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Carl Vinson Institute of Government. (1)
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Milledgeville (Ga.) (1)
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National Conference of State Legislatures. (1)
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Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) (1)
Phi Mu Fraternity. (1)
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Railroads--Georgia. (1)
Red and Black (Athens, Ga.) (1)
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Sandy Springs (Ga.) (1)
School integration--United States. (1)
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September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001. (1)
Sidney Lanier, Lake (Ga.) (1)
Sound recordings. (1)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference. (1)
St. Luke’s Hospital (New York, N.Y.) (1)
State Normal School--Georgia--Athens (1)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
Telephone selling--Georgia. (1)
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Tourism--Georgia. (1)
Union County (Ga.)--History. (1)
United Nations. (1)
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United States--Politics and government--1951- (1)
United States. Army Air Corps--History--World War, 1939-1945. (1)
United States. Army. Air Corps--Medals, badges, decorations, etc. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency. (1)
University of Georgia--Students--History. (1)
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service. (1)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--United States. (1)
WDUN Radio (Gainesville, GA). (1)
Women legislators. (1)
Women. (1)
World War II, 1939-1945--Germany. (1)
World War, 1939-1945--United States. (1)
Collection Title:  Robert G. Daniell, Sr. Materials 
Creator:  Daniell, Robert G.
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Abstract:  The materials include a ballpoint pen used to sign the 12th Grade Bill in 1947, a photograph of E. D. Rivers, Robert G. Daniell, and Zed Kennimiel, and a VHS videocassette of 1989 Georgia Digest interviews with Herman Talmadge, Ernest Vandiver, and Carl Sanders.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 006 Anne Brightwell interviewed by Betsy Bean 
Creator:  Bean, Betsy
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Abstract:  Anne Brightwell grew up in the small town of Union, Missouri, outside of St. Louis. She graduated from Lindenwood College, and was involved in social activism relating to race and integration alongside her husband Frank. After moving to Athens, Georgia, they became involved in activism there, including printing the newspaper United Free Press, from their home. In this interview, Brightwell discusses her experiences as a teacher in Clarke Central High School in Athens-Clarke County. She talks about administrational support, school diversity, white flight, the connection between poverty and education, and the positive influence of the school’s athletic program on developing interracial understanding.
Collection Title:  Zell Miller Papers, Series I: Personal 
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). This series includes materials from his childhood, Marine Corps service, and education at the University of Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 163 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 issues facing Georgia, including the public education system (with a discussion about the differences between public schools, charter schools, and private schools), voter registration, political reapportionment and redistricting, and challenges to Medicaid expansion.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers, Series III. Press 
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 III. Press documents the various ways Cleland communicated his views, including speeches, his biography, press releases, newspaper clippings, and his website.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 005 Carl Sanders 
Creator:  Sanders, Carl Edward, 1925-
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Abstract:  Carl Sanders served as governor from 1963 to 1967 and had a successful law career with his firm Troutman Sanders, LLC. In this interview, Sanders discusses his rise to governor of Georgia, the 1970 gubernatorial race, and his career after politics.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 007 Joe Frank Harris 
Creator:  Harris, Joe Frank, 1936-
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Abstract:  Joe Frank Harris served as governor of Georgia from 1983 to 1991, and is remembered for creating and implementing the Quality Basic Education Act (QBE), overseeing the building of the Georgia Dome, creating the Technical College System of Georgia, and working to bring the 1996 Summer Olympics to Atlanta. In this interview, Harris discusses the QBE, attratcting businesses to Georgia, water resource management, and his working relationships in public service.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 022 Nancy Schaefer 
Creator:  Schaefer, Nancy Isabelle Smith, 1936-2010.
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Abstract:  Nancy Schaefer served as a Republican senator for Georgia's 50th district from 2004 to 2008. She presided over Family Concerns, Inc., a conservative religious group. In this interview, Schaefer discusses her early years in Clayton, Georgia, and her service as a state senator representing parts of northeast Georgia. She focuses on her efforts to reform Child Protective Services and her work representing the organizations Family Concerns and the Southern Baptist Convention to the United Nations. She also addresses her run for mayor of Atlanta, her campaigns for lieutenant governor, and her run for Congress. Other topics include the rise of Republicanism in Georgia and a variety of social issues.
Collection Title:  Cardee Kilpatrick Papers 
Creator:  Kilpatrick, Cardee
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Abstract:  Cardee Kilpatrick served Athens, Georgia, as a member of the Clarke County Board of Education (1979-1984), the Athens City Council (1986-1990) and the Athens-Clarke County Commission (1990-2004). Her papers include correspondence, planning documents, campaign materials, speeches, news clippings, photographs and artifacts.
Collection Title:  College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History Collection 
Creator:  Norton, Hannah
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Collection Title:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records 
Creator:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office
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Abstract:  The Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office, previously known as the Georgia House Public Information Office, provides media credentials and workspace for journalists who cover the Georgia House of Representatives. The Director of Media Relations for House Communications, under the direction of the Director of Media Services, supervises the Communications staff to facilitate the coverage by reporters of legislative activity. The staff provides bill texts and reports of pending legislation and disseminates press releases and calendars of business to accredited reporters. In addition, the office maintains taped excerpts from floor debates and online daily activity feeds. The majority of the collection consists of audio recordings (see separate AV finding aid) documenting the regular and special sessions of the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as some Senate proceedings, and photographs maintained by the House photographer. This collection includes biographical sketches of legislators, legislative reports, speeches, research materials, press releases, slide show scripts, audiovisual materials and photographs.
Collection Title:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office
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Abstract:  Georgia House of Representatives Communications House Records, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials includes two compact discs, 1,284 audiocassettes, 236 digital audio tapes (DAT), 603 quarter-inch open reel audio tapes, and 66 VHS videocassettes, documenting the regular and special sessions of the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as some Senate proceedings. The audio reels primarily document the daily activities on the floor of the House during regular and special sessions from 1975 to 1998. The audio cassettes, from 1974 to 2004, focus more extensively on budget hearings and committee meetings, most notably those of the Appropriations Committee.
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:  Paul Broun, Sr. Papers 
Creator:  Broun, Paul C. (Paul Collins), 1916-2005
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Abstract:  Paul Broun, Sr. Papers documents Broun's senatorial career in the Georgia General Assembly (1962-2000), especially his service on the Economic Development, Tourism, and Cultural Affairs Committee. The papers include meeting minutes, committee reports, newspaper clippings, and constituent correspondence.
Collection Title:  Roy Vincent Harris Papers, Series V: Audiovisual 
Creator:  Harris, Roy Vincent, 1895-1985
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Abstract:  Roy Vincent Harris Papers, Series V: Audiovisual, includes 1 compact disc, 3 VHS videocassettes, 8 3/4" Umatic videocassettes, 12 audiocassettes, and nine quarter-inch open reel audio tapes containing interviews with Roy V. Harris in the 1970s and 1980s.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 020 Cathy Cox 
Creator:  Cox, Lera Catherine (Cathy), 1958-
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Abstract:  Lera Catherine "Cathy" Cox was born in Bainbridge, Georgia, in 1958 and has served as a state representative, Secretary of State, and as the 21st president of Young Harris College. Cox discusses her early years in Bainbridge, Ga., and her career path in journalism and law before serving in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. She also talks about becoming Secretary of State in 1999, and her efforts to update voting equipment and voter ID laws. She also addresses her unsuccessful run in the 2006 campaign for governor, and shares her thoughts on issues facing Georgia such as early childhood education, rail transportation, and water resource management. Furthermore, she discusses her experience as president of Young Harris College, a role she took in 2007, and her plans for the college in the near future.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 073 DuBose Porter 
Creator:  Porter, DuBose, 1953-
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Abstract:  DuBose Porter ran a successful campaign as a Democrat for the Georgia House of Representatives, in 1982. In 1987, Porter and Griffin Lovett bought Dublin’s daily newspaper, The Courier Herald. Porter oversees the business and publishing aspect of the paper. In 1991 and 1992, he served as Governor Miller’s administration floor leader in the legislature. In 2003, he was elected speaker pro tempore in the Georgia House of Representatives. In 2005, he was elected leader of the Democratic Caucus of the House of Representatives. He served on numerous committees, including Appropriations, Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, Ethics, and Rules. He served as a member of Governor Miller’s Preservation 2000 Committee, and as Chairman of Education and Higher Education. Porter disusses the newspaper business, his time in the legislature, and party politics in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 086 Lonnie King 
Creator:  King, Lonnie.
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Abstract:  Lonnie King was born in Arlington, Georgia. He was raised in Atlanta and served in the U.S. Navy. He left the Navy in 1957, returned to Atlanta, and earned his degree from Morehouse College. In 1960 he was present at the founding of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee at Shaw University. On March 9, 1960, King and SNCC published An Appeal for Human Rights as an advertisement in various Atlanta newspapers. A critical document of the Civil Rights Movement, the Appeal called for complete racial desegregation by peaceful and nonviolent means. King discusses his childhood in the deep south, his work with SNCC and SCLC, and his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 150 Dick Yarbrough 
Creator:  Yarbrough, C. Richard (Dick), 1937-
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Abstract:  For the past 15 years, Dick Yarbrough has gained a large following with his syndicated newspaper column which reaches some 600,000 households and more than 1.3 million readers each week throughout Georgia. In March, 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal named Dick Yarbrough to the recently revamped state board of juvenile justice. Yarbrough discusses his experience with the State Ethics Commission, serving on the Olympics committee, and his experience with art.
Collection Title:  DeKalb County School Desegregation Case Files 
Creator:  Sams, Gary
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Abstract:  The DeKalb County School Desegregation Case Files document the work of the law firm Weekes & Candler defending the DeKalb County Schools in litigation over school desegregation from 1968 to 1997. The files document the progression of the case from the perspective of the defendants, the demographic makeup of students and to a lesser extent all of DeKalb County during this period, and the evolution of school desegregation case law. The majority of the files are pleadings, exhibits, and data about the school system, as well as other kinds of legal documents, research, and correspondence. Common subjects include attendance boundaries, the DeKalb County Schools policies and procedures, enrollment numbers of students including race, the quality of education, and statistics about teachers and staff.
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