Atlanta: Alfa Lomax Photo 211 Lee St. Atlanta, Atlanta.
First Edition. Photograph. Photograph. Approx. 13.5" x 10" . Portrait of Ivan Allen inscribed to his friend "Gene" in 1939. This photograph was taken at the Alfa Lomax studio in Atlanta, Georgia. There are cracks and chips to the photograph and it is in fair condition only. Ivan Allen Sr. (1876-1978) Ivan Allen cofounded the Atlanta office supply firm later known as the Ivan Allen Company in 1900. Through the "Forward Atlanta" campaign of the 1920s and many other activities, Allen became the city's quintessential booster. His son, Ivan Allen Jr., carried on this civic tradition as mayor of Atlanta in the 1960s (New Georgia Encyclopedia). Fair. Item #23519