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WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection

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Creator:Abolins, Ruta M.
Title:WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection
Date:2006 June 2

Encyclopedia article about the WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection, part of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (UGA). Located in UGA's Ilah Dunlap Little Memorial Library, the collection is a remarkable treasure of moving-image history focusing on Atlanta and the surrounding region. It contains more than 5 million feet of original newsfilm, both edited and unedited footage, from 1948 to 1981.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Subjects:Archival materials--Georgia--Athens | WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:2006-06-02
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Cite as: "WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.

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