This collection consists of 1,307 pieces of African-American
sheet music dating from 1850-1920. It includes many songs
from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the
1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period.
In 1990, the Historical Society and all its holdings became
known as the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History
Center connects people, history, and culture.
in the Civil Rights Movement
This collaborative effort of the Atlanta Regional Consortium
for Higher Education (ARCHE) documents Atlanta's role in
the Civil Rights Movement with an interactive timeline of
key events, inventories of special collections held by ARCHE
members, and other resources.
Church in the Southern Black Community, 1780-1925
This compilation of printed texts traces how Southern
African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant
Christianity into the central institution of community life.
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
Library of Georgia
A gateway to many digital resources related to Georgia's
history and culture found in books, manuscripts, photographs
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
This collection presents over 9,000 images relating to
the early history of advertising in the United States.
Narratives of the American South, 1860-1920
This compilation of 141 printed texts from the libraries
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documents
the culture of the nineteenth-century American South from
the viewpoint of Southerners.
The Georgia Archives identifies and preserves Georgia's
most valuable historical documents. Included is the Virtual
Vault, which provides virtual access to some of Georgia's
most important historical documents, from 1733 to the present.
Georgia.gov is the gateway to Georgia state government
Web sites and information; includes selected resources on
federal, county and local government.
The Georgia Historical Society is the private, non-profit
historical society for the state of Georgia. The oldest
cultural institution in the state, and one of the oldest
historical societies in the country, GHS fulfills its mission
to collect, preserve and share Georgia’s history by
presenting a variety of educational programs, authoring
publications on Georgia and southern history, and by operating
a library and archives at its headquarters, Hodgson Hall,
a National Historic Landmark building in Savannah.
from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government
GeorgiaInfo, an extensive Web online resource about Georgia.
Its development was motivated by the conviction that such
information, which can now be readily accessed by Georgians
in every county, could help citizens and public officials
of the state become better informed in order to identify
new resources and make decisions to improve the quality
of life in their communities.
American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
The collection includes 3042 pieces of sheet music published
in America between 1850 and 1920.
Making of America Books
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Georgia.
The nation's first online state encyclopedia, the New Georgia
Encyclopedia includes authoritative articles on people,
places, resources, institutions, and many other topics relating