Author Archives: Guy Conn

Curating Women in Sports Exhibit

Samantha Harvel has been working in Special Collections for five years – first as an Honors College student and then as a Graduate Research Assistant. Throughout those years, Sam has done amazing work, arranging and describing collections, and creating our … Continue reading

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Special Collections’ GRA Working on Podcast History of AIDS in Atlanta

Deniseya Hall has become an indispensable part of the Special Collections & Archives team over the last year. She has worked diligently on a variety of outreach projects, but has focused most of her time on pulling together research and … Continue reading

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Dr. David B. Gracy II

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Dr. David B. Gracy II’s passing.  Dr. Gracy was hired in 1971, by then Library Director William R. Pullen, to found the Southern Labor and University Archives. He spent his time at Georgia State University working to build relationships … Continue reading

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Part III: Mrs. America, Schlafly’s Georgia Lieutenant, and the Fight for Housewives

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“So what’s interesting is that I got elected as a mom — motherhood and apple pie. [Then I] came down to the legislature and before I knew it, I was Cathey Steinem! I wasn’t Cathey Steinberg, I was Cathey Steinem. … Continue reading

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Part II: Mrs. America and the Georgia Fight over ERA Ratification

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at Georgia State. While postponement of the exhibit and panel discussion has happened, conversation on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment … Continue reading

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TV Show Mrs. America and 25 Years of Women’s Collections at GSU!

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at GSU. While that exhibit and the opening panel discussion have been postponed, the history of the Equal Rights Amendment has been widely discussed in … Continue reading

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Fighting for Lady Liberty Exhibit Showcases Local History and Current Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections in GSU’s archives, we’re pleased to feature a special exhibit on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment. Continue reading

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