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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Antique African American Store Tailor Atlanta Peachtree St Born Yr Emancipation: $500