Taphophilia is the love of cemeteries and headstones. In this episode, Elizabeth indulges her taphophilia as she uses stories from East View Cemetery on the outskirts of Atlanta to learn about life in the city in the early to mid-20th century. Golf, textile mills, and military service help us complete the picture.
East View Cemetery
Sidney L. Matthew, Kiltie the Kingmaker: the Lost Lessons of Stewart Maiden, (2004).
Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.
Stewart listed as in a potter's grave.
Video of Stewart and his famous swing.
Dorthey Marie Reynolds
Mattie E. Treadwell, The Women's Army Corps, 1954.
Lackland Air Force Base History.
Grover Eugene Sanders
Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill.
Ivan Allen, Jr. Reference Department, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
Cemeteries: Washington Park Cemetery and Early 20th-century Atlanta
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)