• Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: GHS Schoolhouse

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: GHS Digital Image Catalog

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Collection Highlights: WPA Nutritional Lunch Program

    During the Great Depression, many Americans suffered from food insecurity including school children often lacking nutritional, filling meals during the day. This photo features a group of women working inside a kitchen in 1939, preparing meals for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Nutritional Lunch Program. Roosevelt’s administration created the WPA in 1935, an initiative that […]

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  • Collection Highlights: WPA Library Extension programs

    In October 1929, a massive stock market crash sent the country into the Great Depression, a period of exceedingly high unemployment rates and widespread poverty. Newly inaugurated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a series of programs to help the country get back on track. These programs, collectively known as the New Deal, created jobs and […]

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  • Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Georgia History Webquest

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: GHS Teacher Guides

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Today in Georgia History

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Featured Historical Figures

    The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is dedicated to offering trustworthy resources that support K-12 teachers’ digital classrooms. Over the coming weeks GHS will be working diligently to provide educators and parents valuable tools and information to meet the needs of students during the Covid-19 school closures. The “Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students” blog series will explore GHS’s extensive […]

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  • Digital Education for Georgia’s Students: Newspapers in Education

    Each year the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) partners with the Georgia Press Association (GPA) to publish relevant, standards-based educational resources for schools across Georgia called Newspapers in Education (NIE). Newspapers across the state are encouraged to share these materials with local schools. NIE topics are timely and relevant to Georgia and American history. For example, […]

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  • Collection Highlights: U. S. Marine Corps Combat Knife (Ka-Bar), (Unprocessed)

    This week GHS is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Second Battle of Guam on July 21, 1944, the American effort to recapture the island of Guam, captured by the Japanese in 1941. The Battle of Guam was part of the Marianas Islands campaign—a turning point in the war in the Pacific—in which U.S. forces […]

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