Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Peabody Decades Screening: “World War II: The Perilous Flight” 12/19

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

1940s Matinee: World War II: The Perilous Fight September 19, 2013. 3:00 p.m. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). This documentary (broadcast in England in 2002) uses rare color footage to portray events in the European theater between D-Day (June, 1944) and the War's end in May, 1945. The screening will be ...

Peabody Decades Screenings this semester

Friday, September 13th, 2013 - Amy Watts

"The Peabody Decades" uses the Peabody Awards Collection, the largest broadcasting archives in the Southeast, to tell stories about radio, television, and history. All events will be in the Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). September 10, 2013 1940s Potpourri: America in the 1940s: More Than the Home Front "America in the ...

Hotel rooms bugged and documents stolen! – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

Think that Watergate was the beginning of Washington break-ins? Think again! Check out this 1958 television clip from the Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection related to the Sherman Adams-Bernard Goldfine investigation: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/news/id:wsbn36600

States Rights (1962) – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm collection

Monday, July 15th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

The balance between federal and state power is a recurring theme in the American political dialogue as seen in this 1962 clip of HEW Secretary Anthony J. Celebrezze speaking at the National Press Club: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/news/id:wsbn34627

UGA Media Archives story to feature on national news tonight (4/30)

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Just got word that coverage of the discovery of  the oldest known film of African-American baseball players will be on both "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." This is after coverage in the New York Times today. The footage was discovered as part of a ...

Main Library Annex re-opened

Monday, December 17th, 2012 - Amy Watts

The annex part of the Main Library is re-open now.  However, the Map and Government Documents Library is still closed, as is the Media Department.

Library closures Dec 15-17

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 - Amy Watts

The Main Library will be closed Saturday, December 15, due to maintenance of the building's climate control system. The Science Library will be open, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Both the Main and Science Library will be closed as previously scheduled on Sunday, December 16. The Miller Learning Center will also ...

Digitized 1940s Wire Recordings Now Available Streaming on the Russell Library Website

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The twenty wire recordings from the Herman E. Talmadge Collection were digitized last year and are now available online. These recordings document the 1948 and 1950 gubernatorial races and the bitter fights held in the aftermath of the Georgia Supreme Court's decision to favor Lieutenant Governor M.E. Thompson's claim to ...

Media Archives Images from Dedication Day (Feb. 17, 2012)

Monday, February 27th, 2012 - danroth

Below is a sampling of images taken at the Dedication Ceremonies of the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library on Friday, February 17, 2012. Photography by James Benyshek and Dan Roth. [gallery columns="4"]

Library staff member Jermaine King featured in Columns

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 - Amy Watts

Media Desk Supervisor Jermaine King has been featured in the campus publication Columns: But what may be most surprising about the collection isn't the classic Shakespeare or Audrey Hepburn movies, it's that modern films like The Social Network, Iron Man and Black Swan are all available for checkout by faculty, ...