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Georgia--Politics and government--1951-[X]
Legislators--United States. (40)
Democratic Party (Ga.) (19)
Speeches. (18)
Education--Georgia. (17)
Legislators--Georgia. (17)
Georgia. Office of the Governor. (16)
Advertising, Political Georgia. (12)
Legislative records. (12)
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government--20th century. (11)
Campaign paraphernalia--Georgia. (10)
Democratic Party (U.S.) (10)
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program. (10)
Georgia. Office of the Lieutenant Governor. (10)
Political campaigns--United States--Georgia. (9)
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives. (8)
Literacy--Georgia. (8)
Political campaigns--Georgia. (8)
United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. (8)
Campaign literature--Democratic--Georgia. (7)
Georgia--Music. (7)
Press releases. (7)
Public lands--Georgia. (7)
United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. (7)
United States. Federal Communications Commission. (7)
Civil rights--Georgia. (6)
Civil rights. (6)
Georgia. General Assembly. Senate. (6)
Georgia--Appropriations and expenditures. (5)
Georgia--General Assembly--Senate. (5)
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950. (5)
Governors--Georgia--Election. (5)
Political campaigns. (5)
Campaign management--United States. (4)
Congressional records. (4)
Georgia--General Assembly--House of Representatives. (4)
Georgia--Legislature. (4)
Governors--Georgia. (4)
Housing--Georgia. (4)
Political parties--Georgia. (4)
Presidents--United States--Election--1968. (4)
Republican Party (Ga.) (4)
Student aid--Georgia. (4)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency. (4)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. (4)
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Committees. (4)
United States. Congress. Senate. (4)
United States. Marine Corps. (4)
Young Harris College. (4)
Budget--Georgia. (3)
Dams--Georgia (3)
Elections--Georgia. (3)
Georgia--Governors. (3)
Rivers--Georgia. (3)
United States. Congress. House. (3)
United States. Federal Trade Commission. (3)
University System of Georgia. Board of Regents. (3)
Water quality management--Georgia. (3)
Water resources development--Georgia. (3)
Advertising, Political (2)
Agricultural laws and legislation--United States. (2)
Apportionment (Election laws)--Georgia. (2)
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government--1951- (2)
Civil rights--United States. (2)
Correspondence. (2)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) (2)
Democratic National Convention (1988 : Atlanta, Ga.) (2)
Electioneering--Georgia. (2)
Energy development--Law and legislation--Southern States. (2)
Environmental policy--United States. (2)
Finance--Law and legislation--United States. (2)
Gay military personnel--Government policy--United States (2)
Georgia--Economic conditions. (2)
Georgia--Race relations. (2)
Governmental investigations--United States. (2)
Governors--Georgia--Election--1946. (2)
Governors--Georgia--Photographs. (2)
Gun control--United States--Public opinion (2)
Mass media--Law and legislation--Southern States. (2)
Mayors--Georgia--Atlanta--Election. (2)
Medical policy--United States (2)
National health insurance--Law and legislation--United States (2)
Oral histories. (2)
Political consultants--United States. (2)
Political conventions--Georgia. (2)
Political participation--Georgia. (2)
Presidential candidates--United States. (2)
Presidents--United States--Election--1976. (2)
Proceedings. (2)
Richard B. Russell Dam (Ga. and S.C.) (2)
School integration--Georgia. (2)
School integration--United States. (2)
Scrapbooks. (2)
Segregation--Georgia. (2)
Speeches, addresses, etc. (2)
United States--Armed Forces. (2)
United States. Executive Office of the President. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (2)
United States. Labor Management Relations Act. (2)
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. (2)
African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta. (1)
Agriculture--Georgia. (1)
Alcovy River Watershed (Ga.) (1)
American Legion. (1)
American Red Cross. (1)
Athens-Clarke County (Ga.)--Politics and government. (1)
Atlanta Board of Aldermen. (1)
Augusta (Ga.) (1)
Augusta (Ga.)--Newspapers. (1)
Augusta (Ga.)--Politics and government--1951- (1)
Biographers. (1)
Center for American Women and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics) (1)
Child welfare--Georgia. (1)
Citizen (Jackson, Miss.) (1)
Civil rights --United States (1)
Civil rights--Georgia--20th century. (1)
Clarke County (Ga.)--Politics and government--1951- (1)
Clarke County (Ga.)--Politics and government. (1)
College integration--Georgia--Athens--History. (1)
Council of State Governments. Southern Legislative Conference. (1)
Creationism--Georgia. (1)
Daughters of the American Revolution (1)
Dawson Peanut Laboratory (Ga.) (1)
DeKalb County (Ga.)--Politics and government. (1)
Delphian Society (1)
Democratic National Convention (1)
Democratic National Convention (1952 : Chicago, Ill.) (1)
Democratic National Convention (1976 : New York, N.Y.) (1)
Democratic National Convention (1980 : New York, N.Y.) (1)
Democratic National Convention (1984 : San Francisco, Calif.) (1)
Documentary photography--Georgia. (1)
Economic development--Georgia. (1)
Editors--Georgia. (1)
Election law--Georgia. (1)
Evolution (Biology)--Religious aspects--Christianity. (1)
Freedom of speech. (1)
Freedom of the press. (1)
Fulton County (Ga.) (1)
Garden Club of Georgia. (1)
Gardening--Georgia--Societies, etc. (1)
Georgia Democratic Party Forum. (1)
Georgia Federation of Democratic Women. (1)
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs. (1)
Georgia State Prison. (1)
Georgia--Commission for a New Georgia. (1)
Georgia--Commission on Economy and Reorganization. (1)
Georgia--Emigration and immigration. (1)
Georgia--Governor's Commission on the Status of Women (1)
Georgia--Photographs. (1)
Georgia--Social life and customs--Photographs. (1)
Georgia--State Board of Education. (1)
Georgia. Court of Appeals. (1)
Georgia. Forestry Commission--Officials and employees. (1)
Georgia. General Assembly--Appropriations and expenditures. (1)
Georgia. General Assembly. Committee on Schools. (1)
Georgia. Governor (1959-1963 : Vandiver) (1)
Georgia. Governor (1963-1967 : Sanders) (1)
Georgia. State Commission on Indian Affairs. (1)
Governors--Georgia--Biography. (1)
Governors--Georgia--Election--History--20th century. (1)
Governors--Georgia--Election--History. (1)
Health care reform--United States. (1)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945). (1)
Interviews. (1)
Iraq War, 2003- (1)
Jekyll Island (Ga.) (1)
Jews--Georgia--Societies, etc. (1)
Journalists--Georgia. (1)
Judges--Selection and appointment--United States. (1)
Kindergarten (1)
Lawyers--Georgia. (1)
Legislation--Georgia. (1)
Legislators--Georgia--Clarke County. (1)
Legislators--Georgia--Correspondence. (1)
Legislators--United States (1)
Legislators--United States--Biography. (1)
Lotteries--Georgia. (1)
Manuscripts. (1)
Medical College of Georgia. (1)
Medical laws and legislation. (1)
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. (1)
Minutes. (1)
Municipal officials and employees--Georgia--Atlanta. (1)
National Conference of State Legislatures. (1)
National Order of Women Legislators (U.S.) (1)
National States Rights Party (U.S.) (1)
Natural history--Georgia--Photographs. (1)
New Deal, 1933-1939. (1)
Olympics. (1)
Photographers--Georgia. (1)
Photographers. (1)
Political cartoons. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1952. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1980. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1984. (1)
Presidents--United States--Election--1988. (1)
Prison administration--Georgia. (1)
Prison administration--United States. (1)
Prisoners--Georgia. (1)
Prisons and race relations--Georgia. (1)
Prisons--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Prisons--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
Public works--Laws and legislation. (1)
Racism--Georgia. (1)
Red and Black (Athens, Ga.) (1)
Regional planning--Georgia. (1)
Reidsville (Ga.) (1)
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-) (1)
Rhodesia Broadcasting Corporation. (1)
Rhodesia and Nyasaland--Photographs. (1)
Rhodesia, Southern. Army--Chaplains. (1)
Richard B. Russell Lake (Ga. and S.C.) (1)
Rural electrification. (1)
Sidney Lanier, Lake (Ga.) (1)
Sound recordings. (1)
Southern States--Politics and government--20th century. (1)
Taxation--Law and legislation--United States. (1)
Telephone selling--Georgia. (1)
Tourism--Georgia. (1)
Union County (Ga.)--History. (1)
United States--Congress--Elections, 1972. (1)
United States--Congress--Senate --Biography. (1)
United States--Foreign relations--Law and legislation. (1)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1933-1945. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1933-1953. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1961-1963. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1963-1969. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1981-1989. (1)
United States--Politics and government--1989-1993. (1)
United States--Race relations (1)
United States--Race relations. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. (1)
United States. Supreme Court--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment. (1)
United States. Veterans Administration. (1)
United States.Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. (1)
University of Georgia--Students--History--20th century. (1)
Urban renewal--Georgia--Atlanta. (1)
Veterans--United States. (1)
Visual material. (1)
Water--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Wildlife--Georgia--Photographs. (1)
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs. (1)
Women--Legal status, laws, etc. (1)
World War, 1914-1918--United States. (1)
World War, 1939-1945--South Pacific Ocean--Photographs. (1)
Write-In Georgia (Organization) (1)
Zimbabwe--History--Chimurenga War, 1966-1980. (1)
Zoning--Georgia. (1)
Collection Title:  Mell Traylor Papers 
Creator:  Traylor, Mell Randolph, 1949-
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Abstract:  The Mell Traylor Papers documents the career of the former State Senator who served two terms from 1974 to 1978. At the age of 25, Traylor became the youngest Georgia to get elected to the State Senate in 1974. This collection includes papers which document Traylor’s involvement with politics as a high school student when he was a summer intern for Herman E. Talmadge to his involvement with the Young Democrats at the University of Georgia. Other papers in this collection include campaign material from his 1974 bid for the Senate, correspondence, reports, photographs, and state government publications.
Collection Title:  Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Public Works 
Creator:  Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr., 1913-2003
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Abstract:  Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Public Works series contains correspondence, news releases, reports, memos, news clippings, maps, and other printed material related to federal public works projects (dams, bridges, etc) in Georgia. The series is arranged alphabetically by topic – generally the project name or an organization involved. Topics include the Russell Dam, Hartwell Dam, Savannah River, and Trotters Shoals. For related topics see the General series.
Collection Title:  Lester G. Maddox Biographical File 
Creator:  Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.
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Abstract:  The file contains writings by Maddox expressing his grief over the death of his wife, Virginia; writings relating to his term as governor of Georgia; his last "State of the State Address"; prints of Lester and Virginia Maddox; a booklet on the construction of the Lester and Virginia Maddox Bridge over the Chattahoochee River on I-75; and information on the Board of Regents' budget increase between 1967 and 1971.
Collection Title:  Charles L. Gowen Papers 
Creator:  Gowen, Charles Latimer
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Abstract:  The collection consists of personal and political papers of Georgia State Representative Charles L. Gowen from 1946 to 1966. The papers primarily document Gowen’s unsuccessful bid for Georgia Governor in 1954.
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:  William W. Fincher, Jr. Papers 
Creator:  Fincher, William W., Jr., 1914-2006
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Collection Title:  William Armstrong Smith Papers 
Creator:  Smith, William Armstrong, 1914-1996.
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Abstract:  William Armstrong Smith was a Georgia state senator from the 34th District (Fulton County), from 1966 to 1974. During this time, Smith introduced various bills, served on and/or chaired numerous senate committees, and actively supported the development of the Republican Party in Georgia. The collection documents his career and to a lesser degree his campaigns as well as his continued interest in legislative matters after his senate career ended (1975-1978). The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, and legislative bills. There are approximately six linear feet of publication materials produced by various sources covering subjects such as education, insurance, transportation, and planning. Another important aspect of the collection is correspondence Smith created after his senate career with Georgia politicians. Correspondents include: Howard "Bo" Callaway, John J. Flynt, Jr., Wyche Fowler, Zell Miller, Sam Nunn, as well as United States Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon.
Collection Title:  Thomas Gresham Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Files 
Creator:  Gresham, Thomas Talmadge, 1922-1990.
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Abstract:  The collection consists primarily of speeches and press releases written by members of Governor Lester Maddox’s press department. Thomas Talmadge Gresham drafted over 200 speeches during his tenure as a speechwriter for the Governor from 1968 to 1970. Also included are research files maintained by Gresham and various other press department office files, including schedules and assignments. There are also seven photographs and a few pieces of memorabilia from Maddox’s gubernatorial years.
Collection Title:  Braswell D. Deen, Jr. Papers 
Creator:  Deen, Braswell D., 1925-
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Abstract:  The collection consists of papers of Braswell D. Deen, Jr., lawyer, Georgia legislator (1951-1960), and Georgia appellate court judge (1965-1990). The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, printed material, and speeches. The materials document Deen's personal interests, his writing career, touch briefly on his tenure on the Georgia Court of Appeals and his actitivites as Carl Sanders' campaign manager (8th district) during the 1962 gubernatorial election, but mainly focus on Deen's interest in scientific creationism. The collection also contains correspondence, manuscripts, and poems of Deen's aunt, Annie Hartman Smith.
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:  Clifford Hodges Brewton Collection of Lester G. Maddox Speech/Press Research Files 
Creator:  Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.
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Abstract:  Reverend Clifford Hodges Brewton served as press aide to Lester Maddox during his terms as governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia. This collection contains materials Brewton compiled in order to write a book (never published) about Governor Maddox. The scope of the collection covers both the gubernatorial (1967-1971) and the lieutenant governor (1971-1975) administrations of Maddox including the campaigns for each office as well as his 1968 bid for the U.S. presidency. The collection includes press releases, speeches, research materials, clippings, magazine articles, photographs, audiocassettes, and ¼-inch audiotapes.
Collection Title:  E. L. (Tic) Forrester Papers 
Creator:  Forrester, Elijah Lewis (Tic), 1896-1970.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of personal and political papers of E. L. Forrester from 1920 to 1970. Includes law practice client case files (1920-1969); House of Representative subject files containing information on the Dawson Peanut Laboratory, civil rights, and the House Judiciary Committee (1950-1964); personal files containing correspondence, military, civic, and religious activities, and Civil War research (1918-1970); speech files containing notes, outlines, and drafts (1926-1970); and political files containing election campaign materials. Of particular interest are records relating to his involvement as prosecuting attorney in a 1949 civil rights case involving Rosa Lee Ingram.
Collection Title:  George L. Smith II Papers 
Creator:  Smith, George Leon, 1912-1973.
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Abstract:  The George L. Smith II Papers span the dates 1943 to 1974, covering most of his twenty-nine year term as the representative from Emanuel County in the Georgia House of Representatives. The bulk of the papers represent Smith's second tenure as Speaker of the House of Representatives (1967-1973).
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:  Thomas M. Hayes Collection of Georgia Republican Party Campaign Photographs 
Creator:  Hayes, Thomas M.
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Abstract:  The collection consists of photographs collected by Thomas M. Hayes depicting Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon and his campaign activities in Georgia in 1964. It includes photographs of Richard and Pat Nixon's visit to Atlanta.
Collection Title:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series I: Departmental 
Creator:  Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
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Abstract:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series I: Departmental relates to legislation and is divided into two subseries, A. Departments and B. Commissions. Departments include all executive departments, which make up the President's cabinet. Files consist of constituent correspondence, reports, and press releases. Commissions consist of executive and congressional commissions and boards. Materials found in this subseries consist of correspondence, reports, newsletters, and directories.
Collection Title:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control 
Creator:  Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
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Abstract:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control is divided into four subseries corresponding to the four major water projects, Flint River, Russell Dam, West Point Dam, and General. This series includes project files, clippings, maps, and reports documenting Satilla River, Ocmulgee River, Coosa-Alabama River, Chattahoochee River, Cedar Creek River, Alcovy River, Spewrell Bluff, and others.
Collection Title:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series III: General 
Creator:  Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
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Abstract:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series III: General is divided into two subseries: A. Miscellaneous, General and Individual correspondence and B. Subject files. These files contain background information on legislation, daily office activities, constituent inquiries, as well as various groups and activities. Files consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, news releases, clippings, and photographs. The majority of the papers date from the early sixties to the late seventies. The early years of this series, 1954 to 1962, coincide with Flynt's Departmental series, which date from 1963 to 1978. The researcher will need to consult the other portion of this collection to gain a more complete understanding of the congressman's work with legislation relating to the executive departments and commissions.
Collection Title:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials 
Creator:  Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
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Abstract:  John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials includes one Umatic videocassette from 1978, four 16mm films including a film of Flynt with President Kennedy in 1962, and one quarter-inch open reel audio tape from 1966.
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