The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the re-release of the enhanced South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive:
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive is now compatible with all current browsers and provides access to seventeen newspaper titles published in ten cities from 1845 to 1922 without the use of plug-ins or additional software downloads. Consisting of over 148,000 newspaper pages, the website provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date.
The archive includes the following South Georgia newspaper titles: Albany Herald (1892-1893, 1900-1901, 1906), Albany News (1867-1892), Albany Patriot (1845-1866), Americus Times Recorder (1881-1921), Bainbridge Democrat (1872-1909), Bainbridge Search Light/Post-Search Light (1901-1922), Brunswick Advertiser/Advertiser and Appeal (1875-1889), Cuthbert Appeal (1866-1886), Sumter Republican (1870-1885), Tifton Gazette (1892-1919), Thomasville Times Enterprise (1873-1922), Valdosta Times (1908-1912), Vienna News (1902-1918), Vienna Progress (1893-1904), Waycross Headlight (1884-1887), Waycross Herald (1892-1914), and Waycross Journal (1901-1914).
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia, as part of the Georgia HomePLACE initiative. The Digital Library of Georgia is a project of Georgia’s Virtual Library GALILEO and is based at the University of Georgia. Georgia HomePLACE 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.
Other newspaper archives available through the Digital Library of Georgia include the Athens Historic Newspapers Archive (1827-1928), the Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive (1819-1880), the Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive (1847-1922), the Macon Telegraph Archive (1826-1908), the North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive (1850-1922), the Columbus Enquirer Archive (1828-1890), the Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive (1808-1920), the Southern Israelite Archive (1929-1986), the Mercer Cluster Archive (1920-1970), and the Red and Black Archive (1893-2006). These archives can be accessed at http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/MediaTypes/Newspapers.html
September is National Wilderness Month. The Georgia wilderness is a habitat for the state’s wildlife, and the breeding ground for many animal species. We would like to point you to some DLG resources that feature the protection of Georgia’s wild places and natural resources.
Field operations weekly report (Georgia. Wildlife Resources Division. Law Enforcement Section)
Find weekly reports from Georgia conservation rangers (game wardens) assigned to enforce Georgia’s wildlife laws, protect Georgia’s wildlife populations, and educate citizens about hunting and boating safety.
Georgia wild : news of nongame and natural habitats (Georgia. Dept. of Natural Resources. Wildlife Resources Division. Nongame Conservation Section). Newsletter for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. Provides updates about statewide efforts to conserve nongame wildlife and natural habitats.
Protected animals of Georgia (Georgia. Department of Natural Resources. Wildlife Resources Division. Nongame-Endangered Wildlife Program). Illustrated information manual on animals designated by the state of Georgia as endangered, threatened, rare, or unusual.
These resources are available as part of the Georgia Government Publications database. We hope that you learn something about Georgia’s wilderness!