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In Georgia History

Billy Carter Commented on Campaign

As Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford campaigned in New York the day before their final debate. Carter’s brother, Billy, gave his lighthearted views of the campaign to an Albany, Georgia audience. On his brother Jimmy’s drinking habits, Billy said,...
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In Their Own Words

Description of Early Atlanta

William N. White, a recent graduate of Hamilton College in New York, had just arrived in Atlanta to open a school. In his journal, he wrote the following description of the rapidly growing town: “… The city now contains 2,500...
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