Tag Archives: Atlanta

You’re Invited to a Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert

“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

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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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Photogrammetry at CURVE

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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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Faculty Research: The Changing Face of Atlanta

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

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Digital Atlanta Fellowship / CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship

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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

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“Andrew Young’s Making of Modern Atlanta” with free screening series

“The Making of Modern Atlanta” (Narrated by Ambassador Andrew Young and former WSBTV anchor Monica Pearson) is the story of Atlanta’s growth from a small, provincial deep south city into the international metropolis it is today, and the Andrew Young … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Works Progress Administration Maps of Atlanta

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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

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