Georgia Web Resources

Association County Commissioners of Georgia: County Map

This interactive map provides census, geographic, and political information on each county in the state.


Atlanta History Center Album

Album provides access to more than 16,000 photographs and audio and video recordings from the collection of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


Atlanta Studies

Atlanta Studies is an open access, digital publication that features original scholarship on Atlanta's past and present. 



The ATLmaps platform, a collaboration between Georgia State University and Emory University, combines archival maps, geospatial data visualization, and user contributed multimedia location pinpoints to promote investigation into any number of issues about Atlanta


Brown Media Archives at UGA You Tube Channel

The channel for the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection provides streaming content through various databases, including the archives' website.


Chattahoochee Heritage Project

The Chattahoochee Heritage Project is a web-based news and information service focusing on the Chattahoochee River Valley, with special emphasis on Coweta, Troup, Harris, and Muscogee counties.


Civil Rights Digital Library

The CRDL promotes an enhanced understanding of the civil rights movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.


Georgia Government Publications

A project of GALILEO, this database contains born-digital publications and scanned print documents produced by Georgia state agencies from 1994 to the present. GGP participants are actively scanning documents printed before 1994.


Georgia HomePLACE

Georgia HomePLACE (Providing Library and Archives Collections Electronically), a project of the Digital Library of Georgia, makes available digitized historical documents and photographs from the collections of public libraries and related institutions across the state.


Georgia Newspapers Archive

A project of Georgia HomePLACE, this archive provides full-text, searchable historical newspapers from around the state.


Georgia Stories

This collection of videos, produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting, tells the stories of the state's history and supports the Georgia Performance Standards for eighth-grade social studies.


Georgia's Virtual Vault

The Virtual Vault provides electronic access to historic Georgia manuscripts, photographs, maps, and government records housed in the state archives.


Historical Marker Index

Compiled by the Georgia Historical Society, this index provides location information, full text, and images of all the historical markers in the state.


Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps, 1884–1922

A project of Georgia HomePLACE, this collection provides 4,445 maps by the Sanborn Map Company depicting commercial, industrial, and residential areas for 133 Georgia municipalities. Fire insurance maps document the changing face of towns and cities, providing highly detailed information for each neighborhood and block.


Today in Georgia History

A joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Public Broadcasting, this series of short videos focuses on a historical event or person associated with each day of the year in Georgia history.


Vanishing Georgia

A collaborative effort of the Georgia Archives and the Digital Library of Georgia, this collection features nearly 18,000 photographs, ranging from daguerreotypes to Kodachrome prints, that span more than 100 years of Georgia history.

From Our Home Page

Georgia has a wide variety of waterfalls: some are high with sheer drops, some are tumbling cascades, and others are rushing shoals or small ledge-type falls.

Jane Withers (1926-2021)

Before Jane Withers became one of the most popular child actors of the 1930s, she performed in vaudeville and on her own

John Abbot (1751-ca. 1840)

Naturalist and artist John Abbot advanced the knowledge of the flora and fauna of the South by sending superbly mounted specimens and exquisitely detailed

John Wesley Dobbs (1882-1961)

Often referred to as the unofficial mayor of Auburn Avenue, John Wesley Dobbs was one of several distinguished Afric

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