Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

Atlanta History Center: Kenan Research Center

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Atlanta History Center: Kenan Research Center

Description

The Kenan Research Center, public archive and research facility, collects primary and secondary source materials in all formats conveying the history of Atlanta and the culture of the American south.

The research center includes a series of special libraries including the Cherokee Garden Library of southern gardening, botany, landscape design and agriculture; the Philip T. Shutze and Harvey M. Smith libraries of architecture, decorative arts and design; the Beverly M. DuBose Jr. and Thomas S. Dickey libraries on the Civil War and military ordnance; and the H. Ross Arnold Jr. Library.

Creator

Atlanta History Center

Items in the Atlanta History Center: Kenan Research Center Collection

Prior to the use of motorized trucks, mule carts were commonly used to distribute cargo transported long distances by rail. This single-mule cart is parked outside the Terminal Station waiting for a load.

View of passengers loading onto a six-car street car train on Capitol Avenue, bound for the Cotton States and International Exposition at Piedmont Park

View of houses in the Cabbagetown neighborhood in southeast Atlanta, Georgia.

View of unidentified individuals and items for sale at the Cabbagetown Festival in the Cabbagetown neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.

View of The Patch Community Development Organization in the Cabbagetown neighborhood in southeast Atlanta, Georgia, with staff members Joyce Brookshire (second from left) and Esther LeFever (third from left), and other unidentified individuals.

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