Join Elizabeth as she once again examines the stories of three people buried in a cemetery in the Atlanta metro area. Second-sight, sharecropping, and a street called Auburn Avenue provide context for the lives of those resting at Washington Park Cemetery many of whom were descendants of slaves.
Ronald H. Bayor, "Roads to Racial Segregation: Atlanta in the Twentieth Century", Journal of Urban History, 15:1, (1988): 3-21.
Patrick H. Garrow, "Physical Anthropology and Archaeological Investigations of the Nancy Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Chamblee, Georgia", 1985.
Michelle S. Hite, "Finding the Back Entrance Unsuitable: Liberation, Pedagogy, and South-View Cemetery", Transformations, 26:2 (2016): 272-282.
Larry Keating, Atlanta: Race, Class and Urban Expansion, Temple University Press, (2010).
Douglas Keister, Forever Dixie: a Field Guide to Southern Cemeteries & their Residents, Gibbs Smith Publishers, (2008).
Herman Mason, African-American Life in DeKalb County, 1823-1970. Arcadia Publishing, (1998).
Cemeteries: Local History of Mid-20th century Atlanta
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
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