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ACTIVITIES 

FOGAH members fund and participate in many exciting projects that support the missions of the Georgia Archives and the Georgia Capitol Museum. Here's a sampling:

Educational Programs
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"Mystery Manuscripts" is one of the children's programs
FOGAH has sponsored. Here participants make handmade paper.




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Summer campers enjoy a tour of the Georgia Archives. 

 

 

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Students crowd around Georgia's Royal Charter, the document
that created the colony. Once each year the Charter and Georgia's
official copy of the Declaration of Independence are displayed at
the Capitol. Students take away educational bookmarks and other
materials provided by FOGAH.

 

Conservation


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FOGAH funds the conservation of important historical
documents. Here a conservator removes decades-old
lamination from a Map of Cumberland Island, 1802.




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FOGAH funds the conservation of the state's priceless
collection of historical flags.

 

Celebrations


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FOGAH sponsored the celebration of the 120th anniversary of
the Georgia Capitol building.


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FOGAH members enjoyed the opening of an exhibit by the
National Museum of Commercial Aviation at the Georgia
Archives.



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FOGAH sponsored an employee appreciation/holiday
dinner for Division staff.

  


Member-Only Events

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FOGAH's annual meetings are educational and entertaining.

  

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Left: Archives Director, David Carmicheal and FOGAH Chair, Virginia Shadron, cut a cake to celebrate the 92nd birthday of the Division.

Right: FOGAH Board Member, Jamil Zainaldin, presents FOGAH’s Distinguished Service Award to Bob (Tiger) Thompson

    

 

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Left: (l to r) FOGAH Chair, Virginia Shadron; Speaker, R. Greg Brooking; Ken Thomas

Right: Speaker, Brad Carver

 

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Left: Speaker, James Cobb.

Right: (l to r) Barbara Miller, Bonnie Dubberly, Dee Thompson, and Sarah Rondeau serve cake.