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Atlanta Naval Air Station

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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: Fisch, Joseph C., 1907-1966
Title: Atlanta Naval Air Station
Date: 1954
Description: View of a runway at the Atlanta Naval Air Station (later named DeKalb-Peachtree Airport) in Chamblee, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 172.010.001

Camp Gordon was a training camp for the U.S. Army during World War I. The camp opened in 1917 and was located in Chamblee, Georgia, a few miles north of Atlanta. Camp Gordon was the training ground of the 82nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces. The site was home to the Naval Air Station in World War II, and later, DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.

Local identification number: ahc172010001a.jpg

Subjects: Military facilities--Georgia--Chamblee | Airports--Georgia--Chamblee | DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (Chamblee, Ga.) | Naval Air Station (Chamblee, Ga.) | Chamblee (Ga.) | DeKalb County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2008
Original Material: 35 mm color transparency | Joseph C. Fisch Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreements may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/JCF,42

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Joseph C. Fisch Photographs, 1954, 1963