About Archived Access to Genealogy Records

Since the pandemic, access to public records has greatly changed. Especially here in Georgia.

My experience last summer after the Georgia State Archives re-opened was appalling. First and foremost, here in Atlanta, after a year into the pandemic, masks were seldom worn in most restaurants, drug stores, grocery stores, etc. However, upon the reopening, patrons were treated as though the pandemic had just begun.

Some major changes had been made. No longer does one select his microfilm from the filing cabinets. One has to make an…



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