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Collection Title:  Iris F. Blitch Papers 
Creator:  Blitch, Iris Faircloth, 1912-1993.
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Abstract:  The Iris F. Blitch Papers document her two terms representing Georgia's Eighth District in the United States Congress from 1955 to 1963, and, to a lesser extent her campaigns and personal life. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, legislative bills, research and campaign materials, scrapbooks and photographs. Well-documented throughout the entire collection, particularly in the Legislative and Subject Series, are the issues that were important to Blitch and to the twenty counties that composed the Eighth District, including agriculture and environmental issues. Bills sponsored or supported by Blitch include: Okefenokee Conservation Bill (secured funding for water conservation and fire protection in and around the swamp); Small-Watershed Bill (allowed the building of small watershed projects with government grants and loans to conserve water for farmers, municipalities, industry, recreation and the conservation of fish and wildlife); Water Pollution Bill; forestry development; anti-subversive activities; improved drug laws; livestock sales; and benefits to beekeepers, among others. Additionally, the papers provide insight into the political climate for women in the second half of the 1950s and the early 1960s as well as into social mores regarding their participation. Blitch's personal beliefs and opinions regarding women's roles and responsibilities in government and politics are evident in the speeches and interviews she gave throughout her career. To a lesser extent, and primarily through correspondence found in the Personal Series, is information relating to her immediate and extended family as well as her fragile health, which ultimately forced her retirement in 1963. Correspondents include the following prominent Georgians: D. W. Brooks, Phil Campbell, John Flynt, Jr., E. L. Forrester, Ed Friend, Henderson Lanham, Herman Talmadge, John Pilcher, Prince Preston, and Richard B. Russell, Jr.
Collection Title:  Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection 
Creator:  Williams, Brian
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Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 019 Saxby Chambliss 
Creator:  Chambliss, Clarence Saxby, 1943-
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Abstract:  Clarence Saxby Chambliss was born in Warrenton, North Carolina on November 10, 1943. He attended Louisiana Tech University and the University of Georgia, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1966. He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1968. In this interview, Chambliss discusses his early years practicing law in south Georgia, as well as his experience serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. In the House, Chambliss served on the Armed Services Committee, the Agriculture Committee, and served on the House Intelligence Committee leading up to 9/11. He addresses a wide range of policy issues, including the War on Terror, immigration, agriculture, environmental issues, the military, tax policy, and social security. He also comments on former Georgia Governor George Busbee.
Collection Title:  John Leonard Pilcher Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.
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Abstract:  John Leonard Pilcher was a farmer, businessman, and politician, serving in multiple capacities in Meigs, Georgia, in the Georgia State Senate (1940-1943), and the U.S. House of Representatives (1953-1965). The papers primarily document his career in the U.S. House of Representatives and include constituent correspondence, legislative files, published materials, and campaign materials.
Collection Title:  Maston O'Neal Papers 
Creator:  O'Neal, Maston, 1907-1990.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of the congressional papers of Maston E. O'Neal, Jr. from 1962-1972. Includes personal and official correspondence, speeches, financial records, press releases, appointment books, news clippings, photographs, and printed materials reflecting O'Neal's activities in Congress. The materials particularly document his committee work regarding civil rights, agriculture, forestry, dairy and poultry, oilseed (peanuts), and rice concerns. Correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, and Howard H. "Bo" Callaway.
Collection Title:  Robert Lindsay Thomas Papers, Series V: Constituent Services 
Creator:  Thomas, Robert Lindsay, 1943-
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Abstract:  Robert Lindsay Thomas represented the First Congressional District of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992. Series V: Constituent Services is composed of correspondence between Thomas and his constituents.
Collection Title:  Robert Lindsay Thomas Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Thomas, Robert Lindsay, 1943-
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Abstract:  Robert Lindsay Thomas served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1938 to 1992, where he served on the Agriculture Committee, Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, and Appropriations Committee, and gained a reputation for supporting environmental causes. His papers document his career in Congress and include constituent correspondence, committee and legislative files, press files, and subject files.
Collection Title:  Tommy Irvin Papers 
Creator:  Irvin, Thomas T. (Tommy), 1929-
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Abstract:  Tommy Irvin served as Georgia's Commissioner of Agriculture from 1969 to 2011. His papers document his service as commissioner, including promoting Georgia agriculture products and protecting Georgia farmers and Georgia consumers. The papers include correspondence, department publications and news releases, subject files, photographs, audiovisual materials, and digital files.
Collection Title:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office 
Creator:  Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
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Abstract:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office includes clippings, reports, printed materials, press releases, speeches and Talmadge's personal notes on various subjects. There is material relating to the federal budget, communism, the county unit system, education, the Eisenhower administration, farm legislation, foreign affairs, Georgia history, Marvin Griffin, Rule XXII, Melvin Thompson and the two governor controversy in Georgia, the Truman administration, and the United Nations.
Collection Title:  John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series II: Meigs Office 
Creator:  Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.
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Abstract:  This series consists of correspondence (primarily with constituents), notes, and printed material sent to or handled by Pilcher's office in his hometown of Meigs, Georgia . Included in this series are such topics as Agriculture, the Democratic National Convention, and the 1960 Kennedy-Johnson Presidential Campaign and Election. Items of interest contained within the files include: Letters from John W. McCormack (Speaker of the House of Representatives), J. Edgar Hoover (Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation), Harry Truman (U.S. Presi­dent, 1945-1953), and Robert Kennedy (Attorney General and brother of President John F. Kennedy); transcripts of the Kennedy vs. Nixon Broadcasts, 1960; Foreign Affairs Committee notes; correspondence on impending legislation; and information pertaining to the Flint River channelization, urban renewal, housing development, military schools and service, veterans administration, and Internal Revenue Service data processing in Georgia.
Collection Title:  John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series IX: Scrapbooks 
Creator:  Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.
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Abstract:  The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings that chronicle Pilcher's state senate and congressional careers. The news clippings contain information about Pilcher's speeches, public appearances, campaigns, platform, and appointments to military academies. The scrapbooks also contain speeches, letters, certificates and photographs.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers, Series II. Legislative Files 
Creator:  Cleland, Max, 1942-
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Abstract:  Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Series II. Legislative Files documents Cleland's committee service, staff research on legislation, and voting record.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Cleland, Max, 1942-
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Abstract:  Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Cleland's papers predominantly document his career as a U.S. Senator and include constituent correspondence, legislative subject files, files from his committee service, press files, and files from his district office.
Collection Title:  Zell Miller Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-
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Abstract:  Zell Miller served as Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (1975-1991), Georgia Governor (1991-1999), and U.S. Senator (2000-2005). His papers document all areas of his career, particularly as governor and senator, and include campaign files, constituent correspondence, legislative files, press files, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Collection Title:  Zell Miller Papers, Series V: United States Senator 
Creator:  Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-
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Abstract:  Series V. United States Senator documents Miller's service as a U.S. Senator for Georgia from 2000 to 2005. The series includes his correspondence with constituents, committee and legislation files, and press files.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 137 Lindsay Thomas 
Creator:  Thomas, Robert Lindsay, 1943-
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Abstract:  Robert Lindsay Thomas is a U.S. Representative from Georgia. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (1983-1993). Thomas discusses his involvement with agriculture, his experience in Washington, D.C. and his work with water resource management in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series V: Administration 
Creator:  Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
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Abstract:  From 1957 until 1971, the Administration and Press offices shared the same secretary and files. After 1971, the two offices were separated, as were their filing systems. Therefore some of the subseries are identical to those in the Press Office files series. This series consists of those activities that are not directly associated with "legislating" or providing constituent services but are nevertheless part of the routine of every officeholder. Also included are visitor cards, guest books, the Senator's appointment books, telephone records, and White House tour requests. Topics include the desegregation of the University of Mississippi in 1962; the civil action suit between Ivan Allen, Jr., Mayor of Atlanta, and Rev. Robert Hunter, leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1967; Vietnam; reaction to the Gulf of Tonkin and Mansfield Resolutions in 1967; the Pueblo incident; and the Whitten Amendment of 1969 which proposed the freedom of choice as an acceptable desegregation plan.
Collection Title:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series XI: Flexys 
Creator:  Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
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Abstract:  Talmadge's office staff had to coordinate the organization of constituent correspondence records. The tracking system began with attaching the actual letter (incoming and outgoing), along with copies of approved response paragraphs. These materials were then organized under a subject access point. Topics of interest include tax reform, Vietnam, school desegregation, busing, gun control, social services, and the Panama Canal Treaty.
Collection Title:  Herman E. Talmadge Collection: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002.
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Abstract:  Herman E. Talmadge was Governor of Georgia from 1948 to 1955 and a U.S. Senator from 1957 to 1980. His papers primarily document his service in the U.S. Senate and include constituent correspondence, press files, legislative files, campaign files, and files related to Watergate. Also included are files related to his father's newspaper, The Statesman, and to his service as governor.
Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
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Abstract:  Richard B. Russell Jr. served in public office for fifty years as a state legislator (1920-1931), governor of Georgia (1931-1932), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). Russell was best known for his efforts to strengthen the national defense and to oppose civil rights legislation. He also made significant contributions in the areas of agriculture, soil and water conservation, and bringing economic opportunities to Georgia. Russell's papers document the entirety of his career, with the vast majority of the materials focusing on his terms in the U.S. Senate. The records include constituent correspondence and other correspondence files, speeches and media files, legislative files, files on civil rights, and published materials.
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