John H. Bouhan photographs
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John H. Bouhan photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bouhan, John J., 1886-1971.
Title: John H. Bouhan photographs
Dates: 1934-1962
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2422

Biographical/Historical Note

John J. Bouhan (1886-1971) was the son of Mary and William Bouhan (1843-1908), both born in Ireland. John Bouhan resided in Savannah, Georgia with his wife Helen, served as president of the Hibernian Society from 1928-1930, and was a delegate to the 1940 Democratic National Convention. He was a prominent attorney and political leader in Savannah and was a partner in the law firm Bouhan, Williams, and Levy. He died in Savannah on 10 January 1971.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three images, two depicting John J. Bouhan and one taken by Bouhan. The photograph taken by Bouhan is labeled, “Party at Grove Hill Plantation, by John J. Bouhan, June 30 1934,” and is the only original print in the collection. The other two images are digital copy prints depicting Bouhan with others. One image is the interior of an unidentified bar with Bouhan and several unidentified men, circa 1940s. The other image is of Bouhan, Harry S. Truman, and an unidentified man in a car during the Savannah, Georgia, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, circa 1962. The image is signed on the front, “To My Friend John, Harry S. Truman”.

Index Terms

Bars (Drinking establishments)
Grove Hill Plantation (Ga.)
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.