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October 26, 2022

Public History, Humanities Initiatives Partner to Explore, Preserve History of Athens, One Story at a Time

Through livecast oral history interviews, Black and African American Athenians will tell the story of the city in a program bringing together public history and humanities partners called One Story Athens.

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September 8, 2022

UGA Libraries Exhibit Shines Light on Historic Housing Issues

A new exhibit at the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries looks at how government policies, from rural housing initiatives to low-income public housing programs, shape the landscape of communities in Georgia and across the United States.

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June 15, 2022

UGA’s Russell Library Hosts Exhibit of Civil Rights Photographs

A traveling exhibit featuring photos from the Civil Rights Movement will be on display this summer at the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries.

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April 4, 2022

Students Win $300 Prizes in Libraries Research Contest

University of Georgia students Thomas Russell and Dhriti Pentela are the 2021-2022 first prize winners of the UGA Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards.

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December 15, 2021

UGA Libraries to Enhance Access to Archives on Local Urban Renewal Projects

from UGA Today Two new projects at the University of Georgia will enhance access, both online and in-person, to students, researchers, and members of the community to learn more about the history of urban renewal and housing policy in Athens and across Georgia.

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December 3, 2021

Archivists Help High School Students Discover History in their Hometown

When Jennifer Tesler started teaching her students about the Harlem Renaissance, she couldn’t help but notice the similarities between the New York borough known for its cultural and political history and their own eclectic, diverse hometown of Athens.

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October 22, 2021

Georgia’s Battle with Bugs on Display at University of Georgia

Long before Joro spiders began spinning webs across the Georgia landscape, pests, from fire ants and the boll weevil to the kudzu vine, have bugged the state’s farmers, business owners, and residents.

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