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.

Manuel's Tavern Virtual Environment

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

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.

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.

Essay: Unpacking Materiality

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

Essay: A Man and His Horse

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

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

0101016 Neon Sign

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

Manuel's Tavern 360 Video

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

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.

Sheriff of Shadyrest

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

Essay: Great Flying Corn-Cobs, Batman!

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