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In Georgia History

Hartsfield Confident on Integration

Atlanta Mayor William Hartsfield expressed “faith and confidence” that the imminent desegregation of four Atlanta public schools would be carried out “with peace and good order.”
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In Their Own Words

Yankee Injustice Recorded in Journal

In Washington, Georgia, Eliza Frances Andrews told a story of Yankee justice, or injustice in this case: “Capt. Cooley is to be removed and Washington is to have a new commander. Everybody regrets it deeply, and the gentlemen proposed getting...
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