African Americans -- 1940-1950
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS350
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Clarke family, images of the Atlanta Terminal Station in 1969, and a photograph of a 1940 lynching near Marietta, Georgia.
Dates: 1869-1969, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS32
Scope and Content The collection documents the political, civic, educational, professional, family, and social life of members of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families from 1859 through the 1970s. The images document three generations of the Long, Rucker, and Aiken families and visually chronicles their rise from slavery to social and political influence. It also provides visual documentation of African American life from Reconstruction to the late 20th century.
Dates: 1859-1979, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS344
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the debutante ball at the Piedmont Driving Club December 4, 1940 on Mary Jo Brownlee's 19th birthday. Lillian Y. Salter (1920-1996) attended the ball and collected and identified most of the photographs. Included are photographs of guests, chefs, and servants in formal attire as well as decorations of the venue and food. Some of the identified attendees include Atlanta photographer Bill Wilson; Mary Virginia Adair; Betty Yopp; Connie Spalding Anderson; and...
Dates: 1940 December 4