Dates: 1902-1915, undated

Phillip “P.” Thornton Marye visual arts material

Collection number: ahc.VIS349
Scope and Content This collection contains images and architectural designs of Marye as well as the firms Marye, Alger, and Alger, and Marye, Alger, and Vinour. Included are photographs of the Fox Theatre, the Southern Bell Telephone Building, Terminal Station, and public, commercial, and residential buildings in Atlanta and other cities. Also included are photographs of the interior of the buildings. The architectural drawings consist of Marye's plans for St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Of special note are 1970...
Dates: 1905-1970, undated

T. Cobb Benning Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS153
Scope and Contents of the Records

The images in this collection depict the construction of the English American building (also known as the Flatiron Building) at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Broad Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1897- 1898

Therrell House construction documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS890f
Scope and Content

This collection contains invoices, letters, and bills gathered during the construction of James Hamilton Therrell's home, located at 3101 Habersham Road in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1936-1939

W. Millege White's photographs of Southern Bell Telephone Company

Collection number: ahc.VIS345
Scope and Content

This collection contains White's photographs of the construction of the Southern Bell Telephone Company building, also known as the Ivy-Walnut Exchange building. Photographs include interior and exterior images documenting the stages of development of the second portion of the building at 27 Auburn Avenue. The building was designed by noted Atlanta architect P. Thornton Marye.

Dates: 1920 June 15 - 1921 January 15

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