50 Years Ago Atlanta Lost 100 Cultural Leaders In A Plane Crash. And Then…

“On the flight were artists, company leaders, the first woman elected to the city’s school board and other leaders. Among the sights on their packed agenda were the Louvre in Paris, the Coliseum in Rome and London Bridge. Out of the city’s grief grew a sense that something needed to be done to memorialize them, to improve on its tiny art museum in an old house and struggling art school.”

Source: Yahoo! (AP) 05/31/12