Tina Beatrice Maxey photograph collection
Black-and-white photographs dated from 1910 to 1945 of African American educational institutions in Georgia.
More About This Collection
Maxey photograph collection, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.
Date of Original
African American children--Georgia
African American photographers
African American college students
African American students--Georgia
African American teachers--Georgia--Morgan County
African American universities and colleges
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Kappa Omega Chapter (Nashville Tenn.)
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Chi Chapter (Nashville Tenn.)
Clark University (Atlanta Ga.)--Societies, etc.
Fisk University (Nashville Tenn.)--Societies, etc.
Maxey, Charles L. (Charles Lincoln)
Maxey, Tina Beatrice Johnson
The collection contains 11 images documenting African-American education at varying levels from one-room schoolhouses for elementary level to collegiate. All are group photographs, primarily exterior scenes posed before educational buildings, or apparent graduation groups. Both the location and the individuals depicted are not identified for the majority of the photographs., The collection includes photographs of members of the Maxey family, including Charles Lincoln Maxey, Sr., of Madison GA and Tina Beatrice Johnson Maxey of Covington GA. Also included is the Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Fisk University (1925), the Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority (1945), Morgan County GA teachers (1910), the Clark University class of 1923, as well as other school and graduation images. The Clark University class of 1923 photograph was taken by Atlanta African-American photographer Paul Poole.
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