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A Look Back: This month in Atlanta’s history

By Ann Taylor Boutwell April 1, 1964: Final rites for Bessie Berry Jordan, the friend and housekeeper of the late Atlanta novelist Margaret Mitchell and her husband, John Marsh, were held at the Big Bethel A.M.E. Church on Auburn Avenue. In 1925, Jordan began working for the couple at their Crescent Avenue apartment and followed […]