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Mackle Construction Company photographs, 1916-1920 (VIS 159)

The Mackle Construction Company was founded by Frank E. Mackle, Sr. in Jacksonville, Florida in 1908. The company was a leading builder of residential and commercial property in the southeast. This collection contains images of residential, commercial, and governmental property most likely built by the Mackle Construction Company in Atlanta, Chamblee, and Augusta, Georgia, and in South Carolina. Among the photographs of buildings in Atlanta are images of the J. P. Allen Building on Whitehall Street, the Cecil Hotel on Luckie Street, the F. J. Cooledge and Sons warehouse on North Forsyth Street, Crew Street School, Elmwood Apartments on Peachtree Street, the B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company on Peachtree Street, the Hotel Dakota on North Pryor Street, the Imperial Hotel on Peachtree Street, the Moore Building on Walton Street, the North Park Apartments on Piedmont Avenue, and the Third National Bank Building on Marietta Street. In addition, the collection contains images of the construction of Camp Gordon in Chamblee, Georgia during World War I.

The Mackle Construction Company photograph collection contains 84 sepia photographic prints, 47 of which are digitized and available on this database. To view the rest of the images, please visit the Kenan Research Center.

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