Twentieth Century

From the Wright Brothers to the Civil Rights Movement, the Twentieth Century pages explore the major themes, events, and figures of 20th century Georgia using items from the GHS collection. Use the links below to learn about the social movements, global conflicts, technological advances, cultural phenomena, and economic changes that marked the 20th century.

As you navigate the pages, be sure to click on the thumbnails to see larger images of the primary sources presented in the materials. Manuscript items will often include transcripts. Download a PDF teacher guide for tips on using the materials in the classroom.