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Linda Cooper 20093 Microcomputer appl 7510 July 10, 2009 . 1965. 1965. Arts and Entertainment Civil Rights Move to the suburbs. two art schools . atlanta art institute major graphic design school helped nurture talent for atlanta’s growing national advertising presence.
20093 Microcomputer appl 7510
July 10, 2009
atlanta art institute
major graphic design school
helped nurture talent for atlanta’s growing national advertising presence
atlanta college of art
begun in 1905
taught classical art program
affiliated with high museum
produced nationally known artists
Paul, “It's loud isn't it? …Great!“ …the band had grown accustomed to being drowned out by their audience and could rarely hear their own music. McCartney in particular seemed to be delighted with the sound at Atlanta Stadium and Baker Audio was later approached by The Beatles’ management to consult on some subsequent U.S. shows.-from Donnie Thompson’s “A Hard Day’s Night in Dixie”
In July 1965 Georgia’s governor, Carl Sanders joined a happy throng in Cobb County to break ground for a new amusement park modeled on Six Flags Over Texas. It would become a wildly successful mix of thrill rides and loveable hokum for thirty years.
In January 1965, Atlanta native Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is finally recognized by the city’s white leaders, who give a dinner at the Dinkler to celebrate after Dr. King receives the Nobel Peace Prize.
In 1965, hardworking former Atlantic Steel millkid chooses to shut down his chicken diner near Georgia Tech.
Lester Maddox’s probably sincere protest against Federal involvement in his restaurant business is sullied by his refusal to serve food to black Atlantans.
After years of diligent and dangerous work, Grace Towns Hamilton, Julian Bond, and nine other black Georgians were elected to office across the state, making 1965 a pivotal year for Georgia politics.
These Atlantans actually participated in an earlier wave of outward migration, settling in West End shortly after their first child was born in 1935.
Myrtice Hawley only moved to a nearby apartment after her husband died in 1967.
They celebrated birthdays and anniversaries by eating at downtown Atlanta establishments.
The new expressways cut out the middle of an extremely derelict area housing mostly very poor blacks. It also made bearable the drive from downtown offices to newly built tract housing (for whites) surrounding old farm towns as far away as Doraville.
Atlanta’s new suburbanites were encouraged in popular magazines to use their free time and money to grow not Victory Gardens- but greener grass. This was represented as a neighborhood pastime.