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David Lewis Earnest photograph collection

David Lewis Earnest photograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Lewis Earnest photograph collection
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis, -1956
Inclusive Dates: circa 1900 to 1956
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms1377
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Organization and 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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. African-Americans

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11African-American group fishing Access Online
12African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading Access Online
13African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading Access Online
14African-American man (Pitt McWhorter) reading Access Online
15African-American woman with basket Access Online
16African-American woman with basket Access Online
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213African-American man & woman in front of log house Access Online
214African-American man & woman in front of log house Access Online
215African-American man & woman in front of log house Access Online
216African-American woman in front of log house Access Online
 

2. Athens, Georgia

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17Athens, Bobbin Mill Creek Access Online
18Athens, Broad Street Access Online
19Athens, Broad Street Access Online
110Athens, City Hall & Water Tower Access Online
111Athens, Herrington house & Double Barreled cannon Access Online
112Athens, Long (Crawford) house, Chase Street Access Online
113Athens, Michael Brothers house Access Online
114Athens, Mill on Oconee river Access Online
115Athens, Mill on Oconee river Access Online
116Athens, Seaboard Railroad Trestle Access Online
117Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle Access Online
118Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge Access Online
119Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge Access Online
120Athens, Seaboard RR Trestle & covered bridge Access Online
121Athens, Taylor-Grady house Access Online
122Athens, Vincent house Access Online
 

3. Martha Berry School

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123Martha Berry Access Online
124Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
125Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
126Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
127Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
128Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
129Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
130Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
131Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
132Martha Berry School, Rome, Ga. Access Online
 

4. "Clay Eaters"

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135"Clay Eaters," Milledgeville, Ga. Access Online
136"Clay Eaters," Milledgeville, Ga. Access Online
137"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest Access Online
138"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest Access Online
139"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest Access Online
140"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest Access Online
141"Clay Eaters," & David Earnest Access Online
 

5. Rural

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142Coosa River (?), Ga. Access Online
143Coosa River (?), Ga. Access Online
144Cypresses Access Online
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227Peachtree Access Online
228Peachtrees, Cornelia, Ga., fertilizer tests Access Online
229Peachtrees, Cornelia, Ga., fertilizer tests Access Online
230River, unidentified Access Online
231River, unidentified Access Online
233Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes Access Online
234Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes Access Online
235Tallulah Falls, Ga., River and gorge scenes Access Online
236Tallulah Falls, Ga., Oceana Falls (?) Access Online
237Tallulah Falls, Ga., Tempesta Falls Access Online
238Tobacco Field Access Online
239Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
240Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
241Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
242Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
243Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
244Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
245Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
246Toccoa Falls, Ga. Access Online
 

6. Earnest and friends

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145Earnest on bicycle Access Online
146Earnest on bicycle Access Online
147Earnest with bicycle Access Online
148Earnest with "Clay Eater" Access Online
149Earnest with group (front row, left) Access Online
150Earnest with group (top row, left) Access Online
151Earnest with State Normal School group (third from left) Access Online
152Edwards (Dr.), Austin & Pound (Dr. Jere) Access Online
160Group of men fishing (Smith, White, Leathers, Downs, Roberts) Access Online
161Group, unidentified Access Online
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232Rutherford, Mildred, in antebellum dress Access Online
219Man (portrait), unidentified Access Online
220Michael (Moina) holding Moina Michael doll Access Online
 

7. UGA

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153Georgia, University. Lumpkin (Wilson) house Access Online
154Georgia, University. Stadium, including Memorial Hall Access Online
155Georgia, University. Senior parade Access Online
156Georgia, University, students working in apple orchard Access Online
157Georgia, University, students working in apple orchard Access Online
 

8. Tennessee

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158Greeneville, Tenn. Johnson's (Andrew) house & tailor shop Access Online
159Greeneville, Tenn. Johnson's (Andrew) tailor shop Access Online
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218Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Earnest (Vivian) on rock Access Online
221Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
222Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
223Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
224Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
225Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
226Nolichucky river, Tenn. Access Online
 

10. Unidentified Buildings

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133Building (unidentified) Access Online
134Building (unidentified) Access Online
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21House, unidentified Access Online
22House, unidentified Access Online
23House, unidentified Access Online
24House, unidentified Access Online
25House, unidentified Access Online
26House, unidentified Access Online
27House, unidentified Access Online
28Lexington, Ga (?), Shaking Rock (?) Access Online
29Log house Access Online
210Log house Access Online
211Log house Access Online
212Log house Access Online
217Log house, family in front Access Online
247Town, unidentified Access Online
253Photographs - David Earnest, unidentified homes
 

11. Papers

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248Correspondence
249Correspondence - copies
250Genealogy, Marriage license
251Newspaper articles
252Newspaper articles - copies
254Birthday celebration notebook, 1948