History of Eastman, Georgia

History of Eastman, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Ussery, Helen Methvin, 1903-2001
Title: History of Eastman, Georgia
Dates: 1919
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3084

Biographical/Historical Note

Helen Methvin Ussery was born in Eastman, Georgia, November 29, 1903. She attended Agnes Scott College and graduated from Shorter College, and did graduate work at Columbia University. She married R. Guyton Ussery from Soperton, and they moved to Birmingham where he worked as a commercial artist on the Birmingham News and later the Progressive Farmer. Helen was a teacher in the Jefferson and St. Clair county school systems and passed away August 30, 2001 at the age of 97.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a history of Eastman, Georgia written by Helen Methvin Ussery in 1919, and a letter to the Times-Journal, March 11, 1994 that details the background of the paper.

Index Terms

Eastman (Ga.)--History.
Local histories.
Papers (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

History of Eastman, Georgia. MS 3084. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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