Baker County, ca. 1912. James Drewry Durham (left) and Mattie Audrey Durham (right) shown with their African-American nurses. Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260
Baconton, ca. 1900. African-Americans who worked for the James Shine Miller family with watermelon. Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260
1929. White Springs (possibly White Sulphur Springs). Spa – resort.
Gordon County, ca. 1918. Crowd stands around after an unidentified African-American man was lynched.
American location unknown, ca. 1859. Stereoview of a scene from a minstrel show entitled White Slave, United States.
Fay’s Flower and Gift Shop 531 Third St. Macon, GA.
Atlanta Gas Light Co. 243 Peachtree St., N.E. Atlanta, GA
Venetian Club Pool, Decatur, GA.
187 Peachtree St., N.E., Atlanta, GA
Domestic servants waiting for street car on way early in the morning. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1939. Photographer: Marion Wolcott Post
Swainsboro, 1956. 4-H Club entry in the Pine Tree Festival parade. Left to right: Patsy Daniels, Mary Andrews, Sonny Coleman, Charles Brown.
Lawrenceville, April 7, 1911. Lynching of Charlie Hale, a black man, on the courthouse square at the corner of Perry and Pike Streets. Note the sign hanging from his toes: “Please do not wake him.” At far left is Jack Mathis, and the boy is Herbert Strayhorn.
Photograph of baptismal ceremony, Lumpkin County, Georgia, ca. 1952.
Burge Plantation, Newton, ca. 1928-1929. Uncle Jim of the Burge Plantation, born in slavery.
Floyd County area, 1913-1919? Black man hanging from a tree. No data on whether he was hung legally or lynched. Other blacks seen in the background. Several houses and an outhouse seen in the background, too.
Photograph of “Uncle Remus,” Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia. This photograph was taken by Hart Studio.
Savannah, ca. 1940. View of part of West Broad Street. Note the sign painted on the side of the building which reads “Entrance for Colored.”
Girard, 1960s. Several people seen in front of Baxely’s Grocery.
Bulloch County, Aug. 16, 1904. Will Cato and Paul Reed [Reid] just before they were burned at the stake for murdering the Hodges family. http://www.withoutsanctuary.org/pics_55_text.html
Milledgeville, 1925-1950. This old black man allowed Rose Thompson of the Farm Security Administration to take his photograph. Note how well-dressed he is.
Baldwin County, 1925-1950. “Aunt Millie.”
Mourners entering Ebenezer Baptist Church to view Martin Luther King, Jr.’s casket. April 9, 1968. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov
CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER AT HELEN IS A POPULAR SPOT TO BEGIN INNER TUBE FLOAT EXCURSIONS. THESE YOUTHS ARE PART OF A GROUP TOURING THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS REGIONS. SPONSORED BY THE CHRISTIAN ATHLETES OF COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA, THE TOUR INCLUDES A TWO MILE TUBE TRIP WHICH STARTS AT THE RIVER BRIDGE AT HELEN. THE SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY […]
A Greyhound bus trip from Louisville, Kentucky, to Memphis, Tennessee, and the terminals. Sign at bus station. Rome, Georgia. September, 1943
Cotton sharecropper family. Macon County, Georgia. 1937.
MRS. LULA VANDIVER, 101, OF HELEN, GEORGIA, STANDS ON HER PORCH WITH HER NEPHEW, BILL VANDIVER OF NEARBY ROBERTSTOWN. SHE IS THE OLDEST RESIDENT OF WHITE COUNTY. THE HOME IN WHICH SHE HAD LIVED FOR 60 YEARS BURNED SEVERAL YEARS EARLIER AND SHE MOVED INTO A TWO ROOM SHACK ACROSS THE ROAD. ALTHOUGH ALMOST TOTALLY […]
MRS. CLO YORK, HOUSEKEEPER FOR THE ALPINE MOTEL ON RIVER STREET IN HELEN, GEORGIA, NEAR ROBERTSTOWN. SHE LIVED ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE PRESENT MOTEL SITE FOR 27 YEARS BEFORE MOVING INTO THE COUNTRY IN 1974. THE SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY OF SOME 270 RESIDENTS HAS GOTTEN TOO CROWDED FOR HER. “I STILL LIKE TO VISIT, […]
GARDEN AND MOBILE HOMES ON UNICOI STREET IN HELEN, GEORGIA NEAR ROBERTSTOWN. THE STEEPLE OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IS SEEN IN THE LEFT BACKGROUND. THE TOWN WAS TYPICAL OF SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES IN THE AREA UNTIL 1969 WHEN THE RESIDENTS DECIDED TO RENOVATE BUSINESS DISTRICT SHOPS WITH A BAVARIAN ALPINE THEME. THE SUCCESS OF THE […]
THREE GENERATIONS OF THE TAYLOR FAMILY OF HIAWASSEE GEORGIA, WORK NEARBY AT THE ORBIT MANUFACTURING CO. CLOTHING PLANT IN NEARBY HELEN. THE PLANT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1962 AND EMPLOYS 130 PEOPLE FROM THE SURROUNDING AREA. THE TAYLORS MAKE A 30-MILE ROUND TRIP TO HELEN EACH DAY. THE SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY OF SOME 270 RESIDENTS HAS […]
JOHNNY ADAMS (IN CAP) AND SUMMER ROOMMATE, DAVID CROOK TRAIN THEIR PET TURTLE FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY RACES AT NEARBY UNICOI STATE PARK, 07/1975
MISS WHITE COUNTY ELEMENTARY 1975 RIDES INTO HELEN, GEORGIA IN A CORVETTE IN A FOURTH OF JULY PARADE DOWN MAIN STREET. HELEN WAS TYPICAL SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY OF LESS THAN 300 UNTIL EARLY IN 1969 WHEN TOWN OFFICIALS, BUSINESSMEN AND RESIDENTS ENDORSED THE RENOVATION OF THE BUSINESS DISTRICT WITH A BAVARIAN ALPINE THEME THE PROJECT […]