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Y'all Come! It's true what they say about Dixie--the smiles are wide, the handshakes and hugs are heartfelt, the "Y'all Come" is a sincere invitation. This is your invitation to join your colleagues for the 1994 Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association, June 11-16 in Atlanta, GA.
Atlanta, the site of the 1994 SLA Annual Conference, rose from the ashes of the Civil War to become the economic and political capital of Georgia. She was born in 1837 as Terminus, the southern end of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, growing quickly to become Marthasville in 1842 and Atlanta in 1845.
Atlanta is a city of 131 square miles with a metropolitan area of 5,147 square miles. The U.S. Census Bureau reports the population of the city of Atlanta (1990) as 394,017. The city can boast 130 retail centers, 41 public golf courses, 54 public parks, 32 streets with the name Peachtree, the largest mall in the Southeast--Lenox Square; the world's largest bas relief sculpture--Georgia's Stone Mountain Park; the oldest ballet company in the nation--the Atlanta Ballet; the largest hotel in the Southeast--the Atlanta Marriott Marquis (one of our co-headquarters hotels); and more shopping center space per capita than any other city except Chicago. Now it can boast an SLA Annual Conference!…