Album is an online resource of over 20,000 digital assets, mostly photographs of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia from 1863 to 1998. Subjects include political history, the Civil Rights Movement, the New Deal in Georgia, military history, sports, entertainment, transportation, Atlanta neighborhoods, rural and coastal Georgia, and aerial views and street scenes of Atlanta. Most images were created by Atlanta photojournalists and corporate photographers such as Kenneth Rogers, Bill Wilson, Marion Johnson, Floyd Jillson, Boyd Lewis and Cotten Alston.
In addition to still photography, Album features moving images and audio from oral history interviews and home movies. Collections include Veterans History Project oral history recordings, Living Atlanta oral history recordings and many others. Album also provides text-searchable access to publications including The City Builder and Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the South.
Resources on Album are available for publishing, academic or private use. To obtain pricing and licensing information please download our licensing agreement or call our Reprographics Department at 404.814.4067.
Album contains digital reproductions of only a small fraction of the Kenan Research Center's holdings. Additional collection information is available through our online catalog, Terminus or through archival finding aids.
The Atlanta History Center recognizes the following institutions and individuals for their generosity in funding the Kenan Research Center’s digital initiatives.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Film Preservation Foundation
Scott Hudgens Family Foundation
Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
Metro Atlanta Chamber
Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation
Atlanta Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Digital Public Library of America
Georgia Humanities Council
Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council
Southern Architecture Foundation
Frank O. Walsh, III
Roy and Janet Dorsey Foundation