Thomas H. White Photo Lab

Thomas H. White Photo Lab (HM17Z1)

Location: Toccoa, GA 30577 Stephens County
Buy Georgia State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 34° 35.65', W 83° 21.167'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 208 views
Inscription
In 1983, Thomas H. Whit was honored with a memorial that has enriched the lives of many students and alumni. This is the year the Thomas H. White Photo Lab was dedicated as a place where students could learn the art and science of photography. Thomas White lived capturing the beauty of our world through the lens of a camera, and it was through this medium that he close to share his Christian faith on film. His photographic career started here at Toccoa Falls College as a photographer for the yearbook.

Later, he attended the Rochester School of Photography where he graduated Suma cum Laude. His achievements in photography were significant. As the Audio-Visual Director for The Christian and Missionary Alliance, he achieved the highest distinction on the North American continent for his photographic work. Beginning in 1978 until his untimely death at age 35 in August 1983, Mr. White received five gold awards, two silver awards, and two bronze awards for his photography.

Awards Received by Thomas White —
1979 "Hong Kong Story".....Gold, International Film & TV Festival
1979 "Rumors of God in China".....Gold, The Festival of the Americas, The Houston International Film Festival
1980 "The Kinshasa Story".....Gold, International Film & TV Festival
1981 "The Lostness of Man".....Gold, International Film & TV Festival
1981 "From Trauma to Triumph".....Gold, The Festival of the Americas, The Houston International Film

This historical marker is placed in honor of the Centennial Celebration 1907-2007. Donated in living memory of Thomas H. White (HS 1965) by Joyce (Keagy, HS 1966) White, Kathryn White, Jane White, and Bettye Ann (White, HS 1963, BC 1967) Catron.
Details
HM NumberHM17Z1
Tags
Year Placed2007
Placed ByJoyce White, Kathryn White, Jane White, and Bettye Ann Catron
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 8:34am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 284228 N 3830555
Decimal Degrees34.59416667, -83.35278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.65', W 83° 21.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 39.00" N, 83° 21' 10.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16339-16813 Hansen Rd, Toccoa GA 30577, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?