The Atlanta History Center in Atlanta, Georgia has several free collections online for genealogy and family history including:

  • Veterans History Project Oral History recordings, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, and civilians who served in their support

  • Album, 20,000 digital photos from 97 archival collections, 1863-1992

  • Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the Southfirst published in 1927 as The Atlanta Historical Bulletin

  • Franklin Garrett Atlanta Necrology “Franklin Garrett’s Necrology is a genealogical resource for white men from the metropolitan Atlanta area, twenty-one years of age or older, who died between 1857 and 1931. Women listed in the necrology are mentioned in reference to their male counterparts.” This search will return some details as well as the microfilm number with more information.

  • Architecture Database “The Kenan Research Center maintains a significant collection of architectural drawings produced by prominent Atlanta firms. The collection includes approximately 3,750 jobs dating from 1823 to 1996. Patrons may search the database by the architect or firm’s name, building name, original owner’s name or job number.”


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