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Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)[X]
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Olympics. (4)
Civil rights movements--Georgia. (3)
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Agricultural laws and legislation--United States. (2)
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University of Georgia. (2)
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Agriculture, United States--International cooperation. (1)
Animal welfare. (1)
Apportionment (Election laws)--Georgia. (1)
Athens-Clarke County Unification Commission (1)
Atlanta Board of Aldermen. (1)
College integration--Georgia--Athens--History. (1)
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International economic relations. (1)
Jews--Georgia--Societies, etc. (1)
Journalism. (1)
Journalists--Georgia. (1)
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968--Assassination. (1)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination. (1)
Legislators--Georgia--Correspondence. (1)
Legislators--Georgia. (1)
Mass media--Law and legislation--Southern States. (1)
Mayors--Georgia--Atlanta--Election. (1)
School integration--Georgia. (1)
Television news programs. (1)
United States--Congress--House. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. (1)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. (1)
Voting. (1)
Water quality management--Georgia. (1)
Water resources development--Georgia. (1)
Water--Law and legislation--Georgia. (1)
Women mayors. (1)
Young Harris College. (1)
Collection Title:  Robert Lindsay Thomas Papers, Series III: Personal 
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 III: Personal contains personal files related to Thomas's political career, service on the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, and involvement with other organizations.
Collection Title:  George W. (Buddy) Darden Papers, Series IV: Political 
Creator:  Darden, George, 1943-
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Abstract:  George (Buddy) Darden served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 1995. Series IV: Political includes files about Darden's campaigns, the Democratic Party, correspondence with colleagues, the Seventh District of Georgia, and subject files.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 004 Gwen O'Looney interviewed by Betsy Bean, Part 1 
Creator:  Bean, Betsy
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Abstract:  Gwendolyn Ingram O’Looney grew up on St. Simon’s Island, graduated from the University of Georgia, and has worked in human service positions throughout her career. In this interview, she talks about her public service career in local politics, as a city council member and two-term mayor of Athens-Clarke County. She describes issues affecting Athens during the 1980s, as well as the race relations and women and minority representation at the time. O’Looney discusses the city-county unification process that created Athens-Clarke County, its ramifications, and her involvement in carrying out consolidation in her role as mayor.
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:  George J. Berry Papers 
Creator:  Berry, George J., 1937-
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Abstract:  George J. Berry held various leadership positions with the City of Atlanta, the State of Georgia and the private sector and worked throughout his career to attract international business to Atlanta and Georgia. The papers include correspondence, reports, board meeting materials, publications, photographs, audiovisual materials, and memorabilia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 071 George Berry 
Creator:  Berry, George J., 1937-
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Abstract:  George J. Berry went to work in the finance department of the city of Atlanta in 1962. Berry was chosen to be the deputy chief administrative officer in Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen's administration. Mayor Sam Massell promoted him to chief administrative officer during Atlanta's critical transition from primarily white to mixed race leadership. Under Mayor Maynard Jackson, Berry was appointed Commissioner of Aviation in 1978. There, he oversaw the development of terminals and runways in the Atlanta Airport. In 1983, Berry became the commissioner of Industry, Trade and Tourism for the state of Georgia. He remained in that position until 1990, when he ran an unsuccessful campaign for lieutenant governor. Berry discusses his support for Henry Grady's vision of the New South, his work as Commissioner of Aviation, and the relationship between businesses, Georgians, and the city of Atlanta.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 077 Lewis Massey 
Creator:  Massey, Lewis A., 1962-
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Abstract:  Lewis Massey helped Joe Frank Harris campaign for governor. In 1990, he went to work with Pierre Howard’s campaign for lieutenant governor. Howard was elected, and Massey was appointed Chief of Staff. In 1994, he successfully managed Howard's campaign for reelection. Governor Zell Miller appointed Massey to the position of Georgia Secretary of State upon Max Cleland’s resignation. In 1996, Massey won a successful reelection campaign. As Secretary of State, he devised bills to stop telemarketing fraud, and to pass the first Voter ID law. In 1998, he campaigned for governor, but came second to Roy Barnes. Massey discusses his work on several political campaigns, his time as Secretary of State, and comments on party politics in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 115 Bob Cohn 
Creator:  Cohn, Bob.
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Abstract:  Bob Cohn began his career as a news writer and photojournalist after graduating from the University of Alabama. He has worked on Olympic and event marketing for many years and has served as a chairman of the National Parade and March Oversight Committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and as Governor Zell Miller's appointee to the Metropolitan Atlanta Olympic Games Authority. Cohn discusses his work as a journalist, his experience working in the field of public relations, and his influence on several Olympic Games.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 149 Ray Moore 
Creator:  Moore, Ray
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Abstract:  Ray Moore (b. 1922) was an Atlanta TV newsman for twenty-three years. In 1951, he joined WSB Radio and then WSB-TV the following year. Moore resigned as news director of WSB, in 1969, and joined WAGA-TV (Channel 5) until he retired from broadcasting entirely in 1974. Moore produced a number of documentaries on penal reform, school desegregation, hunger, religion, and urban development. Moore discusses his work with WSB, covering legislative news in Georgia, and his experience making documentaries.
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:  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.