David Lewis Earnest photograph collection

David Lewis Earnest photograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis, d. 1956
Title: David Lewis Earnest photograph collection
Dates: circa 1900 to 1956
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Coll. Number: ms1377

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. David Lewis Earnest was a professor at the State Normal School for thirty-five years and at the University of Georgia for nine years. Dr. Earnest was one of the first bicycle riders in Athens as well as being one of the few who practiced photography as a hobby in the early 1900s. He had a darkroom at the State Normal School as well as one at home. Dr. Earnest's pictures are located in the University of Georgia Libraries Special Collections, the Photography Archives of the Art Department, and many are still in private hands. Dr. Earnest delighted in his hobby and always gave copies to the subjects he photographed.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of photographs (photographic prints) taken by David Lewis Earnest. Photographs, undated, portray people and scenery from Athens, Georgia, northeast Georgia, Tennessee, Tallulah Falls, and Toccoa Falls.


Arrangement

The collection is organized by the subject of the photographs: Athens, Ga. - Bobbin Mill Creek ; Athens, Ga. - Broad Street (2 views) ; Athens, Ga. - City Hall ; Athens, Ga. - University. Sanford Stadium ; Athens, Ga. - Judge Herringon's House (2 copies) ; Athens, Ga. - University Senior Parade ; Athens, Ga. - Long, Crawford House, Chase Street ; Athens, Ga. - Lumpkin, Wilson House ; Athens, Ga. - Oconee River and Mill (2 views) ; Athens, Ga. - Seaboard Trestle (5 views) ; Athens, Ga. - Taylor-Grady House ; Berry, Martha ; Berry Schools (9 views) ; Blacks (9 views) ; Buildings, Unidentified (2) ; Clayeaters, Milledgeville Area (8 views) ; Coosa River (2) ; Earnest, David Lewis and others (7 views) ; Edwards, Austin and Pound, Dr. Jere ; Greenville, Tenn. - Andrew Johnson House and Tailor Shop (2) ; Houses, unidentified (9 views) ; Interior views ; Log houses (6) ; Michael, Moina ; People (3 views) ; Plants (3 views) ; Shaking Rock ; Rutherford, Mildred Lewis ; Scenes, unidentified (17 views) ; Tennessee - Nolichucky River (6 views) ; Tennessee - Lookout Mountain ; Glass negatives: Peach, Apple, Apples.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Photographs.
Negatives (photographic)
Persons--Photographs.
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

David Lewis Earnest photograph collection, ms 1377, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

African-Americans

BoxFolder
11African-American group fishing View online.
2African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading View online.
3African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading View online.
4African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading View online.
5African-American woman with basket View online.
6African-American woman with basket View online.
BoxFolder
213African-American man & woman in front of log house View online.
14African-American man & woman in front of log house View online.
15African-American man & woman in front of log house View online.
16African-American woman in front of log house View online.
 

Athens, Georgia

BoxFolder
17Athens, Bobbin Mill Creek View online.
8Athens, Broad Street View online.
9Athens, Broad Street View online.
10Athens, City Hall & Water Tower View online.
11Athens, Herrington house & Double Barreled cannon View online.
12Athens, Long (Crawford) house, Chase Street View online.
13Athens, Michael Brothers house View online.
14Athens, Mill on Oconee river View online.
15Athens, Mill on Oconee river View online.
16Athens, Seaboard Railroad Trestle View online.
17Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle View online.
18Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge View online.
19Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge View online.
20Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge View online.
21Athens, Taylor-Grady house View online.
22Athens, Vincent house View online.
 

Martha Berry School

BoxFolder
123Martha Berry View online.
24Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
25Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
26Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
27Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
28Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
29Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
30Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
31Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
32Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. View online.
 

"Clay Eaters"

BoxFolder
135"Clay Eaters," Milledgeville, Ga. View online.
36"Clay Eaters," Milledgeville, Ga. View online.
37"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest View online.
38"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest View online.
39"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest View online.
40"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest View online.
41"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest View online.
 

Rural Photography

BoxFolder
142Coosa River (?), Ga. View online.
43Coosa River (?), Ga. View online.
44Cypresses View online.
BoxFolder
227Peachtree View online.
28Peachtrees, Cornelia, Ga., fertilizer tests View online.
29Peachtrees, Cornelia, Ga., fertilizer tests View online.
30River, unidentified View online.
31River, unidentified View online.
33Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes View online.
34Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes View online.
35Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes View online.
36Tallulah Falls, Ga., Oceana Falls (?) View online.
37Tallulah Falls, Ga., Tempesta Falls View online.
38Tobacco Field View online.
39Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
40Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
41Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
42Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
43Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
44Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
45Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
46Toccoa Falls, Ga. View online.
 

Earnest and friends

BoxFolder
145Earnest on bicycle View online.
46Earnest on bicycle View online.
47Earnest with bicycle View online.
48Earnest with "Clay Eater" View online.
49Earnest with group (front row, left) View online.
50Earnest with group (top row, left) View online.
51Earnest with State Normal School group (third from left) View online.
52Edwards (Dr.), Austin & Pound (Dr. Jere) View online.
60Group of men fishing (Smith, White, Leathers, Downs, Roberts) View online.
61Group, unidentified View online.
BoxFolder
232Rutherford, Mildred, in antebellum dress View online.
19Man (portrait), unidentified View online.
20Michael (Moina) holding Moina Michael doll View online.
 

UGA

BoxFolder
153Georgia, University. Lumpkin (Wilson) house View online.
54Georgia, University. Stadium, including Memorial Hall View online.
55Georgia, University. Senior parade View online.
56Georgia, University, students working in apple orchard View online.
57Georgia, University, students working in apple orchard View online.
 

Tennessee

BoxFolder
158Greeneville, Tenn. Johnson's (Andrew) house & tailor shop View online.
59Greeneville, Tenn. Johnson's (Andrew) tailor shop View online.
BoxFolder
218Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Earnest (Vivian) on rock View online.
21Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
22Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
23Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
24Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
25Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
26Nolichucky river, Tenn. View online.
 

Unidentified Buildings

BoxFolder
133Building (unidentified) View online.
34Building (unidentified) View online.
BoxFolder
21House, unidentified View online.
2House, unidentified View online.
3House, unidentified View online.
4House, unidentified View online.
5House, unidentified View online.
6House, unidentified View online.
7House, unidentified View online.
8Lexington, Ga (?), Shaking Rock (?) View online.
9Log house View online.
10Log house View online.
11Log house View online.
12Log house View online.
17Log house, family in front View online.
47Town, unidentified View online.
 
48Correspondence
 
49Correspondence - copies
 
50Genealogy, Marriage license
 
51Newspaper articles
 
52Newspaper articles - copies
 
53Photographs - David Earnest, unidentified homes
 
54Birthday celebration notebook, 1948