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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:  Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series XI: Rivers and Harbors 
Creator:  Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
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Abstract:  The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series XI. Rivers and Harbors contains correspondence, printed materials and publications relating to federal river and harbor projects. Files are subdivided into General, Corps of Engineers, Individual Projects, and Flood Control Projects. The individual projects were relevant to the constituents of the state of Georgia and its neighbors. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.