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Atlanta (Ga.) -- Aerial views

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adams-Cates Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS144
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains aerial photographs produced to assist Adams-Cates Company in the development of commercial real estate in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Aerial views of the cities of Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Forest Park, Gainesville, Hapeville, Lithonia, Marietta, Panthersville, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Stone Mountain, as well as dozens of images of unidentified areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region are contained in the collection. The photographs document the...
Dates: 1956-1973

Cotten Alston photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Douglas H. Davis, Sr. photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS301
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of aerial views of Atlanta and vicinity, and of Valdosta, Georgia. Included are images of Southern Railway shops; downtown Atlanta; Ponce de Leon Baseball Park; Gammon Theological Seminary; and Oglethorpe University and Georgia School of Techonology campuses. Of interest are photographs pertaining to Davis as an aviator and his early days of commercial flying.
Dates: 1929-1934, undated

Harriette Speer Parker photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS353
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, taken by Harriette Speer Parker and her father, Eustace Asbury Speer. Of special note are photographs of the Great Fire of Atlanta in 1917, the Festival of Old Atlanta in the late 1960s, and negatives of aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta. The photographs taken by Eustace Asbury Speer include images of the State Revenue Department personnel in 1927, Piedmont Park, and the Atlanta skyline. Also featured are family...
Dates: 1917-1970, undated

Jack Etheridge Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Marion Johnson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Paul Talbott Lakewood Speedway and Gone With the Wind Premiere Film

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS191
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single reel of 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures three separate events in the Atlanta area: Lucky Teter performing automobile stunts at Lakewood Speedway; landings and takeoffs at Candler Field; and a portion of the Gone With the Wind premiere celebrations. The first four and a half minutes of the film documents a portion of the Lucky Teter performance at Lakewood Speedway. This segment captures...
Dates: 1930s

Sarah Slaughter photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS157
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection includes photographs of Atlanta during the early twentieth century. Shown are photographs of Grant Park, an aerial view of Peachtree Street and Broad Street (c.1910), and the interior of an Atlanta home. Photographs of Grant Park taken in the snow include images of Augusta Avenue, the boat dock and boat house, cannons, a driveway, the lion statue at entrance, and children.
Dates: circa 1910-1920

Suzanne Anderson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS405
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David Abernathy,...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated