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Winner of two 2013 Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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August 13, 1921

Georgia Women Gain Vote

The women of Georgia finally got the right to vote on this day in 1921 when Governor Thomas Hardwick signed the act that made it official.

The suff...
August 04, 1919

Nellie Peters

Organize and reform was Mary Ellen Peters’ mantra long before unions adopted it.

Nellie Peters was born in Atlanta in 1851. After her husband died...