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Boll Weevil in Georgia

Learn More – Boll Weevil in Georgia W. H. Cross, “Biology, Control and Eradication of the Boll Weevil,” Annual Review of Entomology 18 (1973): 17-46. Willard A. Dickerson et al., Boll Weevil Eradication in the United States through 1999 (Memphis, Tenn.: Cotton Foundation, 2001). R. G. Luttrell, “Cotton Pest Management: Part 2, a U.S. Perspective,” […]

FDR Controversial Speech in Barnesville

Learn More – FDR Controversial Speech in Barnesville Franklin D. Roosevelt: “Address at Barnesville, Georgia.,” August 11, 1938. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. “Franklin D. Roosevelt in Georgia.” New Georgia Encyclopedia. Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech Historical Marker: PHILLIP RAMATI, “Barnesville remembers 1938 FDR visit.” Sunday, October […]

Sons of Liberty Meet in Savannah

Learn More – Sons of Liberty Meet in Savannah Kenneth Coleman, The American Revolution in Georgia, 1763-1789 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1958). Carl Solana Weeks, Savannah in the Time of Peter Tondee (Columbia, S.C.: Summerhouse Press, 1997) “Peter Tondee (ca. 1723-1775).” New Georgia Encyclopedia. Revolutionary War in Georgia.” New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia […]

Deion Sanders

Learn More – Deion Sanders Stew Thornley Deion Sanders: prime time player. Lerner Publications Co., 1993 Deion Sanders Official Website: Deion Sanders Twitter:!/deionsanders/ Baseball Reference: Pro-Football Reference: Pro-Football Hall of Fame:

William Yates Atkinson

Learn More – William Yates Atkinson James F. Cook, The Governors of Georgia, 1754-2004, 3d ed. (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2005). Barton C. Shaw, The Wool-Hat Boys: Georgia’s Populist Party (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984). Mauriel Shipp, “The Public Life of William Yates Atkinson” (master’s thesis, University of Georgia, 1955). “William Y. […]

Nathanael Greene

Learn More – Nathanael Greene Gerald M. Carbone, Nathanael Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). Edward J. Cashin, “Nathanael Greene’s Campaign for Georgia in 1781,” Georgia Historical Quarterly 61 (spring 1977): 43-58. Terry Golway, Washington’s General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution (New York: Henry Holt […]

Woolfolk Murders

Learn More – Woolfolk Murders E. Merton Coulter, “The Woolfolk Murder,” Georgia Historical Quarterly 49 (June 1965): 115-56. Carolyn DeLoach, Shadow Chasers: The Woolfolk Tragedy Revisited (Newnan, Ga.: Eagles Publishing, 2000). Carolyn DeLoach, The Woolfolk Tragedy (Douglasville, Ga.: Anneewakee River Press, 1996). “Woolfolk Murder Case.” New Georgia Encyclopedia. New-York tribune., August 07, 1887, Accessed […]

Conrad Aiken

Learn More – Conrad Aiken Butscher, Edward, Conrad Aiken: Poet of the White Horse Vale (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1988). Killorin, Joseph, ed., Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978). Lorenz, Clarissa M., Lorelei Two: My Life with Conrad Aiken (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983). Spivey, Ted R., Revival: […]

Nellie Peters

Learn More – Nellie Peters Jane Bonner Peacock, “Nellie Peters Black: Turn of the Century ‘Mover and Shaker,’” Atlanta Historical Journal 23 (winter 1979/80). Carey Olmstead Shellman, “Nellie Peters Black: A Study of Womanly Influence through Affluence in the New South,” (master’s thesis, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 1998). Carey Olmstead Shellman, “Nellie Peters Black: Georgia’s […]

Skip Caray

Learn More – Skip Caray Richard Sink, Skip Caray , and Pete Van Wieren. Chop to the Top!: The Behind-The Scenes Tale of the Team-And the Town-That Turned Upside Down : As Seen Through the Eyes of the Voices of the Atlanta. Tomahawk Pr; 1st edition (May 1992) “Skip Caray dies; spent three-plus decades calling […]