Category Archives: Georgia Heritage Room

Exhibit Space

This is a call out to artists, craftspeople and collectors in the CSRA. The Georgia Heritage┬áRoom at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library is seeking interesting and unique materials for public display. If you are a collector of vintage memorabilia and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Roadblocks in African-American Genealogy

The Georgia Heritage Room is honored to present author and genealogist, Elvin Thompson on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Headquarters Library. Elvin Thompson is a historian who specializes in tracing African American … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys & A Green Jacket Book Discussion

Please join us in the Georgia Heritage Room on Thursday, January 8th at 2:00 pm for our visiting author book discussion with Robert Mullins. Mr. Mullins will be here to discuss his recently published history of Lake Olmstead, 12 Monkeys … Continue reading

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Adult Winter Reading Program

The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library is gearing up for Adult Winter Reading. Please support your local library.

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Georgia Heritage Room Book Tree

No better time than the holidays to research your family history, and while your here see our magnificent book tree.

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William Edsel Snowden, Jr.

We would like to thank Mr. Richard H. Still for his generous gift to the Georgia Heritage Room of three pen & ink illustrations by William Edsel Snowden, Jr. William Snowden, Jr. was born in Elberton, Georgia in 1904, and … Continue reading

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Discovering The Story Of Your House

Join us on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Room A of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Auditorium as Erick Montgomery of Historic Augusta teaches a short workshop on how to research your current property or the old … Continue reading

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Saving The Voices From Augusta’s Past

In 2010, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Reese Library, and Paine College came together to find a way to save the audio content in some of their most important oral histories. Through a grant sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council, many … Continue reading

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FOOT SOLDIERS: CLASS OF 1964

Film Screening: “Foot Soldiers: Class of 1964″ Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum at 1116 Phillips St. Admission is $5.00 The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History will screen the independent … Continue reading

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Southeastern Indians: 5000 Years of Native American History

Southeastern Indians: 5000 Years of Native American History, presented by Savannah River Archaeological Research Program. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, November 1-November 30, 2014, the Georgia Heritage Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will display a collection … Continue reading

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