Digital Library of Georgia: Sanborn fire insurance maps for select Georgia towns and cities dating from 1923-1941 now available for free online

Digital Library of Georgia: Sanborn fire insurance maps for select Georgia towns and cities dating from 1923-1941 now available for free online. “The Digital Library of Georgia has just made Sanborn fire insurance maps produced between 1923-1941 for 39 Georgia towns and cities in 35 counties freely available online.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Valdosta State University Archives map and plat collections now available online

Digital Library of Georgia: Valdosta State University Archives map and plat collections now available online. “Three map and plat collections featuring historical maps, plats, deeds, records, and correspondence pertaining to South Georgia land holdings dating from 1767 to 1899 are now available in the Digital Library of Georgia.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Georgia Civil War and Reconstruction newspapers now freely available online

Digital Library of Georgia: Georgia Civil War and Reconstruction newspapers now freely available online . “As part of a $27,405.00 grant from the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation, the Digital Library of Georgia has digitized over 100,000 pages of Georgia newspaper titles published from 1861 to 1877 from microfilm held by the Georgia Newspaper Project.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Resources related to the historic role of the Presbyterian Church in Georgia now freely available online

Digital Library of Georgia: Resources related to the historic role of the Presbyterian Church in Georgia now freely available online. “Three new collections featuring historical resources related to the Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian educators, and their role in Georgia history are now available through the Digital Library of Georgia.”

A Powerful New Community Resource to Explore Atlanta’s 1960s History: Introducing the Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. Digital Archive (Atlanta Studies)

Atlanta Studies: A Powerful New Community Resource to Explore Atlanta’s 1960s History: Introducing the Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. Digital Archive. “‘With unflinching courage, he guided this city through some of its most turbulent waters,’ Coretta Scott King once said of Ivan Allen Jr., Atlanta’s 52nd mayor who oversaw her husband’s funeral before the eyes of the world.1 In office from 1962-1970, Allen governed during a transformative period in the city’s history, a crucial phase of development marked by economic dynamism.”