Hartsfield, William

Collection:
Joe McTyre Photograph Collection, 1889-1985, undated
Title:
Hartsfield, William
Creator:
Rogers, Kenneth, 1907-1989
Publisher:
Joe McTyre Photograph Collection, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1949-01
Subject:
Authors--Georgia--Atlanta
Mayors--Georgia--Atlanta
Government officials--Georgia--Atlanta
Steamboats--1940-1950
Ships--1940-1950
Vessels--Georgia
Women--1940-1950
Models--Georgia--Atlanta
Clothing and dress--1940-1950
Atlanta (Light cruiser : CL-51)
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
Hartsfield, William Berry, 1890-1971
Gregg, Robert
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of author Margaret Mitchell unveiling a commemorative model of the U.S.S. Atlanta III to Atlanta Mayor William Hartsfield and Robert Gregg.
William Berry Hartsfield was a native of Atlanta, Georgia, and a prominent 20th-century political leader. He was first elected to the Atlanta City Council in 1922. As an alderman, he helped establish Atlanta's first airport. He served six terms as mayor of Atlanta, first from 1937-41. He lost to challenger Roy McCraw in 1941, who served only a partial term after volunteering for overseas duty during World War II. Hartsfield re-gained his office in 1942 and served consecutive terms through 1961.
Local Identifier:
VIS 106.48.01
ahc106048001a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/McTyre/id/66
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.
Additional Rights Information:
Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
Extent:
8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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