Featured Interactions and Essays

Luke and Charlie Memorial

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A story about Charlie Gaines and Luke Morgan, a couple who frequented Manuel's Tavern from 1956 onward.

Sherry Elizabeth Lyons-Williams memorial and last meal

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A story about Sherry Elizabeth Lyons-Williams, a Manuel's Tavern regular and Atlanta police officer who was killed in the line of duty

Essay: Great Flying Corn-Cobs, Batman!

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Ness Creighton's essay about the DeKalb Flying Corn Cob sign.

Manuel's Fundraiser for McCracken Poston


McCracken Poston describes his 1995 campaign and fundraiser at Manuel's Tavern

0101016 Yuengling Neon Sign


"Yuengling, America's Oldest Brewery Since 1829" with neon letters and eagle standing on a beer keg. Early design of Dominator eagle.

360 Tour of the Complete Bar

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Starting from a seat at the bar, navigate through this tour to experience the entirety of Manuel's Tavern via 360 degree panoramas of each room.

Manuel's Tavern Virtual Environment


This immersive virtual environment allows you to move through Manuel's Tavern and interact with virtual objects.

Essay: Unpacking Materiality


Student Project from Robin Wharton's Rhetoric and Composition Senior Seminar class. See the original project here.

Sheriff of Shadyrest


A story about a television broadcast using 3D glasses and a man known as the Sheriff of Shadyrest.

Manuel's Tavern 360 Video


This 360 video allows you to look around Manuel's Tavern while Ruth Dusseault speaks with owner Brian Maloof about the space.

Essay: A Man and His Horse


A creative interpretative essay by T. Joshua Ruby about the painting of a figure from the western United States.

Bill Bailey Memorial (and a strange morning)

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A story about Bill Bailey, a long-time employee at Manuel's Tavern and the Big Star grocery store.

Calvin Fluellen photo and memorial

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A story about Calvin Fluellen, the first African-American to graduate from the Grady School of Radiology.