Georgia Disability History Archive

The Georgia Disability History Alliance, a partnership of the Shepherd Center, the University of Georgia's Institute on Human Development and Disability, and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, was formed in 2013 to preserve the state's disability history. The Georgia Disability History Archive became available online in 2017.
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Hank Aaron (b. 1934)

"Hammerin' Hank" Aaron, a player for the Atlanta Braves, hit 755 home runs, a record that stood unchallenged until 2007, during his

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Alfredo Barili (1854-1935)

In 1880 the Italian-born pianist Alfredo Barili became the first professional musician to move to

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Masters Tournament

First played in 1934, the Masters Tournament is one of golf's four "major" events, alongside the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship.

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Zell Miller (1932-2018)

Zell Miller played a significant role in Georgia politics during the last half of the twentieth century, serving as mayor,

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