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Virginia-Highland

In the early 1890s, the Fulton County Street Railroad began it’s Nine Mile Circle route. Atlantans could hop on downtown then loop up through the beautiful, breezy farmland in the ...

Scouting

This week, we’re talking about scouting in Atlanta - the Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts. How the groups started, who started them and a few fun stories from history. Atlanta’s history...

Sweet Auburn Curb Market

This week, we're talking about the Sweet Auburn Curb Market, or Municipal Market - a story of women, farming, war, race and revitalization. Atlanta is in the midst of a food hall c...

Born at the start of the Great Depression, from the need and desire of middle and upper-class Black Atlantans to not only play golf, but to establish a recreation place where they ...

This week I want to share a conversation I had with author Mark Pifer about his new book: Hidden History of Old Atlanta. While this new book covers so much, I asked him specificall...

On the night of January 2nd, 1919, Carlisle Christy lay dead on Mathewson Place, just in front of the February home. A series of bullets from the gun of William Albright killed him...

Listener Q&A - Vol. 3

Listener Q&A - Vol. 3! This week, I am answering questions like: “How to find out what year your house was built?", "Who was Bessie Branham?”, “Will there be an episode about _...

Homes for Fallen Women

In the late 1800s - early 1900s, homes for fallen women existed in cities across America where they could gather women and young girls, usually pregnant out of wedlock, and hide th...

Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington forged one of the earliest collaborations between Jews and African Americans to create schools throughout the nation for Black children wh...

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