Archive for August 2020

This week we're covering the Georgia Institute of Technology. Created as part of the 'New South' creed to fast-tract industrial education, it began as a school focused on teaching ...

This week I pulled an episode that my Patreon supporters heard back in July. The 1897 Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill strike is all about the racial division between the working poor of...

Epidemics - Part II

If you go back far enough, Atlanta has dealt with an issue. It's fascinating to see how people living a century ago handled the same worries and fears, but reading about historical...

Dr. Roderick Badger

Dr. Roderick Badger was Atlanta's first African American dentist - and that's all I ever knew about him. But his story - the son of an enslaved mother and white father, who was fre...

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