Atlanta History



Archive Atlanta 

A collection of podcasts about various topics relating to the history of Atlanta 

ATL History 

A blog on various topics relating to Atlanta history and development. 

The 1906 Race Riot: An Explanatory Timeline 

A site by the Coalition to Remember. 

Discover Atlanta 

An Atlanta resource. 

Atlanta Railroad Depots 

This site provides links as reminders of Atlanta’s railroading past. 

Timeline of Atlanta History 

A chronology of the history of Atlanta 

Atlanta Time Machine 

Then-and-now photos of Atlanta over time, with postcards, advertisements and inks to other unique resources. 

Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign  

George Barnard’s photographs of the Atlanta Campaign courtesy of the Digital Library of Georgia.  

Century-Old Race Riot Still Resonates in Atlanta 

Links to the National Public Radio story on the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. 

History of Atlanta 

A quick history of Atlanta. 

Defending Home and Hearth 

Walter White Recalls the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. 

The Cotton States and International Exposition 

An introduction to the Cotton States International Exposition. 

Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Strike 

This site provides an in depth look at the 1914-1915 strike. 

History of the Atlanta Airport 

Information courtesy of the Sunshine Skies web site detailing the history of the Atlanta Airport. 

Leo Frank 

A detailed examination of the murder of Mary Phagan and the prosecution of Leo Frank, with links to photos and other material. 

Lost Atlanta: The Way We Were 

A link to the Georgia Public Broadcasting documentary film on Atlanta in the 1930s and 1940s. 

Olympic Games – 1996 

Streetcars in Atlanta 

A brief history of Atlanta’s streetcars. 

The Temple Bombing: 1958 


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