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Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Alex P. Gaines photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS18
Scope and Content This collection consists or unidentified subjects. Some sitters appear in more than one image, but there is no known family history associated with the collection.
Dates: 1840-1870, undated

Ann C. Jones photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS14
Scope and Content This collection consists of two ambrotype portraits of unidentified males.
Dates: 1860s

Clyde Pruitt photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS28
Scope and Content This collection consists of unidentified portraits. One female subject appears in three of the images.
Dates: approximately 1850-1900

Cobb, Glenn, and McBride visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS9
Scope and Content This collection consists of three cased photographs, one carte-de-visite, and four albumen prints documenting the Cobb, Glenn, and McBride families.
Dates: Approximately 1850-1900

Cochran and Love family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS17
Scope and Content This collection documents members of the Cochran and Love families of Atlanta and Cobb County, Georgia. Portraits by three Atlanta photographers, William E. Lenney; Moses M. and William H. Gardner; and Edwards & Son (Jay D. Edwards and William M. Edwards) are included. Of particular interest is a carte-de-visite of United States Senator Alexander Stephens Clay (1853-1910). Clay was a tutor for the Love children and lived with the family for a year in Austell, Georgia.
Dates: 1861-1910, undated

Cohen family photograph

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS11
Scope and Content This collection consists of a tintype portrait encased in a gutta-percha case that is round and screws shut.
Dates: approximately 1860

Dr. Benjamin F. Bomar photograph

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS12
Scope and Content This collection consists of a tintype portrait of Dr. Benjamin F. Bomar. The age of the sitter and unsophisticated manufacture of the case box indicate a post-Civil War date.
Dates: approximately 1865-1868

DuBose family visual arts materials

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS198
Scope and Content This collection contains images collected by the DuBose family. Subjects include military personnel, battlefields, and the U. S. Civil War era. Photographic formats include ambrotypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, daguerreotypes, drawings, engravings, ivorytypes, photographs, tintypes, albumen prints, and photographic albums. There are also photographic images with drawn enhancements, one of a young soldier and another of an older man. These images document the United States Civil War. ...
Dates: 1840-1870, undated

Elijah H. Mixon family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS23
Scope and Content This collection documents two generations of the Elijah H. Mixon family of Oxford, Georgia. The collection provides insight into the artisan class of 19th century Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1850-1870

Girls High School photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS326
Scope and Content This collection contains various photographs of class photos, faculty photos, and physical education classes, Christmas decorations and alumni of Girls High School. There is also a photo of the Board of Education committee of the Atlanta City Council.
Dates: 1875-1943, undated

Harriet Elizabeth Brown scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.VIS317
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Harriet Elizabeth Brown's family and friends horseback riding, swimming, playing tennis, and shooting rifles. Also included are photographs of a ship voyage to Panama.
Dates: 1900-1910

Harvey Dan Abrams photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS19
Scope and Content This collection consists of three unrelated images.
Dates: 1850-1880, undated

Harvey T. Phillips photograph

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS22
Scope and Content This collection consists of one daguerreotype, taken approximately 1850, of Harvey T. Phillips while attending Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Dates: approximately 1850

Irene Rose Smillie visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS210
Scope and Content This collection contains cased portraits of family members of Irene Rose Smillie. There are images of Smillie's immediate family including her parents, sisters, and brother. There are also images of her mother's family including Smillie's grandfather, aunt, uncle, and cousin. The collection also contains photographs of Gibraltar, taken by Smillie during cruises across the Atlantic Ocean in 1911, as well as two watercolors painted by Smillie.
Dates: approximately 1850-1915, undated

Jacob Haas photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS316
Scope and Content This collection contains portraits of Jacob and Caroline "Carrie" Haas.
Dates: 1862-1880

Jennie Clarke photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 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

John W. Grant visual arts collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS208
Scope and Content This collection contains cabinet cards collected by John W. Grant. Seventeen of the mounted photographs are of classmates of Grant's from the University of Georgia (1885-1888). These images include Eugene M. Mitchell (1885), Charles F. Rice (1886), and Lucian L. Knight (1886). Another image from Grant's college years shows group of debate students posed after a debate in 1884. Other images include a boy with a chihuahua and a view of a carriage with four horses and footmen outside a...
Dates: 1884-1888, undated

Joseph F. Buchanan photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS292
Scope and Content This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.
Dates: approximately 1895

Kellam and Malone photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS30
Scope and Content This collection consists of two daguerreotypes, presumably of the Shockley family, although this connection is not documented. One image is identified by attached note as Winfred Shockley's mother's uncle; the other is identified by attached note as: Auntie.
Dates: approximately 1840-1850, undated

Kirkpatrick and Dorsey families photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS27
Scope and Content This collection consists of identified and unidentified portraits of Kirkpatrick and Dorsey family members.
Dates: 1850-1900