Tag Archives: Photographs

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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Rediscovering “Heaven Bound”

How exciting to discover a box filled with over 90 rolls of film that have been unseen since the 1930s! These previously unknown 35mm negatives offer a remarkable glimpse of life in Atlanta 75 years ago.           Since its acquisition … 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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Portals to the Past: Creative Web Uses of Historic GSU Photos

The North Avenue Marta Station Entrance.

Several Web sites are making innovative use of historic Atlanta photographs from Georgia State University Library Collections.  The Atlanta Time Machine shows historic photographs juxtaposed with contemporary ones:  The North Avenue Marta Station Entrance. The following social network sites allow the … 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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