• Marker Monday: Jeannette Rankin’s Georgia Home

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” December’s #MarkerMondays highlight Georgians’ contributions to the development of a government elected by, accountable to, and representative of the citizenry. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights the first U.S. Congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin, and discusses the struggle for women’s […]

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  • Marker Monday: Governor Ellis Gibbs Arnall

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” December’s #MarkerMondays examine Georgians’ contributions to the development of a government elected by, accountable to, and representative of the citizenry. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Governor Ellis Arnall’s role and motivations in eliminating Georgia’s poll tax, a […]

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  • Marker Monday: Primus King and the Civil Rights Movement

    To further explore this year’s Georgia History Festival theme, “The United States Constitution: Ensuring Liberty and Justice for All,” December’s #MarkerMondays examine Georgians’ contributions to the development of a government elected by, accountable to, and representative of the citizenry. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Primus E. King’s role in confronting disenfranchisement in Georgia.  On July 4, […]

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