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For 2019, Phoenix Flies free architecture tours are returning with a dozen new sites

Get ready, Atlanta architecture and history buffs. The 2019 Phoenix Flies is on the way. Returning for its 16 th year, Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites continues to grow and expand, this year adding more than 12 new sites to the mix.

Lecture: Anne Gahongayire, “The Grandmother Project in West Africa” – Global Atlanta

This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition “Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection” on view through April 21, 2019.

Bold Experimenter FDR Was Born 137 Years Ago | History News Network

In the following years, Roosevelt tried one new program after another, seeking to bolster the economy, provide a safety net to the most vulnerable, and to create ways to employ people while enhancing the nation. Among the greatest achievements of the latter were the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Works Project Administration, and the Federal Writers Project.


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