History Lives! Showcase Gallery
The History Lives! Showcase Gallery features specially selected artifacts and other materials highlighting the Russell Library’s six key collecting areas: Politics, Social Relations, Economy, Environment, Peace and War, and the Public Good. The content rotates twice a year and offers visitors just a sample of the documents, objects, and artifacts found in the collections.
The most striking element of the History Lives! Showcase Gallery is Art Rosenbaum’s “Doors.” This mural—measuring thirty feet wide and more than eight feet high—depicts the story of modern Georgia politics from 1900 to the present.
The Georgia Coast, one of the South’s most popular tourist attractions, is famous for both its beauty and history. A mere 100 miles extending from Tybee Island to Cumberland Island, Georgia’s coast is not a continuous shoreline rather a mixture of rivers, estuaries, streams, marRead More