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A Look Back: This month in Intown history

By Ann Taylor Boutwell Aug. 4, 1897: U.S. President William McKinley appointed Atlanta resident Henry Rucker (1855-1931) as collector of internal revenue for Georgia. Rucker was the first African American to serve this post. Aug. 6, 1928: Atlanta City Council voted to rename a section of Jackson Street from Ponce de Leon to 10th Street […]