DLG Announces Digitization Service Awards
The Digital Library of Georgia recently announced seven recipients of its latest set of digitization service awards.
These awards expand the scope of the Georgia communities documented in the Digital Library of Georgia.Among the awardees are 5 new partners.
The recipients and their projects include:
Athens-Clarke County Library Chase Street PTO Scrapbooks
Digitization of 17 scrapbooks and one photo album of the Athens-based Chase Street Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization from 1926 to the early 2000s.
Atlanta History Center John Burrison Folklore Archives Collection
Digitization of oral history interviews created between Fall 1973 and Fall 1977 by Georgia State University folklore students. The interviews discuss Southern crafts, storytelling, and traditions.
The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Leo M. Frank Collection
Digitization and description of the materials highlighting the repercussions experienced by those who stood up for Leo Frank’s innocence.
DeKalb History Center Digitizing DeKalb County plat map books
Digitization of DeKalb County plat map books that detail the subdivisions, streets, and property owners throughout the county from 1912 to 1936.
Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia Folk Pottery Project
Digitization and description of the Folk Pottery Museum Collection, composed of more than 300 ceramic objects created by Georgia folk potters from the mid-19th century onwards.
Island Ford Baptist Church Suwanee Creek Chapter, NSDAR Historic Preservation Project
Digitization and description of the records of Sugar Hill’s earliest church, Island Ford Baptist Church, dating from 1833 to 1917. The records document enslaved individuals and the early settlers of Gwinnett County.
Suwanee First United Methodist Church Suwanee First United Methodist Church Historical Documents
Digitization and description of the records of the first church established in Suwanee, Georgia, that document the church’s marriages, baptisms, and deaths from the 1880s through the 1950s.