Paris plane crash spurs cultural growth in Atlanta

Paris plane crash spurs cultural growth in Atlanta

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Penny Hart s as a young girl with her mother, Henrietta Collier Armstrong Ayer who died 50 years ago in a plane crash. Hart was a 19-year-old college sophomore studying at the Sorbonne when her mother was aboard the returning chartered Air France plane carrying a group of Atlanta’s cultural leaders that crashed on takeoff at Orly Field in Paris.
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This 1962 photo shows Tom Little, Jr.’s parents, Tom and Charlotte Little, taken in a photo booth at the Atlanta airport before they boarded a flight to Paris. Little was 12 when his parents were killed aboard a returning chartered Air France plane carrying a group of Atlanta’s cultural leaders that crashed on takeoff at Orly Field in Paris in 1962.
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A casting of sculptor Auguste Rodin’s “The Shade” stands on the grounds of Atlanta’s High Museum of Art in a memorial to the victims of the June 3, 1962 crash at Orly Field in Paris that killed 100 of Atlanta’s cultural leaders. The statue is ringed by polished stone etched with the names of those who died.
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