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Bibliography for Atlanta, Georgia

Children's Literature

Links to Atlanta Tourism and Preservation
Links to Sites featured in the Atlanta Travel Itinerary

Bibliography for Atlanta, Georgia

Ambrose, Andy. Atlanta: An Illustrated History. Athens, Georgia: Hill Street Press, 2003.

Bayor, Ronald H. Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Castel, Albert E. Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansa, 1992.

Cohen, Rodney T. Black Colleges of Atlanta. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.

Craig, Robert M. and Richard Guy Wilson. Atlanta Architecture: Art Deco to Modern Classic, 1929-1959. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Co., 1995.

Davis, Stephen. Atlanta Will Fall: Sherman, Joe Johnston, and the Yankee Heavy Battalions (American Crisis Series, No. 3). Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 2001.

Galloway, Tammy Harden. The Inman Family: An Atlanta Family from Reconstruction to World War I. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2002.

Gournay, Isabelle, Gerald Sams and Dana White AIA Guide to the Architecture of Atlanta. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1993.

Greene, Melissa Fay. The Temple Bombing. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1996.

Hunter, Tera W. To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors After the Civil War. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Kemp, Kathryn W. God's Capitalist: Asa Candler of Coca-Cola. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2002.

Kuhn, Cliff, Harlon E. Joye, and E. Bernard West. Living Atlanta: An Oral History of the City, 1914-1948. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1990.

Kuhn, Cliff. Contesting the New South Order: The 1914-1915 Strike at Atlanta's Fulton Mills. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Kurtz,Wilbur G. Historic Atlanta: A Brief Story of Atlanta and Its Landmarks. Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing Company, 1991.

McMurry, Richard M. Atlanta 1864: Last Chance for the Confederacy (Great Campaigns of the Civil War Series). New York: Bison Books Corp, 2001.

Mason, Herman, and Herman Mason Jr. African-American Entertainment in Atlanta (Images of America). Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 1998.

Miles, Jim. Fields of Glory: A History and Tour Guide of the Atlanta Campaign. Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1995.

Mitchell, Margaret. Gone With the Wind. New York: Warner Books, 1936, 1994.

Pomerantz, Gary M. Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: The Saga of Two Families and the Making of Atlanta. New York: Scribner, 1996.

Roth, Darlene, and Andy Ambrose. Metropolitan Frontiers: A Short History of Atlanta. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1996.

Roth, Darlene R., and Lori Parks. Greater Atlanta: An Illustrated History of the Region, 2000.

Russell, James Michael. Atlanta, 1847-1890: City Building in the Old South and the New. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.

Thompson, Joseph F., and Robert Isbell. Atlanta: A City of Neighborhoods. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1993.

Children's Literature

Beatty, Patricia. Be Ever Hopeful, Hannalee. Mahwah, New Jersy: Troll Communications L.L.C., 1990.

Harris, Joel Chandler. The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002.

Kent, Deborah. Atlanta. New York: Scholastic Library Publishing, 2001.

Snow, Pegeen. Atlanta. EngleWood Cliffs, New Jersey: Silver Burdett Press, 1989.

Links to Atlanta Tourism and Preservation

Atlanta History Center
Offering exhibits, programs and an extensive archival collection that encompass the city's history, the Atlanta History Center is also the caretaker of four historic properties, including the Tullie Smith House and Swan House.

Atlanta Preservation Center
The city's only independent advocate for historic buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes, this non-profit organization has worked with government, business and community leaders to preserve more than 100 endangered residential and commercial structures and neighborhoods. They also offer regular walking tours of many neighborhoods in the city.

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau
A site dedicated to vacationing, dining, shopping and transportation in Atlanta.

Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
This office of the Georgia State government promotes the preservation and use of historic places for a better Georgia. Properties are nominated to the National Register through their office.

Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
This local non-profit promotes an appreciation of Georgia's diverse historic resources and provides for their protection and use to preserve, enhance and revitalize Georgia's communities.

Georgia Historical Society
One of the oldest historical organizations in the nation, the Georgia Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the historical society for the people of Georgia.

Georgia Department of Industry Trade & Tourism
Discover what the state of Georgia has to offer at the website for the state's Department of Travel. Find out about upcoming events, accomodations and entertainment or order a brochure before you travel to Atlanta in person.

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, National Park Service
Located north and northeast of downtown Atlanta, the Recreation Area follows a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River. In addition to providing recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, picnicking and boating, the park contains a wide variety of natural habitats, flora and fauna, 19th-century historic sites and American Indian archeological sites.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site Historic Resource Study
Provides an historical overview of the historic park and identifies the park's cultural resources within its historic context.

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
Part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, this research facility and a museum contains Carter's White House papers, documents, memoranda, over a million photographs, and hundreds of hours of audio and visual tape.

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER)
The HABS/HAER program documents important architectural, engineering and industrial sites throughout the United States and its territories. Their collections, including a number of Atlanta sites, are archived at the Library of Congress and available online. You can view these by clicking on the link above and entering the search term "Atlanta."

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of, and membership in, the oldest national nonprofit preservation organization.

Historic Hotels of America
A feature of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Heritage Traveler program that provides information on historic hotels and package tours in the vicinity of this itinerary.

National Park Service Office of Tourism
National Parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest days. This website highlights the ways in which the National Park Service promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed, and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with the tourism industry.

National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Byway website for more ideas.

Links to Sites featured in the Atlanta Travel Itinerary

Ansley Park Historic District
Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Apartments
Atlanta City Hall
Atlanta University Center
Brookwood Hills Historic District
Castleberry Hill Historic District
Central Presbyterian Church
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Crescent Apartments/ Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
Druid Hills Historic District
Emory University
Fairlie-Poplar Historic District
Fort McPherson
Fox Theater
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia State Capitol
Georgian Terrace Hotel (Fox Theater Historic District)
Grant Park Historic District
Herndon Home
Inman Park and Inman Park-Moreland Historic Districts
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Oakland Cemetery
Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site
Piedmont Park
Rhodes Memorial Hall
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
St. Mark Methodist Church
Stone Hall, Atlanta University
Swan House
Sweet Auburn Historic District
The Temple
Tullie Smith House
Underground Atlanta
William P. Nicholson House

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