Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

The Legacy of Ivan Allen Jr.


The Legacy of Ivan Allen Jr. Teacher's Guide

Curator: Catherine M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Exhibit Designer: Zoila Torres, Soli Design
Teacher's Guide: Jill K. Sauser, Ph.D.
Special Thanks: Karen Head , Ph.D.
Lisa Guilford
Ferdinand "Ski" Hilenski, Ph.D.

Ivan Allen Jr. joined the Boy Scouts in 1923; was scoutmaster from 1934-1936; and president Atlanta Area Council of Boy Scouts, 1945-1947. Many Boy Scouts, such as this young man from the 1950s, benefited from his leadership.

Photo credits courtesy of:

Atlanta History Center
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia Tech Living History Archives

For information about the exhibition, please contact:

Dr. Catherine M. Lewis at 404-814-4117

To Teachers:

If you have questions or comments regarding this guide (suggested improvements, changes, etc.), please feel free to contact Dr. Catherine Lewis.

Georgia Humanities Council

This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities We the People initiative. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Atlanta History Center National Endowment for the Humanities We the People initiative
781 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0525