Category: atlanta

Little boy selling Coca Cola at roadside, Atlanta, Georgia,…

Little boy selling Coca Cola at roadside, Atlanta, Georgia, 1936. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

Civil rights protester Taylor Washington, a hi…

Civil rights protester Taylor Washington, a high school student, is arrested at Lebs Delicatessen, Atlanta, Georgia, 1963

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A black Union soldier sits, posted in front of…

A black Union soldier sits, posted in front of a slave auction house on Whitehall Street in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1864.

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“Human American Eagle” 12,500 offi…

“Human American Eagle” 12,500 officers, nurses, and men at Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia, 1918

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The Atlanta Constitution, Georgia, April 27, 1946

The Atlanta Constitution, Georgia, April 27, 1946

The Atlanta Constitution, Georgia, April 18, 1943

The Atlanta Constitution, Georgia, April 18, 1943

Martin Luther King, Jr., pulls up cross that w…

Martin Luther King, Jr., pulls up cross that was burned on lawn of his home, as his son stands next to him, Atlanta, Georgia. 1960.

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Source page. Unfortunately, the LoC doesn’t have this image digitized, so this is the highest resolution I could find.

The Ruins of a Confederate Round House, Atlant…

The Ruins of a Confederate Round House, Atlanta, 1864.

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“Aunt Fanny’s Cabin” an Atla…

“Aunt Fanny’s Cabin” an Atlanta, Georgia plantation-themed restaurant that, as recently as the 1980s, featured young African-American “menu boys” with sign boards hung around their necks who would dance and announce the menu

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President Theodore Roosevelt visiting Atlanta,…

President Theodore Roosevelt visiting Atlanta, Georgia in 1905

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