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1 Title:   Athens : American guide series typescript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Writers' Project  
  Dates:   1938  
A typescript of Athens: American Guide Series, compiled by the Athens and Augusta units of the Federal Writers' Project (WPA) and incorporates much of the research preformed by the WPA writers in county archives and personal interviews. The typescript has numerous manuscript notations and attempts an historical, social, and economic overview of the Athens community from its beginnings until the date of the research (1935-1938).
  Identifier:   ms1106  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Sidney Samuel Thomas papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thomas, Sidney Samuel, 1923-2012  
  Dates:   1943-1945  
The collection consists of the correspondence of Sidney Samuel Thomas, a sergeant in the United States Army. The majority of the correspondence consists of letters written by Thomas while serving as a cryptographer in Cayenne, French Guiana to his mother, Mrs. S.S. Thomas, his sister, Mrs. Sybil Gunn, and his aunt, Mrs. J.H. McGraw. In his letters, Thomas describes his duties as a cryptographer, his daily routine, army life, as well as family and community issues in Athens. There is some mention of war news and politics, as well as numerous references to popular movies and books of the era. Also included are postcards, two scrapbooks, and some theater programs.
  Identifier:   ms2988  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Ku Klux Klan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Athens Klan #5 (Athens, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1924-1927  
Collection includes correspondences of the Athens Klan #5, a Klan summons, a warning letter, receipt stubs, an advertisement for a Klan barbecue, minutes of Klan meetings, membership application form and recommendation card, a Klan hood and sash, and miscellaneous family photographs found with the collection.
  Identifier:   ms2214  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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