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Camp Gordon (DeKalb County, Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cunningham family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS373
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Cunningham family, as well as photographs of Gussie Swafford Cunningham's father, John Augustus Swafford, and her cousin, Ray Swafford (1889-1917), pictured in front of the Maddox-Rucker Banking Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are photographs of a Georgia Power Company line crew, which features Julian Cunningham's father-in-law, Major Holland Collins (1883-1966). There are also photographs of Ella Swafford's father, David Terrell Duncan,...
Dates: Approximately 1890-1923, undated

George E. Whiteside papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS372f
Scope and Content

This collection includes a letter regarding visitation at Camp Gordon, a bill of sale, a pamphlet, and newspaper clippings on the death of Dr. Andrew M. Soule, president of the Georgia State College of Agriculture and later NRA (National Recovery Act) coordinator for Georgia.

Dates: 1917-1940, undated

Harry Nelson correspondence

Collection number: ahc.MSS930f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence that describes daily life at Camp Gordon, Harry Nelson's observations of cultural differences between himself and southerners, and descriptions of their training. Also included are a transcription of the letters, a copy of a newspaper article on Camp Gordon, and photocopies of photos of Harry Nelson and Jane Nelson.

Dates: 1917-1918, undated

Mackle Construction Company Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS159
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of residential, commercial, and governmental property most likely built by the Mackle Construction Company in Atlanta, Chamblee, and Augusta, Georgia, and in South Carolina. The collection contains photographs of schools, hotels, apartments, stores, an office building, and a military base. Among the photographs of buildings in Atlanta are images of the J. P. Allen Building on Whitehall Street, the Cecil Hotel on Luckie Street, the F. J. Cooledge and Sons...
Dates: 1916-1920

Postcard collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Tracy Mathewson and Walter Winn photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS430
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of infantry training and facilities at Camp Gordon in DeKalb County, Georgia, during World War I. Other highlights include sports figures, such as Georgia-born baseball players Ty Cobb, Absalom and Ivey Wingo, and John Rucker. Also included are images of an African American baptisimal ceremony in Jonesboro, Georgia, and portraits of Moina Bell Michael, a professor at Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, who conceived of the idea of using poppies to commemorate World...
Dates: 1861-approximately 1940s