Timeline of Atlanta

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

19th century[edit]

Part of a series on the
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State of Georgia
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20th century[edit]



21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


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  10. ^ Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, ed. (1999), "Morehouse College", Africana: the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, New York: Basic Civitas Books, p. 1334, ISBN 0465000711 
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  13. ^ "About Us". Atlanta: Ebenezer Baptist Church. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
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  15. ^ "American and Western Photographic Societies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1890 
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  17. ^ 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. 
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  26. ^ Nina Mjagkij (1994). Light in the Darkness: African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2801-3. 
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  28. ^ "Atlanta Dogwood Festival History". Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
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  33. ^ 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. 
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  35. ^ "Founders". National Conference of Black Mayors. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 
  36. ^ Michael Barone; Chuck McCutcheon (2011). Almanac of American Politics 2012. Washington, D.C.: National Journal Group. ISBN 978-0-226-03807-0. 
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Coordinates: 33°45′18″N 84°23′24″W / 33.755°N 84.39°W / 33.755; -84.39