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Collection Title:  D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection 
Creator:  Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999
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Abstract:  D. W. Brooks was a major figure in American agriculture. He was the founder and leader of Gold Kist, a farm cooperative, for almost fifty years and also served as an agricultural advisor to several U.S. Presidents. This collection consists primarily of oral history interviews with D.W. Brooks conducted by Brian S. Wills. D.W. Brooks discusses his family background, his childhood in Royston, Ga., his education, and his involvement with the Methodist church. He speaks extensively about topics related to farming and agriculture in Georgia, including the founding and development of Gold Kist, the poultry industry, fish and cattle production, cotton farming, and the federal government's involvement with farming co-ops. Brooks also discusses his contribution as an agricultural advisor to United States presidents and world leaders. Complimentary interviews in this collection with individuals such as former President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State Dean Rusk provide additional perspectives on Brooks and his contributions.
Collection Title:  D. W. Brooks Papers 
Creator:  Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999
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Abstract:  D. W. Brooks (1901-1999) was a farmer and cooperative executive, running the Cotton Producers Association (later renamed Gold Kist) as well as insurance companies for farmers. His papers document his businesses and Georgia agriculture, as well as his service to the U.S. government, several universities, and the Methodist Church. The papers include correspondence, business and committee reports, meeting materials, and subject files.
Collection Title:  David Coughlin File of the Herman Talmadge Speech at Buford Dam 
Creator:  Coughlin, David.
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Abstract:  This file contains a transcript of an address given by Herman E. Talmadge at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Buford Dam. In the speech, Talmadge lauds the construction of the dam as a boon to the state of Georgia, providing electricity and stabilizing transport in the region. He laments Georgia’s dependence on out-of-state processing and industry, and encourages citizens and local government to strive toward building a more industrialized and self-reliant state.
Collection Title:  David Gambrell U.S. Senatorial Election of 1972 Materials 
Creator:  Gambrell, David Henry, 1929-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of press releases and printed materials concerning David Gambrell's 1972 campaign for United States Senator.
Collection Title:  David M. Barrett Research Files 
Creator:  Barrett, David M., 1951-
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Abstract:  The David M. Barrett Research Files are materials collected and produced by Barrett while researching and writing his book The CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy (University Press of Kansas, 2005). The files consist primarily of copies of documents (such as correspondence, memos, telegraphs, congressional records, news clippings, statements and releases, budget information, and reports) from other archival repositories, historical studies, and researcher notes.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Oral History Collection 
Creator:  Rusk, Richard Geary
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Abstract:  The collection consists of 172 oral history interviews with Dean Rusk and his colleagues between 1984-1989. Includes audiotapes and transcriptions documenting Rusk's life from early childhood in the 1910's through his teaching career in the 1980's. The interviews contain information on Rusk's service as U.S. Under Secretary and Secretary of State during the administrations of Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson and his involvement in foreign relations including the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. The interviews also document his position as president of the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1950s.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk was U.S. Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969. He also served in the Department of State (1947-1952), was president of the Rockefeller Foundation (1952-1960), and was a professor of international law at the University of Georgia's School of Law. Rusk's papers document his career in these areas and his role as a U.S. foreign policy expert and include correspondence, speeches and testimony, press files, and subject files.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series I: Rockefeller Foundation 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  The Rockefeller Foundation series consists of Rusk's office files while he was president. These files contain correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, transcripts and press releases. There is correspondence between Rusk and then Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, former President Harry Truman, Henry Kissinger, Rockefeller Foundation Director of Special Studies, and Rockefeller family members Nelson, Laurance, David and John D. Most of the files deal with the foundation's work in the area of foreign relations, as well as Rusk's confirmation hearings when he became Secretary of State.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series II: U.S. Secretary Of State, Department Of State 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series II: U.S. Secretary Of State, Department Of State includes transcripts of addresses, interviews, statements, press releases, and speeches that Dean Rusk gave during his tenure as Secretary of State. Researchers may be interested in statements by Rusk on the deaths of various famous figures in the world of politics and foreign affairs including President Herbert Hoover, King Mohamed V of Morocco, Adlai E. Stevenson, Sir Winston Churchill and Robert F. Kennedy. Opening and closing remarks on numerous foreign relations events, such as the meetings of the US-Japan Committee on Economics and Trade, and the SEATO [Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty] conference in 1961, the Geneva Disarmament Conference in 1962, and meetings over the Dominican Republic Crisis with the OAS [Organization of American States] in 1965, can also be found here. There are several copies of congressional testimonies by Dean Rusk given between 1949 and 1979. Also, a small group of files consisting of articles that Dean Rusk designated for his "personal papers" upon leaving the office of Secretary of State. Topics covered in these files include Vietnam, the effect of student activism on international relations, the Berlin Crisis of 1961-1964, the role of analogy in law, Rusk's success over nuclear nonhappening, foreign travel by the Secretary of State, and the National Academy of Sciences. Certain records relating to the Palestine question were maintained in the offices of Dean Rusk and Robert McClintock, these records exist on microfilm.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series III: Law School Files 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series III: Law School Files contains course notes, clippings, articles, schedules and lists of students advised by Dean Rusk while he was a professor at the University of Georgia.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IV: General Office Files 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IV: General Office Files include correspondence, journal and magazine articles, newspaper clippings, oral histories, reports, press releases, and transcripts of interviews, speeches, and testimonies. Under general correspondence filed alphabetically, Rusk received letters from regular citizens and prominent politicians, giving and asking for opinions on subjects ranging from the Cuban Missile Crisis, John F. Kennedy's assassination, and Vietnam veterans, to the age of nuclear war, the Iran-Contra affair and Desert Storm. The chronological files are parallel to the general correspondence and contain only Rusk's replies to correspondence. There are a number of files related to the General Westmoreland vs. CBS, Inc. case that includes Dean Rusk's and Robert McNamara's depositions. There are also files related to litigation on Agent Orange under Vietnam.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IX: Audiovisual 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IX: Audiovisual, contains audio and video recordings documenting the career of Dean Rusk. The audio recordings range from Rusk's 1961 swearing-in as secretary of state to a 1995 memorial service for Rusk held at Davidson College. Many recordings are audio tracks of interviews conducted with Rusk for television, including a 1971 interview with Bill Moyers, a 1971 “Today” interview, appearances on all of the major networks discussing the impending 1972 presidential election, a 1973 interview with Rusk on the death of Lyndon B. Johnson, and a 1974 interview with William F. Buckley. Additional recordings include audio tracks for television programs on which Rusk did not appear but which held interest for him: a 1971 news segment on Nikita Khrushchev, a 1972 interview with Johnson by Walter Cronkite for CBS, a 1972 interview with David Halberstam on “Today,” a 1972 interview with Walt and Eugene Rostow conducted by William F. Buckley, and several NBC and ABC specials concerning Vietnam. Other audio recordings include speeches delivered by Rusk including a 1972 address concerning President Richard Nixon's trip to China, Rusk's 1973 eulogy for Johnson, a 1974 graduation address to the 55th class of the Armed Forces Staff College, and a 1983 lecture entitled "The Constitution: Comity or Confrontation.” The videotapes in the collection cover a broad range of subjects, but the bulk of the tapes date from 1983 to 1989 and roughly coincide with Rusk's retirement from teaching at the University of Georgia. The videotapes range in date from a copy of a March 1962 profile of Dean Rusk by WBTV-TV in Charlotte , North Carolina to the 1996 dedication of the University of Georgia 's Dean Rusk Hall. Included among the videotapes is a copy of the CBS News coverage of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Rusk's 1984 deposition in the Westmoreland v. CBS libel case, a fourteen-tape unedited interview with Dean Rusk conducted in 1985 by Edwin Newman, a thirty-minute documentary on Rusk produced by the University of Georgia in 1988 called “Conversations with Great Georgians: Dean Rusk,” a multi-part series entitled “The United Nations: Issues of Peace and Conflict” that covers the 1989 Report of the Former Ambassadors to the United Nations, a three-part interview with Rusk conducted by Kenneth Harris for a BBC series entitled “The Twentieth Century Remembered,” as well as several other television appearances and interviews that reflect back on Rusk's tenure as secretary of state during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and that touch on the topics of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and the Cold War. Also included in the collection is a silent 16mm home movie from 1945 depicting then Colonel Rusk playing tennis at the palace of the viceroy (now the residence of the President of India) with friends Colonel Currie, Captain Swain, Lieutenant Plager, and other unidentified persons.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series V: Speeches/Publications 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series V: Speeches/Publications includes addresses, articles, book reviews, interviews, speeches and speech notes either written or presented by Dean Rusk during his tenure as president of the Rockefeller Foundation, as Secretary of State, and as a faculty member at the University of Georgia School of Law. Of interest to researchers are his speech note files, which include comments from the 1950s on U.S. actions in the Far East and Southeast Asia, the Japanese Peace Treaty, Korea, concepts of Cold War strategy, parliamentary democracy, and U.S. policy toward Europe's non-NATO commitments. In 1981-1982 the British Broadcasting Corporation did a series on the "Twentieth Century Remembered" for which Dean Rusk was interviewed. Other interviews include Rusk's reflections on issues of foreign policy and the future of international relations. The working files of Richard Rusk for As I Saw It, the autobiography/biography he wrote for his father, Dean Rusk, include research materials, drafts, and reviews. There are also files of various articles on foreign relations, policy and international law.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series VI: Administrative 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  The Administrative series includes requests for Rusk's appearance at various events or meetings, his schedule of meetings and appointments (1970-1994), and personal files. The personal files consist of correspondence, clippings, articles, programs and publications. There is also a section of Virginia Rusk's personal papers which includes personal letters she received while living in Washington, D.C.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series VII: Photographs 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  This images in this series range from family photographs to functions within the White House under the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, such as testifying before Congress on Vietnam, staff meetings, trips - official, greeting foreign dignitaries, and White House social functions. Other subjects of in this series include Rusk's early life, his family, Virginia Rusk, and his retirement years.
Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series VIII: Artifacts 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series VIII: Artifacts includes plaques, certificates, awards, and memorabilia documenting Rusk's career.
Collection Title:  DeKalb County School Desegregation Case Files 
Creator:  Sams, Gary
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Abstract:  The DeKalb County School Desegregation Case Files document the work of the law firm Weekes & Candler defending the DeKalb County Schools in litigation over school desegregation from 1968 to 1997. The files document the progression of the case from the perspective of the defendants, the demographic makeup of students and to a lesser extent all of DeKalb County during this period, and the evolution of school desegregation case law. The majority of the files are pleadings, exhibits, and data about the school system, as well as other kinds of legal documents, research, and correspondence. Common subjects include attendance boundaries, the DeKalb County Schools policies and procedures, enrollment numbers of students including race, the quality of education, and statistics about teachers and staff.
Collection Title:  Democratic Party of Georgia Records 
Creator:  Democratic Party of Georgia
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Abstract:  The Democratic Party of Georgia Records include materials from the political organization related to the running of the state party, including materials related to administrative and financial departments, committee files, convention materials, and photographs. The records date from 1960 to 2008 with bulk dates from 1968-1995.
Collection Title:  Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia Records 
Creator:  Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia.
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Abstract:  The Disability Law and Policy Center (DLPC) of Georgia is a non-profit organization that advocates and litigates for community services, independent living, and broad and systemic disability rights related issues. The records include documentation of DLPC’s policies and priorities, grant-funded activities and programs, and personnel files.
Collection Title:  Don Schanche, Jr. Papers 
Creator:  Schanche, Don, Jr.
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Abstract:  Don Schanche, Jr. is a journalist who has written for many Georgia newspapers. His papers document his investigative work on state hospitals and his coverage of disability issues throughout the state.
Collection Title:  Donn M. Peevy Papers 
Creator:  Peevy, Donn
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Abstract:  Donn M. Peevy was a Georgia state senator from 1982 to 1990. His papers document his senate career and include correspondence, campaign materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook.
Collection Title:  Dottie Adams Papers 
Creator:  Adams, Dottie
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Abstract:  Dottie Adams is the former Individual and Family Supports Director for the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities. Her papers document her prolific career in advocacy and disability activism and include materials from her work with state agencies and commissions, support organizations, and philanthropic and activist work in the state of Georgia.
Collection Title:  Dudley Mays Hughes Collection 
Creator:  Hughes, Dudley Mays, 1848-1927.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of personal, political, and business papers of the Hughes family from 1806 to 1971. The collection provides insight into agricultural practices, Georgia society and politics, national politics, white and black relations in the South, women in the South, and economic and educational concerns of Americans during that time. The collection also includes farm journals (circa 1840s-1900s), printed materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and a book of freedman's accounts.
Collection Title:  Duross Fitzpatrick Papers 
Creator:  Fitzpatrick, Duross
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Abstract:  Duross Fitzpatrick (1934-2008) served as a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia (1985-2001). His papers document his judicial career and his engagement with the broader legal community and includes correspondence, legal notes, clippings, oral histories, photographs, awards, and audiovisual materials.
Collection Title:  Dwight L. Freshley Research Files 
Creator:  Freshley, Dwight L., Jr., 1924-
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Abstract:  Dwight L. Freshley is Emeritus Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Georgia and the author or editor of numerous books and publications, including Voice of Georgia: Speeches of Richard B. Russell, 1928-1969. His collection includes correspondence, notes, annotated copies of select speeches by Richard B. Russell, and an audiocassette interview.