Herndon Homes area

Collection:
Atlanta Housing Authority Photographs, 1940-1942
Title:
Herndon 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
African American women--Georgia--Atlanta
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Women's clothing--Georgia--Atlanta
Alonzo Herndon Homes (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Western Avenue, 33.764931, -84.405115
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of an unidentified woman on Western Avenue in an area of Atlanta, Georgia that would later be cleared to build Alonzo Herndon Homest.
street scenes; social conditions; substandard housing; public housing; skirt; blouse
The Alonzo Herndon Homes was a public housing development built in 1941 to accommodate low income African American families. It is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia near the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/AHA/id/38
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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