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Collection Title:  W. Colbert Hawkins, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Hawkins, W. Colbert
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Abstract:  W. Colbert Hawkins, Sr., was a lawyer in Sylvania, Georgia and a Superior Court Judge, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit. The His papers include correspondence with Georgia politicians, the legal community, and the business community (1965-1969).
Collection Title:  W. Frank Barron Papers 
Creator:  Barron, W. Frank
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Abstract:  The W. Frank Barron Papers document his central role in the Georgia Chamber of Commerce (and locally, the Rome Chamber of Commerce) and Georgia Business and Industry Association. Both groups promote business and its interests in local and state government in Georgia. The papers document the various activities of these organizations, particularly, their merger in 1982. The Rome Chamber of Commerce files reflect Barron’s involvement with the organization that includes his hometown. There is also a file about the development of the Interstate 75 (I-75) and Lake Allatoona and the commissioning of a Trident submarine as the U.S.S. Georgia (SSBN 729). There are 272 color slides of Korea in 1953.
Collection Title:  W. Frank Barron Papers, Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Barron, W. Frank
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Abstract:  W. Frank Barron Papers, Audiovisual Materials includes seven 16mm films and 30 8mm films.
Collection Title:  W. Fred Orr and Fred Orr II Papers 
Creator:  Orr, Fred, 1941-2010
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Abstract:  The W. Fred Orr and Fred Orr II Papers consists of papers, clippings, and photographs documenting the activities of W. Fred Orr and his son, Fred Orr II. In particular, the collection includes papers regarding the 1983 case of the GSEA vs. Governor George Busbee, challenging an early pension granted by the trustees of the Employees Retirement System based on Busbee’s contention that his constitutional inability to run for re-election was an “involuntary separation” as a state employee. Fred Orr II represented the GSEA in the case. The GSEA was successful in its challenge of Busbee’s claim, as well as influenced permanent change in state legislation. The collection also includes certificates, photographs, and clippings detailing the career of Fred Orr II with his involvement with the Walt Russell campaign for Dekalb County Commissioner as well as clippings detailing his own attempt to run for Dekalb County Commissioner in 1970. This collection also includes clippings detailing Orr’s role as cross-examiner for the defense team for Mayor Bill Campbell’s criminal trial.
Collection Title:  W. Henry Burger Quit Deed on Russell Family Property 
Creator:  Burger, W. Henry
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Collection Title:  Walt Lardner Collection of Jimmy Carter Editorial Cartoons 
Creator:  Lardner, Walt, 1931-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of original ink drawn, editorial cartoons by Walt Lardner from 1976 to 1980. Created for a South Carolina newspaper, the cartoons depict issues surrounding Jimmy Carter and his term as President including the energy crises, welfare reform and Carter’s relationship with Congress. Other personalities depicted by the cartoons include Burt Lance, Herman Talmadge, and Israeli Prime Minister Begin.
Collection Title:  Walter A. Lundy Files, Red and Black (Fall 1953) Integration Issue Papers 
Creator:  Lundy, Walter, 1933-
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Abstract:  The Walter A. Lundy Files, Red and Black (Fall 1953) Integration Issue Papers consist of correspondence, clippings and printed materials. The materials document the response on both local and national levels to the dispute between Walter Lundy and Bill Shipp, editor and managing editor of the Red and Black, the student paper of the University of Georgia, and the Board of Regents of the University System led by Roy V. Harris. The debate concerned Lundy and Shipp's statements in two editorial columns advocating the end of racial segregation in Georgia's public schools. The majority of the correspondents support Lundy and Shipp for their position on segregation while others who do not favor the editors' proposals, decry efforts by Harris and the University of Georgia to proscribe the newspaper's control over its editorial content. Many of the letters and newsclipping come from other student newspapers across the country.
Collection Title:  Walter F. George Letters 
Creator:  George, Walter F., (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957
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Abstract:  This collection consists of two letters of correspondence between U.S. Senator Walter F. George of Georgia and Ernest A. Lowe, the director of the Division of General Extension at the University of Georgia from 1947 to 1958. The correspondence, written in September 1950, concerns an invitation to George to attend a conference at the University of Georgia on the problems of America's aging population.
Collection Title:  Walter Stovall Papers 
Creator:  Stovall, Walter L., 1938-
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Abstract:  The Walter Stovall Papers primarily contains letters documenting the response of friends, family, and the general public to the marriage of Walter Stovall to Charlayne Hunter in 1963. Ms. Hunter became famous as one of the two African American students to integrate the University of Georgia. Stovall and Hunter met at the University of Georgia as journalism students. The papers include correspondence and printed materials (periodicals and clippings) directly related to the marriage as well as articles related to more general Civil Rights issues such as the Civil Rights Act, 1964. The papers also contain a small number of letters written by Charlayne Hunter Stovall and Walter Stovall to his parents detailing the birth of their daughter, Susan.
Collection Title:  William Armstrong Smith Papers 
Creator:  Smith, William Armstrong, 1914-1996.
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Abstract:  William Armstrong Smith was a Georgia state senator from the 34th District (Fulton County), from 1966 to 1974. During this time, Smith introduced various bills, served on and/or chaired numerous senate committees, and actively supported the development of the Republican Party in Georgia. The collection documents his career and to a lesser degree his campaigns as well as his continued interest in legislative matters after his senate career ended (1975-1978). The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, and legislative bills. There are approximately six linear feet of publication materials produced by various sources covering subjects such as education, insurance, transportation, and planning. Another important aspect of the collection is correspondence Smith created after his senate career with Georgia politicians. Correspondents include: Howard "Bo" Callaway, John J. Flynt, Jr., Wyche Fowler, Zell Miller, Sam Nunn, as well as United States Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon.
Collection Title:  William H. (Bill) Burson Papers 
Creator:  Burson, William H. (Bill), 1928-1997.
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Abstract:  This collection documents the life of William H. (Bill) Burson (1928-1997) and the various positions he held under Senator Herman Talmadge; Governors Carl Sanders, Lester Maddox, and Jimmy Carter; and Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller. Burson graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Journalism in 1948 and served as a war correspondent in the Korean War. After the war, Burson served as an aide to Senator Herman Talmadge and later to Governor Carl Sanders. In 1967, the newly elected governor, Lester Maddox, appointed him to be director of the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services. Over the next three years Burson fought a “War on Hunger” attempting to create food stamps programs across Georgia. Burson was elected as State Treasurer in 1970 and campaigned for the U.S. Senate in 1972. After losing the senatorial campaign, Burson worked as a lobbyist for business interests in the Southeast. In 1975, he became Zell Miller’s administrative and special assistant, a position he held until his retirement in 1991. The collection is comprised primarily of twenty-five scrapbooks that detail Burson’s life and career from 1933 to 1991. Also included are photographs, editorial cartoons, books, certificates, and plaques.
Collection Title:  William H. Jordan, Jr. Collection 
Creator:  Jordan, William H., 1929-
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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.
Collection Title:  William J. Harris Papers 
Creator:  Harris, William Julius, 1868-1932.
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Abstract:  The William J. Harris Papers consist of correspondence and materials from Harris’s time as private secretary to Senator Alexander S. Clay (1904-1909), his term in the State Senate (1911-1912), his tenure as State Democratic Committee Chairman (1913), and his personal records related to business and private matters (1905-1913). The papers do not contain records from his term in the U.S. Senate.
Collection Title:  William Lee Robinson Papers 
Creator:  Robinson, William Lee
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Abstract:  William Lee Robinson served as a Georgia State Senator (1974-1982) and as mayor of the city of Macon (1987-1991). The papers document both areas of his political career and include legislative files, constituent correspondence, subject files, publications, and artifacts.
Collection Title:  William M. Todd Case File 
Creator:  Todd, Martha D.
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Abstract:  Six letters and one photograph documenting Martha D. Todd’s attempts to collect her husband’s, William McClintock Todd, pension for service as a civilian employee in the Panama Canal Zone and disability pension for Navy service in World War I.
Collection Title:  William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Papers 
Creator:  Bennett, W. Tapley, 1917-1994.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of personal and official papers of diplomat William Tapley Bennett from 1941 to 1980. The papers mainly document Bennett's diplomatic and ambassadorial service with the United States Department of State, the United Nations Security Council (1971-1977), and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's North Atlantic Council (1977-1983). Of particular note, are the materials from Bennett's assignment as Ambassador to the Dominican Republic during the 1965 Dominican Crisis. Other assignments documented include Austria, Portugal, and Maxwell Air Force Base. The papers also document his military service, personal life, and involvement in international diplomatic organizations. Included are correspondence, speeches, clippings, printed material, photographs, and appointment books.
Collection Title:  William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Bennett, W. Tapley, 1917-1994.
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Abstract:  William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Audiovisual, includes moving images of Haiti and the Dominican Republic from the 1960s, as well as other audiovisual resources documenting Bennett's career.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Williamson S. Stuckey served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967 until 1977. He was a member of the Agriculture committee, District of Columbia committee, and Interstate and Commerce Committee and succeeded in passing legislation to protect Cumberland Island, Georgia and the Okefenokee Swamp. His papers document his political career and include press files, bill and subject files, correspondence, project files, and campaign materials.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series I: Press Relations/Media Activities 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  The Press Relations/Media Activities series includes speeches, television and radio files, press releases, and subject files. Topics included veterans, social security, crime, the youth and Vietnam, Watergate investigation, the economy, the energy crisis, daylight savings time, and gun control.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series II: Political Activities 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Series II: Political Activities documents Stuckey's campaigns for the Georgia 8th District US Congressional seat in 1966 and his re-election campaigns of 1968, 1972, and 1974. Included in this series are correspondence, voter contacts, voter lists, speeches, newspaper clippings, financial information, limited strategy records and election results.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series III: Legislative 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series III: Legislative files relate to legislative issues and consist of constituent correspondence about various bills being considered. This series contains correspondence, reports, court transcripts, bills, and printed materials. Of interest are transcripts from the investigation of the Textile and Apparel Industries (332-5) in November 1967. Topics include Cumberland Island, amnesty for Vietnam draft dodgers and deserters, the equal rights amendment, American Bicentennial celebration, the Arab boycott, and gun control.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series IV: Office Administration 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  The Office Administration Series consists of agency, personnel, campaign, and political files, and projects Stuckey was involved with during his service in Congress. Included is correspondence, reports, printed materials, maps and legislative bills. This series provides insight into Stuckey's dealings with individuals, both colleagues and constituents, on various issues of the day. Topics include: Cumberland Island and the Okefenokee Swamp project; expanding Atlanta's airport to include international flights to Europe and the Pacific region; Corps of Engineers' work on the Satilla and Altamaha Rivers; Vietnam conflict and Lt. William Calley's case; and impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series V: Related Materials 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  The related materials include photographs, memorabilia, and a scrapbook. The collection of over 700 unique photographs illustrates the life and career of Congressman Stuckey. Included in the collection are some family photos, but the majority of the prints are from the period when Stuckey was campaigning for the United States Congress from Georgia's Eighth District and activities related to his position as a US Congressman. This series also includes plaques, citations, proclamations, resolutions, and presentation certificates received by Stuckey throughout his political career. The scrapbook includes clippings from newspapers and magazines, including news and feature items. Represented are Stuckey's re-election bid for his U.S. House of Representatives seat and the successful legislation of making Cumberland Island a National Seashore.
Collection Title:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series VI. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Williamson S. Stuckey Papers, Series VI. Audiovisual Materials includes seventeen 16mm films, two 2-inch open reel video tape, three betacam videocassettes, one audiocassette, five dictation discs, one DVD, one phonodisc, and 26 quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, documenting campaign ads and policy-related activities, as well as a series of transcribed audio programs hosted by Stuckey discussing issues of the day with his contemporaries in the federal government.
Collection Title:  Winterville Marigold Festival Records 
Creator:  Winterville Marigold Festival.
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Abstract:  The Winterville Marigold Festival is an annual event held in Winterville, Clarke County, Georgia that started in 1971 to celebrate the community and raise funds for city improvement projects. The records consist of planning documents, promotional materials, scrapbooks, photographs, T-Shirts, posters, and digital files.
Collection Title:  Wood and Associates Collection, Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Wood, Dorothy, L., 1930-2008
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Abstract:  Wood and Associates Collection, Audiovisual Materials is comprised of 50 16mm films, three 2-inch videotapes, and ten quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, The materials document the public relations and advertising work of Wood & Associates for numerous political campaigns between the years of 1969 and 1992 including Georgia gubernatorial campaigns for Jimmy Carter (1970) and George Busbee (1974 and 1978), the U.S. senatorial campaigns of Sam Nunn (1972) and Norman Underwood (1980), the U.S. congressional campaigns of John J. Flynt, Jr. (1976), Smith Foster (1976) and Marge Thurman (1977), and the Atlanta mayoral campaigns of Rodney Cook (1969) and Buck Melton (1975). Also included is a commercial for swimming pool chlorinators manufactured by Tesco Chemical.
Collection Title:  Wood and Associates Political Advertising Collection 
Creator:  Wood, Dorothy, L., 1930-2008
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Abstract:  The collection documents Wood & Associates' public relations and advertising work for numerous political campaigns (1969-1980) including Georgia gubernatorial campaigns for Jimmy Carter (1970) and George Busbee (1974 and 1978), the U.S. senatorial campaigns of Sam Nunn (1972) and Norman Underwood (1980), Smith Foster (1976) and Marge Thurman (1977), and the Atlanta mayoral campaign of Rodney Mims Cook (1969).
Collection Title:  World War II Exhibit and Conference Series Records 
Creator:  Edwards, John
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Abstract:  The World War II Exhibit and Conference Series Records documents an exhibit and conference series sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries in 1993 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war. The records include exhibit captions, slides of the exhibit, research files, and correspondence.
Collection Title:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files 
Creator:  WSB-TV (Television station: Atlanta, GA)
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Abstract:  The collection consists of records relating to the creation and production of Richard Russell, Georgia Giant, a documentary produced by WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA) in 1970. WSB-TV is the first and largest of Georgia’s radio and television stations and is now owned by Cox Enterprises, formerly Cox Broadcasting Corporation.
Collection Title:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files, Series VI: Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  WSB-TV (Television station: Atlanta, GA)
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Abstract:  WSB-TV, Georgia Giant Documentary Files, Series VI. Audiovisual Materials consists of 139 16mm films that were created in the production of Richard Russell: A Georgia Giant, in 1970. The reels include negative, internegative, magnetic sound, optical sound, answer print, and composite print reels. Additionally, one 2-inch videotape contains an introduction to the documentary by Herman Talmadge, aired on WSB-TV when the documentary was shown. Five Umatic videotapes and 11 VHS videotapes, containing copies of the final production, were made by the Russell Library in the 1980s and 1990s, and integrated into the collection in 2011. The full-length Georgia Giant runs two hours and 48 minutes, while the shorter classroom version is 34 minutes long. User copies are available only for the finished productions.