Two soldiers sending mail in Atlanta, Georgia, 1946. The woman’s pin identifies her as a U.S.O. lounge volunteer.
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Helen Dortch Longstreet worked as a ‘Riveter’ during World War II. Employed as a war worker at Bell Aircraft plant in Atlanta, Georgia, Helen was the widow of General James Longstreet – who participated in Civil War battles such as the Second Bull Run, Chickamauga, Antietam, and Gettysburg. If you’re trying to figure out how […]
African American baseball players from Morris Brown College, with boy and another man standing at door, Atlanta, Georgia in either 1899 or 1900. Founded by the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1881, Morris Brown College first opened its doors on October 15, 1885 to 107 students and nine teachers. Located at the corner of Boulevard […]