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HIS 3310: Black American History   Tags: archives, fort_valley, history  

LibGuide for Dr. Dawn Clark-Herd's HIST 3310 course, emphasizing local and univerity history resources for Fort Valley State University.
Last Updated: Oct 2, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Historical Maps

Fire insurance maps which show building construction by hand coloring, locations of windows and doors, and available water facilities. Shows commercial and religious occupancy of buildings, dwellings with property boundaries, and house and block numbers. Includes notes on population, water facilities, fire department, and prevailing winds.


Guide Introduction

This guide will provide you with links to information about the history of Fort Valley and Fort Valley State University.  When conducting local history research, it is important to keep in mind the changes that have occured in a community over time.  A few points of interest:

  • When what has today become Fort Valley State University was founded in 1895, Fort Valley was located in Houston County.  Peach County is Georgia's newest county, having been founded in 1924.  This information is of particular interest when conducting research that requires court documents, census documents, etc.



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Cover Art
History of Peach County, Georgia - Daughters of the American Revolution
Call Number: F292.P4 D38 (Georgia Collection 3rd floor)
ISBN: 0966626907

Useful Databases

  • America: History and Life  
    America: History & Life with Full Text is the definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
  • Digital Library of Georgia
    The Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.
  • Ancestry Library Edition  
    The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930

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