The Kenan Research Center’s military history collections document the Civil War, particularly the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 and the experiences of Georgia soldiers involved in other theatres of battle. The Research Center holdings include over 350 collections of primary source material, including diaries, letters, military orders, and other material from Union and Confederate soldiers and officers, as well as civilians. The holdings also contain collections of individuals serving in the military during World War I and World War II. The Research Center’s oral history collection features over 600 interviews with veterans of foreign wars, including World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, and the Gulf Wars.
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World War I and World War II
For more information about our archival collections, please call 404.814.4040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kenan Research Center collects institutional records and personal papers that document Atlanta’s political and civic history.
African American history in Atlanta is documented in the Kenan Research Center’s strong collections of civic and political leaders, photojournalists, and oral history resources.
Atlanta’s urban development, and political and social history are well documented through thousands of photographs from photojournalists and corporate photographers, primarily dated 1930-1990.