Georgia photographs from a portion of the United States building curated by W.E.B. Du Bois and Thomas J. Calloway to depict "(a) The history of the American Negro. (b) His present condition. (c) His education. (d) His literature."
Funeral programs from 1932 to 2017 of African Americans who lived in or had ties to Bulloch County, Portal, Statesboro, or surrounding areas. The collection comes from from funeral homes, mortuaries and private citizens of the community; many from the area, who left as part of the great migration of African American from 1920 – 1970, and travelled to various parts of the United States looking for new opportunities.
Over 3000 funeral programs of African Americans dating from 1933 to 2017 (with the bulk of the collection beginning in the 1960s), the majority of which are from services held in the Augusta, Georgia area
Collection created for a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) exhibition, the Life of the Child in American Society, with material digitized through the DPLA's Public Libraries Partnership Project.
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Clarkesville-Habersham Library Athens-Clarke County Library Pine Mountain Regional Library Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Hall County Library System (Ga.)