Inspired Georgia

Inspired Georgia: 28 Works from Georgia's State Art Collection is an exhibition traveling to nine communities around the state from October 2013 to December 2014. For more details and a complete schedule, visit the Georgia Council for the Arts.
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Harriet Powers (1837-1910)

Harriet Powers is one of the best-known southern African American quilt makers, even though only two of her quilts, both of which she made after t

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Eugene Bullard (1895-1961)

Eugene Bullard was the world's first black combat aviator, flying in French squadrons during World War I (1917-18).

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Annie L. McPheeters (1908-1994)

Annie L. McPheeters was one of the first African American professional librarians in the Atlanta Public Library and an influential proponent of African American culture and history.

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Black Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement
Georgia has been home to a number of major figures who participated throughout the twentieth century in the struggle for civil rights. ...

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