Category Archives: Digital Collections

New Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 16, 2017)

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day falls on Monday, January 16, this year. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday designated by Congress in 1994 as a day of service. The holiday falls on the third Monday of January; … Continue reading

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Umbra Search, University of Minnesota’s online African-American history portal, announces public launch

Georgia State University Library has partnered with Umbra Search African American History at the University of Minnesota — a program that makes African American culture and history more broadly available through a freely available search tool (umbrasearch.org), strategic digitization, and … Continue reading

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Turner Field in the AJC Photographic Archives

Installation of the Turner Field sign, March 1997

Last Sunday, the Atlanta Braves played their final game at Turner Field. The stadium has been a Major League Baseball park since 1997, having been built originally as Centennial Olympic Stadium for the 1996 Summer Games. The Braves are relocating … Continue reading

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NEW – Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

AJCP278-021a, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photographic Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.

Just in time for LGBT History Month, the Georgia State University Library has purchased the digital archive collection, Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. The Archives presents important aspects of LGBTQ life including an assemblage … Continue reading

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Eastern Air Lines Digital Collection debuts for Labor Day

A Constellation named Ponce de Leon is christened with a bottle of Coca-Cola at Hartsfield, 1951.

The Southern Labor Archives announces the Eastern Air Lines Digital Collection, unlike any other in the Southern Labor Archives. It represents the work of blue- and white-collar workers, in traditional union and non-union jobs. It provides a look into the history of … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: GSU Yearbooks

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Georgia State University’s yearbooks are now available online. The digital collection includes annual yearbooks dating from 1934–when the college became the independent Evening School of the University System of Georgia, having previously been a unit of the Georgia School of … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Pro-Life Newsletter Collection

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GSU Library has a new digital collection available online, the Pro-Life Newsletter Collection. The collection, part of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender, contains newsletters reflecting the anti-abortion and (to a lesser extent) anti-euthanasia beliefs of various American … Continue reading

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Service Interruptions This Week During Scheduled Server Maintenance

The back of a set of servers

This week the library will be performing scheduled server maintenance which will interrupt several of our web-based services. Please plan ahead to reduce the impact on your research: Wednesday May 4th, from 7:00AM to 10:00AM Impacted Services: Library Blog, Online … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for transcription project

The Digital Library Services department in GSU Library is seeking volunteers to transcribe video oral history interviews for a digitization and transcription project. The interviews relate to labor strikes that occurred across the American South in 1934. Most interviews are … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Visualizing Black History

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In honor of Black History Month (February), the Google Art Project is hosting African-American historical image collections from over fifty collections and institutions, including curated exhibits and individual images from these institutions, among others: Schomburg Center for Research in Black … Continue reading

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