National Geographic : 1926 Sep
270 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE . been one of the most potent fac ,.'. tors in the tremendous indus °o. trial strides made by the State *a during the last eight or ten . years, for while Georgia came - to a full realization of the poten S tial value of her white-coal re -. . sources considerably later than • , North Carolina, her hydroelec So tric development is now on a - o par with that of the Tarheel bw State, each utilizing in the qx neighborhood of 500,000 horse 94 o power, with 2,000,000 as the c - ultimate goal* (see illustration, ~ page 260). So CLAYS TO RESTORE WEALTH DE STROYED BY BOLL WEEVIL Atlanta is justly proud of her SE educational institutions, chief " among which is the Georgia School of Technology, com o modiously housed in a large ' group of well-equipped build x'oo ings. It has an enrollment of So. more than 2,000 students, and = = = an its graduates have contributed o materially toward the industrial a r V development of the South dur Zox ing the last two decades. Eo *r In discussing the recently es ' tablished School of Ceramics at S~ "Tech," the president of this < progressively administered insti . tution confided that at the an iz - .V nual meeting of the American PoL M. Ceramic Society, held in Atlanta <c2 a few months ago, a number of • - the technical experts of the or 0.2 ganization expressed the belief S that within ten years this new o o department will have brought ' to Georgia in material wealth w (by the development of the N.e State's kaolin deposits, see text, < page 291) more than- the boll SE. weevil has taken away. r Atlanta is also the seat of - Emory University, of Ogle 0r.- S thorpe University, and of Agnes aa Scott (in Decatur), a girls' col Q 1 3 legeof high scholastic reputation. S * See, also, "Motor Coaching ,.-. U ci~Through North Carolina," by Mel o..- ville Chater, in the NATIONAL GEo o GRAPHIC MAGAZINE for May, 1926.