Category Archives: Special Collections & Archives

Glass Plate Negatives of Downtown Atlanta, circa 1927

Dixie Sales Company, circa 1927

A collection of glass plate negatives from the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library have been digitized, and are now available in the Georgia State University Digital Collections.  The collection of nearly 100 images consists of downtown Atlanta storefronts and streets before the … Continue reading

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Fall Semester Library Workshops

University Library will be offering workshops in technology and research skills to support research and curriculum activity on campus.   Refer to the Fall 2014 Library Workshops Guide to find out more or to register for a specific workshop.  Workshops will … Continue reading

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WSB Radio Log Books

Log books from the WSB Radio records have been digitized and are now available online through the Digital Library of Georgia and the Digital Public Library of America .  These program and booking logs cover the time period from WSB’s … Continue reading

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Library Offering Digitization Services To Faculty, Staff, Grad Students

The Georgia State University Library is now making specialized digitization equipment services available to GSU faculty, staff, and graduate students. Oversize scanners, a digital camera, and players for a variety of audiovisual formats are available for creating content to support academic projects. Examples … Continue reading

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Back Issues of The Signal Now Online

Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the completion of a very large and very important project. The Digital Projects Unit, working closely with Special Collections and Archives, has completed the digitization of The Signal, Georgia State University’s student … Continue reading

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Great American Songbook Vocal Competition

On Saturday May 10th, The Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition and Workshop will be held on the Georgia State University campus.  This event is presented by The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative and is dedicated solely to … Continue reading

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Jacobs Scholarship Applications Due May 15, 2014

Jacobs speaking at the First Workmen

The Joseph Jacobs Labor Scholarship Fund was established in 1983 to honor Joseph Jacobs, a long-time labor attorney who represented unions in Georgia, by the Organized Labor and Workmen’s Circle Awards Committee and the North Georgia Building and Construction Trades … Continue reading

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Unexpected Connections in Digital Collections

Stone Cutters' meeting

The Digital Projects unit of Digital Library Services recently received a request from Special Collections and Archives to digitize a set of ribbons and buttons. These artifacts from the Southern Labor Archives were originally stored in a display case and … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of Hank Aaron’s Record Breaking Home Run

Forty years ago, on April 8, 1974, Atlanta Brave Hank Aaron set the then all-time career record for home runs in Major League Baseball. The record was a significant personal accomplishment by one of baseball’s all-time great players and represented … Continue reading

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2013 Reed Fink Winner to present on April 14, 2014

Lane Windham, winner of the 2013 Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History will present on her dissertation topic, “Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing and the Origins of the New Economic Divide (1968-1985)” on Monday, April 14. The presentation … Continue reading

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