• How to Search the Archival Collections Finding Aid

    In this edition of the online research blog series, we will discuss how to use the Archival Collections Finding Aid. This series explores the different platforms available to researchers through the GHS website and how to best utilize them when conducting research. Check out the video below to learn about the search options with GHS […]

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  • Marker Monday: New Echota: Cherokee National Capital

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the November #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Sequoyah, the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, and the Cherokee Nation. Over the course of the month, these posts will discuss Sequoyah, his efforts to create a written alphabet for the Cherokee Nation, and the forced […]

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  • What is the Archival Collections Finding Aid?

    In this edition of the online research blog series, we will discuss the GHS Archival Collections Finding Aids and the kinds of records available through it. This series explores the different platforms available to researchers through the GHS website and how to best utilize them when conducting research. The Archival Finding Aids is a database […]

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  • Marker Monday: The Poppy Lady

    Today’s #MarkerMonday focuses on Moina Bell Michael, The Poppy Lady. Moina Belle Michael was a teacher and native of Good Hope, Georgia. In 1918 Moina took a leave of absence from her teaching position at the State Normal School in Athens, GA, to work for the YMCA Overseas War Workers training headquarters at Columbia University […]

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    Marker Monday: Waffle House

    In honor of the 2016-2017 Georgia History Festival, “A State of Innovation,” the January #MarkerMonday posts will focus on Georgia businesses and the GHS Business History Initiative. Over the course of the month, these posts will highlight the impact of Georgia businesses on the state and national economies, and also explore how Georgians have influenced […]

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  • How to Search the Digital Image Catalog

    In this edition of the online research blog series, we will discuss how to use the Keyword and Advance Search options in the GHS Digital Image Catalog. This series explores the different platforms available to researchers through the GHS website and how to best utilize them when conducting research. Check out the video below to […]

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  • Marker Monday: WWII Rescue Boat Station

    This week’s #MarkerMonday explores the history of the WWII Rescue Boat Station located along the Wilmington River in Thunderbolt, Georgia. Built on the site of the Civil War-era Fort Thunderbolt, the Thunderbolt Yacht Basin opened in 1939 to accommodate the growing popularity of yacht racing in the area. After the United States entry in World […]

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  • What is the Digital Image Catalog?

    In this edition of the online research blog series, we will discuss the GHS Digital Image Catalog and the kinds of records available through it. This series explores the different platforms available to researchers through the GHS website and how to best utilize them when conducting research. The Digital Image Catalog contains select digital images […]

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  • Search Terms: Where to Start?

    In this edition of the online research blog series, we will explore how to develop effective search terms when conducting research in the GHS Digital Image Catalog and archival finding aids. This post will serve to provide a brief introduction to identifying search terms for a research project. Before researching in the GHS online collection, […]

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  • Marker Monday: He Helped Bring and Keep Fort Benning

    November 11, 2018, marks 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. In honor of this anniversary, November’s #MarkerMonday posts will look at Georgia’s role in the First World War. This week’s #MarkerMonday highlights Fort Benning, home of the United States Army Infantry, near Columbus, Georgia. With the United States entry into […]

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