Georgia Historical Quarterly Archive

Volume CI, No. 2

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Articles

  • “History in the Making”: The Early Years of the Georgia Historical Quarterly
    by Sarah E. Gardner
  • “Somewhere Toward Freedom”: Sherman’s March and Georgia’s Refugee Slaves
    by Bennett Parten

Georgia History in Pictures

  • Transforming the Atlanta Home Front: Camp Gordon During World War I
    by Paul Stephen Hudson and Lora Pond Mirza

Further Reading

  • Book Reviews

Volume CI, No. 1

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Articles

  • Honoring Confederate Defeat the Georgia Way
    by David Moltke-Hansen
  • “A Good Bargain for the Trust”: The Ordeal of William and Sarah Elbert, 1733–1742
    by Clay Ouzts

Annual Report

  • Annual Report for 2016 by W. Todd Groce

GHQ Winter 2016

Volume C, No. 4

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Articles

  • “The Shot That Was Heard in Nearly Two Million Negro Homes”: The 1934 Murder of William Alexander Scott
    by Thomas Aiello
  • “Revolutionize Life in the Chattahoochee River Valley”: Buford Dam and the Development of Northeastern Georgia, 1950–1970
    by Deanna M. Gillespie

Notes and Documents

  • Finding Christoph Heinrich Müller by Kai Dose

History Now

  • An Interview with Beverly M. “Bo” DuBose III, Part Three by Stan Deaton

GHQ Fall 2016

Volume C, No. 3

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Articles

  • Lincoln, the Fall of Atlanta, and the 1864 Presidential Election by Robert E. Lowe
  • “‘The Vastest Tract of Crackerland'”: Camp Stewart’s Impact on Rural Southeast Georgia by Craig S. Pascoe

Notes and Documents

  • The Effect of the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic on Mortality Rates in Savannah, Georgia

Further Reading

  • Book Reviews

GHQ Summer 2016

Volume C, No. 2

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Articles

  • Civil War in the Midst of Revolution: Community Divisions and the Battle of Briar Creek, 1779 by Robert S. Davis
  • From Georgia to California and Back: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Southern Gold Mining by Drew Swanson

Further Reading

  • Book Reviews
  • Recently Processed Manuscripts, Artifacts, Maps, and Cataloged Books, Pamphlets, and Serials at the Georgia Historical Society

GHQ Spring 2016

Volume C, No. 1

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Articles

  • The Earth and Humans before Adam: The Pre-Adamite Theory of Georgia Geologist Matthew Fleming Stephenson by Lester D. Stephens
  • Ronald Reagan’s Use of Race in the 1976 and 1980 Presidential Elections by Richard Primuth

Notes and Documents

  • Whose Bones Are Those?: The Casimir Pulaski Burial Controversy by James S. Pula

Annual Report

  • Annual Report for 2015 by W. Todd Groce

Further Reading

  • Recently Processed Archival Collections at the Georgia Historical Society

GHQ Winter 2015

Volume XCIX, Winter 2015, No. 4

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Articles

  • Governor David B. Mitchell and the “Black Birds” Slave Smuggling Scandal by John D. Fair
  • “Why Should a Christian Desire to Sleep Here?”: The Unitarian Rural Cemetery Movement and Its Adoption in Macon, Georgia by Scarlet Jernigan

Notes and Documents

  • The Library of James Edward Oglethorpe by Thomas D. Wilson

History Now

  • An Interview with Beverly M. “Bo” DuBose III, Part Two by Stan Deaton

Book Reviews

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GHQ Fall 2015Volume XCIX, Fall 2015, No. 3

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Articles

  • “These Difficulties… rather animate than daunt me”: James Oglethorpe as a Leader by Julie Anne Sweet
  • “An Historic Upset”: Herman Talmadge’s 1980 Senate Defeat and the End of a Political Dynasty by Timothy J. Minchin

History Now

  • James Brewer Stewart Bertram Wyatt-Brown: A Forum

Book Reviews


GHQ Spring Summer 2015

Volume XCIX, Spring/Summer 2015, No. 1 & 2

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Articles

  • “The Pocahontas of Georgia”: Mary Musgrove in the American Literary Imagination by Steven C. Hahn
  • Fruitland Nursery: A “Horticultural Mecca” by Christopher C. Meyers

ANNUAL REPORT

  • Annual Report for Calendar Year 2014 by W. Todd Groce

Book Reviews


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Volume XCVIII, Spring/Summer 2014, No. 1 & 2

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Articles

  • “The natural Advantages of this happy Climate”: An Analysis of Georgia’s Promotional Literature by Julie Ann Sweet
  • “Remember the Pledge!”: Religious and Reformist Influences on Joseph E. Brown’s Opposition to Confederate Conscription by David Carlson

ANNUAL REPORT

  • Annual Report for 2013 by W. Todd Groce

Book Reviews


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Volume XCVII, Winter 2013, No. 4

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Articles

  • The Ghosts of Guale: Sugar Houses, Spanish Missions, and the Struggle for Georgia’s Colonial Heritage by Joseph Floyd
  • Who was the Real Gus Coggins?: Social Struggle and Criminal Mystery in Cherokee County, 1912 – 1927 by Kenneth H. Wheeler and Jennifer Lee Cowart

GEORGIA HISTORY IN PICTURES

  • Red Caps, Rat Caps: Status, Spirit, and Traditions of College Dress at the University of Georgia by Patricia Hunter-Hurst and José Blanco F.

Book Reviews


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Volume XCVII, Fall 2013, No. 3

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Articles

  • “She Finds It in Her Power to Set What Value on Her Self She Pleases”: Gender, Status, and Disorder in Trustee Georgia by Lauren E. Lane
  • John Ruggles Cotting and the First State Geological Survey of Georgia by Lester D. Stephens

Notes and Documents

  • A Southern Spin on Concensus America: Johnny Mercer Skewers Politics on Broadway by Glenn T. Eskew

Book Reviews

  • GAGNON, Transition to an Industrial South: Athens, Georgia, 1830-1870, by George B. Ellenberg
  • KITCHENS, Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia’s Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations, by Mike Bunn
  • VAN WAGENEN, Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War, by Mary R. Block
  • MELTON, The Best Station of Them All: The Savannah Squadron, 1861-1865, by Wesley Moody
  • DAVIS, What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta, by Anne J. Bailey
  • GOLDFIELD, America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation, by Randall M. Miller
  • WRIGHT, Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South, by Thomas L. Bynum
  • KEALING, Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock, by David A. Davis

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Volume XCVII, Summer 2013, No. 2

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Articles

  • Thomas Causton: Cause or Casualty of Early Georgia’s Troubles? by Julie Anne Sweet
  • Not Another Little Rock: Massive Resistance, Desegregation, and the Athens White Business Establishment, 1960-61 by Ashton G. Ellet

History Now

  • The Army and Me by Francis N. Boney

Annual Bibliography

  • Georgia History in 2012 by Rebecca Spradling

Book Reviews

  • WILSON, The Oglethorpe Plan: Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond, by Christopher E. Hendricks
  • HAHN, The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove and PAULETT, An Empire of Small Places: Mapping the Southeastern Anglo-Indian Trade, 1732-1795, by Paul M. Pressly
  • CALHOON, BARNES and DAVIS, Tory Insurgents: The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays, by Greg Brooking
  • BLACKMON, Dark and Bloody Ground: The American Revolution Along the Southern Frontier, by Stephen J. Oatis
  • BUSCH, Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier, by Buddy Sullivan
  • GOURLEY, Diverging Loyalties: Baptists in Middle Georgia During the Civil War, by Glenn Robins
  • LANGDALE, III, Superfluous Southerners: Cultural Conservatism and the South, 1920-1990, by Paul V. Murphy
  • ROGERS, The Terrible Speed of Mercy: A Spiritual Biography of Flannery O’Connor, by James M. Hutchisson

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Volume XCVII, Spring 2013, No. 1

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Articles

  • Honor, Markets, and Feuds: The Severance of Athletic Relations Between the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech by Matthew Bailey
  • Racial Unrest and White Liberalism in Rural Georgia: Barrow and Oconee Counties in the Early 1920s by Mark Ellis

Notes and Documents

  • Free But Not Freed: Stephen Deane’s African Family in Early Georgia by Robert Scott Davis

Annual Report

  • Annual Report for FY 2012 by W. Todd Groce

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Volume XCVI, Winter 2012, No. 4

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Articles

  • Apostles of the Lost Cause: The Albert Taylor Bledsoe-Alexander Hamilton Stephens Controversy by Terry A. Barnhart
  • The Calculus of Realignment: The Rise of Republicanism in Georgia, 1964-1992 by Jason W. Gilliland

Book Reviews

  • SWANSON, Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape, by Mark R. Finlay
  • MOODY, Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History, by Lisa Tendrich Frank
  • BERGERON, Andrew Johnson’s Civil War and Reconstruction, by Paul D. Escott
  • ARMSTRONG, Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching, by William D. Carrigan
  • WAY, Conserving Southern Longleaf: Herbert Stoddard and the Rise of Ecological Land Management, by Andrew C. Baker
  • BUCHANAN, “Some People Who Ate My Barebecue Didn’t Vote for Me”: The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, by A.B. Cochran III
  • COX, Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture, by Rebecca Cawood McIntyre
  • DOOLEY, History & Reminiscences of the University of Georgia, by Stephen Berry

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Volume XCVI, Fall 2012, No. 3

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Articles

  • The Role of Extreme Cold in the Failure of the San Miguel De Gualdape Colony by Guy Cameron and Stephen Vermette
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, African Americans in the Atlanta Campaign, and the Lost Cause by Angela Tooley

Annual Bibliography

  • Georgia History in 2011 by Nathan I. Marcus

Book Reviews

  • STANWOOD, The Empire Reformed: English America in the Age of the Glorious Revolution, by Kristofer Ray
  • SHADBURN and STRANGER III, Upon Our Ruins: A Study in Cherokee History and Genealogy, by Robert Scott Davis
  • CARNEY, Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South, by Katherine E. Rohrer
  • SHARPLESS, Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960, by Becca Walton
  • GIESEN, Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, Myth, and Power in the American South, by Andrew C. Baker
  • WARD, Defending White Democracy: The Making of a Segregationist Movement & the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936-1965, by Scott E. Buchanan
  • BALDWIN, The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr., by David Pye
  • BOYD, Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South, by William P. Hustwit

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Volume XCVI, Summer 2012, No. 2

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Articles

  • The Meanings of Georgia’s Eighteenth-Century Great Seals by Ben Marsh
  • Orgelsdorfer Eulenspiegel and the German Internee Experience at Fort Oglethorpe, 1917-19 by Jeanne Glaubitz Cross and Ann K. D. Meyers

Book Reviews

  • HALLOCK and HOFFMANN, eds., William Bartram, The Search for Nature’s Design: Selected Art, Letters, and Unpublished Writings, by Robert Krause
  • HUDSON, Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South, and MILES, The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story, by Warren Milteer, Jr.
  • FAIR, The Tifts of Georgia: Connecticut Yankees in King Cotton’s Court, by Stephen Davis
  • FOWLER and PARKER, eds., Breaking the Heartland: The Civil War in Georgia, by Mike Bunn
  • BERNATH, Confederate Minds: The Struggle for Intellectual Independence in the Civil War South, by Robert Tinkler
  • BROWN-NAGIN, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement, by Stephen Tuck
  • MINCHIN and SALMOND, After the Dream: Black and White Southerners Since 1965, by Jason Morgan Ward
  • TUCK, We Ain’t What We Ought to Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation, by Douglas Flamming

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The Georgia Historical Quarterly - Spring 2012Volume XCVI, Spring 2012, No. 1

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Articles

  • The Murder of William Wise: An Examination of Indentured Servitude, Anti-Irish Prejudice, and Crime in Early Georgia by Julie Anne Sweet
  • “Independent in Everything-Neutral in Nothing”: Joseph Addison Turner, The Countryman, and the Cultivation of Confederate Nationalism by Michael T. Bernath

Notes and Documents

  • The Royal College of Physicians Survey of Savannah 1829 by A. M. Fraas

Annual Report

  • Annual Report for FY 2011 by W. Todd Groce

Book Reviews

  • JURICEK, Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 1733-1763, by Tyler Boulware
  • ELISOR, The Second Creek War: Interethnic Conflict and Collusion on a Collapsing Frontier, by Robbie Ethridge
  • ECELBARGER, The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta, by Stephen Davis
  • RABLE, God’s Almost Chosen People: A Religious History of the American Civil War, by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
  • ALI, In the Lion’s Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900, by Sylvie Coulibaly
  • NORRELL, Up From History: The Life of Booker T. Washington, by Chana Kai Lee
  • TUTEN, Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom, by Stephen G. Hoffius
  • HARRIS, High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, by David A. Davis

GHQ WInter 2011Volume XCV, Winter 2011, No. 4

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Articles

  • To Overawe the Indians and Give Confidence to the Whites: Preparations for the Removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia by Sarah H. Hill
  • Incendiary Negro: The Life and Times of the Honorable Jefferson Franklin Long by Ephraim Samuel Rosenbaum

History Now

  • History and the Public by Jamil S. Zainaldin

Annual Bibliography

  • Georgia History in 2010 by Nathan I. Marcus

Review Essay

  • Foreshadowing the Carter Presidency by Charles S. Bullock III

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GHQ Fall 2011Volume XCV, Fall 2011, No. 3

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Articles

  • Monkeys, Bibles, and the Little Red Schoolhouse: Atlanta’s School Battles in the Scopes Era by Adam Laats
  • Into the Cotton Frontier: The Manning Quest for an American Canaan by Ricky L. Sherrod

Notes and Documents

  • Edward Arista Vincent: Antebellum Immigrant, Cartographer, and Architect by Paul K. Graham

Review Essay

  • Andersonville in History and Memory by Glenn Robins

Book Reviews

  • BUTLER, Votaries of Apollo: The St. Cecilia Society and the Patronage of Concert Music in Charleston, South Carolina, 1766-1820, by Timothy M. Crain
  • BABITS and HOWARD, Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, by John W. Gordon
  • DATTAL, Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power, by James L. Huston
  • McGOVERN, John Mitchel: Irish Nationalist, Southern Secessionist, by Brian Kelly
  • RABLE, God’s Almost Chosen People: A Religious History of the American Civil War, by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
  • SUMMERS, A Dangerous Stir: Fear, Paranoia, and the Making of Reconstruction, by J. Vincent Lowery
  • BUTCHART, Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876, by Mary Farmer-Kaiser
  • COBB, The South and America Since World War II, by Timothy J. Minchin

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GHQ Summer 2011Volume XCV, Summer 2011, No. 2

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Articles

  • James Oglethorpe and the Civil-Military Contest for Authority in Colonial Georgia, 1732-1749 by Andrew C. Lannen
  • “A State of Violent Contrasts”: Lynching and the Competing Visions of White Supremacy in Georgia, 1949 by Brent M. S. Campney

History Now

  • A Middle-Class African-American Child in Desegregating Savannah: The Reminiscences of Justice Leah Ward Sears by Rebecca Davis

Book Reviews

  • SWEET, William Stephens: Georgia’s Forgotten Founder, by Greg Brooking
  • BABITS and HOWARD, Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, by John W. Gordon
  • PERMAN, Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South, by J. William Harris
  • BOWMAN, At the Precipice: Americans North and South During the Secession Crisis, by Michael F. Holt
  • WHITES and LONG, eds., Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation, and the American Civil War, by Christine Jacobson Carter
  • MILLER, John Bell Hood and the Fight for Sivil War Memory, by Micheal T. Bernath
  • FARMER-KAISER, Freedwomen and the Freemen’s Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation, by Ronald E. Butchart
  • LANDS, The Culture of Property: Race, Class, and Housing Landscapes in Atlanta, by Harvey K. Newman
  • LORENCE, The Unemployed People’s Movement: Leftist Liberals, and Labor in Gerogia, 1929-1941, and TAYLOR, The History of the North Carolina Communist Party, by Randall L. Patton
  • COPE, On the Swing Shift: Building Liberty Ships in Savannah, by Hugh S. Golson

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GHQ Spring 2011Volume XCV, Spring 2011, No. 1

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Articles

  • Oglethorpe in America: Georgia’s Founder’s Thoughts on Independence by Julie Anne Sweet
  • A Georgian in the Argonne: Seeking Redemption on the Corney Ridge by Richard S. Faulkner

Georgia History in Pictures

  • Controversial Comeback in Atlanta: The 1970 Return of Muhammad Ali in “The City Too Busy to Hate” by Paul Stephen Hudson and Lora Pond Mirza

Annual Report

  • Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010 by W. Todd Groce

Book Reviews

  • CASHIN, Guardians of the Valley: Chickasaws in Colonial South Carolina and Georgia, by John T. Juricek
  • HART, Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Centurey British Atlantic World, and SHEILDS, ed., Material Culture in Anglo-America: Regional Identity and Urbanity in the Tidewater, Lowcountry, and Caribbean, by Paul M. Pressly
  • FORD, Deliver Us From Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old, by Douglas R. Egerton
  • WAUGH and Gallagher, ed., Wars Within a War: Controversy and Conflict Over the American Civil War, by Brian Craig Miller
  • MISULIA, Columbus, Georgia 1865: The Last True Battle of the Civil War, by J. Michael Bunn
  • STROM, Making Catfish Bait out of Government Boys: The Fight Against Cattle Ticks and the Transformation of the YEoman South, by George B. Ellenberg
  • FEIMSTER, Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching, by Anna L. Krome-Lukens
  • PERDUE, Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of 1895, by David Fort Godshalk
  • BULLOCK and GADDIE, The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South, by Augustus B. Cochran, III
  • OSHINSKY, Capital Punishment on Trial: Furman v. Georgia and the Death Penalty in Modern America, by Joseph E. Claxton

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