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February 2, 1899
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February 2, 1899 Andrew Carnegie agrees to give Atlanta $100,000 to build and provision a library. The city agrees to find and donate land on which to build the library, and to provide ongoing funding of the institution.
April 12, 1899 Sam Hose kills his employer Alfred Cranford during an argument over wages
  The Lynching of Sam Hose
April 23, 1899 Sam Hose, a black worker, was killed and mutilated in front of a crowd of 2,000 whites.
  The Lynching of Sam Hose
July 1, 1899 Thomas Andrew Dorsey born, Villa Rica, Georgia
  Thomas Dorsey
July 21, 1899 Bejamin Thomas and Joseph Whitehead, two Chattanooga (History of Chattanooga, Tennessee) businessmen, receive approval on their plan to bottle Coca-Cola
  Coca-Cola
August 8, 1899 William Yates Atkinson dies, Newnan, Georgia
  William Yates Atkinson
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