Exhibit Concept

A Walk Through Atlanta History is a permanent exhibit in the transportation mall of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Curated by the Atlanta History Center, the exhibit illustrates Atlanta’s history from Native Americans to the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. With over 400 feet of 3D wall graphics, 16 reader rails and eight widescreen videos, A Walk Through Atlanta History can be absorbed at a stroll or studied at your leisure. Look for it in the moving sidewalk area between Concourses “B” and “C.”

Wall Graphics

Wall Graphics

Reader Rail

Reader Rail

Videos

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Elder Rick Bird
Woman Ramona Bird
Fisherman Fred Diddley
Boy Jose A. Najera
Girl Kara Aleisha Welch
Producer Tyler Moss
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Crane Camera Tyler Moss
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Lead Digital Effects Todd Simpson
Makeup and Costuming Tyler Moss
Production Assistant John Milton
Sound Design Tyler Moss
Cherokee Singer Walker Calhoun
Song Recordist Bart Norman
Shot on Location at: Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site, Mt. Gilead, NC
Chattahoochee River NRA, Atlanta, GA
Special Thanks to: Matt Rowles, Digital Arts and Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia;Dr. Kay Beck, Director
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources and Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site, Rich Thompson, Site Manager
Archie Smith
Judge King John Johnston
Banjo Player Martin Liebschner, Jr.
Company Executive Billy Funderburk
Train Engineers Leslie Hughes
JD Tremblay
Track Crew Francis Millette
Mathieu Olivera
Narrator Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Location Manager June Moss
Director of Photography Ed Myers
Crane Camera Tyler Moss
Gaffer Carlton Patterson
Best Boy Darwin Conort
Key Grip Scott Tremble
Genie Operator Paul Hurley
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Lead Digital Effects Todd Simpson
Music Composed and Performed by: Martin Liebschner, Jr.
Tifton, Georgia Extras Arlie B. Hays
Ben Hobby Branch
Corey Cleghorn
Jake Giddens
Sarah Beth Rakestraw
Betsy Rakestraw
Daniel Robinson
Mikayla Robinson
Mathew Robinson
Adam Thomas Sattler
Heather Anne Sattler
Leisha Sattler
Rachel Louise Sattler
Pauline Talley
Timmy Smith
Houston Jackson
Christine Whitley
Betty Dotson
Hisae Eason
Joe Glossup
Nelda Krieg
Ferol Casper
Gail Deble
Willie Dekle
Hayslind Morton
Cecil Morton
Barbara Cody
Elizabeth Beardsley
James Harvey
HL Spradlin
Eugenia Gay
Lillie Burgess
Thelma Smith
Doris James
Foster S. Goff
Brian R. Butler
Ruby A. Johnson
Betty Baker
Craig R. Harper, Jr.
Shot on Location at: Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Tifton, Georgia
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ExpoRail, Musee Ferroviaire Canadien, Saint-Constant, Quebec
Special Thanks to: Matt Rowles, Digital Arts and Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Dr. Kay Beck, Director
James A. Higgins
Jackson McQuigg, Atlanta History Center
Francine St-Jean, ExpoRail
Carrie Berry Abigail Medlin
Berry Family John Cleaveland
Tom Eddins
Stephenie McKinnell
Wesley Medlin
Guy Musgrove
Andrea Rombauer
Soldiers Coley Adair
Tommy Jackson
Voice of Carrie Berry Ele Gilliland
Based on excerpts from: The Diary of Carrie Berry
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Director of Photography Sylvia Jackson
Location Manager June Moss
Crane Camera Tyler Moss
Crane Assistant Mathieu Olivera
Gaffer Benny Gaskin
Key Grip Keith Washington
Grip Rodney Gaskin, Jr.
SFX Bob Vasquez, East Coast Films
Production Assistant Andrew Tucciarone
Accent Coach Ellen McBrayer
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Lead Digital Effects Todd Simpson
Additional Digital Effects Miguel Muelle
Music Composer Eddie Horst
Sound Design Nev Walker
Caterer Susan Moss
Background Photo courtesy of: Atlanta History Center
Shot on location at: The Tullie Smith House, Atlanta History Center
Special Thanks to: Dr. Gordon Jones, Serena Frissell, Atlanta History Center
Matt Rowles, Digital Arts and Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Dr. Kay Beck, Director
And a heartfelt Thank You to: Adrienne Cleveland
1st Woman on Bridge Andrea Rombauer
Man on Bridge Randall Jordan
2nd Woman on Bridge Tyler Moss
Background Players Ronald S. Gordon
Marvin Greer
Mathieu Olivera
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Crane Assistant Mathieu Olivera
Gaffer John Milton
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Lead Digital Effects Todd Simpson
CGI Animation Chris Higgins
Green Screen Stage DAEL
Photo Retouching Blaine Dunlap
Miguel Muelle
Incidental Music Kendall Simpson
Sound Design Nev Walker
Photo Research LuAnne Simpson
Background Photo courtesy of: The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Special Thanks to: Matt Rowles, Digital Arts and Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Dr. Kay Beck, Director
Miss Irene Dobbs Ashley Crawley
Friends Erica Bass
Felisa Hicks
Jacob Willis
Guitar Player Juan “Whiz” Mitchell
Man Listening to Player Adam R. Moss
Woman Buying Flowers Mrs. Janice Perkins
Flower Seller Keisha Lockey
John Wesley Dobbs Lamar Renford
Friend of Dobbs Geoffery Williams
Doctor Jerry White
Women With Ailment Barbara Renford
Gas Station Attendant Chad Anderson
Young Man on Bicycle Donovan Noble
Workman David Good
Man In New Car Gary Copeland
Woman In New Car June M. Moss
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Location Manager June Moss
Director of Photography Sylvia Jackson
Assistant Director Shana M. Mortensen
Crane Camera/2nd Camera Tyler Moss
Crane Assistant Mathieu Olivera
Camera PA David McLendon
Camera Intern Joe Stallworth
Gaffer Carl Johnson
Key Grip Louis “Biloji” Bailey
Genie Operator Terrance Gaskin
Wardrobe Mistress Maureen “Mo” O’Leary
Wardrobe Assistant/Photographer Laura Myers
Properties and Vehicles L.G. McDonald
Picture Cars for the Stars & Vintage Props
Horse Wrangler Amanda Araim
Production Assistants Jason Eubanks
Torey Haas
Devin Myers
Grecia Serrano
Assistant to the Director Dustin Brown
Security Leonard Smith
Torrance Profit
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Music Composed and Performed by: Ed Jones
Sound Design Nev Walker
Casting About Faces Models & Talent
Historical Research Susan Moss
Caterer Kenley’s Catering
Horse and Wagon from: Carriage for Hire
Filmed on Location at: The Odd Fellows Building, Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia
Special Thanks to: Glenda Boone, Ebenezer Baptist Church
Q.P Jones, Jr.
Snow Mitchell, Big Bethel AME Church
Mrs. Janice Perkins and JANA, Inc.
Matt Rowles, Digital Arts and Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Dr. Kay Beck, Director
Writer Gary Moss
Animation Director Jorge Castro
Producer Tyler Moss
Music Composer Eddie Horst
Archival Photographs Courtesy of: Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Father Kevin Downing
Mother Anita Downing
Oldest Girl Kalei Downing
Younger Girl Nina Downing
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Camera Gary Moss
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Digital Compositing and Effects Jorge Castro
Soundtrack Composer Kendall Simpson
Vocalist Valerie Payton
Archival Film Courtesty of: The University of Georgia Media Archives
Archival Photographs Courtesy of: The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Narrated by Valerie Jackson
Writer/Director Gary Moss
Producer Tyler Moss
Camera Gary Moss
Editor/Digital Effects Tyler Moss
Animation Jorge Castro
Music Composer Kendall Simpson
Historical Research Susan Moss
Narration Recording Mike Johns
Aerial Cinematography Courtesy of: The Panther Library, Atlanta, GA
Archival Film Provided by: The University of Georgia Media Archives
United States Olympic Committee
WPBA
WXIA-TV
Archival Photographs Georgia State University Special Collections
Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Special Thanks to: The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau