Ghost Paths traces Trail of Tears
Travel along with London photographer Elizabeth Waight in her Ghost Paths journey along the route of the Trail of Tears, the subject of an exhibition at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum November 2014 through January 2015. See an online slideshow of the exhibition.
With the passing of the New Deal in 1933, the workers of America thought they had an ally for improved working conditions. In 1934, the textile workers sought to express their dissatisfaction with their conditions and began a strike. Locally, Newnan played its part and when martial law was declared, the local mills were faced with how to respond. Learn More.