Community members including Georgia Marble Company president Sam Tate (holding children) in front of the Tate Gym, Tate, Georgia, ca. 1920s

Born in Marietta, Georgia, in 1985, Sam Tate Springer attended Southern Union State Community College and works in insurance and real estate. Springer is the great-great nephew of Sam Tate (1860-1938), president and general manager of The Georgia Marble Company in Tate, Georgia, from 1905 to 1938. The Sam Tate Springer Collection includes digitized photographs, newspaper articles, letters, books, and postcards documenting the history of the Tate family and community as well as the marble company. Items in the collection contributed to exhibits developed by the KSU Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books (MARB) at the Old Pickens County Jail in Jasper, Georgia, and the historic Tate Depot in Tate.

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