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"Between 1979 to 1981, at least 30 African-American children and young adults disappeared or were murdered in Atlanta. Although 23-year-old Wayne Williams was prosecuted for two of the crimes, the rest of the cases were ultimately closed following his conviction in 1982. Forty years later, with the official re-opening of the case by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, this five-part docuseries tells the inside story of the shocking tragedy, shedding new light on the horrific killings through exclusive archival footage, unseen court documents and interviews with those closest to the children and investigation."--HBO Website (https://www.hbo.com/atlantas-missing-and-murdered-the-lost-children accessed 2021-04-22).


The collection consists of audio of "Reflections on Georgia" that were produced for broadcast on WUGA on old farm ways, saints and spirits, etc. Also included is audio of "Folklore in Georgia" featuring performances of local folk musicians including Howard Finster. "Bicentennial Minutes" features information about Georgia and UGA.

Consists primarily of complete episodes and components of Good Eats.

Because of its business and housing content, we believe this 16mm color amateur film of scenes in and around Athens was made by Joel A. Wier. We date the original film to 1947 because the films screening at the downtown theaters - the Ritz, the Georgia, and the Palace - are "The Dark Corner" (released in April 1946), "The Jolson Story" (released in October 1946), "The Razor's Edge" (released in December 1946), and "Valley of Fear" (released in February 1947). The two earlier films may have taken some time to get to Athens after their initial New York and Los Angeles premieres. The more striking aspects of the footage are the extreme differences shown between the houses along Milledge and Prince Avenues, and the African-American neighborhoods, as well as the then fairly new public housing and apartments along Broad Street. These neighborhoods have been identified as "Tip Toe Alley" (between Finley and Newton Streets at Baxter Street) and "Linnentown" (Lumpkin near Baxter), both of which were razed for public housing and for University of Georgia expansion. Also included is footage of local service organization members (Kiwanis, Pilot Club) gathering for lunch downtown, local bankers and businessmen outside their buildings, a scene of the Chamber of Commerce building, aerial views of Athens, a livestock auction at the Northeast Georgia Livestock Association building, a Shriners parade downtown, the airport, UGA campus scenes, the Garden Club of Georgia's Founders Garden, a golf course, Athens General Hospital, and the Rodgers Hosiery Company.

The Andrew Avery Home Movie Collection documents the people and events of Bainbridge, Georgia and Decatur County from 1934 to the early 1950s in over 8000 feet of film that lasts for over 200 minutes.
To view indexes for each movie, please see the Avery Home Movies OHMS page.

Six audio recordings of summer shows.

Audio recordings created during the late 1970s featuring prominent Athenians including William Tapley Bennett, dean emeritus William Tate, Sue Fan Tate, Mrs. James Barrow, and E. Merton Coulter.

Two editions of Presence of the Past Historic Houses of Athens, Georgia presented by the Athens Historical Society.

One moving image recording and two audio recordings.

This collection contains films, videos, and radio spots produced by the Atlanta Gas Light Company from the 1950s through 1970s. It includes home movies of company events, training and promotional films, commercials, and footage of the Mrs. Georgia Pageant in the 1960s.

Includes audio recordings of Dateline America, The World Today (1983-1984), and Georgia Crossroads (1983) and several films including Ernest Vandiver in Milledgeville, Georgia.

One audio recording of George Abney.

Includes interviews with Bettie Sellers.

One unidentified audio recording.

Sound and music recordings of Elephant 6 bands including Olivia Tremor Control, Apples in Stereo, Sunshine Fix, Elf Power, E6 Holiday Surprise, Gerbils, Bablicon, Ulysses, Robert Schneider, and shows at the 40 Watt.

17 audio discs containing radio programs, auditions, and promotional spots

Episodes of television programs and television segments produced by Bobby Thomas and two audio recordings, all with a Georgia focus. Programs represented in the Collection include Today in Georgia, Good Morning Atlanta, and the 1968 Fourth of July Parade.

Recordings featuring numerous Hip-hop and Rap musicians throughout the South compiled by Brian Lassiter, an Atlanta music producer and promoter. 

Includes recordings of Rambling Rose and Virginia Festival of America.

One film from the Kraft World Wide Marketing Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, 1965.

Completed as-aired programs as well as raw footage for the program. The archival material exists on various formats of videotape and on 16mm film.
Audio materials from Whaley's radio program Cinema Soundtrack are as yet uncataloged.

Audio recordings of sermons by Clarence Jordan and others; recordings of conferences; interviews.

One film about Aunt Arie Carpenter; one film about the Meaders family.

Recordings of church services and choral and gospel music. Many recordings occurred at historically black colleges and universities (HCBUs) and African American churches. 
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