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Zoo employee observing a water buffalo, Grant Park Zoo, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1937

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Type: black-and-white negatives
Creator: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Zoo employee observing a water buffalo, Grant Park Zoo, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1937
Date: 1937 May
Description: Local identification number: LBstrip041t

Taken at what was then the Grant Park Zoo, known today as Zoo Atlanta. Two years earlier, Asa G. Candler, Jr. donated his large and private collection of exotic animals, kept originally on his Briarcliff Road estate. Atlanta held a major fundraising campaign, at Candler's request, to prepare for the new arrivals--which included elephants, leopards, water buffalo, elk, zebra, birds, a hyena, a sea lion, and Grant Park Zoo's first tiger, Jimmy Walker.

Subjects: Zoo animals | Water buffalo | Zoos--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Original Material: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976
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LBstrip041t, Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

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Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976