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Creator:  Kahn, Robert S.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 084 Bobby Kahn 
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Abstract:  Bobby Kahn, a Democratic political activist from Savannah, Georgia, is the former chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Kahn was elected chairman in 2004; his term expired in 2007. He previously served as chief of staff under former Governor Roy Barnes. Kahn discusses his work with the Democratic party, his time as chief of staff for Governor Roy Barnes, and party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  Kidd, Jane Brevard Vandiver, 1953-
Collection Title:  Jane Vandiver Kidd Papers 
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Creator:  Kidd, Jane Brevard Vandiver, 1953-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 013 Betty Vandiver and Jane Kidd on Ernest Vandiver 
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Abstract:  Betty Vandiver and Jane Kidd are the wife and daughter, respectively, of the late Ernest Vandiver, governor of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. In this interview they recall memories of the former governor, focusing on topics such as the efforts to improve conditions at Central State Hospital, integration at the University of Georgia, Governor Vandiver’s military career, and the state of political parties in Georgia in the mid-twentieth century and in 2007.
Creator:  Kidd, Jane Brevard Vandiver, 1953-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 108 Jane Kidd 
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Abstract:  Jane Brevard Vandiver Kidd was involved in politics early, serving as chair of Youth for Herman Talmadge in Talmadge’s 1968 Senate campaign, and campaigning for her father during his 1972 U.S. Senate campaign. She graduated from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism in 1975, and in 1980 she won a seat on the Lavonia City Council, which she kept for three terms. In 1992 she was Don Johnson’s campaign manager in his successful run for congress, and served as Johnson’s district director. In 2004 Kidd was elected to the state house, serving for one term before mounting an unsuccessful bid for a state senate seat. In 2007 she was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Kidd discusses her experience in legislature, some issues faced by Democrats in Georgia, and the political climate of the 2010 election year.
Creator:  Kidula, Jean
Collection Title:  Athens Music Project Oral History Collection 
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Abstract:  The Athens Music Project Oral History Collection is part of the Athens Music Project (AMP), a Willson Center for Humanities and Arts research cluster co-directed by Jean Kidula and Susan Thomas. Interviews in this collection document the development of Athens as a breeding ground for multiple musical communities--the most prominent of them being the Southern independent rock scene. Other areas to be documented include a variety of African-American musical traditions, hip-hop, jazz, bluegrass, folk music traditions, Latin music, new music and conceptual sound art, classical music, and musical theater, and AthFest.
Creator:  Killian, Archibald
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 003 Archibald Killian interviewed by Alexander Stephens 
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Abstract:  Archibald Killian was born in Athens, GA in 1933. He studied at the Burdett School of Business in Boston, and served as a police officer overseas in the U.S. Air Force. In this interview, Killian discusses the process of desegregation of the University of Georgia and his decision to house Hamilton Holmes, one of the first two African-American students admitted to UGA, despite threats from the Klu Klux Klan. Killian also reflects on being one of the first African Americans to integrate the police department, his eventual decision to leave that job and join the postal service., and his role as pastor of the St. Mark AME Church after his retirement. Killian also comments on both positive and negative changes that he has witnessed in Athens over the years, and the importance of teaching history to young people.
Creator:  Kilpatrick, Cardee
Collection Title:  Cardee Kilpatrick Papers 
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Abstract:  Cardee Kilpatrick served Athens, Georgia, as a member of the Clarke County Board of Education (1979-1984), the Athens City Council (1986-1990) and the Athens-Clarke County Commission (1990-2004). Her papers include correspondence, planning documents, campaign materials, speeches, news clippings, photographs and artifacts.
Creator:  King, George H.
Collection Title:  George H. King File of Richard B. Russell Correspondence 
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Abstract:  The file includes correspondence between Dr. George H. King, former president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Richard B. Russell from 1935 to 1938. Topics include the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College seeking funds from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (P.W.A.) and requests for Senator Russell’s endorsement for applicants to the Reconstruction Finance Commission and Resettlement Administration.
Creator:  King, Lonnie.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 086 Lonnie King 
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Abstract:  Lonnie King was born in Arlington, Georgia. He was raised in Atlanta and served in the U.S. Navy. He left the Navy in 1957, returned to Atlanta, and earned his degree from Morehouse College. In 1960 he was present at the founding of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee at Shaw University. On March 9, 1960, King and SNCC published An Appeal for Human Rights as an advertisement in various Atlanta newspapers. A critical document of the Civil Rights Movement, the Appeal called for complete racial desegregation by peaceful and nonviolent means. King discusses his childhood in the deep south, his work with SNCC and SCLC, and his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr.
Creator:  Kissel, Mary
Collection Title:  Mary Kissel Papers 
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Abstract:  Mary Kissel is a founder and interim executive director of Georgia Options. Her papers document her advocacy for person-centered care for individuals with developmental disabilities and her work with Georgia Options and other advocacy organizations. "Campaign for Full Citizenship" [1991], a film by Laura Kissell, has been digitzed and is available for viewing online. Please see the end of the finding aid for the link.