J.J. Allen photographs, 1954
Black-and-white photographs of Hapeville and Fairburn, Georgia churches, schools, businesses, and government facilities from 1954.
More About This Collection
Allen, J. J.
J. J. Allen Photographs, VIS 126, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.
Date of Original
Broadnax--Homes and haunts
Allen, J. J.
Hapeville City Hall (Hapeville, Ga.).
Hapeville Drug Company (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Cycle & Key Company (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Baptist Church (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Presbyterian Church (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Methodist Church (Hapeville, Ga.)
Bethsadia Baptist Church (Fairburn, Ga.)
St. Johns Convent (Hapeville, Ga.)
Chapman Drug Store (Hapeville, Ga.)
North Avenue School (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville High School (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Fire Department (Hapeville, Ga.)
Hapeville Police Department (Hapeville, Ga.)
L. T. Hansard Market (Hapeville, Ga.)
Millers Department Store (Hapeville, Ga.)
Ford Motor Company
Central Avenue (Hapeville, Ga.)
Photographer J.J. Allen took these photographs for use in the 1954 Atlanta Historical Society photography contest. The collection is comprised of images of Hapeville and Fairburn, Georgia, municipalities located south of Atlanta. Included are images of churches, schools, businesses, and government facilities such as Bethsadia Baptist Church, Hapeville Methodist Church, North Avenue Public School, the Ford assembly plant, the railroad depot, and city hall in Hapeville. Information regarding each image, including the time of day taken, the camera type used, the lens opening, size and speed can be found on the reverse side. Also, the donor supplied additional information regarding the history and changes to the buildings can be found on the reverse of the photographs., J.J. Allen is a professional photographer from Hapeville, Ga. He began his career as a photographer in the early 1950's and has specialized in commercial and advertising photography as well as portraiture. Since the 1990's, Allen has operated a studio and published two how-to books on portrait photography.
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