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Archives

Photo Gallery 1:
Old photos (pre 1968) Families, Church Groups, Houses, &c.

Photo Gallery 2:
Newer photos (e.g. Winn Fairs, GHS Events and General Meetings)

Herman Fowler The Fowler Collection:
Photos by GHS member Herman Fowler from the late 1940s - early 1950s. Approximately 800 prints and 2400 cut negatives with at least as many images on uncut rolls of film. Donated by his daughter Nellie Fowler.

If you can identify the persons, places, or dates in any of the above galleries, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Or are you a stranger without even a name,
Forever enshrined behind some glass pane,
In an old photograph, torn and tattered and stained,
And fading to yellow in a brown leather frame?
                                              - Eric Bogle

Documents:
A collection of items of historical or genealogical importance such as deeds, marriage certificates, family bibles, &c.

Ephemera:
Items that were never meant to last and usually weren't kept (e.g. tax receipts, movie tickets, playbills, advertising, &c.)


Current image count: Three Five Zero Six

Current document count: Two Eight Eight


Tutorial:
Guide to scanning your photos, slides, and negatives for archiving.

Interviews & Audio files: A sample of mp3 files from cassette tapes in the Archives. speaker

Original Court Books in our Archives donated to us from the Gwinnett courthouse and others.