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Sam Farkas Estate, House, 306 Mercer Avenue, Albany, Dougherty County, GA



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Item Title
Sam Farkas Estate, House, 306 Mercer Avenue, Albany, Dougherty County, GA

Location
306 Mercer Avenue, Albany, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-1175-A
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1976 subsequent work
Significance: Significant for its association with the development of the black residential community in Albany. Building is included within an intact row of early 20th century residences in this part of the city and contains an example of a vernacular house form typical of black housing of that era.

Subjects
African Americans
Houses
Domestic Life


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
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