Manning, Selvage & Lee Forward Atlanta Campaign Photographs, 1960-1970

This collection of public relations photographs contains images of the city of Atlanta that were created for the Forward Atlanta campaign in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and were meant to showcase the city. Some images were probably taken in support of other public relations activities of Bell and Stanton, but are not identified as such. Included are aerial views of downtown Atlanta, Midtown, and the Peachtree Center area, which highlight the city's skyline and infrastructure. Other photographs include images of landmarks in the metropolitan Atlanta region including Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the Georgia State Capitol building, Grant Park, Stone Mountain, and the Swan House. The collection contains images of shopping centers such as Lenox Mall, Phipps Plaza, and stores and entertainment venues located in Underground Atlanta. In addition, there are photographs of hotels, restaurants, parks, monuments, gardens, and private residences in various Atlanta neighborhoods. The images in this collection were taken by a variety of photographers including Charles M. Rafshoon, Jerome Drown, and Clyde May.

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