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Valdosta (Ga.)--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Box 2: Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce - Progress, 1979 - 1984

 Box — Box 2
Collection number: Box 2
Scope and Contents

Issues of Valdosta Chanber of Commerce publication, Progress, 1979 - 1984.

A box containing items for new residents of Valdosta labeled Your Key to Valdosta, including a 1978-1979 calendar, a guide to Valdosta, and banking information.

Dates: Created: 1979 - 1984

Co. D, 50th Georgia Regiment, Infantry, “Valdosta Guards” Roster

 Digital Work
Collection number: 80E42DBD-215B-24A0-4D4A-5D1583AC28F3
Dates: Usage: 1862-03-04 - 1865-04-09

Folder 1: Correspondence, 2001-07-20

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Letter sent to "The dean of the one time Georgia State College for Women" from Lawson Jones describing his connection to the college.

Dates: 2001-07-20

Folder 2: Correspondence, History, 2003-02-06 - 2003-04-24

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Collection number: 2
Scope and Contents

Emails exchange between Deborah Davis of the VSU Archives and Ann Puig, Mr. Jone's daughter.

In the emails, Jones relates more of his story and answer specific questions about his time at Georgia State Women's College.

Dates: 2003-02-06 - 2003-04-24

Folder 2: Group Pushes to Preserve Southside Valdosta's History, 2023-10-16

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Collection number: 2
Scope and Contents

Report by WALB Valdosta ( on the fight to preserve Southside Historic Buildings, with a focus on the historic Liberty Theater.

Dates: 2023-10-16

Folder 7: Handwritten Notes, 2003-02-26

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Collection number: 7
Scope and Contents

Jones' notes about his childhood memories of Valdosta.

Dates: 2003-02-26

Folder 12: History of Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, 2018

 File — Box 1, Folder: 12
Collection number: 12
Scope and Contents

History of VSO from 1986-2018.

A copy of a brochure dated November 10, 2018, which contains a summary of the organization's history.

A spreadsheet of VSO organizational chart, 1990-2017.

A list of board of directors, 2018.

Malcolm Rainey's reflections on the creaton of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra.

A copy of an article from the Valdosta Daily Times, 2018, featuring Rainey.

Dates: 2018

Folder 13: "The Legendary Wright Bazemore's All American Valdosta Wildcats: Thirty Years of Winning", 1977

 File — Box 2, Folder: 13
Collection number: 13
Scope and Contents

Commerative publiation celebrating Valdosta Wildcats Coach Bazemore.

Articles by jounalists and high school football community members.

Dates: 1977

Judge Harley and His Boys: The Langdale Story by John E. Lancaster

 Book — Box 2, Book: 71
Collection number: 71
Scope and Contents

Published in 2002. Signed by Harley Langdale, Jr., John, John Wesley Langdale III.

Dates: Acquired: 2003-05-16

Lawson Belville Jones Collection

Collection number: MS -185
Scope and Contents

Memories of Lawson Belville Jones. Jones was born in Valdosta Georgia in 1904. He attended the training school at South Georgia State Normal School starting in 1913.

Dates: 2023-06-27

Leona Strickland Hudson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-50
Scope and Contents The Leona Hudson Collection held at the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections contains information relevant to topics as diverse as South Georgia History, the Valdosta Social Scene, Missionaries in China, a history of devotional literature, Nazi trials, the military in Korea, and images from years of travel around the world. The collection spans a long time period, from 1884-2008, and is equally rich across those time periods. Since both Rosa Strickland and her daughter...
Dates: 1870-2007; Acquired: 2008

M.E. Thompson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-27
Scope and Contents Melvin Thompson, the first person elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Georgia, served as the state's governor in 1947-48. He is best remembered for his fight with Herman Talmadge over the governorship after the death of Governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in 1946. The papers of M.E. Thompson consist primarily of correspondence relating to the Three Governors Controversy and Thompson’s subsequent campaign years.  The major correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Phil Landrum, Herman...
Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

The Valdosta Daily Times, Sept. 8, 1948

 Item — Box 6, Item: 9
Collection number: Item 9
Scope and Contents

Front page headline reads: "Klan Burns Cross Here Last Night." Article with photo describes a Klan rally in Valdosta.

Dates: Created: Sept. 8, 1948

The Valdosta Daily Times, Jan. 23, 1967

 Item — Box 6, Item: 8
Collection number: Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This is a collection of miscellaneous newspapers, mostly from the 1950's and 1960's.  They cover a variety of topics including civil rights, Alaska statehood, and various centennial and commemorative editions.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery...
Dates: Created: Jan. 23, 1967

Valdosta Daily Times - Century of Progress, 2005-03-27

 Item — Box 6, Item: 17
Collection number: 17
Scope and Contents

Special edition of the Valdosta Daily Times, Century of Peogress 1905-2005. The times celebrates its 100th anniversary by highlighting the community's history. Sections feature cottons farming, Moody Air force base, The Lownde's County historical society, and metro Valdosta.

Dates: 2005-03-27

Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-61
Scope and Contents

This collection contain publications distributed by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce including: Valdosta Magazine, METRO, Valdosta Scene, and Progress (1986-)

Dates: 1986-

Video 7: AAS 2001 Lecture Series # 2: The Story of Mary Turner: Neglected but Not Forgotten. 2001/02/08.

 Video Cassette — Box 5, video_cassette: 7
Collection number: 7
Scope and Contents

Dr. Julie Armstrong presents her research on Mary Turner. People in video: Hardin, Shirley; Hires, John; Brown, Louis, Armstrong, Julie. 3 copies.

Dates: 1995 - 2005

Video 11: AAS Lecture Series #3: History of South Valdosta/ Southside Stories. 1997/02/27.

 Video Cassette — Box 4, video_cassette: 11
Collection number: 11
Scope and Contents

Dr. Beth Higgs, associate professor of Socioligy, presents "A Living History Book: Southside Valdosta." Tim Lee Wright, a VSU student presents an original skit, "Southside Stories," which tells the story of the Rev. willie Wade and his contributions to Valdosta.

Dates: 1995 - 2005