The Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail is celebrating 10 years! The May Spring Symposium is planned for Friday, May 5, 2023. Please visit our main website at http://www.rosalynncarterbutterflytrail.org to access a link to the 2023 symposium […]
Learn more about former U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s work at The Carter Center. The Center advances human rights and alleviates unnecessary human suffering in over 80 countries. At work in many of the poorest regions in the world, The Carter Center brings hope to those who need it most.
In honor of the President Carter’s 90th birthday, friends, family, and volunteers from Trees Atlanta and the De Roode Lab at Emory University gathered at The Carter Center for a formal dedication of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Pollinator Garden.
Jimmy Carter shares memories of gathering in the living room to listen to favorite programs on the family’s battery-operated radio. One of his most vivid memories, centers around a heavy-weight boxing match between Joe Lewis and Max Schmeling.
Jimmy Carter recalls the building that served as a blacksmith and carpentry shop, one of the first places he was able to work alongside his father. He describes the many skills he acquired from his father and Jack Clark, supervisor for the Carter farm.
Jimmy Carter explains the life lessons learned from Jack and Rachel Clark while staying at their home while his parents traveled. He learned the basic rudiments of life and priorities that human beings should accrue. He also gained insight into how sharecroppers and day laborers lived in a segregated society.
In this video, Jimmy Carter reads his book “The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer” to a small group of children. The video is part of a series where celebrities and dignitaries read children’s books to young students in an effort to promote and encourage literacy through Georgia Read More, a program aimed at 3rd graders. The series was developed in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Education.
Bessie Lillian Gordy Carter was the mother of the 39th President of the United States, James “Jimmy” Carter. She was born August 15, 1898, in Richland, Georgia. She began her first job working in the […]