Georgia May 23, 2015
13 Vintage Photos Taken In Georgia That Are Simply Breathtaking
Take a look back in history by glancing at these historical, vintage photos that were taken in Georgia. They will blow your mind!
Silver Meteor Observation Lounge
The Silver Meteor Observation Lounge is a train. In this picture these passengers were approaching the Georgia state line from Columbia, South Carolina in 1962.
Rialto Theatre in Macon, GA
This picture is from 1930. The Rialto Theatre was opened in August of 1921 and has since been demolished.
President Foreman Hawes
This photo was taken at Armstrong University in December of 1959, 11 months after the university was added to the University System of Georgia. This is former President Foreman Haws giving the University System officials and state representatives a tour around the university.
Parade Marshall of the Washington Day Parade in Atlanta
This photo is from March of 1950 during the Washington Day Parade on Peachtree St. in Atlanta.
Not much is known about this photo except for the description: WASP trainees in front of a TB-25 Mitchell, about 1944.
Lounge of the Fox Theatre
The marvelous Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA was built in 1928 as a home for the prestigious Atlanta's Shriners organization. The architecture was inspired by mosques of the far east.
J.K. Hughes Family
This is a photo of a Georgia family taken in 1903. According to the owner of the photo, it was taken after the family migrated from Arkansas.
Historic American Buildings of Athens
This is a photo of a historic building that was in Athens, GA. Athens is also nicknamed "the classic city" and it shows it in this 1936 classic photo.
Georgia Tech Auburn football game Thanksgiving
This picture is of a Georgia Tech vs Auburn football game that took place on Thanksgiving in 1921. According to the author of the photo, Tech won 14-0 and it is believed Jack McDonough is the thrower.
This is a picture of a guardsman at Ft. Stewart in Hinesville, GA in the 1960's. Here Sergeant Major William Johnson is instructing Specialist Haley Fortson on how to correctly execute push ups.
Atlanta, GA Pipe Corner
Here is another historical photo of Atlanta in the 1950s. It is amazing to see the difference of the city from just 60-70 years ago.
Center Hill School
Here is a picture of a 2nd grade class at Center Hill School in 1934. It's amazing to know these small children are the great-grandparents of people today!
This is a picture taken by Georgia Tech student, Arnold Hardy, of a woman leaping to escape the flames from the Winecoff Hotel fire of 1947. Arnold actually won a Pulitzer Prize for this photo.
Do you have any vintage photos of people in or from Georgia? Share them with us in the comments below!