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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

Ford’s Theatre

Video: 2014-2015 Season Preview

Ford’s Theatre is excited to begin its 2014-2015 season. The season will include main stage productions of Driving Miss Daisy, the return of Edward Gero as Scrooge in  75 more words

Civil War

Photos from the Archives: A Case of Mistaken Identity?

The most common photo of Clara Harris is not—we believe—the correct Clara Harris.

Harris, the daughter of U.S. Senator Ira Harris of New York, is most known for attending the April 14, 1865, performance of… 1,059 more words

History & Museums

Best Yelp! Review Ever

Sometimes I use the review service Yelp! to find a good place to eat or fun things to do with friends. Today I found what will likely be my favorite review ever. 35 more words

History

Photos from the Archives: Tourism, Tragedy and Obsession!

The photo and the title don’t seem like they could possibly be connected, yet behind the bland-looking men pictured here are stories of drama and eccentricity that tie both to the horrors of the Lincoln assassination. 650 more words

History & Museums

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

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