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Atlanta Tornado of 1975

March is a bad month for tornadoes in Atlanta and 1975 had one I’d never heard of. Sunday morning, March 24th a wicked little storm blew in from Alabama. Here are the spots it hit in Georgia A funnel cloud … Continue reading

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Cool Ivan Allen archive

Just found a nice little archive of Ivan Allen related material at Georgia Tech. You can start here https://ivanallen.iac.gatech.edu/omeka/ Inside is a large PDF scan of a newsclipping scrapbook he kept in the 1970’s with all kinds of urban space … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s sister cities

“The founding of the Georgia School of Technology I regard as the most important event, of a public nature, that occurred in my life” Nathan Harris said in his autobiography. At the time, he was a Macon politico and during … Continue reading

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