Guide to the William Church Collection,
Record Group 101

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Date Span   1958

Extent  0.1 cu ft

Biographical Sketch William F. "Bill" Church is a long-time resident of Dothan, Alabama.  He is very interested in and knowledgeable about the history of the city and area.

Scope Approximately 180 photographic prints taken by Quay Fortner, City of Dothan Tax Assessor's Office, of "Frogtown" in Dothan, AL.  Dated
March 1958.  Depicts property for tax purposes.  Images include houses, businesses, churches, vacant lots, street scenes, automobiles, and occasionally adults and children.

Organization  Images numbered in pencil on reverse.  Arranged in order of those numbers.  Some numbers are missing.

Provenance  Bill Church prevented one of Quay Fortner's relatives, who was cleaning out his former home, from tossing these images into the burn pit.  Unclear why Fortner retained these photos.

Processing Notes  Pictures scanned by The Wiregrass Archives staff.  Numbered on back of each print by persons unknown; The Wiregrass Archives staff retained those numbers and arranged images accordingly.

Preferred Citation William F. Church Collection, RG 101, The Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.

Date processed:   11/24/09
Processed By:
HMcD & LS


Calendar of Images 001--086

Link to Page 2 of 2, Images 087-178

101-09-1021-001-001
101-09-1021-001-001.jpg
Image of barn-like building possibly used as auto garage
1 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-002
101-09-1021-001-002.jpg
Image of vacant lot used as [automobile junkyard]
2 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-003
101-09-1021-001-003.jpg
Image of gable-front house
3 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004
101-09-1021-001-004.jpg
Image of house with pyramidal tin roof and central chimney
4 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004_2
101-09-1021-001-004_2.jpg
Image of house with pyramidal tin roof and central chimney
5 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004_3
101-09-1021-001-004_3.jpg
Image of house with pyramidal tin roof and central chimney
6 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004_4
101-09-1021-001-004_4.jpg
Image of two houses with pyramidal tin roofs and central chimneys
7 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004_5
101-09-1021-001-004_5.jpg
Image of house with pyramidal tin roof
8 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-004_6
101-09-1021-001-004_6.jpg
Image of L-shaped gable-front house with tin roof and central chimney
9 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-005
101-09-1021-001-005.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof and side chimney
10 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-005_2
101-09-1021-001-005_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house with central chimney
11 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-007
101-09-1021-001-007.jpg
Image of vacant corner lot
12 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-007_2
101-09-1021-001-007_2.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house
13 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-007_3
101-09-1021-001-007_3.jpg
Image of L-shaped multiple gable house with shingle roof and central chimney
14 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-007_4
101-09-1021-001-007_4.jpg
Image of house with tin gable roof, central chimney, and two front doors, possibly a duplex
15 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-008
101-09-1021-001-008.jpg
Image of vacant lot containing damaged dark-colored 1946 International Harvester K1 truck (only front half is visible), ruins of a wooden [outhouse], and other wood scraps
16 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-009
101-09-1021-001-009.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house with rear chimney
17 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-010
101-09-1021-001-010.jpg
Image of white gable-front shotgun house, street address #114
18 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-011
101-09-1021-001-011.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house, street address #116
19 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-012
101-09-1021-001-012.jpg
Image of hip-roofed house with central chimney
20 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-013
101-09-1021-001-013.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with shingle roof and central chimney
21 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-014
101-09-1021-001-014.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof and central chimney
22 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-015
101-09-1021-001-015.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof and central chimney and two front doors (possibly a duplex)
23 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-017
101-09-1021-001-017.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof and chimneys on each end
24 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-018
101-09-1021-001-018.jpg
Image of house with pyramidal tin roof and chimneys on right and left
25 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-019
101-09-1021-001-019.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof and rear central chimney
26 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-020
101-09-1021-001-020.jpg
Image of gable-front house, possibly used as restaurant called “Boston Tea Room” [also visible in left of 001-019]
27 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-020_2
101-09-1021-001-020_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house
28 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-021
101-09-1021-001-021.jpg
Image of Davis Grocery, 428 S. Alice St, corner of Alice and Dogwood Ln. Owned in 1958 by William M. Davis, wife was Jewel R. Davis [from 1958 Dothan City Directory]
29 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-022
101-09-1021-001-022.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house marked by sign on front as “MILLER’S SANDWICH SHOP”
30 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-023
101-09-1021-001-023.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof
31 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-024
101-09-1021-001-024.jpg
Image of vacant lot containing trees, dead shrubbery, and pile of bricks in foreground
32 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-025
101-09-1021-001-025.jpg
Image of vacant bare corner lot at intersection of paved road and dirt road [Located to the left of vacant lot in 001-024]
33 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-026
101-09-1021-001-026.jpg
Image of vacant lot with border of underbrush on right Same image as 001-028 from perspective slightly further to left
37 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-027
101-09-1021-001-027.jpg
Image of vacant lot containing tall underbrush
35 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-028
101-09-1021-001-028.jpg
Image of vacant bare lot with border of underbrush on right
36 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-029
101-09-1021-001-029.jpg
Image of vacant lot with border of underbrush on right Same image as 001-028 from perspective slightly further to left
37 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-030
101-09-1021-001-030.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof, central chimney, and right-side chimney [same house which appears in 001-023, 001-024, and 001-025]
38 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-031
101-09-1021-001-031.jpg
Image of vacant bare lot immediately in front of [William-Vorris lumber mill]
39 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-031_2
101-09-1021-001-031_2.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with central chimney and tin roof on corner lot facing Fortner Street
40 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-032
101-09-1021-001-032.jpg
Image of two gable-front tin-roofed shotgun houses
41 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-034
101-09-1021-001-034.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with central chimney
42 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-036
101-09-1021-001-036.jpg
Image of gable-front tin-roofed shotgun house
43 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-036_2
101-09-1021-001-036_2.jpg
Row of four nearly identical gable-front tin-roofed shotgun houses
44 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-037
101-09-1021-001-037.jpg
Image of gable-front tin-roofed shotgun house with two chimneys
45 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-037_2
101-09-1021-001-037_2.jpg
Image of two gable-front tin-roofed houses with central chimneys
46 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-037_3
101-09-1021-001-037_3.jpg
Image of gable-front tin-roofed shotgun house with two central chimneys
47 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-039
101-09-1021-001-039.jpg
Image of gable-front tin-roofed house
48 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-039_2
101-09-1021-001-039_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house with central and side chimney
49 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-040
101-09-1021-001-040.jpg
Image of five gable-front [tin-roofed] [shotgun] house facing paved road
50 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-040_2
101-09-1021-001-040_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house with one central chimney, one rear chimney, and two front doors [possibly used as duplex] Two rooms wide and one story high
51 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-042
101-09-1021-001-042.jpg
Image of cross-gable-front house with shingle roof and central chimney
52 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-043
101-09-1021-001-043.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof, one central chimney, and one rear chimney
53 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-044
101-09-1021-001-044.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house with central chimney on corner lot
54 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-045
101-09-1021-001-045.jpg
Image of gable-front house with two chimneys
55 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-046
101-09-1021-001-046.jpg
Image of L-shaped house with shingle roof and central chimney
56 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-047
101-09-1021-001-047.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof and left-side chimney
57 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-048
101-09-1021-001-048.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle-roof, two central chimneys, and two front doors (possibly used as duplex)
58 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-001-049
101-09-1021-001-049.jpg
Image of cross-gable-front house with shingle roof and two chimneys
59 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-051
101-09-1021-002-051.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof and central chimney
60 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-051_2
101-09-1021-002-051_2.jpg
Image of Langham Grocery, 532 S. Alice St., owned by Blaine S. Langham, wife Edna B. Langham [from 1958 Dothan City Directory].
61 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-052
101-09-1021-002-052.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof and central chimney
62 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-053
101-09-1021-002-053.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof, one central chimney, and one rear chimney
63 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-053_2
101-09-1021-002-053_2.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof and central chimney
64 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-054
101-09-1021-002-054.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
65 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-055
101-09-1021-002-055.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof, central shed dormer, one central chimney, and one right-side chimney
66 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958

101-09-1021-002-056

101-09-1021-002-056.jpg

Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
67 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-057
101-09-1021-002-057.jpg
Image of cross-gable-front house with left-side chimney [Photograph presumably taken from vacant lot in 002-056 across street]
68 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-057_2
101-09-1021-002-057_2.jpg
Image of South Street AME Church (606 W. South St.), formerly called Hines Chapel (named for the former pastor). Moved to Lakeview after this image taken. [Information from Dothan resident Clarence Williams, Nov. 12, 2010]
69 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-058
101-09-1021-002-058.jpg
Image of small vacant lot containing low underbrush
70 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-059
101-09-1021-002-059.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house with central and rear chimney
71 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-059_2
101-09-1021-002-059_2.jpg
Image of cross-gable-front house with two chimneys and two front doors (possibly used as duplex)
72 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-060
101-09-1021-002-060.jpg
Image of pyramidal house with rear chimney
73 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-061
101-09-1021-002-061.jpg
Image of group of [mill] houses
74 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-061_2
101-09-1021-002-061_2.jpg
Image of group of [mill] houses Presumably same photo as 002-061
75 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-062
101-09-1021-002-062.jpg
Image of gable-front house with right and left chimneys
76 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-063
101-09-1021-002-063.jpg
Image of gable-front house with right rear chimney 77 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-065
101-09-1021-002-065.jpg
Image of cross-gable-front house with tin roof
78 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-065_2
101-09-1021-002-065_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house with tin roof and rear chimney (same house visible on right in 002-065)
79 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-066
101-09-1021-002-066.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house with tin roof, central and left rear chimney
80 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-066_2
101-09-1021-002-066_2.jpg
Image of gable-front house with right rear chimney, house number 700
81 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-068
101-09-1021-002-068.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
82 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-069
101-09-1021-002-069.jpg
Image of gable-roofed house with tin roof, central and left-side chimneys
83 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-070
101-09-1021-002-070.jpg
Image of bare vacant lot and distant gable-front shotgun house with central chimney
84 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-071
101-09-1021-002-071.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof and right-side chimney
85 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-071_2
101-09-1021-002-071_2.jpg
HoImage of gable-front house with shingle roof and central chimney
86 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958use with front porch, Mar 1958  [B/W - 3" x 5"]
101-09-1021-002-072
101-09-1021-002-072.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
87 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-073
101-09-1021-002-073.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
88 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-074
101-09-1021-002-074.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof, central chimney, and two front doors (possibly used as duplex)
89 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-075
101-09-1021-002-075.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
90 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-076
101-09-1021-002-076.jpg
Image of hip-roofed house with central chimney, shingle roof, and two front doors [likely used as duplex]
91 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-077
101-09-1021-002-077.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof
92 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-078
101-09-1021-002-078.jpg
Image of vacant lot with low underbrush
93 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-079
101-09-1021-002-079.jpg
Image of vacant corner lot containing debris from remains of a house, including cement porch steps
94 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-080
101-09-1021-002-080.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house
95 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-081
101-09-1021-002-081.jpg
Image of gable-front shotgun house with tin roof
96 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-082
101-09-1021-002-082.jpg
Image of gable-front house with left central chimney
97 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-083
101-09-1021-002-083.jpg
Image of gable-front house
98 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-084
101-09-1021-002-084.jpg
Image of gable-front [shingle-roofed] shotgun house with right-side chimney
99 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958
101-09-1021-002-086
101-09-1021-002-086.jpg
Image of gable-front house with shingle roof, central chimney, and two front doors (possibly used as duplex)
100 of 181 photographs taken by Quay Fortner
March 1958

 


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