Frequently Asked Questions
- Where did the Ships for Victory
images come from?
The images featured on this Web site are part of the J.A. Jones Construction Company collection housed in the Special Collections of the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. The collection consists of photographs, ephemera, a clipping file, videotaped oral history interviews, and issues of the Brunswick Mariner. The items in the collection were donated by individuals associated with the J.A. Jones Construction Company. In the 1990s, the son of Emil Kratt, J.A. Jones Construction's general manager, donated a substantial group of materials.
- Will there be more images be added to this
At this time, there are neither plans nor additional funds to add images beyond those presented.
- How can I find out more about the people,
places and events that are depicted in the images?
Many of the people and places the images are identified in the photograph's description. The collection features several historically significant artists and local politicians. Information about these individuals is available in a variety of topical reference materials. A good place to begin would be to peruse Suggested Readings, Related Links, or to check at your local library. Additional information about J.A. Jones Construction Company may be available in other collections at the Special Collections at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.
- Can I visit the Special Collections at the
Brunswick-Glynn County Library?
The Special Collections at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library are open to the public, and people are invited to visit the facilities to use the collections. Please see the library's Web site for more information.
- How can I get copies of the images
on this site or images in the Special Collections at the Brunswick-Glynn
County Library but not on the Web?
Consult the reference staff at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library for information on obtaining reproductions of images in its collection.
- How do I get permission to use one of
the images in a publication or on a website?
Before material from the collection may be published or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication (including dissertations to be microfilmed and distributed by University Microfilms), written permission must be obtained from the Special Collections at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Contact the library's director.
- How do I cite images from the database?
When citing images from the collection, please include all the following information.
[title of photograph, series, notebook number, photograph number], J.A. Jones Construction Collection, Special Collections, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library System, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
When doing an actual footnote or bibliography, this information should conform to the manual of style being used for the research work. Citations may be shortened after the first reference.
- I found a mistake. I have additional
information about an image. Whom should I notify?
Often, the only known information about a particular image appears in the description and additional notes that accompany that image. If you suspect an error, please send an e-mail to the GALILEO help desk by clicking on the "Contact us" button above, and let us know what the nature of the error is. Include the collection name and identification number of the image (e.g. "Ships for Victory, jaj106").
- How can I find out about related Web
Please check our Related Links section.
- How can I find out about Liberty ship collections in other libraries and archives?
- I have some photographs of Liberty ships.
Can you tell me what their value is? Would the Brunswick-Glynn
County Library be interested in having them for its collection?
Unfortunately we cannot help with appraisals. Please contact a professional appraiser. A rare books or antiques dealer in your area may be able to help or to refer you to an appraiser. For information on local dealers, you may want to contact the American Antiquarian Booksellers Association or the Georgia Antiquarian Booksellers Association.
If you are interested in donating materials to the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, please contact the library.