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Georgia. Office of the Governor. (11)
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program. (10)
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate. (10)
Georgia. Office of the Lieutenant Governor. (10)
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Georgia--General Assembly--House of Representatives. (7)
Literacy--Georgia. (7)
Republican Party (Ga.) (7)
Emory University. (6)
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United States. Congress. Senate. (6)
Campaign management--United States. (5)
Democratic National Convention (1988 : Atlanta, Ga.) (5)
Georgia--General Assembly--Senate. (5)
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives. (5)
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Public lands--Georgia. (5)
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Young Harris College. (4)
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Mental health. (3)
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United States--Congress--House. (3)
United States. Marine Corps. (3)
University of Georgia. (3)
Water resources development--Georgia. (3)
Women legislators. (3)
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Atlanta Board of Aldermen. (2)
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Civil rights--Georgia. (2)
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Democratic National Committee (U.S.) (2)
Democratic party (Georgia) state executive committee. (2)
Garden Club of Georgia. (2)
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Georgia Federation of Democratic Women. (2)
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Georgia--Politics and government. (2)
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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. (2)
Olympics. (2)
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Russell family. (2)
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United States. Congress. House. (2)
University of Georgia. School of Law. (2)
Veterans--United States. (2)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. (2)
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs. (2)
World War, 1939-1945--United States. (2)
4-H clubs--Georgia. (1)
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. (1)
African-American prisoners. (1)
Agricultural laws and legislation--United States. (1)
Agricultural laws and legislation. (1)
Agriculture--Georgia--Statistics. (1)
Agriculture--United States--Finance. (1)
Agriculture--United States--States. (1)
Agriculture--United States--Statistics. (1)
Ambassadors--United States--20th Century. (1)
Athens--Clarke County (GA)--Politics and Government. (1)
Atlanta journal-constitution. (1)
Attorneys General--United States--Georgia. (1)
Augusta (Ga.) (1)
Brewton-Parker Junior College and High School, Montgomery County, Ga. (1)
Buckhead Coalition (1)
Campaign literature--Republican--Georgia. (1)
Carl Vinson Institute of Government. (1)
Central State Hospital (Milledgeville, Ga.) (1)
Chilkat Indians. (1)
Civil rights movements--Georgia. (1)
Clarke County (Ga.)--Politics and government. (1)
Congressional records. (1)
Cumberland Island (Ga.) (1)
DeKalb County (Ga.)--Politics and government. (1)
Democratic National Convention (1)
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) (1)
Democratic National Convention (1976 : New York, N.Y.) (1)
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Democratic National Convention (1984 : San Francisco, Calif.) (1)
Democratic National Convention (1992 : New York, N.Y.) (1)
Democratic Party (Pa.) (1)
Democratic Party. (1)
Economic development--Georgia. (1)
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Elections--Southern States. (1)
Environmental policy--Georgia. (1)
Environmental policy--United States. (1)
Finance--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
Gay military personnel--Government policy--United States (1)
Georgia Democratic Party Forum. (1)
Georgia Division of Family and Children Services. (1)
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs. (1)
Georgia Industries. (1)
Georgia Student Finance Commission. (1)
Georgia--Economic conditions. (1)
Georgia--Executive departments. (1)
Georgia--Governor's Commission on the Status of Women (1)
Georgia--Politics and government--1964- (1)
Georgia--Politics and government--1970-1980. (1)
Georgia--State Highway Board. (1)
Georgia. Dept. of Education. (1)
Georgia. General Assembly--Committees--Handbooks, manuals, etc. (1)
Georgia. Governor (1931-1933 : Russell) (1)
Georgia. Governor (1955-1959 : Griffin) (1)
Georgia. Governor (1971-1975 : Carter) (1)
Georgia. Prison Commission. (1)
Georgia. Secretary of State (1)
Georgia. State Commission on Indian Affairs. (1)
Great Depression. (1)
Gun control--United States--Public opinion (1)
Harbors--California. (1)
Harbors--Texas. (1)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945). (1)
Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990. (1)
Journalism. (1)
Judges--Georgia. (1)
Judges--Selection and appointment--United States. (1)
Labor market--United States. (1)
Labor unions--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
League of Women Voters of Georgia. (1)
Legislation--Georgia. (1)
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Medical policy--United States (1)
Milledgeville (Ga.) (1)
Montgomery County (Ga.) (1)
Montgomery County (Ga.) Newspapers. (1)
National health insurance--Law and legislation--United States (1)
New Deal, 1933-1939. (1)
Newspapers (1)
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.) (1)
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) (1)
Parent-teacher associations. (1)
Patronage, Political--United States. (1)
Pennsylvania--Politics and government--1865-1950. (1)
Pennsylvania--Politics and government--1951- (1)
Political campaigns--Pennsylvania. (1)
Political campaigns--United States. (1)
Presidential candidates--United States. (1)
Presidential elections--1970-1980. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1912. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1952. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1964. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1976. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1980. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1984. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1992. (1)
Press releases. (1)
Prisoners of war. (1)
Regional planning--Georgia. (1)
Republican Party (Pa.) (1)
Roads--Inter American Highway System. (1)
Roads--Pan American Highway System. (1)
Segregation--Georgia. (1)
Stuckeys, Inc. (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
Teachers’ Retirement System of Georgia. (1)
Television programs, Public service. (1)
Territory of Alaska. (1)
Textile industry--Georgia. (1)
Union County (Ga.)--History. (1)
United States--Armed Forces. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ethics. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Trade. (1)
United States. Federal Trade Commission. (1)
United States. Supreme Court--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment. (1)
United States. Warren Commission. (1)
United States. White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. (1)
University System of Georgia. Board of Regents. (1)
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service. (1)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Missing in action--United States. (1)
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. (1)
Women--Education. (1)
Women--Legal status, laws, etc. (1)
Women--Suffrage--United States. (1)
Write-In Georgia (Organization) (1)
Collection Title:  James F. Cook Research Files, Series IV: Audiovisual 
Creator:  Cook, James F., 1940-
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Abstract:  James F. Cook Research Files, Series IV: Audiovisual, includes 18 audiocassettes and 10 microcassettes containing interviews with Georgia political figures including Ellis Arnall, Roy V. Harris, Leroy Johnson, Sam Nunn, George T. Smith, Carl Sanders, and Louis and Neta Stockstill.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 161 Stacey Abrams 
Creator:  Abrams, Stacey
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Abstract:  Stacey Abrams served as State Representative for Georgia’s 89th House District and was selected to the role of House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly. In this interview, she discusses her early life, education, and career, including roles in city government, entrepreneurial business, state politics, and writing.
Collection Title:  Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project 
Creator:  Ellett, Ashton
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Collection Title:  James F. Cook Research Files 
Creator:  Cook, James F., 1940-
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Abstract:  This collection primarily focuses on the research and publication of the book Carl Vinson: Patriarch of the Armed Forces by James F. Cook. Photocopies of research material, notes, correspondence, photographs, and transcripts of interviews make up the majority of the files. There are three albums containing original correspondence between Carl Vinson and Louis Stockstill, journalist for Army-Navy Times, and Neta Stockstill, secretary for the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, dating from 1962 to 1976. Also, there are a few of Cook’s early writings and a small amount of material related to his book Governors of Georgia, 1754-2004.
Collection Title:  James L. Gillis, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Gillis, James L., 1892-1975.
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Abstract:  The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper and magazine articles, and ephemera. Gillis served as the Director of the State Highway Board for much of the 1950s and 1960s, helping to create the state’s modern road system. He was also the manager of Ernest Vandiver’s successful 1958 gubernatorial campaign, the chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee in 1939-1941, and a major figure in the early history of Treutlen County. The collection is of interest to those studying highways and Georgia politics, especially in the late 1930s and during the Herman Talmadge administration (1948-1955), as well as the Vandiver campaign and disputes over highway construction in the late 1960s.
Collection Title:  John W. Davis Papers, Series II: Political Campaigns 
Creator:  Davis, John W., 1916-1992
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Abstract:  The John Davis Papers, Series II: Political Campaigns contains clippings, campaign files, and memorabilia documenting Davis' campaigns from 1954 to 1974.
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:  Benjamin H. and Anne Grant Purcell Papers 
Creator:  Purcell, Anne
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Abstract:  Benjamin H. Purcell (1928-2013) was a lieutenant colonel and POW during the Vietnam War and a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Anne Grant Purcell is a civic and church leader from Clarksville, Georgia. Their papers document Mrs. Purcell's efforts to earn the release of Col. Purcell following his capture by the Viet Cong, the Purcells' work to share their experiences, Col. Purcell's tenure as a state representative, and his work on behalf of veterans of the Vietnam War. The papers include correspondence, speeches and remarks, book manuscripts and promotional material, campaign and political files, clippings, posters, and photographs.
Collection Title:  J. B. Fuqua Public Service Papers 
Creator:  Fuqua, John Brooks (J.B.), 1918-2006
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Abstract:  The J.B. Fuqua Public Service Papers detail the political career of self-made businessman and philanthropist, J.B. Fuqua. Fuqua was born and raised in Prince Edward County, Virginia before settling in Augusta, Georgia with his family. His primary business was ownership of WJBF television and radio stations. Fuqua became involved with politics in 1957 when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives for Richmond County where he served four terms. During his tenure as a politician, Fuqua was responsible for helping Carl Sanders become elected as governor in 1962 and also served as a member of the Democratic National Convention Committee in 1964. The collection includes papers detailing Fuqua’s involvement with the Georgia Democratic Party, photographs, campaign memorabilia, and audiovisual materials.
Collection Title:  Georgia and National Political Ephemera Collection 
Creator:  Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
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Abstract:  The Georgia and National Political Ephemera Collection includes material documenting political campaigns in Georgia, in the United States as well as a small amount of material on Canadian, French, and British political parties. The bulk of the collection is comprised of bumper stickers but also includes pamphlets, brochures, clippings, matchbooks, posters, and signs from candidates' political campaigns.
Collection Title:  C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group A: State Senate Files 
Creator:  Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-
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Abstract:  Record Group A: State Senate Files were generated while Don Johnson served in the Georgia General Assembly as a Senator from 1987 to 1993. The General Files include materials that assisted Johnson with monitoring legislative issues, researching and writing legislation, developing legislative initiatives, as well as observing local issues. Included are files relating to the Intra County Telephone Toll Bill, Johnson’s work on the Appropriations and Reapportionment Committees, the Export Study Commission, and the Hobbs Act. The Issue files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, maps and bills. These were issues of particular interest to Johnson which included human resources, taxation and transportation. The Campaign series contains material relating to Johnson’s campaign in 1987 to fill the seat of the late Parks Brown and his subsequent races in 1988, 1990, and 1992.
Collection Title:  James L. (Jimmy) Paulk Papers 
Creator:  Paulk, James L. (Jimmy), 1949-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of Democrat James L. Paulk’s state senatorial papers during his term representing the 13th District from 1977 to 1979 and a small selection of files of Senator J. Ebb Duncan (30th District). Paulk’s papers include incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, bills, speeches, constituent questionnaires. Printed and photographic materials document state fiscal concerns, environmental issues, and the state of county correctional institutions. Of particular interest are the constituent surveys and responses from 1978 and 1979 as they reflect the opinions of Paulk’s constituency on issues of the day such as the Equal Rights Amendment, tax issues, capital punishment, and teacher’s compensation. Duncan’s files, dating from 1977 to 1979, are legislative in nature and touch primarily on his efforts to secure transportation for the elderly and mentally challenged through S.B. 553.
Collection Title:  John B. Morris Papers 
Creator:  Morris, John B., 1930-
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Abstract:  These papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, pamphlets, memoranda, briefs, and card files related to Reverend John B. Morris' involvement in Write-In Georgia (1966 gubernatorial campaign to write-in Ellis Arnall as a candidate), the Georgia Democratic Party Forum, Georgia Convention of Loyal Democrats, the Democratic National Convention (1968), and the Georgia Democratic Party.
Collection Title:  John C. Foster, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Foster, John Charles, 1934-
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Abstract:  The John C. Foster, Sr. Papers contain materials related to his time in office as a Georgia State Senator from 1975 to 1993. Senator Foster represented the Fiftieth District in North Georgia. The John C. Foster, Sr. Papers include constituent correspondence and issue mail, bill files, news clippings, speeches, campaign and political files, and photographs and artifacts.
Collection Title:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Politics 
Creator:  Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
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Abstract:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Politics include files regarding political opponents, events, campaigns, and conventions. National party policy statements are an important part of the years when elections occur. The 1960 Kennedy-Johnson election is especially extensive and includes transcripts from the Kennedy-Nixon debates. Local elections include district correspondence, voter lists, financial statements, press releases, in the years they occur. Correspondence includes letters from Senators Talmadge, Kennedy, Kefauver, Humphrey; Representatives Johnson and Vinson; Governors Arnall, Sanders, Vandiver, Stephenson of Illinois and national figures like Ty Cobb, former President Harry Truman, are scattered throughout the series, especially after 1960.
Collection Title:  Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Goldstein, Maxine S., 1926-
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Abstract:  Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials includes one compact disc, four audiocassettes, one quarter-inch open reel audio tape, and seven VHS videocassettes.
Collection Title:  Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XI: Political 
Creator:  Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr., 1913-2003
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Abstract:  Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XI: Political comprises correspondence, memoranda, and material relating to Stephens’ political supporters and his political campaigns. There is a mélange of materials including campaign contributions and expenditures, Democratic party information, information on opposition candidates, election information, and election results. Also found in this series is political correspondence arranged by county. There is a small amount of clippings, correspondent forms, candidate files, Republican civil rights files, two notebooks, and a scrapbook.
Collection Title:  Zell Miller Papers, Series VIII: Publications 
Creator:  Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-
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Abstract:  The Zell Miller Papers document Miller’s forty-five year career in Georgia politics, including his service as a U.S. Senator (2000-2005), Governor of Georgia (1991-1999), Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (1975-1991), Executive Director of the Georgia Democratic Party (1971-1973), member of the State Boards of Pardons and Paroles, Probation, and Children and Youth (1964-1973), Executive Secretary to Governor Lester Maddox (1969-1971), State Senator (1961-1965), and Mayor of Young Harris, Georgia (1959-1960). Series VIII. Publications includes notebooks containing drafts, uncorrected proofs and galleys, correspondence, and clippings relating to five of Miller’s books.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 039 Michael Thurmond 
Creator:  Thurmond, Michael L., 1953-
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Abstract:  Having served as a Representative in Georgia State House, the director of DFACS, chairman of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, and Georgia Commissioner, Michael "Mike" Thurmond discusses his early life in Athens, his education, his experience with legislative policies and politics, his philosophy on labor in Georgia, and the outlook for the Democratic Party of Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 046 Sam Massell 
Creator:  Massell, Samuel, 1927-
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Abstract:  In 1969, Sam Massell was elected as a Democrat to be the Atlanta's first Jewish mayor. He discusses his early political career and his time as mayor, including the development of MARTA, his support for the advancement of minorities, and the role of Buckhead in Atlanta and Fulton County.
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