Georgia and National Political Ephemera CollectionGeorgia and National Political Ephemera Collection

Georgia and National Political Ephemera Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia and National Political Ephemera Collection
Creator: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
Dates: 1906-2000
Dates: Bulk, 1960-1974
Extent: 4.0 boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/080/GNPE
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
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 Description

Scope and Content

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.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series: I. Georgia, II. United States, and III. National Parties


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permissions. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Mat Darby, 2015.


Related Materials

Access Points

Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992.
Blackburn, Benjamin Bentley, 1927-
Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-
Campaign literature--Democratic--Georgia.
Campaign literature--Republican--Georgia.
Democratic Party (Ga.)
Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
Griffin, S. Marvin, 1907-1982.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.
McCarthy , Eugene J., 1916-2005.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhouse), 1913-1994.
Printed ephemera.
Republican Party (Ga.)
Sanders, Carl Edward, 1925-
Smith, George T. (George Thornwell), 1916-2010.
Thompson, Standish Fletcher, 1925-
Weltner, Charles Longstreet.

Related Collections in this Repository

Democratic Party of Georgia Records

Georgia Republican Party Records


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series I. Georgia

BoxFolder
11Progressive Party Ballot, 1916
12Democratic Party Ballots, 1906, 1966
13Democratic Party of Georgia Platform, 1922
14Young Democrats of Mercer, circa 1960
15Maynard Jackson: Candidate for U.S. Senate, 1968
16Mackay-Blackburn, 1966
17[James] Mackay - [Ben] Blackburn, 4th District Congressman, 1968
18[James A.] Mackay, 1964
19[James] Mackay, Blackburn [Ben], 1966
110Charles Weltner, [also John Flynt, Fletcher Thompson], undated
111Ellis Arnall, Governor's Race, 1966
112[Carl] Sanders, [Marvin] Griffin, 1964
113"Bo" Callaway, Governor's Race, 1966
114Maddox, Lester, Governor's Race, 1966
115Smith, G. T. [George T.], Geer, P.Z. [Peter Zack], Lt. Governor's Race, undated
116Senate Races (Georgia), 1968
117Atlanta Mayor, 1969
118Atlanta Vice Mayor, 1969
119Atlanta Alderman, 1969
120-21Miscellaneous, 1968
122DeKalb [County]Commissioner, undated
123Chairman, DeKalb County Commission, 1968
BoxFolder
232Marvin Griffin, Governor, 1954
233Mack Mattingly, U.S. Senate, 1986
234Bill Stuckey, U.S. House, 1966
235Herman Talmadge, Governor and U.S. Senate, 1950-1980
BoxFolder
34Mack Mattingly, U.S. Congress, 1966
34Joe Frank Harris, Governor, 1982
3Posters and Signs, 1958-1998
Arnall, Ellis: Ellis Arnall for Governor - Democrat, 1966
Barnes, Roy: Barnes - Governor (2), 1998
Caldwell, Johnnie L.: Re-Elect Johnnie L. Caldwell Comptroller General - He's Your Man, 1982
Cavender, David L.: David L. Cavender - Superior Court Judge - Democratic Party, 1982
Cleland, Max: Max Cleland - Meeting the Challenge - Secretary of State for Georgia - Democrat, 1982
Davis, John W.: John W. Davis for Congress from the Seventh District of Georgia, circa 1960
Davis, Peter R.: Make Peter R. Davis YOUR man on the COUNTY COMMISSION - He's running for YOU!, undated
Ellington, Betty: BE Elect - A Good Woman for Good Government - Committed to Serve The PEOPLE - Betty Ellington - 5th District (2), 1982
Gillis, Neil L., Jr.: Give Another Man a Chance - Vote for Neil L. Gillis, Jr. for Congress (3), undated
Ginn, Bo: Bo Ginn for Governor - Spring Festival Concerts, Kiddy Rides, Prizes - Good Family Entertainment, 1982
Ginn, Bo: Bo Ginn for Governor, 1982
Gregory, Hardy: Elect Hardy Gregory Supreme Court Justice - Vote May 3, 1983
Hamilton, Phillips: Elect Phillips Hamilton (To Succeed Bo Ginn) - Democratic for Congress, 1982
Harris, Joe Frank: No Tax Increase - Elect Joe Frank Harris for Governor, 1982
Harris, Joe Frank: Elect Joe Frank Harris Governor, 1982
Harris, Joe Frank: Elect Joe Frank Harris Governor, 1982
Hight, Tony: Help Us Elect Tony Hight Justice - Supreme Court of Georgia, 1982
Holm, [Charles Ramm, Jr.?]: Holm for Congress, undated
Isakson, Johnny: Johnny Isakson - Governor, 1990
Karrh, Randy: Elect Randy Karrh Representative 109th District, 1982
Maddox, Lester: This is Maddox Country - Sincerely, Lester Maddox, circa 1966
Massey, Lewis A.: Massey - Secretary of State, circa 1996
Mattingly, Mack: Do Something About It! - Vote for Mack Mattingly, Republican Candidate for Congress, 1966
Poythress, David: Vote Poythress - Secretary of State, 1982
Riley, Clark: Elect Clark Riley to the Emanuel Co. School Board District 4 - Your Vote and Support will be Appreciated!, 1982
Robinson, Robert Edward: Vote May 25 - Robinson Candidate for Alderman - 5th District - Born in the District - Raised in the District - Ready to Serve, 1982
Rousakis, John: Re-Elect Mayor Rousakis, 1982
Russell, John: Elect John Russell - Democrat - U.S. Senate, 1986
Smith, Sam: Elect Sam Smith Commissioner, 1982
Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr.: Re-Elect Stephens to Congress, circa 1960
Stuckey, Williamson S., Jr.: We need Bill Stuckey to get the 8th on the move (5), 1966
Thomas, Lindsay: Thomas for Congress - Democratic Party, 1982
Vandiver, Jr., S. Ernest: Vandiver for Governor (7), 1958
Vandiver, Jr., S. Ernest: Vandiver Enters Race for Governor - Back Segregation - Country Unit System - Pledges Economy in State Spending, 1958
 

Series II. United States

BoxFolder
21Senate, U.S., 1966
22-3Legislative Races, 1968
24-5Governor's Races in 1968 (U.S.A.), 1968
26Governors, U.S., 1969
27New York Mayor, 1969
28[Barry] Goldwater, 1964
29-11[Lyndon B] Johnson, 1964
212[Eugene] McCarthy, 1968
213Reagan and [Nelson Rockefeller] Rocky, undated
214-16[Hubert] Humphrey, 1968, undated
217[George] Wallace, 1968
218Presidential Race: Maddox, McGovern, 1968
219-21[Richard] Nixon, 1968, 1971
236Gore-Lieberman, 2000
BoxFolder
34[Jimmy] Carter for President, 1976
Box
4Jimmy Carter Peanut Brigade T-shirt: Another Nut for Carter, circa 1976
 

Series III. National Parties

BoxFolder
222Republican Party, undated
223Socialist Workers Party, undated
224Conservative Canada, 1974
225Liberal Canada, 1974
226Social Credit Canada, 1974
227Conservative Party (England), 1974
228Labour Party (England), 1974
229President of France, 1969
230-31Miscellaneous [national], 1969
BoxFolder
34Poster: Democratic National Convention - Atlanta (2), 1988