The following is a
timeline of the , history of the city of Atlanta Georgia, United States.
19th century [ edit ]
20th century [ edit ]
1900s-1940s [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (October 2013)
1900 - Population: 89,872;
metro 419,375. [4 ] 1901 - Atlanta Theological Seminary established.
[4 ] 1902 -
Carnegie Library opens. [19 ] 1904 -
Atlanta Art Association formed. [20 ] 1905
1906 - September 22:
Atlanta Race Riot kills 27. [23 ] 1907 - Atlanta Conservatory of Music founded.
[9 ] 1908 -
Atlanta Neighborhood Union organized. [18 ] 1909 - Architectural Arts League of Atlanta organized.
[20 ] 1910
metro 522,442. [4 ] Restaurants segregated; other
Jim Crow laws follow. 1911 - Atlanta Debutante Club founded.
[14 ] 1913 -
Georgia Tech starts "evening college", now Georgia State. 1914 -
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta established. [24 ] 1915
[25 ] Utopian Literary Club
and Atlanta Junior League [21 ] founded. [14 ] 1917 -
Great Atlanta fire. 1919 -
Commission on Interracial Cooperation active. [22 ] 1920
YMCA opens. [26 ] Population: 200,616; metro 622,283.
Atlanta Junior Chamber (JCI Atlanta) established. 1923 -
Spring Street Viaduct opens, downtown rises above train tracks. 1926 -
Atlanta Historical Society founded. 1927 -
begins publication. Atlanta Historical Bulletin 1928 -
newspaper begins publication. Atlanta World 1929
1930 - Population: 270,366; metro 715,391.
Georgia Municipal Association headquartered in city. 1935 - Cascade Theatre opens.
[27 ] 1936
Euclid Theatre opens. 1941 -
Central Atlanta Progress established. 1944
Mary Mac's Tea Room in business. 1946 - U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention founded. 1949
1950s-1990s [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (October 2013)
21st century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (October 2013)
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f g h i j Federal Writers' Project (1942), "Chronology", Atlanta, American Guide Series, New York: Smith & Durrell
^ a b c d e Leon E. Seltzer, ed. (1952), , New York: Columbia University Press, p. 117, Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World OL 6112221M
^ George White (1849), , Savannah: W. Thorne Williams, Statistics of the State of Georgia OCLC 1349061
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Atlanta", Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica Co., 1910, OCLC 14782424
^ Adiel Sherwood (1860), (4th ed.), Macon, Ga: S. Boykin Gazetteer of Georgia
^ "Timeline of the American Civil War". Britain and the American Civil War. Online Exhibitions. British Library. 2013.
^ Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b John R. Hornady (1922), , American Cities Book Company Atlanta: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
^ Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, ed. (1999), "Morehouse College", , New York: Basic Civitas Books, p. 1334, Africana: the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience ISBN 0465000711
^ Blaine A. Brownell (1975). "Commercial-Civic Elite and City Planning in Atlanta, Memphis, and New Orleans in the 1920s". Journal of Southern History 41. JSTOR 2206403.
^ Weston Flint (1893), "Georgia", Statistics of Public Libraries in the United States and Canada, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office
^ "About Us". Atlanta: Ebenezer Baptist Church . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b c Atlanta History Center. "Finding Aids For Archives and Manuscripts". Digital Library of Georgia . Retrieved . October 31, 2013
^ "American and Western Photographic Societies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1890
^ U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor (1907), , Washington, DC Statistics of Cities Having a Population of Over 30,000
^ Nell Irvin Painter (2006). "Timelines". Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present. Oxford University Press. p. 361+. ISBN 978-0-19-513755-2.
^ a b c d Nina Mjagkij, ed. (2001), Organizing Black America: an Encyclopedia of African American Associations, Garland, ISBN 9780815323099
^ Atlanta, Carnegie Library of (December 1902), Carnegie Library Bulletin 1, Atlanta, Ga.
^ a b Florence Levy, ed. (1911), American Art Annual 9, New York
^ a b c Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. "Finding Aids For Archives and Manuscripts". Digital Library of Georgia . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b c d Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, ed. (1999), "Atlanta", , New York: Basic Civitas Books, p. 147+, Africana: the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience OL 43540M
^ Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, ed. (1999), "Atlanta Riot of 1906", , New York: Basic Civitas Books, p. 148+, Africana: the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience ISBN 0465000711
^ "A History: the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1914-1989". Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ Carole E. Scott and Richard D. Guynn (2000). "The Atlanta Streetcar Strikes". Georgia Historical Quarterly 84. JSTOR 40584340.
^ Nina Mjagkij (1994). . University Press of Kentucky. Light in the Darkness: African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946 ISBN 0-8131-2801-3.
^ a b "Movie Theaters in Atlanta, GA". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ "Atlanta Dogwood Festival History". Atlanta Dogwood Festival . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b Quintard Taylor (ed.), , Seattle, Washington BlackPast.org
^ a b c d Pluralism Project. "Atlanta, Georgia". Directory of Religious Centers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ "Cases: United States". Global Nonviolent Action Database. Pennsylvania: Swarthmore College . Retrieved . October 13, 2013
^ a b Virginia H. Hein (1972). "The Image of 'A City Too Busy to Hate': Atlanta in the 1960's". Phylon 33. JSTOR 273521.
^ Rebecca J. Dameron and Arthur D. Murphy (1997). "An International City Too Busy To Hate? Social And Cultural Change In Atlanta: 1970-1995". Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development 26. JSTOR 40553316.
^ "NCGA Co-ops: Georgia". Iowa: National Cooperative Grocers Association.
^ "Founders". National Conference of Black Mayors . Retrieved . February 14, 2014
^ Michael Barone; Chuck McCutcheon (2011). . Washington, D.C.: Almanac of American Politics 2012 National Journal Group. ISBN 978-0-226-03807-0.
^ , US Census Bureau, 1998 Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990
^ "Blighted Cities", CQ Researcher 20, 2010 (subscription required)
^ "Largest Urbanized Areas With Selected Cities and Metro Areas (2010)". US Census Bureau. 2012.
Further reading [ edit ]
Published in the 19th century [ edit ]
V. T. Barnwell (1867), , Atlanta: Intelligencer Book and Job Office Barnwell's Atlanta city directory, and strangers' guide
. Atlanta, Georgia: William R. Hanleiter. 1870. Atlanta City Directory for 1870
William Henry Overall, ed. (1870), "Atlanta", Dictionary of Chronology, London: William Tegg, OCLC 2613202
. Atlanta, Georgia: Plantation Publishing Co. 1872. Atlanta City Directory for 1872
Charles H. Jones (1873), "Atlanta", Appletons' Hand-book of American Travel: the Southern Tour, New York: D. Appleton & Co.
. A.E. Sholes. 1877. Directory of the City of Atlanta for 1877
E.Y. Clarke (1877), , J. P. Harrison Illustrated History of Atlanta
. Sholes & Co. 1882. Atlanta City Directory
Jacob D. Cox (1882), , New York: C. Scribner's Sons Atlanta
I.W. Avery (1885). . Atlanta: Constitution Publishing Co. Atlanta: the leader in trade, population, wealth and manufactures in Georgia
Wallace Putnam Reed (1889), , Syracuse, N.Y: D. Mason & Co. History of Atlanta, Georgia
. Atlanta, Ga.: Atlanta City Directory R.L. Polk & Co. 1891.
E.R. Carter (1894), , Atlanta The black side: a partial history of the business, religious and educational side of the Negro in Atlanta, Ga.
. Franklin Printing and Publishing Co. 1896. Atlanta City Directory for 1896
. Bullock and Saunders. 1898. Atlanta City Directory for 1898
, Atlanta: Atlanta City Council, 1898 Handbook of the City of Atlanta
"City of Atlanta", Rand, McNally & Co.'s Handy Guide to the Southeastern States, Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., 1899
Published in the 20th century [ edit ]
"Atlanta", Chambers's Encyclopaedia, London: W. & R. Chambers, 1901
Edward Young Clarke, ed. (1902), Atlanta: greatest city of the great South
Thomas H. Martin (1902), , Atlanta: Century Memorial Publishing Co. Atlanta and its builders ; v.2
, Atlanta, Ga.: Pioneer Citizens' Society, 1902, Pioneer citizens' history of Atlanta, 1833-1902 OCLC 1850685
Atlanta, Carnegie Library of (March 1903), "Finding List Georgia Collection: Atlanta", Carnegie Library Bulletin (Atlanta, Ga.) 1 (8)
Atlanta City Directory. Foote & Davies Co. 1904
, Atlanta: Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 1904 Atlanta, a twentieth-century city
J.D. Cleaton (1907), , Atlanta: Franklin-Turner Atlanta: Metropolis of the South
"Atlanta", United States (4th ed.), Leipzig: K. Baedeker, 1909, OCLC 02338437
"Atlanta, Georgia". The Modern City (League of American Municipalities) 3. December 1918.
. Atlanta City Directory Co. 1919. Atlanta City Directory
. 1922. Atlanta City Directory
"Atlanta, Pacesetter City of the South", (Washington DC) National Geographic Magazine 135, 1969
James C. Starbuck (1974), , Monticello, Ill., Historic Atlanta to 1930: an indexed, chronological bibliography OCLC 933763
George J. Lankevich (1977), Howard B. Furer, ed., Atlanta: a chronological & documentary history, 1813-1976, American Cities Chronology Series, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, ISBN 0379006189
Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), "Atlanta, GA", , New York: Encyclopedia of American Cities E.P. Dutton, OL 4120668M
Clarence N. Stone (1989). Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988. Studies in Government and Public Policy. University Press of Kansas. ISBN 0700604154.
George Thomas Kurian (1994), "Atlanta, Georgia", , 1: North America, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO World Encyclopedia of Cities (fulltext via Open Library)
"Georgia: Atlanta", USA, Australia: Lonely Planet, 1999, p. 541+, OL 19682441M
Published in the 21st century [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 33°45′18″N 84°23′24″W / 33.755°N 84.39°W