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February 28, 2011 / Council of State Archivists

Digital Library of Georgia makes Civil War, Civil Rights accessible

This article originally appeared on on February 26, 2011 and was written by Winston Skinner

From the Civil War to Civil Rights — and on to the present — the Digital Library of Georgia chronicles the evolving relationships between black and white Georgians. While the DLG is physically located on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, its electronic presence is available to anybody who has access to a computer. The Civil Rights Digital Library includes hours of television footage from the 1950s and 1960s as the fight for racial equality took place in Georgia, and a new project takes a similar look at the Civil War and the social changes it spawned. [link to full article]


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