Archive for August 2021

Cocaine

This week we’re talking about cocaine. At the dawn of the 20th century, cities like Atlanta we’re grappling with recreational cocaine use, racializing it and trying to figure out h...

Bonus Mini: Orion Frazee

The universe conspired against me this week, as my planned episode did not record correctly. Have no fear, I've pulled a Mini from my Patreon page! Orion Frazee was born in NJ in 1...

Dogwood Festival

Atlanta's obsession with the dogwoods dates back to the 1920s, but the Dogwood Festival was the brainchild of Lorraine Cooney, who launched the first festival in 1936, at the heigh...

Cascade Heights

This week, we’re covering Cascade Heights, an expansive, 1920s development along Cascade Road in southwest Atlanta. Starting with the road’s native history, then it's role in the C...

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