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Robert D. Klein Photographs

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Robert D. Klein photographs, 1890-1925 (VIS 127)

This collection is comprised of images of buildings in the commercial district of downtown Atlanta, and in an outlying area which is presently known as Midtown.  The collection includes views of the Empire Building on Broad Street (later named Citizens and Southern National Bank Building), the Hurt Building on Hurt Plaza, Rich’s Department Store on Broad Street, the Ruralist Press Building located on Hunter Street, and Peachtree Apartments (later named Hotel Peachtree Manor) located on Peachtree Street. Some of the photographs were taken by Edgar Orr Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.

The Robert D. Klein photograph collection contains 5 black and white photographic prints, all of which are digitized and available on this database.

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.