Monthly Archives: December 2010

Interview with Butterfly McQueen

Here is just a snippet of the interview with Butterfly McQueen. At this time (and I hope that changes) we only have one copy of the interview and it is in terrible condition. I appologize for the background hum which … Continue reading

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Oral Histories of Augusta

Books aren’t the only thing we have in our Georgia Room collection. We have interviews on audio tape which were part of an oral history project the Augusta Public Library conducted in the mid-seventies. There are also 15 slim books of … Continue reading

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Augusta City Directories

We had a telephone question from a patron this week about our city directories. Yes! There are city directories for Augusta and they go back as far as 1841 although not all years are covered before 1870. We have them in our … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to the Georgia Heritage Room Blog for the Augusta-Richmond Public Library. We will be posting some of the interesting genealogy and local history questions from our patrons and also keep you up to date on what is happening in the Georgia Room. … Continue reading

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