Memorial Service for Cliff Kuhn, December 13

A memorial service for Cliff will occur on Sunday, December 13th at 1PM in The Speaker’s Auditorium at the Georgia State University Student Center, 55 Gilmer Street, Atlanta.

As many of you have heard, our community lost Cliff Kuhn on November 8th. Besides ensuring that the 1906 Atlanta race riot was covered in Georgia history standards and helping to recognize the 100th anniversary of the event, Cliff continued leading his 1906 walking tour on a monthly basis. His talent for storytelling and willingness to confront difficult pasts will be sorely missed.

Cliff’s wife, Kathie, pointed out that December 13th is the day that Cliff would have conducted his monthly walking tour of downtown Atlanta’s 1906 Race Riot sites.

The service will be followed by a reception there, sponsored by the Georgia State History Department.

For those driving, parking will be available in the M deck on Auditorium Place. (Map)

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorials be directed to the Oral History Association and the Atlanta Youth Soccer Association (Inter Atlanta FC Blues, PO Box 133126, Atlanta, Georgia 30333)

You can find an Organization of American Historians review of the 1906 tour at

Thomas Wheatley’s remembrance, including a clip about the tour, is available at

And Alex Cummings’s remembrance is available at