Joe McTyre Photograph Collection : Collected Images, 1889-1985, undated.

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McTyre, Joe. Joe McTyre Photograph Collection : Collected Images, 1889-1985, undated.

Joe McTyre Photograph Collection : Collected Images, 1889-1985, undated.

This series is comprised of photographs collected by Atlanta photojournalist Joe McTyre. The images were taken by other Atlanta photojournalists including Kenneth Rogers, Bill Wilson, Floyd Jillson, Marion Johnson, Guy Hayes, Charles Jackson, Bill Mahan, Bud Skinner, and others. These photographs contain images of politicians, sports figures, journalists, and entertainers. The series also includes photographs of the physical landscape of Atlanta and other cities in towns in Georgia. The remainder of the photographs consist of news coverage of World War II, sporting events, and tornadoes and other natural disasters. Individuals whose images appear in these images include Georgia political figures Jimmy Carter, Max Cleland, Marvin Griffin, William B. Hartsfield, Lester Maddox, Sam Massell, Mack Mattingly, Richard Russell, and Eugene and Herman Talmadge. National and international political figures include Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Winston Churchill. Sports figures include Bobby Dodd, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, and Louise Suggs. Other notable figures include Gene Autry, Ed Danforth, Bob Hope, Doris Day, Billy Graham, Susan Hayward, Margaret Mitchell, Ralph Abernathy, Hosea Williams, Wayne Williams, and Robert W. Woodruff. The photographs include images of downtown Atlanta, and its suburbs, as well as images of the Georgia towns and cities of Athens, Columbus, Gainesville, and Toccoa Falls. Notable images of events include photographs of celebrations in Atlanta surrounding the surrender of Germany and V-J Day.

170 photographic prints : b&w.

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