Check out the links below to take a closer look at the resources that helped form this exhibit.
Development of Washington Park
- "Heman E. Perry and Black Enterprise in Atlanta, 1908-1925", by Alexa Henderson
- "The Largest Negro Commercial Enterprise in the World," by Eric D. Walrond
- "As Atlanta seeks rebirth, city must overcome segregationist past cited in new book", by David Pendered
- "The Racial Origins of Zoning in American Cities," by Christopher Silver
- "Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Racial Zoning Laws," by Werner Troesken and Randall Walsh
- Atlanta Zoning Maps
- "Great Atlanta Fire of 1917," by Gino Nuzzolillo
- The Atlanta Journal
- The Atlanta Constitution
Historic Cultural Spaces
- Description of the Ashby Street School
- "'A theater of our own': The Ashby brought movies to a Black audience," by Bo Emerson and J.D. Capelouto
- Black Atlanta in the Roaring Twenties, by Herman "Skip" Mason, Jr.
- Contested Waters : A Social History of Swimming Pools in America, by Jeff Wilse
- Atlanta Daily World
- "Hot Combs and Hair Grease: African-American Beauticians and Political Activism in Atlanta, 1930-1965" by Sylvia Marshall
- "Complex Relations: An African-American Attorney Navigates Jim Crow Atlanta," by David Kenneth Pye
- Politics, Civil Rights, and Law in Black Atlanta, 1870-1970, by Herman "Skip" Mason, Jr.
Blacks at the Net: Black Achievement in the History of Tennis, by Sundiata Djata
Washington Park Today
- Information on the Washington Park Historic District
- The information included in the district's application for the National Register of Historic Places was a huge help with constructing the narrative for this exhibit.
- The Conservancy at Historic Washington Park