On July 23 from midday to 1 p.m. the Georgia Archives academic collection Fourth Friday From the Archives presentation is “Centuries of Fascinating Tales in Ga Historical past: Investigating the Collections at the Georgia Archives” with a aim on friendships and families by Ga Archives Schooling Professional Penny Cliff.
Making use of collections and methods at the Archives, this presentation delivers a glimpse into human interactions for the duration of historic gatherings in Georgia or with Georgia connections.
Study about how the tragic dying of James Oglethorpe’s friend served steer Georgia’s founder to current the concept of a new colony to Britain’s King George II. Find out about the unique and strong friendship of James Oglethorpe and Yamacraw Chief Tomochichi which helped retain peace involving Native People and the colonists.
Other tales include the heroism throughout the Revolutionary War of the enslaved Austin Dabney that led to his lifelong friendship with the Harris spouse and children. Travel by means of the many years to see background via the eyes of Earth War I Doughboys composed in their individual words to their families. What is the relevance of the link with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Alice Lou Pastridge, and Warm Springs? And how did a Georgian congressman assist conserve the GI Invoice?
Cliff has been the schooling professional at the Ga Archives for 4 years. She received her bachelor of arts diploma in historical past with a minor in interaction from Mercer College, and her master of arts diploma in heritage with a focus in archives from Georgia College and Condition University.