December of 1922 to 1926, Margaret Mitchell worked as a reporter for the
She was a member of the staff of the Atlanta Journal Sunday
Though she was hired to write style and society articles, often
they touched on world conditions and the changing role of women.
first article was changed into a news item because she had interviewed an
eyewitness to the Italian Revolution. Mitchell's
article on Paris fashion also gave the society girl's reflections on
poverty in Germany.
a history, the book presents Mitchell's profiles of Atlanta's society and
There are features from the dark side of mental patients and
Allen has compiled Margaret Mitchell's articles from that period.
The book gives insight into Margaret Mitchell as a modern woman.
The articles offer a look at a period of history when the role of
women was changing, the world was on the brink of war, and the rise of the
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