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Creating Context: Atlanta, the New South and the Civil Rights Movement

Editor’s Note: The story of “Driving Miss Daisy” takes place from 1948 to 1973—a period of great societal change in America. As part of our production Study Guide, the Ford’s education team has created a timeline of events that highlights major milestones in the Civil Rights era. 894 more words

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Behind the Wheel of Driving Miss Daisy

During the past year I have been a volunteer at the Ottawa Little Theatre (OLT) as a historical consultant. For their recent production of Driving Miss Daisy I created a presentation for the cast and production team on the history between the Black and Jewish communities in Atlanta, Georgia. 41 more words


Because when you cannot, you just can't.

Everyone has their own personal list of pet peeves. For some, it’s sketchy coworkers that steal lunches and snacks from a shared office refrigerator. For others, it’s an annoying uncle that chews his food in a manner similar to that of Mister Ed. 1,268 more words


I'm Not In The Driver's Seat

My palms start getting sweaty and my heart starts racing a tad bit. My stomach turns and churns just thinking about it. I’ve thought about it in the middle of the night a few times. 654 more words

Photo Preview: The 1949 Packard That’s Driving Miss Daisy

In April, Ford’s photographed the actors appearing in this fall’s production of Driving Miss Daisy. To add an authentic flair to the photos, we reached out to vintage car enthusiasts to help us convey the look of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 423 more words