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Commercially produced films for home viewing and a projector and accessories for viewing the films.

Production elements from Macky Alston's feature-length and short documentaries and incidental family films and compilations based on his grandmother's home movies.

Music recorded at Bill Lowery's Southern Tracks studio.

Thomas May's home movies.

The 38 cassette tapes in this collection hold keynote addresses of authors and illustrators who spoke at the University of Georgia’s Children’s Literature Conference/Georgia Conference on Children’s Literature between 1974-1993. These addresses include speeches from well known award winning authors and illustrators including but not limited to Robert Burch, Doris B. Smith, Tomie dePaola, Jane Yolen, Stephen Kellog, and Lois Lowry.


Video recordings of Athens, Georgia area musical performances, primarily at AthFest events and the 40 Watt Club.

Recordings of interviews conducted as part of research for Greene's books: Praying for Sheetrock (1991), politics and civil rights in McIntosh County (Ga.); Last Man Out (1996), a mine disaster in Springhill, Nova Scotia; The Temple Bombing (2003), the bombing of a synagogue in Atlanta in 1958; There is No Me Without You (2006), AIDS and orphans in Ethiopia; and No Biking in the House Without a Helmet (2011), a humorous look at life with nine children.

One moving image recording and two audio recordings.

Footage of exhibitions, events, and promotional appearances related to the activities and collections of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Savannah Tree Foundation recordings relating to planting projects and tree protection.

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.

Interviews with writers Wilma Dykeman (1920-2006) and newspaper editor Nancy Smith of Tallahassee, Florida.

One home movie and one interview. 

133 reels of film containing home movies from the Patel, Broaddus, Cofer, and Halloran families

Captain Kangaroo films bought at auction, likely from Keeshan Estate

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

ca. 700 1/4 inch audio reels, primarily episodes of the radio program "Leonard's Losers." Each season of the show featured a College series and a Pro series. The Collection contains complete or near-complete runs of the series from 1974-1991 with some years missing or incomplete. It also includes recorded commercials, several recordings of Leonard Postero voicing his creations "Percy Peabody" and "Leonard Postosties," as well as interviews with significant figures from the world of sports including Jim Koger and Fran Tarkenton.
Also contains the undated radio series "A Moment in American History" with Patrick Shannon, 100 episodes on 9 reels.

1 VHS videotape documenting a visit to Athens, Georgia by a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks

Wittop interview with Mary Kay Mitchell on WUGA

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

Home movies of the Alfred Gruenhut family following their emigration to the United States, mostly filmed in Chicago, and home movies made by Joseph Gruenhut of his family, including in Atlanta, Georgia.  Alfred's papers are housed in the Hargrett Rare Books & Manuscripts Library.

1 news story from WAGA-TV

Recordings include the Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, Dr. Polansky Luncheon, Graduation, and interview with Jim Parham.

Films created by Thomas Crowley at SUNY Buffalo and at the University of Georgia.

Collection includes: Raw footage from The Road to Gulu, a cinéma-vérité look into the AIDS crisis through the "Lost Children" living in war-torn Northern Uganda; tape of The Lost Generation, about Ernest Hemingway and literary circle, by Steve Crissman with Tom Folsom; and Ireland footage from the early 2000s by Tom Folsom and journalist/author Brendan Koerner.

Includes recordings from WGUA and WNGC, Laramie Project interviews, 4th GLOBES Lecture, and White Disabled Talent (Greg Walloch's one-man show that addresses stereotypes).

The collection consists of U-matic tapes and 1" video reels of bicentennial celebration activities at the University of Georgia.
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