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In Georgia History

Whipping Women Inmates Condemned

The Georgia General Assembly adopted a joint resolution condemning the practice of whipping women inmates in state prisons.
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In Their Own Words

Unflattering View of Atlanta

In a letter to a bishop, school teacher Elizabeth Sterchi did not portray Atlanta in a flattering light: “Atlanta is more or less round, and about three miles in diameter. Taking the thickness of 3/4 of a mile in circle...
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