Re: [genpcncfir] Fw: Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via Digital Library
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On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 8:05 PM, Jewelle Baker
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> Subject: Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via
> Digital Library
> Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via Digital
> The following announcement was written by the Digital Library of Georgia:
> ATHENS, Ga - An archive of historic Athens newspapers is now available
> online via the Digital Library of Georgia at the University of Georgia.
> The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to five
> newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1922. Consisting of more
> than 57,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that
> both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date. The site will provide
> users with a view into the history of Athens in its early years as the home
> to the first state-chartered university in the nation and its eventual
> growth into the largest city in northeast Georgia.
> The archive includes the following Athens newspaper titles: Athenian
> (1827-1832), Southern Banner (1832-1882), Southern Watchman (1855-1882),
> Daily/Weekly Banner-Watchman (1882-1889), Daily/Weekly Athens Banner
> The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive is a project of the Digital Library
> of Georgia as part of the Georgia HomePLACE initiative. The project is
> supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum
> and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of
> the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Digitization is
> also made possible through a grant provided by the Francis Wood Wilson
> Foundation, Inc. It is available at:
> Other newspaper archives available through the Digital Library of Georgia
> include the Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive (1847-1922), the Macon
> Telegraph Archive (1826-1908), the Columbus Enquirer Archive (1828-1890),
> the Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive (1808-1920), the Southern
> Israelite Archive (1929-1986), and the Red and Black Archive (1893-2006).
> These archives can be accessed at:
> "Georgia HomePLACE is very pleased to support digitizing and presenting
> online content for the Athens Historic Newspapers Archive, a project of the
> Digital Library of Georgia, which is an initiative of GALILEO (Georgia's
> Virtual Library)," said Ed Johnson, director of Georgia HomePLACE.
> The digitization project was supported with federal Library Services and
> Technology Act funding, which is administered by the Institute of Museum
> Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the
> Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The Frances Wood
> Wilson Foundation also contributed to the project.