Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Typewriter: Remington Portable No.3
Mitchell, Margaret’s one novel, Gone with the Wind (1936; Pulitzer Prize), a romantic, panoramic portrait of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods in Georgia, is one of the most popular novels in the history of American publishing. The film adaptation (1939) has also been extraordinarily successful.
Mitchell’s typewriter is displayed in the Fulton County Library's exhibit of Margaret Mitchell items.