Georgia Slated to Close State Archives to Public

A statement from the Georgia Secretary of State on Thursday, September 13, announced the closing to the public of the State Archives as of November 1. This would also include the layoff of some employees of the Archives.

In response to this, a Facebook page and petition have been created to protest the closure.

According to this NPR story, the closure would  make Georgia the first state in the nation without publicly accessible archives.

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