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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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Historical Medical Texts: Online and in Print @ GSU

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) features several books from its historical collection in the online exhibit, Turning The Pages, which allows viewers to virtually flip through the books. “Among the most beautiful and sought after objects of antiquity are … Continue reading

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Educating the Urban New South…with a Wry Twist

Like the red-headed stepchild whose history it tells, Dr. Merl E. Reed’s Educating the Urban New South:  Atlanta and the Rise of Georgia State University, 1913-1969 came into being only through the remarkable ingenuity and persistence of its author.  After … Continue reading

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GSU Institutional History Highlights Founders & “Firsts”

Do you know who our first female graduate and faculty member was?  Can you name one of the young people who tried to integrate our school in 1956?  Who was our first African American student? Dr. David Smith, Jr. has … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Red-Headed Stepchild Comes of Age

Georgia State students on Ivy Street (Kell Hall entrance), 1946

Georgia State University: you’ve come a long way, baby! From a commuter night school in downtown Atlanta specializing in adult education for local businessmen to a fully accredited urban research university with satellite campuses and dormitories for the most diverse … Continue reading

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