Antique African American Store Tailor Atlanta Peachtree St Born Yr Emancipation For Sale

An original photograph of 103 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA, including the business of Rufus Cooper, Tailor, a native Georgian and widower born in the year of Emancipation, 1863, measuring approximately 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 inches applied to the original cardboard backing measuring approximately 5 x 5 inches. Loss as pictured with a few light scratches. Information from 1900 census and Atlanta's 1903 and 1904 city directory for Mr. Cooper and Atlanta Phonograph Company appear below.

Name: Rufus Cooper
Age: 37
Birth Date: 1863
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1900: Atlanta Ward 6, Fulton, Georgia
[Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia]
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Household Members:
Name Age
Rufus Cooper 37
EMORY UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2009 with funding from
Lyrasis IVIembers and Sloan Foundation
'AN 4 1966
IN THIS CITY AT
PEACHTREE — Cont'd.
AlVz Kuhns Charles A
National Loan Co
Palmer Loring B Dr
McMichael Sweat & Co
42 Williams-Thomson Co
43 City Furniture Co
45 Brown & Catlett Furn Co
49 Verghiotis Peter
49 Atlanta Phonograph Co
Whittemore Optical Co
49 Reese William C
491/^ Cooper Rufus M (c)
Porter James R (c)
51-55 King Hardware Co (Walton begins)
52-4 B-R Electric Co
Ponce De Leon Amst Co
56 Vacant
57 Lilienthal Crockery Co
60 Lester Book & S Co
61 Fielder & Allen Co
62 Campbell R O Coal Co
Campbell Coal & Coke Co
Pinnacle Trunk Mfg Co
63 Irwin Rush Also from Emory University Library, the 1903 Atlanta City Directory includes:
ATLANTA PHONOGRAPH CO, Joseph P Riley prop, 103 Peachtree
MOULDED RECORDS -"rrrrrr. ^
chines. Come and hear 'em.
ATLANTA PHONOGR.APH COMPANY.
1 O 3 PeacHtree Street. Name: Joseph P Riley
Age in 1910: 42
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1910: Atlanta Ward 6, Fulton, Georgia
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jessie D Riley
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph P Riley 42
Jessie D Riley 33
Martha D Riley 3
Flora J Riley 2/12
Edward A Doane 56
Flora B Doane 57
Elizabeth L Amyr 41


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