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Minor Studio photographs, 1947-1954 (VIS 138)

Minor Studio operated in the Atlanta area from approximately 1939-1954. The studio was owned by David and Cecile Mino and was first located on Whitehall Street in downtown Atlanta, and later in East Point, a city located south of Atlanta. This collection contains photographs, including aerial views, of public buildings, private houses, streets, and the business district in East Point, Georgia. Included are images of Russell High School, Harris Street Grammar School, East Point Auditorium, East Point City Hall, the Police Station, Public Library, the Post Office, the Fire Station, and the Atlanta Municipal Airport. Also included in the collection are two photographs of a preserved adobe slave hut located in the East Point area.

The Minor Studio photograph collection contains 29 black and white photographic prints, 12 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

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