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Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970) Information

Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970) Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970)

This collection of photographs includes pictures of Atlanta and rural areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region, including Adamsville, and Alpharetta, and other areas of Fulton County. Included are street scenes in downtown Atlanta, and private residences, such as the interior of the home of Civil War collector Beverly DuBose on 2737 Peachtree Street, the home of Lemuel P. Grant in Grant Park, and farmland on Dunwoody Road. The collection is comprised of photographs of churches, including the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the Cathedral of Christ the King, Our Lady of the Assumption, St. John's Catholic Church, St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, and an unidentified African American church on Baker's Ferry Road. There are several copy prints dated from the 19th century that Mr. Colley obtained that contain portraits of past church officials, and choir members of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and exterior and interior views of the church. Other photographs include images of Underground Atlanta, Oakland Cemetery, and Fulton County.

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