Allen Family Photographs
Album is a database of over 20,000 digital assets from more than 100 archival collections and publications available at the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Most of the items in the collection are digital photographs of people, places, and events in Atlanta, and the state of Georgia from 1863 to 1998. The primary content dates between 1930 and 1980. Subjects include politics and elections, the Civil Rights Movement, the New Deal, military history, sports, entertainment, popular culture, transportation, Atlanta neighborhoods, portraits, rural and coastal Georgia, and aerial views and street scenes of Atlanta.
Researchers may browse and search images for publishing, academic or private use. In addition to still photography, Album also features collections of moving images and audio from oral history interviews, home movies, news reel footage, and fully searchable publications.
Album contains digital images from a small part of the photography and audio/visual collections available at the Kenan Research Center. Information about the library’s collection, including photographs, manuscripts, moving images, audio, books, and periodicals can be found on Terminus or through archival finding aids.
The Atlanta History Center recognizes the following institutions and individuals for 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
Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation
Atlanta Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Digital Public Library of America
Georgia Humanities Council
Southern Architecture Foundation
Frank O. Walsh, III
Roy and Janet Dorsey Foundation