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A Summer of Historic Proportions

Every year Atlanta History Center hosts History Summer Camps as well as Writing Summer Camps. Each week has a fun new theme to explore!

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Juneteenth: A Celebration for a New Age

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end to slavery in the U.S. Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, but few people were immediately freed.

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What exactly is an archivist?

We have a lot of stuff, really cool important stuff. So how do we keep it all organized? Our archivists share their tips & tricks.

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When You Work at a Museum

Anna Rose Gable believes in doing it for the (agri)culture! She's our Urban Agriculturalist and has a fascinating story to tell!

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Honor Our Veterans

This Memorial Day we honor our veterans by hearing from Col. Robert Certain, who bravely fought during the Vietnam War.

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Behind the Scenes: Exhibit Installation

Our Manager of Collections takes you through what it's like behind the scenes when prepping for an exhibit at Atlanta History Center.

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100 Years After the Fire

One hundred years ago the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 destroyed 300 acres of the city. The Fourth Ward would never be the same.

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All Aboard for History!

Last week, two trucks carrying the latest addition to the Atlanta History Center rolled up on our property with a very special delivery!

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When You Work at a Museum

Meet Kate Whitman, Vice President of Public Programs! Having worked here 14 years, Kate has helped our organization’s programs grow and diversify.

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