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Howard E. Felton photograph album

Howard E. Felton photograph album

Descriptive Summary

Title: Howard E. Felton photograph album
Creator: Felton, Howard Erwin, 1869-
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1915
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4136
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Howard E. Felton was an amateur photographer and the son of Dr. William H. Felton and Rebecca Latimer Felton, At the age of eighty-seven, Rebecca Felton was appointed by Governor Thomas Hardwick to fill the senatorial vacancy caused by the death of Thomas E. Watson. After the appointment on October 3, 1922, she attended two sessions and became the first woman to occupy the senate seat.

Scope and Content

The album contains photographs taken by Dr. Howard Erwin Felton. Consists mostly of photographs of the Felton family and people and places around Cartersville, Georgia. Also includes 17 commercially produced color photographs of scenes around Cartersville. Notable photgraphs include "Election day in Cartersville, June 20, 1907 when Prohibition carried," "the first hospital ever erected in Cartersville, October 1913," and images of the Bartow County Fair, 1913.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Howard E. Felton photograph album, ms4136, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bartow County (Ga.)
Cartersville (Ga.)
Felton family
Felton, Rebecca Latimer, 1835-1930
Felton, William H. (William Harrell), 1823-1909
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Hospital buildings -- Georgia.
Photograph albums.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photograph album, 1907-1915