At top is a 1920s photo of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind, with students at Georgia Tech. Below is a 1939 photo of Margaret Mitchell’s famous character, Scarlett O’Hara, on the set of Gone With the Wind.
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum: Tour the apartment in Midtown Atlanta where Margaret Mitchell penned her world-famous novel. The Gone With The Wind Movie Museum features the original front door from the Tara movie set. http://www.atlanta.net/Visitors/seedo/gonewithWind.html
Margaret Mitchell was struck by a speeding automobile as she crossed Peachtree Street at 13th Street in Atlanta with her husband, John Marsh, while on her way to see a movie on the evening of August 11, 1949.
When I think of Scarlett and Melanie, just two of the characters in the novel, Gone With the Wind, I see a steel magnolia vs. the southern belle. It's true what she says about gumption...."when the going gets tough, the tough get going."
Margaret Mitchell.Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American author and journalist. One novel by Mitchell was published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel, Gone with the Wind.