StoryCorps

94-Year-Old Native Atlantan Remembers Old Downtown

Margaret Jacobs was born in a small hospital on Mitchell Street in Downtown Atlanta in 1922.

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Now 94 years old and with a razor-sharp memory, she and her younger cousin Cecelya Taylor went to the StoryCorps Atlanta booth to talk about Jacobs’ childhood and her parents.

This story was recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, which hosts Atlanta’s StoryCorps Booth.

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