AJC Decatur Book Festival

Visit the staff of the New Georgia Encyclopedia during the AJC Decatur Book Festival on September 4-6, 2015! You'll find us at the Humanities Pavilion, along with staff from Georgia Humanities and Foxfire.
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Reptiles and Amphibians

The richest biodiversity of reptile and amphibian species (herpetofauna) in the United States is concentrated in the Southeast.

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Radio Broadcasting

Commercial radio broadcasting in Georgia began on March 15, 1922, when a hastily assembled transmission system began scheduled broadcasting under the call letters

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Swing Music: Overview

Georgia, though far from the jazz centers of New Orleans, Louisiana; Chicago, Illinois; and New York City, produced some of the most important swing musicians of the big band era.

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Pecans

Although

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries