Today in History: Columbus, Georgia

Perspective map of Columbus, Ga., 1886
Today in History–February 19–the Library of Congress features Columbus, Georgia. On this date in 1917, future literary star Carson McCullers was born. Learn more about the city that influenced author Carson McCullers writing by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to thousands of primary sources related to the city of Columbus and the state of Georgia.

Carson McCullers Was Born from America’s Library

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Carson McCullers historical newspaper coverage

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