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Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 013 Betty Vandiver and Jane Kidd on Ernest Vandiver 
Creator:  Kidd, Jane Brevard Vandiver, 1953-
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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.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 107 Betty Vandiver 
Creator:  Vandiver, Betty Russell, 1925-
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Abstract:  Betty Vandiver helped her husband Ernest Vandiver run a successful campaign for lieutenant governor in 1954 and in 1958, when Ernest Vandiver was elected governor of Georgia. As first lady, Betty Vandiver was instrumental in setting up Milledgeville's Central State Hospital, Georgia's first mental institution. Vandiver discusses a recent Russell family reunion, her friends and associates while her husband was in office, and her daughter Jane Kidd.
Collection Title:  Harold Paulk (Hal) Henderson, Sr. Oral History Collection 
Creator:  Henderson, Harold Paulk (Hal), Sr.
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Abstract:  Hal Henderson is a retired professor of political science from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Ga. His main research field is mid-twentieth century Georgia politics. The oral history interviews in this collection are the result of research Henderson conducted for two books, one on Ellis Arnall and the other on Ernest Vandiver. This collection also contains eight VHS recordings from a symposium on Georgia governors directed by Hal Henderson and Gary Roberts that was held at ABAC in 1985.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 041 Hugh Gillis 
Creator:  Gillis, Hugh, 1918-
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Abstract:  Hugh Gillis was elected twice to the Georgia Senate, the first time in 1957, and the second in 1962. He would hold that seat for the next forty-two years, making him the longest-serving member of the Georgia General Assembly. In the senate, he was elected president pro tempore, and served on the Appropriations Committee. Hugh discusses the three governors controversy and his long career in Georgia politics, including his experiences with corruption in the highway department and the integration of the University of Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 063 Millard Grimes 
Creator:  Grimes, Millard, 1930-
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Abstract:  Millard Grimes worked as an editor for The Red and Black, and graduated from UGA with a degree in journalism in 1951. He returned to the Columbus Ledger as associate news editor, and in 1955 the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for documenting corruption in Phenix City, Alabama. He then served as publishing chief executive officer at numerous newspapers, including the Opelika-Auburn News and the Rockdale Citizen. In 1991, he entered magazine publishing when he purchased the Georgia Journal and Georgia Trend. Grimes discusses his life as a journalist and editor, recalling his experiences working with various newspapers, the Columbus Ledger's investigation which led to a Pulitzer Prize, and the state of newspapers and reporting in a modern world.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 056 Mary Anne Summers 
Creator:  Summers, Mary Anne.
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Abstract:  In this interview Mary Anne Summers discusses her experiences working with a variety of Georgia politicians and public figures throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Summers became a secretary for Richard Ashford during the Vandiver administration. During the Sanders administration, she was secretary to Doug Barnard, and assistant to the governor. She then went to work as an assistant to the Georgia Senate, and helped numerous Georgia senators with speeches and bills. After that, she worked with the Tourism Committee and traveled around Georgia. She worked on Charles Weltner’s 1964 campaign for Congress and assisted Zell Miller in his 1974 campaign for lieutenant governor. She became involved with Elliot Levitas’ campaign for the house of representatives, and remained on his staff throughout his time as a Georgia congressman.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 051 Betty Vandiver 
Creator:  Vandiver, Betty Russell, 1925-
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Abstract:  Betty Vandiver helped her husband Ernest Vandiver run a successful campaign for lieutenant governor in 1954 and in 1958, when Ernest Vandiver was elected governor of Georgia. As first lady, Betty Vandiver was instrumental in setting up Milledgeville's Central State Hospital, Georgia's first mental institution. She elaborates on her childhood as part of the Russell family, discusses various political campaigns, and recalls the many political personalities she and her husband encountered.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 119 Mary Beazley 
Creator:  Beazley, Mary.
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Abstract:  Mary W. Beazley was bonh on November 8, 1929 in Athens, Georgia. She attended the Georgia State College for Women and the University of Georgia. Beazley worked as a staffer for Gov. Vandiver, Lt. Gov. Geer, Gov. Maddox, Gov. Carter, Lt. Gov Miller, Carter's presidential campaign and presidential administration, and Gov. Miller. Beazley discusses her experiences working for politicians and her life outside of politics.