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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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Georgia State University receives NHPRC grant to digitize Uprising of ’34 footage

Image from the 1934 strike, courtesy of Atlanta History Center

The documentary The Uprising of ’34, released in 1995, tells the story of the General Textile Strike of 1934. The strike, one of the largest in American history, was a defining moment in the South’s relationship to organized labor. The … Continue reading

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Morna Gerrard Wins MAC’s Margaret Cross Norton Award

Georgia State University’s Women’s Collection Archivist Morna Gerrard received this year’s Margaret Cross Norton Award for the best article in the previous two volumes of Archival Issues, for her  “Hear Them Roar: Challenge and Collaboration in Putting the Georgia Women’s … Continue reading

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Oral Histories in Special Collections and Archives

A patron listens to an oralhistory recording.

An essential component of any modern special collections and archives department is its collection of oral history interviews. These are created to supplement archives, and to provide eye-witness accounts to the events recorded in the records, papers, photographs, and artifacts … Continue reading

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