John Hope Homes area

Collection:
Atlanta Housing Authority Photographs, 1940-1942
Title:
John Hope 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
Slums--Georgia--Atlanta
Streets--Georgia--Atlanta
Public housing--Georgia--Atlanta
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Automobiles--Georgia--Atlanta
Apartment houses--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta
John Hope Homes (Atlanta, Ga.)
University Homes (Atlanta, Ga.)
Hope, John, 1868-1936
Location:
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Gemunden Street, 33.748995, -84.387982
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Greensferry Avenue, 33.747121, -84.410435
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, West End, 33.7406626, -84.4274282
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
"Looking north on Greensferry Avenue. Note University Homes on left-hand side of picture."
View of homes on Gemunden Street in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia that were later cleared to build John Hope Homes.
street scenes; social conditions; substandard housing; public housing
John Hope Homes was a public housing development built in 1940 in the West End area of Atlanta, Georgia next to University Homes. The units were built for African American residents.
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/AHA/id/100
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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