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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.

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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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Women in the War Effort

During WWI, women of all classes, nationalities, and races joined service and military organizations prepared for the battlefront, hospital, and relief effort.

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When You Work at a Museum

Did you know Atlanta History Center has a staff playwright? Meet Addae Moon, who has helps bring history to life through museum theater performances.

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How We Use Vintage Seed Catalogs Today

Since mail-order seed businesses began, gardeners have poured over catalogs each spring. Our staff uses these resources to select plants for our gardens.

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Homerun for History!

As the arrival of spring focuses our attention to baseball, and an exciting new venue, we present this photo essay of historic moments of baseball in Atlanta.

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Sheep to Shawl

Spring is just around the corner at the Atlanta History Center and for our furry friends at the Smith Family Farm that means it’s time for their annual haircuts!

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