Atlanta Housing Authority Photographs, 1940-1942

This collection contains images of substandard housing areas that were cleared for the Capitol, Hope, Grady and Herndon Housing Projects. It also contains images of the Aux Coal Storage Bins and a civil defense unit based at Techwood Homes. The images in this collection were created to document living conditions in these areas prior to their demolition. A key to the photographs' geographical locations is also stored with this collection. The key includes the project names, their geographical finding number, the number of units in the project, the year and the name and contact information of the manager and superintendent of each project. The captions on the back side of each photograph were added by the Atlanta Housing Authority.

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