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Civil War & Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Allen D. Albert Photographs, 1860-1958 Allen D. Albert Photographs, 1860-1958
Black-and-white photographs of Atlanta civic leader, Dr. Allen Diehl Albert, Jr. and his family including images of Fort Benning during World War II. | More about this collection »

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Allen Family Photographs, 1840-1990, undated Allen Family Photographs, 1840-1990, undated
Black-and-white photographs of Allen, Inman, Richardson, and Grant families of Atlanta, Georgia from 1840 to 1990. | More about this collection »

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America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia
Civil war manuscripts from the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, and the Hargrett Library (UGA). | More about this collection »

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American Civil War American Civil War
Includes a variety of important documents and artifacts from the American Civil War held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. | More about this collection »

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Anne Fannie Gorham Diary Collection Anne Fannie Gorham Diary Collection
Diary of a Hamilton, Georgia woman chronicling the first years of the Civil War | More about this collection »

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Annual Reports of the Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, 1855-1917 Annual Reports of the Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, 1855-1917
Annual reports dated from 1855 to 1917 covering Savannah's activities and finances, statistics, trade, and ordinances from from the collections of the City of Savannah Municipal Archives and the University of Georgia Libraries | More about this collection »

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Artwork of Savannah Artwork of Savannah
89 photographs and plates of Savannah, Georgia | More about this collection »

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Athens Historic Newspapers Archive : Georgia Historic Newspapers Athens Historic Newspapers Archive : Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Athens, Georgia newspapers from 1827 to 1922. | More about this collection »

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Athens, Georgia City Records, 1860-1970 Athens, Georgia City Records, 1860-1970
Records of the city of Athens, Georgia | More about this collection »

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Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Atlanta newspapers from 1857 to 1922. | More about this collection »

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Atlanta History Photograph Collection Atlanta History Photograph Collection
This diverse collection features images of Ante-bellum Atlanta and scenes from the aftermath of the Civil War; street scenes and photographs of neighborhoods; images of Atlanta landmarks in downtown Atlanta and surrounding counties; and notable events such as the premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind, and a dinner honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after he received the Nobel Peace Prize. | More about this collection »

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Auburn Avenue Research Library Historic African American Education Collections Auburn Avenue Research Library Historic African American Education Collections
Late nineteenth and mid-twentieth century manuscript collections that document the historical development of education for African Americans, primarily in the South. | More about this collection »

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Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866 Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866
Albumen prints of Sherman's Campaign through Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas taken by Brady Studio member, George N. Barnard from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library | More about this collection »

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Carlisle Family Photographs, circa 1870-1960 Carlisle Family Photographs, circa 1870-1960
Photographs taken between 1870 and 1960 of four generations of the Carlisle family of Atlanta, Georgia and images depicting sporting events, summer camps, and a military parade. | More about this collection »

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The Church in the Southern Black Community The Church in the Southern Black Community
Traces how Southern African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant Christianity into the central institution of community life, beginning with white churches' conversion efforts, especially in the post-Revolutionary period, and depicts the tensions and contraditions between the egalitarian potential of evangelical Christiantiy and the realities of slavery. | More about this collection »

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City of Savannah Document Center City of Savannah Document Center
Historic records of the city of Savannah | More about this collection »

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Civil Unrest in Camilla, Georgia, 1868 : Reconstruction, Republicanism, and Race Civil Unrest in Camilla, Georgia, 1868 : Reconstruction, Republicanism, and Race
Documents on a violent episode in the history of Georgia race relations during Reconstruction from the Records of the Freedman's Bureau found at the National Archives and Records Administration and at the DeSoto Trail Regional Library | More about this collection »

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Columbus Enquirer: Georgia Historic Newspapers Columbus Enquirer: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of the Columbus Enquirer from 1828 to 1890. | More about this collection »

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Confederate Enlistment Oaths and Discharges Confederate Enlistment Oaths and Discharges
Enlistment oaths and discharges from Confederate troops raised by the State of Georgia from the collections of the Georgia Archives | More about this collection »

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Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864-1865
A personal account of Sherman's march through Georgia and north through the Carolinas from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library | More about this collection »

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County Maps County Maps
State-produced maps of Georgia counties from 1866 to 1935. | More about this collection »

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Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861-1862 Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861-1862
A personal account of life as a Confederate soldier during the early years of the war from the Troup County Archives | More about this collection »

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Documents from UGA's History Documents from UGA's History
Documents related to the history of the University of Georgia | More about this collection »

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First-person Narratives of the American South First-person Narratives of the American South
Documents the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. Focuses on the diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans. | More about this collection »

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Georgia Health Sciences University Historical Collections in the Internet Archive Georgia Health Sciences University Historical Collections in the Internet Archive
Minutes, lecture notes, and historic medical journals covering the history of the Medical College of Georgia. | More about this collection »

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Georgia Historic Books Georgia Historic Books
Significant 19th and early 20th century books on the culture, history, biography, and literature of Georgia from the collections of the University of Georgia Libraries, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, Georgia State University Library, Documenting the American South, and Valdosta State University Library | More about this collection »

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Georgia Historic Newspapers Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of three important historic Georgia newspapers, the Cherokee Phoenix, the Dublin Post, and the Colored Tribune from the microfilm holdings of the Georgia Newspaper Project | More about this collection »

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Georgia Historical Society Image Catalog Georgia Historical Society Image Catalog
Select digitized images of photographs, prints, artifacts, portraits, and manuscripts from the collections of the Georgia Historical Society. | More about this collection »

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Georgia Legislative Documents Georgia Legislative Documents
Fully searchable versions of the Georgia General Assembly's Acts and Resolutions from 1799-1999 | More about this collection »

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Georgia Tech Photograph Collection Georgia Tech Photograph Collection
Images created by and for a variety of Georgia Tech campus units and organizations, including the athletic department and the yearbook. | More about this collection »

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Georgia-related Publications from the Hathi Trust Digital Library Georgia-related Publications from the Hathi Trust Digital Library
Public domain books from leading U.S. research libraries about Georgia from the HathiTrust. | More about this collection »

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Georgia-related Publications from the Internet Archive Georgia-related Publications from the Internet Archive
Public domain materials about Georgia from the Internet Archive. | More about this collection »

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GeorgiaInfo GeorgiaInfo
Information about political life and governance in Georgia | More about this collection »

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Gordon County, GA Obituaries Gordon County, GA Obituaries
Newspaper clippings of obituaries and other articles about Gordon County residents from 1800 to 2007 | More about this collection »

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Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection
Includes early maps of colonial and revolutionary America and maps of Georgia from revolutionary times through the nineteenth century. Also included are Georgia city maps, maps of Georgia's coastal areas and transportation maps including rail, river, and highway maps. | More about this collection »

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Headright and Bounty Plats of Survey, 1783-1909 Headright and Bounty Plats of Survey, 1783-1909
Headright and lottery plats for Burke and Screven County from 1783 to 1909 | More about this collection »

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Historic Documents of Georgia Historic Documents of Georgia
Significant state documents from Georgia's history dating from 1732 to 1983 from the collections of the Georgia Archives | More about this collection »

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Historic Georgia Codes Collection Historic Georgia Codes Collection
Georgia codes from 1800 to 1933 | More about this collection »

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Historic Maps Historic Maps
Maps dating from the 1740s collected by Georgia's Office of Surveyor General. | More about this collection »

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Historical Broadsides Historical Broadsides
Over 2,100 broadsides from the 1740s through the 1980s from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library | More about this collection »

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Historical Images of the Medical College of Georgia Historical Images of the Medical College of Georgia
Images documenting people, places, and activities at the Medical College of Georgia from 1828 to about the 1990s from its Historical Collections and Archives | More about this collection »

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Isaac Scott Diary Isaac Scott Diary
Diary kept by Isaac Scott of Macon, Georgia. The diary comments on Macon's economic trends, social life, the weather, and the Scott family. The diary also provides some detail on Scott's involvement in local banking and railroads. The entries are numerous for the 1859-1861 period, but are less so for 1862-1864. | More about this collection »

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J. Kyle Spencer Map Collection J. Kyle Spencer Map Collection
Early maps of Georgia and the United States. | More about this collection »

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James C. Bonner Papers James C. Bonner Papers
Scenes of the Civil War. | More about this collection »

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James Woodrow papers, 1808, 1836-1916 [bulk 1850-1867] James Woodrow papers, 1808, 1836-1916 [bulk 1850-1867]
The collection contains correspondence by and to James Woodrow and his family and associates, dating mostly from the early 1850's to the 1870's. It also contains clippings, publications, and a scrapbook pertaining primarily to the controversy in the 1880s over Woodrow's alleged teaching of evolution at Columbia Theological Seminary; Woodrow family correspondence, 1836-1916; correspondence relating to the Baker and Woodrow families; a published 1902 sermon by Woodrow; a manuscript copy of Robert E. Lee's farewell address; a photograph of James Woodrow; and reproductions of materials relating to early Georgia newspaper editor Sarah Porter Hillhouse. | More about this collection »

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Library of Southern Literature Library of Southern Literature
A wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924 | More about this collection »

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Local History: Frequently Asked Questions Local History: Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about Milledgeville and Baldwin County, Georgia, with answers and referrals to other sources of information created by the Special Collections at Georgia College & State University. | More about this collection »

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Louise Jones DuBose Papers Louise Jones DuBose Papers
A history of women in Columbus, Ga. and Civil War era letters | More about this collection »

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Macon Telegraph: Georgia Historic Newspapers Macon Telegraph: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Macon Telegraph from 1826 to 1908. | More about this collection »

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Manuscripts and Printed Material Manuscripts and Printed Material
Printed materials and manuscripts focusing on Georgia and the South. | More about this collection »

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Marriage Records from Microfilm Marriage Records from Microfilm
The collection contains marriage records dated from 1806 to 1920 from the following counties: Burke, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Franklin, Glynn, Greene, Hancock, Jackson, Jefferson, Montgomery, Oglethorpe, Richmond, Warren, and Wilkes. | More about this collection »

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Martha Berry Digital Archive Martha Berry Digital Archive
The Martha Berry Digital Archive (MBDA) Project has digitized and made available for public and scholarly use the complete set of documents housed within the Martha Berry Collection at the Berry College Archives. | More about this collection »

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McDuffie Museum Collection McDuffie Museum Collection
Items digitized from the collection held at the McDuffie Museum in Thompson, Georgia. Most of these items are owned by Lewis Smith of Thompson. | More about this collection »

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Military Artifact Collection Military Artifact Collection
Military artifacts from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. | More about this collection »

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Militia Enrollment Lists, 1864 Militia Enrollment Lists, 1864
Enrollment Lists of all free white males between sixteen and sixty not serving in Confederate or State service from 1864. | More about this collection »

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Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of Milledgeville newspapers from 1808 to 1920. | More about this collection »

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Morgan County Marriage Records Morgan County Marriage Records
Searchable database of Morgan County, Georgia marriage records dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century; the database is searchable by the groom's name, bride's name, year, or exact date of marriage. | More about this collection »

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New Georgia Encyclopedia New Georgia Encyclopedia
The New Georgia Encyclopedia provides an authoritative source of information about people, places, events, institutions, and many other topics relating to the state | More about this collection »

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Newspaper Archives (Uncle Remus Regional Library) Newspaper Archives (Uncle Remus Regional Library)
Searchable database of Morgan County, Georgia newspapers. | More about this collection »

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Nineteenth-Century Educational Exhibit Nineteenth-Century Educational Exhibit
Selected documents from the Georgia Historical Society describing nineteenth-century life in the state | More about this collection »

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North American Slave Narratives North American Slave Narratives
Documents the individual and collective story of the African American struggle for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. | More about this collection »

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Oral histories of the American South (Georgia selections) Oral histories of the American South (Georgia selections)
Georgia-related oral histories from the Southern Oral History Program. | More about this collection »

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Postcard Collection Postcard Collection
Postcards of Milledgeville and Baldwin County, Georgia from the 1900s to the 1950s. | More about this collection »

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Rare Books Online Rare Books Online
Scanned books from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library covering Georgia history, literature, education, figures, and Native American and African American life in the state | More about this collection »

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Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867 Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867
correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBose Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867 from the collections of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library | More about this collection »

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Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive
Searchable issues of Savannah newspapers from 1809 to 1880 | More about this collection »

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Savannah Images Project Savannah Images Project
Savannah Images Project consists of a number of data bases, created by teachers and students in history courses, emphasizing the history and cultural background of Savannah and coastal Georgia through images, essays, and other contextual materials. | More about this collection »

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Screven County Genealogy Search Engine Screven County Genealogy Search Engine
Database providing genealogical information about people who resided in or were in some way related to the Screven County, Georgia area; the database is searchable by first and last name. | More about this collection »

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Selections from the Collections of the Tubman African American Museum, 1800-2012 Selections from the Collections of the Tubman African American Museum, 1800-2012
Featured pieces from Macon's Tubman Museum. | More about this collection »

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Small Print Collection Small Print Collection
Visual images from the collections of the Georgia Archives including historic buildings, Georgia industry, and politicians. | More about this collection »

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South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of South Georgia newspapers from 1845 to 1922. | More about this collection »

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Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842 Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Over 2,000 documents and images on the history of Native Americans in the Southeastern U.S., letters, legal proceedings, military orders, and more from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Museum of the Cherokee, Tennessee State Library & Archives, the Tennessee State Museum, Hoskins Special Collections Library, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the Frank H. McClung Museum, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville | More about this collection »

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The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865
Documents Southern life during the Civil War, especially the unsuccessful attempt to create a viable nation state as evidenced in both private and public life. | More about this collection »

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"Thar's gold in them thar hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s "Thar's gold in them thar hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s
selected legal, financial, and promotional documents as well as photographs and picture postcards that represent episodes of renewed interest in gold mining in Lumpkin County during Reconstruction, at the turn of the century, and during the Depression from the Chestatee Regional Library System | More about this collection »

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Thomas Bethune/Thomas Wiggins/Blind Tom Collection Thomas Bethune/Thomas Wiggins/Blind Tom Collection
Sheet music and newspaper articles on Columbus, Georgia's blind, African American pianist and composer, Blind Tom | More about this collection »

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Troup County  Superior Court Records Troup County Superior Court Records
Records of the Superior Court of Troup County, Georgia from 1827 to 1900 | More about this collection »

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University of Georgia Centennial Alumni Catalog from the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Georgia Centennial Alumni Catalog from the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Biographical sketches of University of Georgia students prior to 1901. | More about this collection »

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University of Georgia Press Georgia History Ebook Project University of Georgia Press Georgia History Ebook Project
Selected monographs from the University of Georgia Press on the history and culture of Georgia. | More about this collection »

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Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970) Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970)
Black-and-white photographs from 1873 to 1970 of Fulton County (including Atlanta and more rural areas such as Alpharetta and Adamsville) that feature Catholic life in Atlanta and street scenes. | More about this collection »

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Vanishing Georgia Vanishing Georgia
Historically significant photographs of people, places, and structures from Georgia's past from the Vanishing Georgia Collection at the Georgia Archives | More about this collection »

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Virtual Historic Savannah Project Virtual Historic Savannah Project
Three dimensional, virtual tour of historic Savannah created by the Savannah College of Art and Design | More about this collection »

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