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Tag Archives: Atlanta
“A song is born in excitement, has a robust life climbing the popularity charts and traveling to the ends of the earth and then, like rare old wine, brings back nothing but sweet memories.” – Johnny Mercer We will … Continue reading
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
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
More than 5.7 million people call metro Atlanta home — that’s a more than 300 percent increase over the past 45 years. Specifically, the Atlanta MSA has morphed from just five counties to 29, sprawling across 8,376 square miles (an … Continue reading
Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the Digital Atlanta Fellowship / CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship, offering a recent Ph.D. graduate a two-year visiting appointment (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2019) at the downtown campus library with opportunities to advance community-based … Continue reading
Digital Library Services is pleased to announce a newly published digital collection: the Works Progress Administration of Georgia Atlanta Maps. The collection contains over 950 maps from several map series documenting Atlanta in the late 1930s. These include the 1940 Report of … Continue reading