Author Archives: LA Lands

New website to go live in May 2011

The Peoplestown Project’s website will soon be a reality! I’m loading content, including oral histories, pictures, and manuscript sources. Where will it be? Point your browser to: The Peoplestown Project Until the site is open to the public, it will … Continue reading

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How many green stamps does it take to buy a bus?

And Ginny Tuttle—her father was Judge Tuttle in Atlanta—was a volunteer who collected 3,000 books of green stamps so we could buy a bus. Continue reading

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We were just singing hymns

We are particularly interested in the “storied” experience of Peoplestown and its community-based organizations. We know that stories help bind many people to this place and to each other. Stories are told and re-told, creating a local lore that links people over time and space. Continue reading

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Surplus food

The guards didn’t really taunt us verbally, but they certainly did in their body language. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Peoplestown Project blog

Launched in January 2009, the Peoplestown Project is devoted to studying and interpreting the history and evolution of the Peoplestown neighborhood in downtown Atlanta. Continue reading

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