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A Carnival of Crimes

For a month in early 1893, a series of crimes occurred in Atlanta that shocked citizens and confounded authorities. Dubbed a “carnival of crimes,” this crime wave included suicides, a double murder, and an embezzlement scandal. Although these tragic events…

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Resident Resource List

Oakland Cemetery is the final resting place for many Atlantans who shaped their communities, Atlanta, and the region. These men and women founded schools, established places of worship, opened businesses, and created community groups. They confronted discrimination and worked to…

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