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A Look Back: This Month in Atlanta History

Feb. 1, 1911: William Baxter Matthews’ compilation of facts in the recent The Negro Business Directory and Commercial Guide of Atlanta surprised many Atlanta readers. The Atlanta Georgian credited the Gate City School principal for his thorough listing of 100 business categories at 2,000 separate locations, managed by African Americans. In 1890, Matthews graduated from […]