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Domestic Workers records available online

The records of the National Domestic Workers Union (NDWU) have been digitized by Gale/Cengage Learning and made available through their Archives Unbound database. Gale, “a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses,” approached the Southern … Continue reading

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GSU Oral History Roundtable meeting February 22

The next meeting of the Georgia State University Oral History Roundtable will meet February 22, 2013, at noon in the Colloquium Room on Library South 8. Staff from the Library’s Special Collections and Archives will present on the department’s oral … Continue reading

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Doug Boyd to speak on “Oral History in the Digital Age”

Doug Boyd, director of the University of Kentucky’s Louis B. Nunn Center for Oral History, will give a brown bag presentation to the Department of History on “Oral History in the Digital Age.” The presentation will be 12:00-1:00, Friday, February 1, in … Continue reading

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MLK’s Labor Legacy began in Atlanta

Yesterday, Creative Loafing online posted a photo essay titled “Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta” to commemorate Dr. King’s legacy and his ties to the city. The essay discusses the places he lived, worked, planned, and agitated, including the former … Continue reading

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GSU Oral History Roundtable to hold meetings at GSU Library

The Oral History Association (OHA) has recently moved its national office to  Georgia State University. The OHA offices will be based in GSU’s History Department and its executive director is GSU’s own Dr. Cliff Kuhn. This move marks an important opportunity … Continue reading

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Oral History Lecture 2013: Kathryn L. Nasstrom

Dr. Kathryn L. Nasstrom, Univeristy of San Francisco

Kathryn L. Nasstrom will trace the influence of oral history on the development of civil rights historiography during its several phases. How has oral history shaped civil rights historiography? To what extent and to what effect? Dr. Nasstrom is associate … Continue reading

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“Don’t sleep with Stevens!”: Reed Fink lecture on November 13

“Don’t sleep with Stevens!” was the rallying cry of textile workers in the South from 1963-1980. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union fought J. P. Steven’s unsafe working conditions and low wages for almost twenty years and the high-profile … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2012

Labor Day differs in every essential from other holidays of the year in any country. All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflict and battles of man’s prowess over man, of strife and discord for … Continue reading

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Morgan Mahone Winner of 2012 Jacobs Labor Scholarship

Morgan Mahone is the 2012 recipient of the Joseph Jacobs Labor Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 1983 to honor Joseph Jacobs, a long-time labor attorney who represented unions in Georgia, by the Organized Labor and Workmen’s Circle Awards Committee … Continue reading

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Digital Collections provides online access to Library Resources

Georgia State University Library’s Digital Collections is comprised of rare or unique resources which have been digitized or are born digital. These resources come from of the University Library’s Special Collections and Archives and, in some cases, its general collection, … Continue reading

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