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Celebrating a Half Century of Sisterhood and Philanthropy

Georgia State University’s Delta Xi Chapter of the Alpha Xi Delta national fraternity for women will celebrate its 50th anniversary on campus in 2013.  Shown in the photo is a ceremony from a preference party held in Dunwoody during Rush … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Aerial of Unknown Georgia Town

  Can you identify this Georgia town?  If so, please leave a comment below.   Click on the image to zoom in.  This low oblique aerial photo shows a factory situated near the railroad tracks of an unidentified Georgia town. Aerial photographs … Continue reading

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Photo(s) of the Week: Unidentified Georgia City

Can you confirm where these photographs were taken?  This is a United States Highway motorcade sponsored by the Atlanta Journal newspaper.  Click on an image to zoom in.   Online photo sleuthing is one way archivists and other information seekers benefit from … Continue reading

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AJC Newspaper Photograph Exhibit in Library North

SOUTHERN LIGHT:  Selections from The Atlanta Journal – Constitution Newspaper Photographic Archives is on display until April 29th, 2011, on the first floor of Georgia State University’s Library North building.  The exhibit helps publicize the new database in Special Collections … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Street Scene, Bainbridge, GA, 1950

Can you confirm the location of this unidentified Bainbridge, Georgia street scene which was photographed in 1950?  This photo has been identified as looking north on Broad Street from Shotwell Street.  Click on the image to zoom in. Online photo … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Street Scene, Albany, GA, 1950

Can you confirm the location of this unidentified Albany, Georgia street scene which was photographed in 1950?  Click on the image to zoom in. Online photo sleuthing is one way archivists and other information seekers benefit from collaborative intelligence facilitated by Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Street Scene, Atlanta, 1946

Can you confirm the location of this unidentified Atlanta street scene which was photographed in 1946?  The building on the left is a Sherwin Williams Paint Company store and therefore it could be Gordon Street. Online photo sleuthing is one way … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Intersection, Atlanta, 1966

Can you name this unidentified Atlanta intersection?  This photo was taken in 1966 for the Overnight Transportation Company located at 2427 Moreland Ave. Online photo sleuthing is one way archivists and other information seekers benefit from collaborative intelligence facilitated by Web 2.0 social … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Photo Manipulation of the 1914 Fulton Bag Strike

The deceptive editing of photographs has a long history prior to its current popularity using PhotoShop. This panorama of the strike camp is composed of two separate group portraits taken by photographer William F. Nelson. They were cut and pasted together to create the illusion that the camp and the number of strikers were twice their actual size. Continue reading

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October is Georgia Archives Month!

Georgia Archives Month 2010

Every October, archives and repositories across the country celebrate Archives Month in order to showcase their collections of unique primary resources for research and to increase awareness of their work. In Georgia, the theme for this year’s Archives Month is … Continue reading

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