Chapter 23: Georgia Today and Tomorrow

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Description: Savannah Olympic Support Council Organization (SOSCO) pin, metal and enamel pin with an image of a sail boat and the letters “SOSCO” at the bottom, the date ’96 is in the upper right.

Location: Artifact Collection

Call Number: A-1714-003


Description: Double sided banner from the Olympic torch relay through Savannah on July 9, 1996.  The Atlanta Olympic Games logo in the top left “1996 Olympic Torch Relay, Savannah, July 9” and the Coca-Cola sponsor logo across the bottom.  Green vinyl with an image of relay racers, rod pockets on the top and bottom and straps sewn into all four corners.

Call Number: A-1714-001


Title: Shiraus tract, Effingham County (Ga.) survey

Author: Yonge, Henry

Location: Manuscript Collection

Call number: MS 1756


Title: Savannah Olympic Support Council records, 1989-1997

Author: Savannah Olympic Support Council

Location: Manuscript Collection

Call Number: MS 1856


Additional GHS Resources on the Olympics

Andrew Young–2012 Georgia Trustee

Olympic Games in Athens Historical Marker

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