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Gwinnett Manuscript Censuses
Gwinnett Book March 15, 2021 Revisions
– version 2021-03-15
– Gwinnett County Pre-History – version 2021-03-15
– Cherokees and Gwinnett County – version 2021-03-15
– Antbellum Slavery and Cotton in Gwinnett – version
– Civil War Gwinnett – version 2021-03-15
– Reconstruction and Race – version 2021-03-16
– Railroads and Town Building in Gwinnett County – version 2021-03-15
– Sharecropping and Cotton Culture in Gwinnett – version 2021-03-19
– Bill Arp Old-Gwinnett and the Lost Cause – version 2021-03-15
– Populism in Gwinnett – version 2021-03-15
– Edward Buchanan of Norcross – version 2021-03-15
– Alice Harrell Strickland – version 2021-03-18
– African American Outmigration from Gwinnett – version 2021-03-18
– Of Malls and MARTA – version 2021-03-18
– Women in Gwinnett County Historic Preservation – version 2021-03-17
– Gwinnett Diversity since 1990s – version 2020-08-03
– version 2021-03-15
Cover Image for book jacket. “Gwinnett County” extracted from “Railroad Map of Georgia,” Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1902
Downloadable Tiff Image of 1902 Gwinnett Map in color
Elisha Winn House. Courtesy of Gwinnett Historical Society
Downloadable Tiff Image of Elisha Winn House
Judge A. S. Clayton, presiding superior court judge in State v Missionaries in 1831, which resulted in the conviction of Samuel Worcester & Elizur Butler. Photo image courtesy of University of Georgia, Hargrett Library. Original portrait courtesy of Demosthenian Society, University of Georgia.
Downloadable Tiff image of AS Clayton portrait at Demosthenian Hall
1977 drawing of George Morgan Waters House by Thomas C. Hudson, Jr. The house was built about 1830 as a one-story log cabin and then rebuilt by Waters and his son, Thomas Jefferson Waters, in the 1850s. The house stood on a hill overlooking Abbots Bridge Road in Gwinnett County until it burned in 1976. Waters called his plantation on the Chattahoochee, “Wales.” Permission to publish granted by Leah Ratzel, daughter of artist.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Waters House
James P. Simmons, leader of Gwinnett delegation to Georgia Secession Convention in January 1861. Image extracted from John Livingston,
Portraits of Eminent Americans Now Living, With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Actions
Vol 3 (Lamport & Company, 1854) before p 79.
Downloadable Tiff image of James Simmons
Col. Richard D. Winn in 1861. Also member of the Gwinnett delegation to the Georgia Secession Convention in January 1861. Courtesy of Gwinnett Historical Society.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Richard D. Winn
Charles Henry Smith, alias “Bill Arp” in 1903. Personal collection of David Parker
Downloadable Tiff Image of Bill Arp
Congressman Thomas E. Winn, Allianceman & Populist. Extracted from
, August 17, 1890, p. 18.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Thomas E. Winn
Cotton at Seaboard Air Line Depot in Lawrenceville in 1907. Courtesy of Gwinnett Historical Society.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Seaboard Air Line Depot in Lawrenceville in 1907
Edward “Buck” Buchanan extracted from
(New York) July 1908.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Edward Buchanan from
Alice Harrell Strickland. First female mayor in Georgia. Courtesy of Gwinnett Historical Society.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Alice H. Strickland
Ezzard Charles visiting John Ball’s Tavern in 1950. Courtesy of Ball State University Library, Archives & Special Collections.
Downloadable Tiff Image of Ezzard Charles in 1950
1850 Slave Census for Gwinnett County, Georgia
View from Carr’s Hill, Athens, Georgia – 1845
Newspapers for 20th Century Historical Research
Greetings and Future Plans
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