Category Archives: Primary Resources

Upcoming Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources: Popular Culture and Pulp

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Intrigued by our new Popular Culture Literature Collection? Kevin Fleming, GSU’s Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, will be offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Popular Culture and Pulp” workshop for … Continue reading

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New Resource: Popular Culture Literature Collection

Did you know that the Special Collections and Archives maintain a collection of popular culture literature published over the last 100 years? The Popular Culture Literature Collection contains comic books, pulp fiction magazines, dime novels, and Big Little Books.  The … Continue reading

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Special Collections Celebrates International Women’s Day

In the heart Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. In recognition of this special day, we would like to highlight a collection with a strong international focus. Part of the Archives for … Continue reading

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Making History, Writing History: Thoughts for Black History Month

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We often hear the phrases “living through history,” “witnessing history,” “history in the making.” We are literally always creating what historians call “primary sources,” which can be any kind of resource that is made, written, drawn, filmed, built. Almost anything … Continue reading

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New Resource: Don Kennedy papers

A new collection related to Atlanta broadcaster, Don Kennedy, is now available in the Special Collections and Archives. The Don Kennedy papers document Kennedy’s wide-ranging radio and television career across more than 60 years. The collection provides a glimpse into … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Documents the Women’s Marches

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington took place in the nation’s capital, and sister marches were held across the nation and worldwide. A concerted effort is underway to document the marches in every state, and Georgia State … Continue reading

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Uprising of ’34 Oral History Digitization Project Completed

In May 2015, GSU Library was awarded a grant of $121,418 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize, transcribe, and make available online all of the oral history interviews that were created during the production of … Continue reading

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W. J. “Bill” Usery, Jr., 1923-2016

W. J. “Bill” Usery, Jr., is best remembered as one of the sharpest and most effective labor mediators in Washington, DC, and beyond, known for averting or mediating strikes in both the public and private sectors. With little formal education … Continue reading

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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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