Atlanta History Center’s Day of the Dead - November 9, 2009 The Hernandez and Solis families celebrate their Latin American heritage at the Atlanta History Center’s Day of the Dead celebrations. Patrons explore various tents, offering crafts, sustenance, and information. Ben and Becky Alterman talk about the festival while basking in the sun. Kelly Kline watches as Justin Markushewski plays with a skeleton toy. The group enjoys the festival’s music. Many people lounge and listen to the music on the festival’s central stage. A dancer performs on the central stage. Ben Davison, baby Eli Davison, and Kim Nolte enjoy the afternoon’s festivities on a blanket they brought from home. Ann Davison and Mauricio Amaya laugh after young Nicolas Amaya tells a joke. The group chats during a lull in the festivities. A vendor makes Mexican meals at the festival. Oriana Viamonte and Alazane Perez jump around. Andrea Perez and Enhicis Viamonte chat while their children play. Carlos Segundo looks for something for his daughter, Andrea. Elaine Levine, Jean Castaneda, and Esmeralda Segundo meet and connect at the festival. A group of singers entertain the festival-goers. Idaly Mareno peeks out from behind Gaby Reyes. José and Amber Mareno talk with the other members of the their family while the performers rotate on the main stage. People drifted in and out of the festival well into the late afternoon.