Athens, Georgia photographs

Athens, Georgia photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis, d. 1956
Title: Athens, Georgia photographs
Dates: circa 1930s-1950s
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box and 3 glass plate negatives)
Coll. Number: ms3092

Biographical/Historical Note

David Lewis Earnest was born in Tennessee in 1863(?) and passed away in 1956.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of images of street scenes, houses, schools, churhces, and other buildings in Athens, Georgia. There are also several folders of unidentified photographs, but most likely the locations are either Athens, north Georgia or possibly Tennessee. A photograph of David Earnest's homeplace in East Tennessee is also included.


Arranged by record.

Index Terms

Architecture, Domestic--Georgia--Athens--20th century--Photographs.
Athens (Ga.)--Photographs.
Church buildings--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Photographs.
Earnest, David Lewis, d. 1956 -- Homes and haunts--Photographs
Public buildings--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Photographs.
Schools--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Photographs.
Tennessee, East--Photographs.
University of Georgia. -- Buildings--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens, Georgia photographs. MS 3092. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Athens, Ga. City Hall. College Ave.
2Athens, Ga. Coile (Laura) House. Cobb St.
3Athens, Ga. Dearing House. Milledge Ave.
4Athens, Ga. Dobbs House. Rutherford St.
5Athens, Ga. Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Prince Ave.
6Athens, Ga. Grady (Henry) Home. Prince Ave.
7Athens, Ga. Grove School. Cobb St.
8Athens, Ga. Hancock St.
9Athens, Ga. Long (Crawford?). Milledge Ave.
10Athens, Ga. Medical Center. Prince Ave.
11Athens, Ga. Mell (E.B.) House. Milledge Ave.
11AAthens, Ga. Methodist Church. Lumpkin St.
12Athens, Ga. Milledge Heights. House
13Athens, Ga. Moss House. Cobb St.
14Athens, Ga. Oglethorpe Ave. House
15Athens, Ga. Patterson Home. Prince Ave.
16Athens, Ga. Post Office. Hancock St.
17Athens, Ga. Presbyterian Church. Lumpkin St.
18Athens, Ga. Prince Place. House
19Athens, Ga. State Normal School. Winnie Davis Hall
20Athens, Ga. Talmadge (Sam) House. Milledge Circle
21Athens, Ga. Tree That Owns Itself. Marker
Glass Plate Negative- of Tree Marker
122Athens, Ga. Trussell House. Milledge Circle
23Athens, Ga. VerNoy (?) Home. Milledge Ave.
24Athens, Ga. Young Harris Methodist Church. Prince Ave.
25Barn. Unidentified
26Cemetery. Unidentified
27Churches. Unidentified
28Earnest, David L. (?)
29Earnest (David L.) Homeplace. East Tennessee
30Georgia. University. President's House
31Georgia. University. Vet School Building
32Houses. Unidentified
33Mill. Unidentified
34Monument. Unidentified
35Parade car. Unidentified
36People. Unidentified
Glass Plate Negative- infant (19th Century)
137Road. Unidentified
38School building (?). Unidentified
39Stephens, Alexander
40Water scenes (incl. rivers, waterfalls, etc.) Unidentified locations
Glass Plate Negative- river scene with child