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Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

b. 1942

Charlayne Hunter-Gault holds a place in Georgia civil rights history as one of the first two African American students admitted to the University of Georgia. Also known for her career as an award-winning journalist,…

The Scripto Strikes

The Scripto Strikes

Civil Rights & Modern Georgia, Since 1945

From 1931 to 1977, Scripto Inc. occupied a factory complex just east of downtown Atlanta. The company employed hundreds of Black Atlantans, primarily women, who manufactured ink pens, mechanical pencils, and cigarette…

Film Industry in Georgia

Film Industry in Georgia

Cinema

Georgia’s diverse geography, moderate climate, transportation infrastructure, modern amenities, and skilled film crews have long made it an attractive destination for film companies, but it was a major tax credit passed by…

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Georgia Guidestones

Georgia Guidestones

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Millard Grimes

Millard Grimes

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Sundown Towns

Sundown Towns

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Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia

Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia

From moonshine stills to craft breweries, Georgia has a complicated past with spirituous drink.

Seven Natural Wonders

Seven Natural Wonders

The Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia are the most physically spectacular sites in the state.

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Georgia’s State Art Collection

Georgia’s State Art Collection

The full collection of works from Georgia’s State Art Collection, including drawings, etchings, mixed-media pieces, and more.

Art Across Georgia

Art Across Georgia

Georgia has much to offer in the realm of the visual arts

A More Perfect Union

The New Georgia Encyclopedia is supported by funding from A More Perfect Union, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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