ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER

 

VIS 145, Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition photographs

The Cotton States and International Exposition was meant to exhibit the resources of the Cotton States to the world. This collection contains photographs taken by Fred L. Howe of buildings, exhibitions, amusement park rides at the Cotton States and International Exposition.

   
 

VIS 170, Atlanta History photograph collection

This diverse collection features images of Ante-bellum Atlanta and scenes from the aftermath of the Civil War; street scenes and photographs of neighborhoods; images of Atlanta landmarks in downtown Atlanta and surrounding counties; and notable events such as the premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind, and a dinner honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after he received the Nobel Peace Prize.