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December 0, 1922 Georgia Normal College is renamed to State College for Women
February 7, 1922 Farish Carter Tate dies, Jasper
February 28, 1922 Georgia Railway and Power licenses the radio call letters WGM
March 15, 1922 Broadcasting to an estimated 1,000 radio sets in the Atlanta area, WSB (Welcome South, Brother) becomes the first radio station in the South. The Atlanta Journal had received permission to begin broadcasting that afternoon. Those tuned in heard a jazz redition of the Light Cavalry Overture. Broadcast power was 100 watts
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  WSB Atlanta
March 17, 1922 The radio station that will become WGST goes on the air. It is owned by The Atlanta Constitution
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
June 7, 1922 Macon's WMAZ broadcasts the graduation of Mercer University. Although the station had operated since the Fall of 1921, it was considered experimental
  City of Macon, Georgia
June 13, 1922 Atlanta's WSB raises its broadcast power to 500 watts
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  WSB Atlanta
June 15, 1922 Marcus Garvey meets with the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, Edward Young Clarke, in Atlanta.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
September 2, 1922 Margaret Mitchell marries Red Upshaw. The marriage will end in a divorce.
  Margaret Mitchell
September 26, 1922 U. S. Senator Thomas Watson dies of a cerebral hemorrhage in Chevy Chase, Maryland
  Thomas Edward 'Tom' Watson
October 30, 1922 Democratic Governor of Georgia Thomas Hardwick appoints the first woman to the U. S. Senate, Rebecca Latimer Felton. She replaced Tom Watson.
  Thomas Edward 'Tom' Watson
  Rebecca Latimer Felton
November 21, 1922 Rebecca Latimer Felton, publisher, writer, and journalist becomes the first woman to serve in the U. S. Senate.
  Rebecca Latimer Felton
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