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
Apartment houses--Georgia--Atlanta
Windows--Georgia--Atlanta
Stairs--Georgia--Atlanta
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, Woodward Avenue, 33.745566, -84.374884
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
"Several duplex houses similar to this on Woodward Avenue, S.E. Upstairs fairly good, however, a family of Negroes with several children were right underneath this house with no ventilation whatsoever, except the door and window as shown."
View of duplix houses on Woodward Avenue in an area near downtown Atlanta, Georgia that would later be cleared to build Capitol Homes.
street scenes; social conditions; substandard housing; public housing; duplex homes; duplexes
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/62
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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