Category Archives: Special Collections & Archives

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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#OrlandoSyllabus: Educators Respond to the Shootings in Orlando

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On June 12, Omar Mateen entered Pulse, an LGBTQ bar in Orlando, Florida, with at least an automatic rifle and a handgun. At least 49 people are dead as a result of the shootings, with 53 injured. Mateen was killed … 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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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event 2016: Reporting Women

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The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2016 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Library Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Objects,” April 14, Library South 8

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Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, and Jessica Rose, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Objects” from 2pm – 4pm … 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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Johnny Mercer Celebration Concert

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Please join us at the Rialto Center for the Arts on Friday, February 26th at 8:00 pm in celebrating one of America’s most prolific songwriters, Johnny Mercer. Vocalist/trumpeter Joe Gransden, jazz vocalist Kathleen Bertrand, and the Georgia State University Jazz … Continue reading

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45th Anniversary of WRAS

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Monday January 18th marks the 45th anniversary of WRAS Album 88. The Special Collections and Archives houses the WRAS Radio Collection that includes administrative documents, interviews, promos, and over 800 sound recordings of local and independent musicians that appeared on … Continue reading

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Southern Labor Archives Announces Newly Opened Collections

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The Southern Labor Archives has been busy processing collections over the last few years and thanks to our dedicated interns and graduate assistants, we’ve accomplished a lot (the collections listed here represent well over 1,000 linear feet of material!). Finding … Continue reading

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Uprising of ’34 Interviews Now Available Online

As announced on this blog in June, GSU Library received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to digitize, transcribe, and make available the audiovisual interviews that were produced during the making of the 1995 documentary The Uprising of ’34. … Continue reading

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