The Georgia Historical Quarterly

The Georgia Historical Quarterly is one of the premier state historical journals in the United States, published quarterly by the Georgia Historical Society. TheQuarterly features the finest scholarly articles on Georgia history, book reviews covering all aspects of southern and Georgia history, edited primary sources, oral histories, and essays by and about contemporary history-makers.

The Georgia Historical Society has published the Quarterly continuously since 1917. Its scholarly excellence has been recognized by the governor of Georgia with a Governor’s Award in the Humanities.

The Georgia Historical Quarterly is received by all members of the Georgia Historical Society, as well as almost 1,000 university, college, and public libraries, historical societies, and other educational and governmental institutions. An index to the first 60 volumes, published in 1991, may be purchased from the Georgia Historical Society.

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For information on submissions to The Georgia Historical Quarterly, please contact:

Dr. Glenn McNair
P.O. Box 528
Gambier OH 43022

Inquiries about book reviews should be sent to:

Dr. Christopher Curtis
Armstrong State University
Department of History
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah GA 31419-1997

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GHQ Winter 2016

Volume C, No. 4

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  • “The Shot That Was Heard in Nearly Two Million Negro Homes”: The 1934 Murder of William Alexander Scott
    by Thomas Aiello
  • “Revolutionize Life in the Chattahoochee River Valley”: Buford Dam and the Development of Northeastern Georgia, 1950–1970
    by Deanna M. Gillespie

Notes and Documents

  • Finding Christoph Heinrich Müller by Kai Dose

History Now

  • An Interview with Beverly M. “Bo” DuBose III, Part Three by Stan Deaton

To view summaries of older issues of GHQ, visit the Georgia Historical Quarterly Archive.


Glenn McNair, Kenyon College
Dr. William T. Moore Distinguished Editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly

Managing Editor

Stan Deaton, Georgia Historical Society

Book Review Editor

Chris Curtis, Armstrong State University

Brendan Crellin, Layout and Design, The Georgia Historical Society
Ashley Jester, Graduate Assistant, Armstrong State University

Georgia Historical Quarterly design by Left Brain Right

Board of Editors

Stephen Berry
University of Georgia

Lee Ann Caldwell
Augusta University

Karen Cook-Bell
Bowie State University

Chris Curtis
Armstrong State University

Alan Gallay
Texas Christian University

Sarah Gardner
Mercer University

Talitha LeFlouria
University of Virginia

David Moltke-Hansen
Ashville, North Carolina

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Half Page: $175/ 1 issue, $150 each/ 4 issues
Quarter Page: $100
Inside Back Cover: $750
Back Cover: $1000

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To view summaries of older issues of GHQ, visit the Georgia Historical Quarterly Archive.