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
Poverty--Georgia--Atlanta
Housing--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Housing Authority
African Americans--Housing--Georgia--Atlanta
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Alleys--Georgia--Atlanta
Trees--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, Craven Alley, 33.453295, -85.156878
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
"Craven Alley looking west. All houses shown occupied by colored people"
View looking west at houses on Craven Alley in an area of downtown Atlanta, Georgia that would later be cleared to build Capitol Homes.
street scenes; social conditions; substandard housing; public housing; porches; alleys; porch
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/50
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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