As described on the project homepage: “These volumes are the recorded copy of official trademarks and union labels of goods sold or distributed in Georgia and represent their registration with the State of Georgia, 1894-1959.”
Each volume contains labels that are taped to the page along with a brief description and date of registration written in pencil.
The collection is important as a record of long since passed businesses. It is also a fascinating aggregation of graphic design and advertising copy.
This collection particularly rewards browsing: “Dwarfies” anyone? Mmmmm… (Clicking on the “Dwarfies” image takes you to an opposite page in the volume, scroll right to see the label.)