The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition
November 14, 2018 @ Noon
Join us as we welcome Dustin Klein, Archivist at the Southern Museum, to the Bartow History Museum on the November 14th at noon. The title of his lecture is The Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition. Participants will learn about how Atlanta managed to hold a major international exposition, the goals that the organizers had for the event, and its impact on Atlanta and the broader region. The lecture is free for members. The session is included in the general admission to the museum for non-members.
About the Speaker
Mr. Dustin Klein is the Archivist at the Southern Museum where he oversees the preservation and security of the Southern Museum’s archival collections. He received his Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Georgia in 2012. He is currently working on his Master’s degree in history, with a concentration in public history and the American South.
About the Bartow History Museum
The Bartow History Museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. Our extensive archives and research library contains photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more.