Photograph of Atlanta University from the west side of campus, Atlanta, Georgia

Collection:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Title:
Photograph of Atlanta University from the west side of campus, Atlanta, Georgia
Publisher:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Date of Original:
1880/1910
Subject:
African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
College buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Classrooms--Georgia--Atlanta
School facilities--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta University
African American academic libraries--Georgia--Atlanta
Chapels--Georgia--Atlanta
Auditoriums--Georgia--Atlanta
Dormitories--Georgia--Atlanta
Industrial buildings--Georgia--Atlanta
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
A black and white photograph of Atlanta University from the west side of campus. The photo includes South Hall, Stone Hall, North Hall, the Carnegie Library, Oglethorpe Practice School, and the Knowles Industrial Building. Built in 1870, South Hall provided space for a mens dormitory, classrooms, and religious services. South Hall was the second building on the new fifty acre Atlanta University campus, located on the west side of downtown Atlanta. Built in 1882, Stone Hall contaied the chapel, lecture rooms, laboratories, and offices. Completed in 1869, North Hall was the first building constructed for the new Atlanta University. When first completed it provided dormitory rooms for both men and women students as well as providing classroom space. The Knowles Industrial Building was built in 1884 for the use of the mechanical department. The building included carpenter's benches, wood-turning lathes, a forge room, and a room for mechanical drawing. Atlanta University opened on October 13, 1869. The University offered training for African American students of all ages including kindergarten, grade school, normal industrial, academy and college.
Local Identifier:
auc.001.bgx1.0000000.pho0001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/rwwl/id/85
Rights Holder:
All images in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. To order a reproduction or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact archives@auctr.edu with specific object file name.
Holding Institution:
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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