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Postcard collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of West Georgia
Title: Postcard collection
Dates: 1905-2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:Various postcards of Carrollton and West Georgia region buildings, houses, and churches and scenes of the University of West Georgia campus.
Identification: LH-0067

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains various postcards that depict buildings around Carrollton and the University of West Georgia campus, such as the City Hall, Mandeville Mills, Adamson Hall, Melson Hall, and others. There are also postcards included which show important streets, homes, and seasons within the county. Furthermore, the images in these postcards range in regards to year, so that the postcards display the changing landscape of Carrollton over various decades. A couple postcards relate to Tallapoosa in Haralson County.


Arrangement

Arranged by location or topic.


Index Terms

Carroll County (Ga.)--History, Local.
Carroll County (Ga.)--Photographs.
Carrollton (Ga.)--History.
Carrollton (Ga.)--Photographs.
Carrollton City Hall (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Carrollton Fire Department (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Carrollton High School (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Carrollton Presbyterian Church (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
First Baptist Church (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Fourth District Agricultural and Mechanical School (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Halcyon Club (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Hotel Clifton (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Mandeville Mills (Carrollton, Ga.). -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
State University of West Georgia. -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;
Tallapoosa (Ga.)--Photographs.
West Georgia College. -- Form subdivision--Photographs.;

General Notes

Related collections in this repository: Carroll County Photographs, LH-0028; Fourth District Agricultural and Mechanical School Records, UA-0007; Mandeville Mills Collection, LH-0033.


Administrative Information

Ownership and Custodial History

A selection transferred from the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1994 and 2003 and a single postcard [unknown] donated by J. Marshall and Melanie White in February, 1995.

Preferred Citation

Postcard Collection. Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, University of West Georgia.

Sponsorship


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.


Container List

 

Campus Postcards

Box: 1 Folder: 1

Administration Building and Boys’ Dormitory (Melson Hall) under construction, A&M School, 1908
Administration Building (3 copies), undated, 3 copies
Administration Building and Adamson Hall, undated
Auditorium, undated
Bowdon Hall, undated
Boys’ Dormitory (Melson Hall) under construction, A&M school, undated
Central campus scene, undated
Entrance to campus (4 copies), undated, 4 copies
Front Campus Drive, undated
Front Campus Drive, circa 1940
Photo probably circa 1940 because it shows Sanford Hall; credited to Artvue Post Card Co.
Front Campus Drive showing Administration Building and Melson Hall circa 1950 (2 copies), circa 1950, 2 copies
Photo shows the Administration Building and Melson Hall circa 1950. Card says “Made direct from Kodachrome” published by Carroll Service Council and credited with “Kodachrome by J. Taylor.”
Gymnasium, undated
Entrance to West Georgia College Campus, undated
Health and Physical Education Building, undated
Kennedy Chapel, State University of West Georgia, undated
Library, undated
Melson Hall circa 1950, circa 1950
Card says “Made direct from Kodachrome” published by Carroll Service Council and credited with “Kodachrome by J. Taylor.”
Sanford Hall, undated
Sanford Library, ca. 1938 (4 copies), 1938, 4 copies
Student Union Building, undated
West Georgia College, aerial view (3 copies), undated, 3 copies
West Georgia Regional Library Bookmobile, undated
 

Carrollton Postcards

Box: 1 Folder: 2

Carrollton five views (2 copies), undated, 2 copies
Photos by Cherie Amis, George Stoddard, and Alex Roush.
Carrollton City Hall at corner of Rome and City Hall Avenue (5 copies), undated, 5 copies
Photo taken when City Hall included a fire station. Published by Carroll Service Council and credited with “Kodachrome by J. Taylor.”
Carrollton High School, undated
Carrollton Presbyterian Church, 1949
Citizen’s Bank, Carrollton, D.K. Snead, Cashier, 1909
The photo depicted a beach scene titled "Vacation Days".
Dixie Street in spring (season), undated
Photo taken by Tina Clune.
Dixie Street, Burson House, undated
Photo taken by Tina Clune.
Fire Department, undated
The photo is the First Fire Department of Carrollton.
First Baptist Church, ca. 1925
Halcyon Club, undated
Hotel Clifton, undated
Mandeville Mills, undated
Stone Wall Barn, undated
Photo taken by Tina Clune. The barn is located on Smithfield Road outside Bowdon off Hwy 100.
Seasons (2 copies), undated
Photos taken by Cherie Amis and Martha Martin (2 copies)
Stand Pipe, undated
Street Scene and Business Section, [1915]
The photo has a missing corner.
Sunset Hills Country Club under construction circa 1947 (3 copies), circa 1947
Published by Carroll Service Council and credited with “Kodachrome by J. Taylor.” (3 copies)
 

Haralson County Postcards

Box: 1 Folder: 3

[Tallapoosa Railroad Station], 1905
Buying Cotton at Tallapoosa, Ga, 1911