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Agriculture--Georgia.[X]
Oral histories. (8)
Agricultural laws and legislation--United States. (4)
Civil rights--Georgia. (3)
Economic development--Georgia. (3)
Georgia--General Assembly--House of Representatives. (3)
Political campaigns--Georgia. (3)
Politicians--Georgia. (3)
University of Georgia. (3)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. (3)
Water resources development--Georgia. (3)
African Americans--Civil rights. (2)
Civil rights movements--United States. (2)
Cotton trade, United States. (2)
Democratic Party (Ga.) (2)
Georgia--Appropriations and expenditures. (2)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination. (2)
Korean War, 1950-1953--United States. (2)
Legislators--Georgia. (2)
Military bases--Georgia. (2)
New Deal, 1933-1939. (2)
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) (2)
Patronage, Political--United States. (2)
School integration--United States. (2)
Textile industry--Georgia. (2)
United States--Agriculture. (2)
United States--Armed Forces. (2)
United States--Defenses. (2)
United States--Foreign policy--1945-1989. (2)
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989. (2)
United States--Race relations. (2)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. (2)
United States. Congress. Senate--Cloture. (2)
United States. Warren Commission. (2)
World War, 1939-1945--United States. (2)
Advertising, Political (1)
Agricultural industries--Georgia. (1)
Agriculture, United States--International cooperation. (1)
Agriculture--United States--States. (1)
Animal welfare. (1)
Assassination--Investigation--United States. (1)
Biographers. (1)
Budget--Georgia. (1)
Campaign management--United States. (1)
Civil rights--United States. (1)
Clarke County (Ga.) (1)
Commerce (Ga.) (1)
Congressional Sunbelt Caucus. (1)
Correspondence. (1)
Cotton--Prices--United States. (1)
Cumberland Island (Ga.) (1)
Democratic Party (U.S.) (1)
Droughts. (1)
Education--Georgia. (1)
Electric power. (1)
Emory University. (1)
Environmental law. (1)
Environmental policy--Georgia. (1)
Farms--Georgia. (1)
Food safety and technology. (1)
Forestry law and legislation--United States. (1)
Freemasons (1)
Georgia Chamber of Commerce. (1)
Georgia--Emigration and immigration. (1)
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950. (1)
Georgia--Politics and government--1951- (1)
Georgia--Race relations. (1)
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives. (1)
Georgia. Office of the Lieutenant Governor. (1)
Governmental investigations--United States. (1)
Governors--Georgia--Biography. (1)
Hydroelectric power plants--Georgia. (1)
Iraq War, 2003- (1)
Jackson County (Ga.) (1)
Judges--Selection and appointment--United States. (1)
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968--Assassination. (1)
Legislative hearings--United States. (1)
Legislators--United States--Biography. (1)
Literacy tests (Election law)--United States. (1)
Lobbyists--Georgia. (1)
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. (1)
Oglethorpe County (Ga.) (1)
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.) (1)
Olympics. (1)
Poll tax--United States. (1)
Prayer in the public schools--United States. (1)
Presidential candidates--United States. (1)
Press and politics (1)
Press releases. (1)
School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock. (1)
Secretary of State, 1960- (1)
Soil conservation--United States. (1)
Speeches. (1)
Stuckeys, Inc. (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Transportation--United States--Planning. (1)
United States--Congress--House. (1)
United States--Congress--Senate --Biography. (1)
United States--Foreign policy--1933-1945. (1)
United States--Foreign relations--1933-1945. (1)
United States--Navy. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1933-1945. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. (1)
United States. Congress. Senate. (1)
United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program. (1)
United States. Extension Service (1)
Water quality management--Georgia. (1)
Water--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. (1)
Watershed management--Georgia. (1)
Collection Title:  Robert Ray Papers 
Creator:  Ray, Robert
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Abstract:  Robert Ray was a Georgia State Representative. His papers document his political career and include newspaper clippings, press releases, speeches, and campaign materials.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers, Series V. Atlanta District Office 
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 V. Atlanta District Office includes correspondence with constituents, reports on the activities of district representatives, files on event planning and Cleland's travel schedule, office policies, project and research files, and the files of state director Bill Chapman.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 025 Terry Coleman 
Creator:  Coleman, Terry Lewis, 1943-
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Abstract:  Terry Coleman was born in Dodge County, Georgia, and his legislative career began when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1972, where he served on the Appropriations Commitee. In this interview Coleman discusses his political career in the Georgia General Assembly working on various committees, his role succeeding Tom Murphy as Speaker of the House in 2003, and his work as Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture. He also discusses his working relationships with Murphy and the governors under whom he served, beginning with Jimmy Carter.
Collection Title:  J. Phil Campbell, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Campbell, James Philander, 1878-
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Abstract:  The J. Phil Campbell, Sr. Papers document his work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and include correspondence, materials related to the National Honors Extension Fraternity Epsilon Sigma Phi, reports about soil conservation, histories that Campbell wrote about the USDA, and clippings about his life and career.
Collection Title:  George D. Bennett Papers 
Creator:  Bennett, George D.
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Abstract:  The collection is comprised of papers related to George D. Bennett, farmer and politician from Jackson County, Georgia. Bennett was an active particiant in local politics and he held several positions in Clarke County, Jackson County, and Oglethorpe County. The papers in this collection document his role as a local politician and farmer. Papers include correspondence from various citizens encouraging Bennett to run for State Legislature, letters from members of the Love Lodge Masons, and printed material including a speech made by Hoke Smith in 1906 and the Child Labor Bill.
Collection Title:  Robert Lindsay Thomas Papers, Series VI: Press Relations and Media Activities 
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 VI: Press Relations and Media Activities contains text for Thomas's speeches, press releases issued by Thomas's office, newspaper clippings from media coverage of Thomas, and materials documenting the interaction between Thomas's office and the press.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 024 Tommy Irvin 
Creator:  Irvin, Thomas T. (Tommy), 1929-
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Abstract:  Tommy Irvin discusses his long career as Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, a position he held from 1969 to 2011. Leading up to his service with the Department of Agriculture, Irvin served on the Habersham County School Board, directed the Georgia School Boards Association, served as a Representative in the Georgia House, and managed Lester Maddox's 1966 campaign for governor.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 131 Abit Massey 
Creator:  Massey, Abit
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Abstract:  Abit Massey was born on November 14, 1927, in Hall County, Georgia. Abit Massey is a past Chairman of the Board of the American Society of Association Executives and the Center for Association Leadership and past President of the Georgia Society of Association Executives. Massey has served as the dean of the state's lobbyist corps. He is the former director of the Georgia Department of Commerce, how the Department of Economic Development, where he created the Tourist Division and built the first Georgia Welcome Station. Massey has worked at the Georgia Poultry Federation and served as the President of the UGA Alumni Association. Massey discusses his childhood in Athens, Georgia, his work with several politicians, and his time lobbying for poultry intersts in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 122 Ron Fennel 
Creator:  Fennel, Ron.
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Abstract:  Ron Fennel has served in various political positions over his 33-year career, including two terms as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing his hometown of Brunswick (1988-1992). While a member of the Legislature, he co-authored the Ethics in Government Act, River & Mountain Protection Act and Solid Waste Management Act. He discusses his time in the General Assembly, his friendship with Zell Miller, and his activities outside of politics.
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:  Gilbert C. Fite Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Research Files 
Creator:  Fite, Gilbert Courtland, 1918-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of oral histories and notes Dr. Gilbert C. Fite used in conducting research for the biography, Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator from Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 043 Bill Stuckey 
Creator:  Stuckey, Williamson Sylvester, 1935-
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Abstract:  Elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from the Eighth and later the Ninth District, Bill Stuckey served in Congress from 1967 until 1977. While in Congress, Stuckey served on the Agriculture committee, the District of Columbia committee, the Interstate and Foreign Commerce committee and its subcommittee on Commerce and Finance and was chairman of the Commerce, Housing and Transportation subcommittee. In this interview, Stuckey discusses the Stuckey's chain of stores, his political campaigns, his service on committees, his experience in Congress during the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal, and his opinion on America's oil dependency. He also discusses how the Democratic Party of Georgia and Congress have changed over the years.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 117 Harry Geisinger 
Creator:  Geisinger, Harry.
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Abstract:  Geisinger's political involvement has included membership on the National Legislative Conference on Campaigning Financing and Ethics. He was the first advisor to the National Legislative Leaders Conference and was honored as an outstanding leader with his attendance at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. He has served as a member on the Marta oversight committee (MARTOC), Natural Resources and Environment, and Transportation House Committees. He has also served as the Vice Chair of the Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications Committee. Geisinger discusses his time in legislature, the economic value of horse racing, and party politics in Georgia.
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:  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.
Collection Title:  Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Dictation 
Creator:  Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
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Abstract:  The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection comprehensively documents Russell's activities as a United States senator representing the state of Georgia. The Dictation Series is composed of letters and memoranda entirely or partially dictated by Senator Russell. The series is an integration of the copies for the Winder and Washington offices. Most of the dictated correspondence or memos contain Russell's views on upcoming legislation, political appointments, support of or opposition to bills and amendments as well as his positions on such issues as defense, the Vietnam war, agriculture issues, the investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and civil rights and other national issues. Senator Russell rarely expressed his opinions regarding local and state politics in writing or in any public forum.