Candler Field

Collection:
Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated
Title:
Candler Field
Date of Original:
1925
Subject:
Racetracks (Automobile racing)
Aerial photographs
Airplanes--1920-1930
Aircraft--Georgia--Atlanta
Airports--Georgia--Atlanta
Candler Field (Atlanta, Ga.)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of airplanes at Candler Field in Atlanta, Georgia.
Candler field was a racetrack owned by Asa Griggs Candler. The field was built in 1909 but was abandoned by 1923. Alderman William Hartsfield (later Atlanta Mayor William Hartsfield) proposed that the field should be used as an airport for the city, and in 1925 the field is leased to the city for this purpose.
Local Identifier:
VIS 99.438.02
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Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Wilson/id/1735
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:
4 x 5 in. black and white negative
Original Collection:
Bill Wilson Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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