Capitol Homes area

Collection:
Atlanta Housing Authority Photographs, 1940-1942
Title:
Capitol Homes area
Publisher:
Atlanta Housing Authority Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA
Date of Original:
1940
Subject:
Dwellings--Georgia--Atlanta
Automobiles--Georgia--Atlanta
African American neighborhoods--Georgia--Atlanta
Poverty--Georgia--Atlanta
African American men--Georgia--Atlanta
Electric lines--Poles and towers
African Americans--Housing--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Housing Authority
Streets--Georgia--Atlanta
Slums--Georgia--Atlanta
Capitol Homes Housing Project (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Terry Street, 33.739441, -84.384836
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Woodward Avenue, 33.745566, -84.374884
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
"Colored houses at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Terry Street"
View of the corner of Woodward Avenue and Terry Street in an area that would later be cleared to build Capitol Homes in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
street scenes; social conditions; substandard housing;
Capitol Homes was a public housing development located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Completed in 1941, Capitol Homes was initially segregated for white families. The development was demolished in 2003.
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/AHA/id/0
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Extent:
1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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