Gone With The Wind turns 75!

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

June 30 marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of Gone With The Wind, the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller penned by Atlanta native Margaret Mitchell. This spring has seen numerous events in Georgia to commemorate the event. The University of Georgia Libraries, which hold the largest collection of Mitchell personal papers, memorabilia ...

Reflecting on WWI

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The latest post at the DLG B reflects on WWI, in memory of the last veteran of that conflict, who died Sun. http://blog.dlg.galileo.usg.edu/?p=1757

Linger Longer

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The impact of the surprise announcement this week that the developer of Reynolds Plantation may sell some of its assets to satisfy debts is unknown, but the upscale residential lake community has already greatly influenced Greene and Putnam Counties. The Reynolds family owned land in the area, including a ...

Fun movie ads

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

A blog entry of fun movie ads from the Digital Library of Georgia is up at the DLG B in celebration of the Oscar nominations announced this week. Enjoy! http://blog.dlg.galileo.usg.edu/

Athens Historic Newspapers now online

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to five newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1922. Consisting of over 57,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images ...

The Georgia Giant

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

A new post at the Digital Library of Georgia blog observes the 40th anniversary of the death of Richard B. Russell Jr., one of the most influential politicians of the 20th century. http://blog.dlg.galileo.usg.edu/?p=1685

Jewish history in Georgia

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

A new post at the DLG B looks at Jewish life in Georgia, as documented in some of our digital collections.

The Goat Man on the DLG B

Thursday, October 7th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

There's a new post on the blog of the Digital Library of Georgia (http://blog.dlg.galileo.usg.edu/?p=870) "The Goat Man is here!" Word would quickly spread through town as soon as someone spotted the famous wanderer and his band of smelly goats on the outskirts. Adults and children alike would drop whatever they were ...

1895 Cotton States Exposition

Thursday, September 16th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

Piedmont Park is today a refuge in the middle of Atlanta - providing a place to relax in the midst of a busy city - but it was once the location of one of the most widely touted exhibitions in the state's history. This Friday marks the 115th anniversary of ...

UGA Libraries capture an Emmy!

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries has a new addition – a statuette awarded at the 2010 Southeast Regional Emmy Awards Saturday in Atlanta. Andrew Young Presents: How We Got Over was recognized for technical achievement, one of three Emmys it received. The documentary is largely based historical news footage made ...