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Celebrating Diversity in Atlanta

Photographs and text document the diverse cultures of African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and whites living in Atlanta. Featured topics are communities, industry, religion, fraternal organizations, arts, politics, and institutions of higher education. Among the events documented are the National Black Arts Festival, Jazz Festival, Dogwood Festival, Peachtree Road Race, King Holiday Parade, debutante cotillions, and university homecomings.

Originally submitted by: John Lewis, Representative (5th District).



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The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.

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