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African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library System African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library System
Over 1000 funeral programs of African Americans dating from 1933 to 2008 (with the bulk of the collection beginning in the 1960s), the majority of which are from services held in the Augusta, Georgia area | More about this collection »

System requirements: Funeral programs are available in jpeg and pdf versions. The JPG versions can be viewed in any Web browser and do not require a plug-in. They do not allow you to search within a page or zoom in on a page image. PDF versions are available for download, though these files may be too large for optimal Web browsing for lower-bandwidth users. To view the PDF files you will need Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher. The files are readable in Adobe Reader 6, but they do not display properly.

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Andrew Sparks Photographs, 1949-1954 Andrew Sparks Photographs, 1949-1954
Black-and-white photographs from 1949 to 1954 of College Park, Georgia and Southwest Atlanta. | 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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Atlanta Area Photographers Collection Atlanta Area Photographers Collection
Personal and hobby photography by individuals from the city. | 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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Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photographs Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photographs
Over 4000 images dating from the 1950s to the 1980s from the photography staff of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. | More about this collection »

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Berrien County Georgia Historical Photos Collection Berrien County Georgia Historical Photos Collection
Photographs that document the history of Berrien County, Georgia: the collection features Berrien County families, communities, schools, business establishments, and religious life. | More about this collection »

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Black History Society Photograph Collection Black History Society Photograph Collection
Photographs, the bulk of which are from the 1940s and 1950s, of the African American community in Hall County from the Hall County Regional Library and the Hall County Black History Society. | More about this collection »

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Boyd Lewis Photographs Boyd Lewis Photographs
Boyd Henry Lewis, Jr. is a photographer, teacher, and former journalist who worked with black-owned newspapers in Atlanta. This collection consists of images taken by Lewis while working at the Atlanta Voice and the Atlanta Inquirer depicting the rise of the African American political class, journalists, social activists, clergy, students, and Atlanta neighborhoods. | More about this collection »

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Bulloch County Newspapers Bulloch County Newspapers
Newspaper issues for Bulloch County, Georgia from the 1890s to 1960s. | More about this collection »

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Carl Dixon Photographs, 1952 Carl Dixon Photographs, 1952
Black-and-white photographs from 1952 of College Park, Georgia, including images of the Atlanta and West Point Railroad Station, churches, businesses, private residences, municipal and civic buildings, and schools including the Georgia Military Academy. | More about this collection »

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Charles Bickerstaff and Joel Hurt Photographs, circa 1893-1923 Charles Bickerstaff and Joel Hurt Photographs, circa 1893-1923
Sepia photographs of banks, businesses, theaters, clubs, hotels, and grocery stores in downtown Atlanta from 1893 to 1923. | More about this collection »

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Charles Colcock Jones papers, 1831-1856 Charles Colcock Jones papers, 1831-1856
The collection includes manuscript sermons, 1831-1856, preached at First Presbyterian Church (Savannah, Ga.) and other locations in Georgia. The collection also includes an undated "charge" to newly ordained bishops; a booklet of handwritten notes taken by an unidentified individual and titled "lectures on the Religious Instruction of the Blacks by Prof. C. C. Jones, Columbia, S.C., May 22, 1838"; and three published booklets. | More about this collection »

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Charles E. Troutt Photographs Charles E. Troutt Photographs
Photographs, primarily black-and-white, taken between 1950 and 1970 of the buildings and neighborhoods in Atlanta, Georgia. | 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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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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Dale Elliott Roberts Photographs, 1954 Dale Elliott Roberts Photographs, 1954
Black-and-white photographs from 1954 of churches, schools, and businesses in towns near Atlanta, Georgia, including Alpharetta, Ben Hill, and Sandy Springs. | More about this collection »

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Delta Air Lines Public Relations Department Photographs of Atlanta, Georgia, 1953-1972 Delta Air Lines Public Relations Department Photographs of Atlanta, Georgia, 1953-1972
Black-and-white photographs from 1953 to 1972 of downtown Atlanta, street scenes, parks, churches, shopping districts, private residences, hotels, colleges and universities, and Atlanta landmarks. | More about this collection »

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Digital Archives of Reese Library, Augusta State University Digital Archives of Reese Library, Augusta State University
Black-and-white photographs of Augusta, Georgia from 1888 to the 1950s from the Special Collections of the Reese Library, Augusta State University | More about this collection »

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Duane L. Cronk Photographs, 1978-1980, undated Duane L. Cronk Photographs, 1978-1980, undated
Black-and-white photographs from 1978 to 1980 of the construction of Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail stations. | More about this collection »

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Ernest G. Welch Photographs Ernest G. Welch Photographs
Photographs of Atlanta photographer Ernest Welch. | 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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Frances Oultar Photograph Collection, circa 1950, 1952-1953 Frances Oultar Photograph Collection, circa 1950, 1952-1953
Black-and-white photographs of Atlanta religious institutions taken between 1950 and 1954. | More about this collection »

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Francis E. Price Photograph Collection, 1906-1928, undated Francis E. Price Photograph Collection, 1906-1928, undated
Black-and-white photographs taken between 1906 and 1928 of people and events in Atlanta taken by Atlanta Constitution photographer Francis E. Price. | 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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Southern Israelite: Georgia Historic Newspapers Southern Israelite: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of the Southern Israelite from 1929 to 1958 and from 1984 to 1986. | 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-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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georgia.gov georgia.gov
Official site of Georgia state government | More about this collection »

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Great Speckled Bird Great Speckled Bird
Issues of the Atlanta-based underground newspaper, The Great Speckled Bird, from 1968 to 1976. | More about this collection »

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Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection
Photographs of Hall County residents, buildings, and events from the late nineteenth century to the present from the collections of the Hall County Library System | More about this collection »

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Historic Postcard Collection Historic Postcard Collection
Postcards depicting historic buildings and landmarks throughout Georgia from the collections of the Georgia Archives | 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 Sketches of the Greater Atlanta Young Women's Christian Association Historical Sketches of the Greater Atlanta Young Women's Christian Association
Historical sketches, essays, and photographs relating to the Greater Atlanta YWCA, 1902-1975 from the Special Collections Department at Emory University. | More about this collection »

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J.J. Allen Photographs, 1954 J.J. Allen Photographs, 1954
Black-and-white photographs of Hapeville and Fairburn, Georgia churches, schools, businesses, and government facilities from 1954. | 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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Jo Crawford Phelps Photographs of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 1982 Jo Crawford Phelps Photographs of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 1982
Black-and-white photographs from 1982 of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Atlanta, Georgia. | More about this collection »

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John Newton papers, 1783-1797 John Newton papers, 1783-1797
The collection consists primarily of sermon notes and sermons (1783-1797). It also includes a few sets of notes labeled "lecture" and lists of catechetical questions based on the Westminster Shorter Catechism. | More about this collection »

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Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers
Antebellum letters to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Alabama lawyer and plantation owner Porter King and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin that touch on family life, local and national politics, marriage, and the social life in Athens, Georgia and are from the collections of the Alexander Campbell King Law Library held at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library | More about this collection »

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Kenneth Rogers Photograph Collection Kenneth Rogers Photograph Collection
Black-and-white photographs of Atlanta, Georgia taken and collected by photojournalist Kenneth Rogers. | More about this collection »

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Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976 Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers Photographic Collection, 1920-1976
A collection from the Georgia State University Library's Special Collections department of over 9,825 photographs taken by the Lane Brothers Commercial Photogrphers that depict life in Atlanta from the 1920s to 1957 | More about this collection »

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Leo Frank Clemency File Leo Frank Clemency File
Application for Executive Clemency and supporting documentation filed by Leo Frank from the collections of the Georgia Archives | 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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Benjamin M. Long Collection Benjamin M. Long Collection
Historic photographs of Carrollton, Georgia, and Mexico City, Mexico from 1907 to the 1970s, from the Special Collections of the University of West Georgia. | 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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Manning, Selvage & Lee Forward Atlanta Campaign Photographs, 1960-1970 Manning, Selvage & Lee Forward Atlanta Campaign Photographs, 1960-1970
Photographs from 1960 to 1970 of the city of Atlanta taken for the Forward Atlanta campaign to showcase the city. | 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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Mercer Cluster: Georgia Historic Newspapers Mercer Cluster: Georgia Historic Newspapers
Searchable issues of the Mercer Cluster from 1920 to 1970. | 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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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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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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O.J. Coogler Photographs, 1954 O.J. Coogler Photographs, 1954
Black-and-white photographs from 1954 of the exteriors of Barrington Hall and Roswell Presbyterian Church in Roswell, Georgia. | 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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Parker Lowell Photograph Collection, 1949 Parker Lowell Photograph Collection, 1949
Black-and-white photographs from 1949 of Atlanta buildings and parks. | 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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Sally A. Parker Photographs, 1948-1949 Sally A. Parker Photographs, 1948-1949
Black-and-white photographs of geographic locations and people in Atlanta and Decatur, Georgia in 1948 and 1949. | More about this collection »

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Samuel Hugh Hawkins diary, January-July 1877 Samuel Hugh Hawkins diary, January-July 1877
Diary of Samuel Hugh Hawkins, Sumter County entrepreneur during the close of Reconstruction from the Lake Blackshear Regional Library | More about this collection »

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922
Fire insurance maps of Georgia cities and towns, 1884-1922 | More about this collection »

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Sarah Slaughter Photographs, 1910-1920 Sarah Slaughter Photographs, 1910-1920
Black-and-white photographs from 1910 to 1920 of Atlanta's Grant Park and Peachtree and Broad Streets. | 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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Savannah Vintage Postcards Savannah Vintage Postcards
Postcards from the first half of the Twentieth century of Savannah. | 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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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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Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, 1979 Stephen Goldfarb Photographs, 1979
Color photographs from 1979 of locations in metropolitan Atlanta, including images of the central city, Roswell, and Stone Mountain. | More about this collection »

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Tracy O'Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975 Tracy O'Neal Photographic Collection, 1923-1975
Over 1000 photographs documenting the history and social life of Atlanta, Georgia from 1923 to 1964, including weddings, sports events, portraits, local buildings, companies, the Atlanta labor community, and the Shriners Yaarab Temple, from the collections of Georgia State University's Special Collections | 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 Georgia Virtual Georgia
The Virtual Georgia collection is intended to document the lives of Georgians from all walks of life: their religious and social celebrations, homes, art, architecture, dress, and customs. As the collection grows it will encompass a broader and richer documentation of Georgia life, particularly in the early part of the 21st century. | More about this collection »

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