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Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...

Special Collections Libraries Host Faculty Open House April 17th

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house for university faculty. Scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, the event will spotlight faculty members who have formed innovative collaborations with the Special Collections Libraries and showcase the exhibits and collections of the ...

Peabody Screening: Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream – March 20

Monday, March 18th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

First Peabody Winners Festival set for March 27

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Thirty-plus recipients of the University of Georgia’s prestigious Peabody Awards will be announced via webcast at 10 a.m. March 27, and later that day, at 7 p.m., a sampling of the latest winners will be screened in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 Hull St., ...

Peabody Screening: The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg – March 13

Monday, March 11th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

Peabody Screening: When It Was a Game – March 6

Monday, March 4th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

To warm up baseball fans for the March 31 start of Major League Baseball’s regular season, the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards and Peabody Award Collection will present three baseball-themed documentaries that have won the coveted award. The films will all be screened in the auditorium of the ...

2013 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductees announced

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Judson Mitcham, Georgia’s poet laureate, and the late author Toni Cade Bambara, who compiled one of the first anthologies of African-American women’s writing, will be honored as the newest inductees of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame at its 2013 ceremony. A poet and novelist, Mitcham—the only two-time winner of the ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Exhibit on View

Friday, September 28th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Ga Writers Hall of Fame exhibit featuring working manuscripts, letters and memorabilia of members of the Hall will be on display through the end of the year in the Hargrett Gallery. The published works and personal materials are complemented by lively photographs from past author salons and a timeline ...

National Home Movie Day at Americus, Sat. Oct 24

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 - Amy Watts

Home Movie Day is the perfect opportunity for people to connect with our past and to move the conversation about preserving our cultural heritage into the future." -- Ken Burns National Home Movie Day 2010 is coming to Americus, Georgia on Sunday, Oct. 24  from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30  p.m. ...

Media Archives brings Home Movie Day to Atlanta

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - Peabody Awards Collection

On Saturday, October 17, 2009, the Walter J. Brown Media Archives will join the Auburn Avenue Research Library in hosting Atlanta's first Home Movie Day. Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking held annually at many local venues worldwide.  Home Movie Day events provide the opportunity for ...