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Prison that held first Georgia electric chair being torn down

A central Georgia county is tearing down an old, empty prison that was home to Georgia's first electric chair and was linked to an infamous lynching.

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The Jewish Americans . Anti-Semitism in America

Jewish Americans have flourished in America, enjoying immense freedom and opportunities. But like other minorities, Jewish Americans have also faced prejudice, especially during periods of economic hardship or war. During World War I and the Great Depression, Jews were often targeted as scapegoats. The lynching of Leo Frank, a prominent Jewish businessman in Atlanta, alarmed Jewish Americans in 1915. He was falsely accused and convicted of killing a worker, Mary Phagan, in the pencil…

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LibGuides for Library Schools: Radical Reconstruction: Primary Sources

LibGuides for Library Schools: Radical Reconstruction: Primary Sources

The Reconstruction Acts: 1867 Related Links Narrative history of Secession and Readmission New South, Rebel, Presidents, Acting, March, History, Historia, Mars

The Reconstruction Acts: 1867 | TSLAC

The Reconstruction Acts: 1867 Related Links Narrative history of Secession and Readmission | Narrative history of Annexation Chap. CLIII - An Act to provide for the more efficient Government of the Rebel States [Passed over President Johnson's veto March 2, 1867]

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Primary_Source_Set--Reconstruction

This source is particularly interesting, because it demonstrates the complications of archival research. This image, originally believed to be a portrait of Matilda Beasley, manager of the Sacred H… African American Makeup, African American Hairstyles, African American History, Josephine Baker, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Harlem Renaissance, Jil Sander, Matilda

Portrait of Mathilda (or Josephine) Beasley

This source is particularly interesting, because it demonstrates the complications of archival research. This image, originally believed to be a portrait of Matilda Beasley, manager of the Sacred H…

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Chapter 15: Georgia at the Turn of the Century

Title: Gordon Family Papers, 1802-1946 Location: Georgia Historical Society Manuscript Collection Call Number: MS 318 Click on the images to view a larger version. To download the image, click on the image to view the larger version then right click to save the image to your computer.

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Chapter 13: Reconstruction

Title: Hugh L. Dennard pardon and loyalty oath, 1865-1867 Author: Dennard, Hugh L. Location: Manuscript Collection Call Number: MS 1999 Title: William Jones pardon, 1865 Author: United States. President. Location: Manuscript Collection Call Number: MS 449 Addi

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From Rags to Riches: The Story of Alonzo Herndon | Georgia Stories | PBS LearningMedia

Alonzo Herndon, a former slave born in 1858 in Social Circle, was ambitious. He sought to better himself and ultimately became a millionaire in Atlanta. After emancipation, he tried sharecropping but realized his path to success meant learning a trade. He learned barbering and eventually opened his own shop in Atlanta called the Crystal Palace. The barbershop served Atlanta's white elite. Through constant hard work and investments in Atlanta property, Herndon became the richest black man in…

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The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 | PBS LearningMedia

Historians discuss the many causes that led to the Atlanta Race Riot in September of 1906 and its devastating effects on the African-American community.

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American Masters | The Atlanta Race Riot 1906 | Season 26

Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent race riot

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Leo Frank, the pencil-factory manager lynched for the rape-murder of Mary Phagan after being convicted by a jury. Many people who ought to know are sure he was innocent, and was lynched primarily because he was a Jew who had gotten above his station. Fulton County, History Projects, Anne Frank, Atlanta Georgia, Serial Killers, Civil Rights, Confessions, Leo, Mary

Leo Frank was lynched for a murder he didn’t commit. Now neo-Nazis are trying to rewrite history.

More than a century later, websites run by avowed white supremacists are still trying to assert the guilt of a Jewish factory superintendent in the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan.

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The Thomas E. Watson Papers Digital Collection : Item View

portrait of thomas e. watson

This Georgia Public Broadcasting webpage includes a video segment on "Making Challenging Texts Accessible" as well as a powerpoint and handouts on the topic. The video has 4 segments. Faculty Meetings, 4th Grade Social Studies, Learning Courses, Spanish Language Learning, Online College, Scholarships For College, Physical Science, Japanese Language, Math Classroom

Make a Sustaining Contribution to GPB - Georgia Public Broadcasting

Your financial support helps ensure that you can continue to listen to programs like Morning Edition, On Second Thought and watch programs like Georgia Outdoors and Georgia Traveler.