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Harvey Dan Abrams Photographs of Medora Field Perkerson

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Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson, c.1924-1961 (VIS 155)

The photographs in this collection relate to Atlanta author Medora Field Perkerson.  The earliest images, a photograph from 1924, shows Ms. Perkerson seated in the center with other members of the Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, including Margaret Mitchell.  Other photographs show Medora Field Perkerson seated with her mother reading Who Killed Aunt Maggie? in 1939; a photograph of her arrival at the 1940 premiere of the movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? with her husband Angus Perkerson, and a photograph seated at her desk after revealing her identity as “Marie Rose” in 1947.  Other images include Senator Richard B. Russell reading White Columns in Georgia in 1952 and the state historical marker at Lindale, Georgia in 1961 honoring Medora Field Perkerson in 1961.

The Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson contain 6 black and white photographic prints, all 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.