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Chasing Clues: Identifying the First Homecoming

Determining when Homecoming began as a named “tradition” at Georgia State is not an easy task. Sources disagree, are unclear, and sometimes are mistaken. The Technite student newspaper (a name reflecting our origin as Georgia Tech’s Evening School of Commerce) … Continue reading

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Meet A Librarian: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Who is Mandy?  Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context

cover, Sorcery comic book, 1974

Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context” workshop for faculty and graduate students. This workshop will be held on … Continue reading

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Posted in African American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Education, English, Film & Media, For Faculty, History, Instruction, Journalism, Middle & Secondary Education, Primary Resources, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Special Collections & Archives, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Labor Archives receives grant to digitize labor organizer’s papers

  In advance of Labor Day, Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives announces  an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission in the amount of $48,865  to digitize the M. H. Ross papers. The … Continue reading

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Hamilton to discuss Eastern Air Lines’ last days, final flight

We are pleased to invite you to a discussion with Martha Hamilton about the days leading up to Eastern Air Lines’ closure in 1991. A journalist for the Washington Post at the time, Hamilton closely covered the airline’s uncertain trajectory until … Continue reading

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Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern Launch

The Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern project launched this week! Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern is an interactive archive of materials that adorn the walls of Manuel’s Tavern, a long-time meeting place for democratically-minded Atlantans. Prior to the 2015 renovation of the tavern, the … Continue reading

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Research Data Services @ GSU: One Year Down, Many to Go!

The Georgia State University Library’s Research Data Services Team just completed our inaugural year in July 2017—and what better way to celebrate our first year than to share some data about our data services? And because we are data nerds, we used … Continue reading

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Collection

Robert Shaw conducting a chamber ensemble.

Georgia State University Library’s Special Collection and Archives have acquired the records of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  The collection documents the rich history of the organization since its founding in 1945, to its current day activities. The collection consists of … Continue reading

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African American Music Appreciation Month: Negro Spirituals

As someone of color born and raised in the south, my introduction to Negro spirituals came very early. These were the songs that were sung in church by the Mother Board and Deacons. Or as I used to call them, … Continue reading

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Photogrammetry at CURVE

image of whisky jug

During the spring semester, I acquired a clay whisky jug from the Phoenix Lab, which contains artifacts recovered from the excavation of MARTA lines in the 1970s. Dr. Robin Wharton has worked with students in her multimodel composition course to … Continue reading

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