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Starting Nov. 1, the Georgia State Archives in Morrow will be open by appointment. (photo courtesy elise.y)

History By Appointment Only

Rickey Bevington - Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:56pm

Georgians got some tough news this week from the Secretary of State's office. State budget cuts are forcing the near-closure of the Georgia State Archives in Morrow come Nov. 1. The librarians and archivists who...

Who's that Girl?: Can your students identify this famous author?

Don't Know Much About History Back to School Writing Prompt

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, August 12, 2013 - 5:41am

The Atlanta History Center has created a couple of clever videos that can be used as writing prompts or start of class quizzes to get students interested in Georgia history. They call them Don’t Know Much About History...

The Swan House was featured in The Hunger Games:  Catching Fire

The Hunger Games Helping Atlanta History Center Tourism

- Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:52pm

Although filming for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has wrapped up, Atlanta is still making profits because of the movie filming. The Swan House at the Atlanta History Center was one of the set locations during the...

37 Weeks That Changed the South

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 5:42am

150 years ago this month, General William Tecumseh Sherman embarked on a 37 week trek across Georgia that changed the course of the civil war. We’re marking that history-making journey with the launch of the new...

Bernard and Shirley Kinsey in the OTS GPB studio

A Scattered History, Gathered In The Kinsey Collection

Sharisse Scineaux - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:51pm

Digging for details, viewing videos, rifling through reading material all in preparation to produce my “On the Story” segment about The Kinsey Collection at the Atlanta History Center made me acutely aware of my own...

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