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  • Columbus Enquirer Archive
    Bonaparte Lamar the future president of the Republic of Texas established the Columbus Enquirer as a weekly newspaper in May of 1828 making it the third oldest newspaper in Georgia During its earliest issues the paper supported the ideological cause of state s rights exemplified by the quote used in its title banner The Union of the States and the Sovereignty of the States In the decades that followed the paper aligned itself politically with the Whig Party and by 1860 broke with many other prominent newspapers of the time by rejecting secession and calling for cooperation with the North but quickly realigned itself with the Georgia once secession became official In the post war period the Enquirer continued to provide the citizens of Columbus with the latest news with the use of newly available telegraphic news services In 1874 the Columbus Enquirer merged with its largest local competitor the Columbus Sun and became the Columbus Enquirer Sun The Columbus Enquirer Archive is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia as part of the Georgia HomePLACE initiative The project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/cole/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Columbus Public Library Association Minutes, January 1881 to April 1883
    and initial development of the Columbus Public Library later to become today s Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System The online content presents 144 pages of minutes providing historic page images with full transcriptions and offering full text searching as well as browsing by date Reflecting the city s New South urban industrial prosperity the Columbus Public Library Association Minutes offer insight into the complex role of the library as a social and cultural institution They highlight the formation of gender class and racial identities and their effect on the development and operations of the Columbus Public Library In a larger sense they also speak to the role of the library as an institution in Georgia and the South Columbus Public Library Association Minutes 1881 1883 is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia and the Columbus Public Library of the Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System as part of Georgia HomePLACE This project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Database Provider Digital Library of Georgia Express Link bookmark http www galileo usg

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/cplm/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Community Art in Atlanta, 1977-1987: Jim Alexander's Photographs of the Neighborhood Arts Center from the Auburn Avenue Research Library
    Jackson This body of images documents a visit to the Center from the legendary Romare Bearden as well as Atlanta area outreach projects arts festivals and social demonstrations that took place during the late 1970s and early 1980s Taken by photographer community activist and Neighborhood Arts Center staff member Jim Alexander these photographs demonstrate the Center s service commitment and its promotion of urban community arts The site also contains

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/anac/ (2016-02-15)
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  • ConsumerEd.com
    adults in mind and includes a guide named Consumer Ed who walks consumers through major purchasing and financial decisions such as buying a car purchasing a house renting an apartment dealing with credit and debt managing money and avoiding foreclosure The site also features current consumer news financial calculators and the option to join a Consumer Alert email list to receive monthly consumer news Database Provider Georgia Governor s Office

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/cnsm/ (2016-02-15)
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  • The Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864 - 1865
    s march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas He gives dates times and lengths of marches and describes the weather locale scenery and food as well as orders rumors positions troop morale and administrative duties The diary also includes a description of the burning of Columbia South Carolina the news of the Confederate surrender and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln Database Provider Digital

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/zlpd/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861-1862
    vividly describes the early euphoria of the war and the regiment s campaigns in western Virginia now West Virginia as part of Floyd s Brigade and in Savannah in Lawton s Brigade The regiment took part in skirmishes at Sewell Mountain Laurel Hill and Whitemarsh Island While traveling Jenkins also remarks on the changing scenery he encounters Additionally his account of camp life highlights the medical care available to Confederate

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/jenk/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Digital Library of Georgia
    continues to grow through its partnerships with libraries archives museums government agencies and allied organizations across the state To search or browse the holdings of the Digital Library of Georgia visit the DLG homepage at http dlg galileo usg edu A complete listing of digital collections available through the DLG is at http dlg galileo usg edu CollectionsA Z Database Provider Digital Library of Georgia Database Handout DLG Small Poster

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/dlg1/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Digital Public Library of America
    to customized lists and share their lists with others Users can also explore digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA s content partners and staff DPLA strives to contain the full breadth of human expression from the written word to works of art and culture to records of America s heritage to the efforts and data of science The DPLA aims to expand this crucial realm of openly available materials and

    Original URL path: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/databases/dpla/ (2016-02-15)
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