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by William F. Brogdon last modified Nov 03, 2015 06:48 PM
Georgia History with Dr. Terry

Here are some helpful links to Georgia History:

Online Resources
Journals

Civil War History (ProQuest) — Full text coverage from Sep 1997 (Vol. 43, no. 3) - Dec 2009 (Vol. 55, no. 4). Civil War History is the foremost scholarly journal of the sectional conflict in the United States, focusing on social, cultural, economic, political, and military issues from antebellum America through Reconstruction. Articles have featured research on slavery, abolitionism, women and war, Abraham Lincoln, fiction, national identity, and various aspects of the Northern and Southern military.

Georgia Historical Quarterly (EBSCO) — Full text (starting March 2002) of scholarly journal of articles, book reviews, and edited primary sources on Georgia and Southern history.

History Reference Center (EBSCO) — Features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, as well as full text for more than 120 history periodicals. Further, the database contains 59,640 historical documents; more than 50,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 110,200 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Useful Websites

Civil Rights Digital Library — The Civil Rights Digital Library helps users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.

Civil War and the American South — Provides a central portal to access digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). ASERL members hold deep and extensive collections documenting the history and culture of the American South, developed over hundreds of years to support scholarly research and teaching. Many of the special or unique manuscripts, photographs, books, newspapers, broadsides, and other materials have been digitized to provide broader access to these documents for scholars and students around the world.

Digital Library of Georgia — A gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.

Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.

Georgia Census Data Map — Provides access to the U.S. Census Bureau's State and County Quick Facts data. Broken into three sections: People Quick Facts, Business Quick Facts, and Geography Quick Facts, the site offers a break down of some of the key statistics associated with Georgia. Data can be limited to a specific county of city.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Archives — From the page description: "There are nearly a million documents associated with the life of Martin Luther King Jr. These pages will present a more dynamic view than is often seen of Dr. King’s life and times. The documents reveal the scholar, the father, and the pastor."

New Georgia Encyclopedia — Online publication detailing the rich history of Georgia.

Samuel J. May Anti Slavery Collection — A rich and diverse set of materials on the anti slavery movement of the 1800’s. Over 10,000 pamphlets and leaflets from the local to the national level.

Places

Georgia Archives - Located a short drive away in Morrow, the Georgia Archives identifies, selects, preserves, and makes accessible records that constitute Georgia's recorded history.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum - Presidential Library dedicated to the 39th President of the United States, and former Governor of Georgia.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Site - Historical site run by the National Park Service preserving the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Library Assistance Available

William Brogdon
(678) 547-6379
brogdon_wf@mercer.edu

 

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