This article discusses the Changing Atlanta exhibit recently on display at Emory University to demonstrate how exhibits can spur greater public engagement with archives and archival materials. The exhibit used archival collections to illuminate the stories of individuals and groups who participated in the city of Atlanta’s expansion in the second half of the twentieth century. This article discusses the historical content of the exhibit itself alongside the opportunities for outreach generated by the exhibit.
Camp, W. (2019). Emory University’s Changing Atlanta Exhibit: Documenting Local History through Archives. Georgia Library Quarterly, 56(2). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/vol56/iss2/9