Our Sponsors

Georgia Humanities and its program partners are grateful to the following sponsors for their generous support of and commitment to NGE. This encyclopedia has been made possible through their assistance.

2011-2012 Sponsors:

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

The Peyton Anderson Foundation

The Imlay Foundation

The President's Venture Fund, through the generous gifts of the University of Georgia Partners and other donors

The Georgia Power Foundation

 

2008 Sponsor:

National Endowment for the Humanities, "We the People" Initiative

 

2004-2007 Sponsors:

The State of Georgia

The Peyton Anderson Foundation

Technical College System of Georgia

The Wachovia Foundation

The Watson-Brown Foundation

The University of Georgia

A Friend of the Georgia Humanities Council

The Tull Charitable Foundation

The Imlay Foundation

The Frances Wood Wilson Foundation

Merrill-Hall New Media

The Katherine John Murphy Foundation

National Endowment for the Humanities, "We the People" Initiative

 

Founding Sponsors:

The State of Georgia

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

The National Endowment for the Humanities

AT&T

The Peyton Anderson Foundation

The Georgia Power Foundation

The University of Georgia

The James M. Cox Foundation

The UPS Foundation

The Historic Chattahoochee Commission

 

Become a Sponsor

If you would like to help support the New Georgia Encyclopedia project, please contact Laura McCarty by email or write to:

Laura McCarty, President, Georgia Humanities, 50 Hurt Plaza S.E., Suite 595, Atlanta, GA 30303-2915.

 

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island, at 5,700 acres, is the smallest of Georgia's barrier islands.

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Jean Childs Young (1933-1994)

Jean Childs Young was the first lady of Atlanta during the mayoral terms of her husband,

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Barbecue

Barbecue (barbeque, BBQ, BarBQ) is a popular cooking method used primarily for meats served at parties, picnics, family gatherings, and fund-raisers.

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Blessing of the Fleet

The Blessing of the Fleet is a centuries-old tradition originating in southern European, predominantly Catholic, fishing communities.

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