The Milledgeville/Baldwin County Oral History Project is led by Special Collections of Georgia College and funded by a grant by the Knight Fund for Milledgeville of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.
The goal of the project is to document the contemporary history of the area with a focus on veterans, women, and African American histories. The project will begin with a fall kick-off reception with guest speakers and an opportunity for interviews.
Digital Bridges, a community focused project of Georgia College with funding from the Knight Foundation will partner for the project by acting as an interview location and collection point.
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Friday, September 7, 2012- OPENING RECEPTION
Time: 5:00pm until 7:30pm
Location: Digital Bridges Knight Community Innovation Center (127 W Hancock Street Milledgeville,GA 31061)
5:00PM Oral history interviews conducted (appointments and walk-ins welcome)
6:00PM Opening remarks/explanation of the Milledgeville/Baldwin County Oral History Project
6:10PM Dr. Mark Huddle
6:30PM Dr. Robert J. Wilson III
(Reception to follow)
September 2012 to June 2013
Oral history interviews conducted. Individuals and groups may contact Special Collections (firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-445-0988) to schedule appointments.
Walk-in interviews are available at Digital Bridges Knight Community Innovation Center
127 W Hancock Street Milledgeville,GA 31061
Phone: (478) 387-0254
January 2013 to September 2013
Interviews posted online.
Special Collections of Georgia College & State University is the lead organizer of the Milledgeville/Baldwin County Oral History Project.
Special Collections of Georgia College
320 North Wayne Street
Milledgevile GA, 31061
Digital Bridges is a partner in the project and will assist in interviews and act as an oral history collection point. Digital Bridges is a venture of Georgia College with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The project is a citizen-led initiative involving the innovative uses of technology to improve the quality of life of the community.
Contact: Tommy Cook
Knight Community Innovation Center
127 W Hancock Street