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Annie L. McPheeters, pictured circa 1940, was appointed assistant librarian at the Auburn Branch of the Carnegie Library of Atlanta in 1934. McPheeters was responsible for developing the library's core Negro History Collection, housed today at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.
September 20, 2016
Welcome back! As you can see, we're reopening this blog as "Inside NGE." Keep an eye on this space for an inside look at the process of writing new encyclopedia articles and maintaining our website's 2,200+ published entries on Georgia history and culture. Our articles are our publication's bread and butter, and we believe that an open discussion of the process of researching, writing,... Full Post
Posted By: Chris Dobbs
Atlanta mayor Ivan Allen (right) swears in A. T. Walden as judge of the Atlanta Municipal Court on February 3, 1964. Walden, the first black judge appointed in Georgia following Reconstruction, served as president of Atlanta's NAACP branch from 1924 to 1936.
September 20, 2016
New Georgia Encyclopedia editors continually update the resource in order to keep the encyclopedia's 2,200+ articles fresh and accurate. Here, they report on recent interesting changes.A. T. Walden first rose to prominence as the primary lawyer behind the push to equalize pay for black Georgia teachers in the early 1940s. He was also a founder of the Atlanta Negro Voters League, the first black... Full Post
Posted By: Chris Dobbs
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