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Re: [genpcncfir] Fw: Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via Digital Library

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  • David A. French
    Hi Jewelle, Thank you for all the great research links especially the Georgia newspapers! David On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 8:05 PM, Jewelle Baker ... [Non-text
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 3, 2011
      Hi Jewelle,

      Thank you for all the great research links especially the Georgia
      newspapers!

      David

      On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 8:05 PM, Jewelle Baker
      <jewellebaker@...>wrote:

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      > Jewelle
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > Subject: Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via
      > Digital Library
      >
      > Historic Athens, Georgia, Newspapers Now Available Online via Digital
      > Library
      > http://tinyurl.com/4n3wtpk
      >
      > 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
      > are
      > 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
      > (1889-1922).
      >
      > 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:
      > http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers
      >
      > 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:
      > http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/MediaTypes/Newspapers.html
      >
      > "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
      > and
      > 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.
      >
      >
      >


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