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Davison's Department Store

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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: Fisch, Joseph C., 1907-1966
Title: Davison's Department Store
Date: 1954
Description: View of Davison's Department Store and the Roxy Theater on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 172.068.001

Founded as Davison-Paxon and later Davison-Paxon-Stokes, Davison's was a dry goods company that sold out to R.H. Macy & Company in 1925. In 1927, a building was constructed on 180 Peachtree Street that housed the store for nearly 60 years. In January 1985 Davison's and Macy's Midwest were combined into one division, Macy's Atlanta.

Local identification number: ahc172068001a.jpg

Subjects: Department stores--Georgia--Atlanta | Theaters--Georgia--Atlanta | Davison's (Retail store) | Roxy Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Peachtree Street (Atlanta, 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,55

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