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Creator:  Jackson, Carol.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 111 Carol Jackson 
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Abstract:  Senator Carol Jackson, a Democrat from Cleveland, was elected to the state Senate from Georgia's 50th District in 1998. Lieutenant Governor Taylor has appointed Senator Jackson to serve as vice chair of the Corrections, Correctional Institutions, and Property Committee, and as secretary of the Agriculture Committee. She is a member of the Appropriations, Veterans and Consumer Affairs, and Ethics Committees. Senator Jackson came to the General Assembly after serving 14 years as Superior Court Clerk in White County. She served as president of the Superior Court Clerks Association of Georgia. Jackson discusses her experience in legislature, her struggles to be taken seriously because of her gender, and party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (Jefferson, Ga.).
Collection Title:  Jackson EMC Records 
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Abstract:  Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric cooperative chartered in 1938 to serve electricity to the then-rural areas of northeast Georgia. The records document the work of the cooperative to provide and promote electricity throughout its service area and includes photographs, publications, financial reports, histories and scrapbooks.
Creator:  Jeannette Rankin Foundation (Athens, Ga.).
Collection Title:  Jeannette Rankin Foundation Records 
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Abstract:  The Jeannette Rankin Foundation, named for the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress, provided scholarships to women thirty-five years or older for vocational training or undergraduate education. The Foundation records document the activities of the foundation and its awards process.
Creator:  Jenkins, Edgar Lanier, 1933-
Collection Title:  Ed L. Jenkins Papers 
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Abstract:  The Ed. L Jenkins Papers documents the political career of Congressman Ed Jenkins who represented Georgia’s Ninth District (Northwest Georgia) from 1977 to 1992. Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, Jenkins worked as a trial lawyer in Jasper, Georgia. During his tenure in the House of Representatives, Jenkins served on several committees including: the Ways and Means Committee where he was involved with the Trade Subcommittee, the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, the Budget Committee, the Steering and Policy Committee, and the House Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions during the Iran-Contra Hearings. Jenkins was an advocate of the textile industry in Georgia. He served on both the Textile and Congressional Rural Caucus to represent the needs of the industry and his constituents. Legislation of particular interest in this collection includes the Textile and Apparel Trade Enforcement Act of 1985, the Caribbean Basin Initiative, the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and Ronald Reagan’s Balanced-Budget Amendment. Other topics of interest in this collection includes files on the Chattahoochee National Forest Preservation, lake and water resources, agriculture, textiles, domestic trade, taxation, and the Iran-Contra Hearings.
Creator:  Jenkins, Edgar Lanier, 1933-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 006 Ed Jenkins 
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Abstract:  Ed Jenkins was elected to the U.S. Congress as a Democrat in 1976. While in Congress, he was active in the Ways and Means Committee, passing and supporting bills involving taxes, trade, and land and mountain preservation. In this interview he discusses his early life and political career, sharing his opinions on foreign policy and party politics.
Creator:  Jenkins, Edgar Lanier, 1933-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 037 Ed Jenkins 
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Abstract:  Democratic Congressman Ed Jenkins discusses his 16 years of service, from attempts at preserving the textile industry in his district to serving on the Ethics committee during the Page scandal and Iran Contra affair. Jenkins discusses his fiscal, social, economic, and military policy beliefs and explains his disapproval of several major political moves during his term of service including entering the first Gulf War.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers: Collection Summary 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson is a lawyer who served in the Georgia State Senate (1987-1992) and the U.S. House (1993-1995), and held several positions in D.C. related to international trade and investment policy, national security, and foreign policy. Johnson's papers document his entire career, particularly his term in the U.S. House, and include constituent correspondence, legislative files, press files, and campaign materials.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group A: State Senate Files 
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Abstract:  Record Group A: State Senate Files were generated while Don Johnson served in the Georgia General Assembly as a Senator from 1987 to 1993. The General Files include materials that assisted Johnson with monitoring legislative issues, researching and writing legislation, developing legislative initiatives, as well as observing local issues. Included are files relating to the Intra County Telephone Toll Bill, Johnson’s work on the Appropriations and Reapportionment Committees, the Export Study Commission, and the Hobbs Act. The Issue files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, maps and bills. These were issues of particular interest to Johnson which included human resources, taxation and transportation. The Campaign series contains material relating to Johnson’s campaign in 1987 to fill the seat of the late Parks Brown and his subsequent races in 1988, 1990, and 1992.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress includes constiuent services correspondence documenting a rich mix of issues from the early 1990s including Clinton’s health care plan, proposed tax increases, the implementation of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” relating to the sexual preferences of military personnel, abortion legislation, gun control, and the federal budget. There are clippings and legislative files regarding Johnson and legislation on which he worked. Legislative topics include: banking, energy, the environment, housing, judicial issues, Urban Affairs, and Appropriations. The campaign series contains items pertaining to Johnson’s two campaigns for congress including: correspondence, information about campaign events, campaign ephemera, and clippings. Also found here is material documenting the activities of Johnson’s district office in Athens, Georgia.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group C: Post-Congressional 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group C: Post-Congressional files pertain to Johnson’s service as chief textile negotiator and principal advisor to both the president and the United States Trade Representative on all textile and apparel trade matters.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group D: Personal 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group D: Personal contains files from Johnson’s early career as a lawyer in Royston, Georgia, as well as his work in the Office of the Judge Advocate General. It also contains files from 1981 when Johnson was recipient of the Georgia Rusk International Law Award and a digital copy of an autobiography that focuses on his service in Congress.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs document Johnson's service in the Georgia State Senate as well as his work in the United States House of Representatives. Pictures include Johnson with other politicians and civic groups. A small document his work on committees as a U.S. Congressman as well as an ambassador in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group F: Audiovisual Materials 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group F: Audiovisual Materials includes one audiocassette, one microcassette, five quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, and 71 VHS videocassettes documenting campaign ads, speeches, press appearances, and policy-related activities of Johnson's terms in the Georgia State Senate and the U.S. Congress.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group G: Artifacts 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group G: Artifacts primarily consists of campaign paraphenalia from Johnson's bids for Congress.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group H: Maps 
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Abstract:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group H: Maps contains maps of congressional districts in Georgia and other unprocessed maps.
Creator:  Johnson, Eric, 1953-
Collection Title:  Eric Johnson Papers 
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Abstract:  Eric Johnson served as State Senator from Georgia's 1st district (1994-2009). The papers document his legislative activities and political campaigns.
Creator:  Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Collection Title:  Lyndon B. Johnson Recordings and Transcripts of Conversations and Meetings 
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Abstract:  Lyndon B. Johnson Recordings and Transcripts of Conversations and Meetings is a partially complete collection of cassettes and/or compact discs duplicating the original audio materials housed at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library. All recordings containing conversations between President Johnson and Senator Richard B. Russell and transcripts of those conversations, as well as many others, are duplicated here. Researchers interested in listening to these recordings or viewing the transcripts of these recordings should first discern which tape or transcript is required by searching the recordings database located on the website of the Johnson Presidential Library . The “tape number” in the database will correspond to the tape number of the duplicate recording at the Russell Library, and the month and year of the recording will correspond to the transcript on file at the Russell Library. These same recordings, as well as presidential recordings from Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Richard Nixon, are available to listen to online via the Presidential Recordings Program of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
Creator:  Johnson, Mark
Collection Title:  Mark Johnson Papers 
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Abstract:  Mark Johnson is the Director of Advocacy at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and has been an advocate and leader in the disability rights movement for over thirty years. His papers contain subject and chronological files, artifacts, t-shirts, and audiovisual materials related to his work as a disability advocate, organizer, and professional.
Creator:  Johnson, Leroy Reginald, 1928-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 016 Leroy Johnson 
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Abstract:  Leroy Reginald Johnson was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 28, 1928. He attended Morehouse College, worked in the Fulton County Solicitor-General’s office, and served as a Georgia senator from 1963-1975, becoming the first black legislator in the General Assembly since 1907. In this interview Johnson discusses his career in the Georgia senate. He addresses his rise to chair of the Judiciary Committee, his efforts to desegregate the capitol and appoint black officials, and his relationships with his fellow senators. Johnson also covers his formative years at Morehouse College taking guidance from its president, Benjamin Mays. Other topics include his unsuccessful run for mayor of Atlanta and his efforts to stage a Muhammad Ali-Jerry Quarry boxing match in the city.
Creator:  Johnson, Edward H., 1948-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 072 Ed Johnson 
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Abstract:  Edward H. Johnson went to work for Zell Miller’s campaign for lieutenant governor in 1974. Upon Miller’s election, Johnson was appointed as counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. In 1977, Johnson was elected as a Democrat to the Georgia State Senate, where he served until 1980. After his departure, he held numerous legal and judicial posts, and in 1998, he was appointed to the Court of Appeals. Johnson discusses his earily life, his time in legislature, and the judicial system of Georgia. He comments on the state of the judicial system, the importance of DNA evidence, and the death penalty.
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 123 Don Johnson 
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Abstract:  Don Johnson was elected to the State Senate from the 47th District in 1987 to fill the unexpired term of the late Senator Parks Brown. Johnson, a Democrat, served on the Judiciary, Reapportionment, Agriculture, Transportation, Finance, Public Utilities, and Rules Committees and was chair of the Appropriations Committee from 1990 to 1992. He was a member of the Senate Democratic Party Caucus Policy Committee and served as Governor Joe Frank Harris’ assistant administration floor leader in the senate from 1989 until 1992. He discusses his service as a state senator, as a Representative in Congress, and his opinion on party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  Johnson, Eric, 1953-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 166 Eric Johnson 
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Creator:  Jones, Carol
Collection Title:  Carol Jones Papers 
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Abstract:  Carol Jones is an advocacy specialist at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and a long-time participant in the disability rights movement. Her papers include documents and memorabilia related to many advocacy issues and organizations, including ADAPT and the Long Road Home March and Rally.
Creator:  Jones, Milton, 1936-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 109 Milton Jones 
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Abstract:  Milton Jones served in the United States Army Reserves from 1954-1962, retiring as a Sergeant 1st class. A Democrat, he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1963 and served until 1970. In 1974, Governor Jimmy Carter appointed him to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents where he served until 1981. Jones discusses his time in legislature including issues with reapportionment and gubernatorial elections, his experience serving on the Board of Regents, and his impression of party poiltics in Georgia.
Creator:  Jordan, William H., 1929-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 124 Bill Jordan 
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Abstract:  William H. Jordan, Jr., served as executive secretary on the staff of Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. from 1955 to 1968. In April 1968, he resigned to work for the Senate Appropriations Committee and was a member of the committee staff until circa 1982. While on the committee, Jordan served on the subcommittee overseeing the District of Columbia and as chief counsel of the Subcommittee on Foreign Aid. Jordan recalls his relationship with Richard B. Russell, his time working for the appropriations committee, and comments on party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  Jordan, William H., 1929-
Collection Title:  William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection 
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Abstract:  The William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection consists primarily of articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. and other associates of Jordan. William Jordan served as Executive Secretary on the staff of Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. from 1955 to 1968 and is one of the original members of the Richard B. Russell Foundation, Inc.
Creator:  Justice, George
Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection, OHD 009 Carl E. Sanders interviewed by George Justice 
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Abstract:  George Justice interviews Carl E. Sanders about his activities as a Georgia state senator, governor, and business leader. Sanders discusses his early life, his involvement with the YMCA, and the state of youth during the Great Depression. He recalls serving in the ROTC, Army Air Corps, and World War II. Sanders comments on his time in law school at the University of Georgia and his competitive spirit. He reflects on his campaigns the general assembly and for governor. Sanders recalls the integration of the University of Georgia, the establishment of Augusta College (later Georgia Regents University), and the effect of World War II on young politicians. He discusses his relationships with John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard B. Russell. Sanders discusses his political legacy, Georgia's progress, and the effect of press on the office of governor.