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Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company Photographs

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Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company photographs, 1961-1962 (VIS 112)

The Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company (later named Imaging Technologies Services) is a supplier of imaging services in the southeastern United States with branches in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.  This collection features images of buildings, streets, and other urban landmarks, and photographs of rural areas in cities and towns across Georgia.  Some of the locations depicted in Atlanta include; Atlanta Municipal Airport,  Atlanta Stadium, Bobby Jones Golf Course, East Lake Golf Course, Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, North Fulton County Golf Course, Oglethorpe University, and the Wrens Nest.   Also included are dozens of aerial views of downtown Atlanta.  Other photographs in this series contain images of Georgia cities and towns including Amicalola Falls, Athens, Bald Mountain, the Blue Ridge mountains, Burton Lake, Callaway Gardens, Cloudland Canyon, Chatuge Lake, Decatur, Gainesville, the Lanier Oak Tree, Maggie’s Valley, Midway, Okefenokee Swamp, St. Simons Island, Stone Mountain, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Unicoi Gap, Valona, Vogel Park, Warm Springs, Yona Mountain, and Young Harris. 

The photographs were taken by commercial photographers and photojournalists such as Edgar Orr, Kenneth Rogers (Head of the Constitutions Photography department, and later the head of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine), Carolyn Carter and Ken Patterson. 

The Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company photograph collection contains 186 black and white and color photographic prints, 67 of which are digitized and available on this database. To view the rest of the images, please visit the Kenan Research Center.

The Kenan Research Center is located at 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30305. Our hours of operation are 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Wednesday – Saturday. You may contact us by calling 404.814.4040 or emailing at reference@atlantahistorycenter.com.

Digitization of this collection is made possible in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.