Lillian Bolton collection on Georgia's bicentennial celebration
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Lillian Bolton collection on Georgia's bicentennial celebration

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bolton, Lillian.
Title: Lillian Bolton collection on Georgia's bicentennial celebration
Dates: 1933
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1810

Biographical/Historical Note

Lillian Bolton resides in Richmond, Virginia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one program book from 18 November 1933 and the 19 November 1933 issue of Savannah Morning News, commemorating Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to Savannah for the bicentennial celebration of the founding of Georgia. President Roosevelt was the keynote speaker for the closing ceremonies of the 1933 bicentennial celebration held at the Savannah Municipal Stadium and addressed a crowd of nearly 40,000 Georgians and South Carolinians. Also included in this collection is one pageant book celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of Georgia. This book includes a brief history of Georgia as well as the details for the pageant held on 27-29 April 1933 in Savannah. This collection was delivered to the Georgia Historical Society by Mr. and Mrs. Graham Hurst of Savannah, Georgia.


Index Terms

Bolton, Lillian.
Georgia--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Newspapers.
Pageants.
Roosevelt, Franklin D., (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Souvenir programs.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.