Rita Trotz collection of photographs
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Rita Trotz collection of photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Trotz, Rita.
Title: Rita Trotz collection of photographs
Dates: 1930-1959
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 2308

Biographical/Historical Note

Rita Trotz is a native of Plainfield, New Jersey and currently lives in Savannah, Georgia. She was married to Sam Trotz and they had three sons together. Trotz is an authority of old and out of print books about the South and worked as a rare book dealer and appraiser.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs from the 1930s to 1950s collected by Rita Trotz of various images from Savannah, Georgia and Augusta, Georgia. Within this collection are photographs of unidentified groups of people in Savannah, Georgia at pageants, parades, and posed in front of monuments; street views of Savannah; tree nurseries in an unidentified location; the Wofford Oil Company terminals in Augusta, Georgia; Brigaider General Frederic E. Glantzberg at Hunter Army Airfield; group photographs of the Central of Georgia Railway Company's Board of Directors; and of Herschel V. Jenkins.

Index Terms

Central of Georgia Railway.
Glantzberg, Frederic E.
Jenkins, Herschel V., 1871-1960.
Savannah (Ga.)--Photographs.
Wofford Oil Company (Augusta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.