Shepherd's Restaurant

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Shepherd's Restaurant
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
Restaurants--Georgia--Atlanta
Interiors--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--1970-1980
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Politics and government--Georgia
Employees--Georgia--Atlanta
Cash registers
Shepherd, E. J.
Shepherd's Home Cooked Foods (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Georgia State Representative E. J. Shepherd working behind the counter at his restaurant on Butler Street (now Jesse Hill Jr. Drive), in Atlanta, Georgia, with an unidentified employee in the foreground.
Shepherd's Home Cooked Foods, often simply referred to as Shepherd's Restaurant, was located at 11 Butler Street, SE (now Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive) in Atlanta, Georgia and was a popular gathering place for politicians in the 1970s. E. J. Shepherd, who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1969 to 1974, opened the restaurant in 1971. It closed in 1984.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.760.001
ahc101760001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1548
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Extent:
35 mm black and white negative
Original Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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