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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Civil War: Atlanta Home Front

At the time of the Civil War (1861-65),

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Judith Priddy-Orr (1937-2011)

Judith

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Jenkins County

Jenkins County, located in the southeastern part of the state, is Georgia's 140th county and has an area of 350

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David Bushnell (1740-1826)

David Bushnell is credited as the inventor of the submarine, which was first used to launch explosives against British ships during the

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries