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1 Title:   Armour v. Nix Case Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sams, Gary  
  Dates:   1940-1979  
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Armour v. Nix, litigated from 1972 to 1980, challenged school segregation in the metropolitan Atlanta area. The case files include depositions, compliance reports, correspondence, and research on factors influencing racial patterns in housing, the use of busing to desegregate schools, and population changes in metropolitan areas.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/403  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   DeKalb County School Desegregation Case Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sams, Gary  
  Dates:   1946-1996  
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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.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/056/DCS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series V: Legislative  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1961-1975  
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John W. Davis Papers, Series V: Legislative is arranged by Congress and contains legislative material and correspondence for the 91st, 92nd, and 93rd Congresses (1979-1974). It contains Davis Bills from 1961 to 1974. Each Congress is arranged by House Committee followed by Davis's Committees (ones he served on) and Subcommittee followed by Davis's bills. Topics include Watergate, NASA, the National Science Foundation, fire research and training, metric hearings, energy, and the Panama Canal.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series VI: General File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1941, 1958-1974  
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John W. Davis Papers, Series VI: General File contains a variety of material and correspondence, reports, press releases, and grants especially in the early years. The General File, as well as, Legislative, reflect the increasing sophistication of Davis' filing system. In the years 1961 to 1968 (87th - 89th Congresses) General Correspondence-Subject Files includes legislative correspondence. The 1969 and 1970 material is filed together, as was 1971 and 1972. However, 1973 and 1974 were both filed separately (with the exception of the federal agencies and county files which were maintained together). Topics include roads and interstates (I-75), water resource management (Carters Dam and Coosa River), Lockheed Corporation, rural electrification, busing for integration and civil rights, county grants, housing, Medicare, and science and technology.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_VI  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   John W. Davis: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1936-1975  
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John W. Davis was a lawyer and judge who served in the U.S. House from 1961 to 1974, including service on the House Administration Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Science and Astronautics Committee. Davis's papers document his political career and includes correspondence, legislative files, speech and press files, and campaign materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series III: Civil Rights  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series III: Civil Rights files document aspects of the federal government's expansion over state authority in this area, and Talmadge's efforts against such infringement. Included is constituent correspondence, mainly for the year 1968, dealing with the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, social unrest, freedom marches, and the Poor People's Campaign. Legislative files contain correspondence, printed materials, and legal opinions pertaining to the Civil Rights Act of 1957, 1964, and 1966, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and busing.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series V: Administration  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1980  
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From 1957 until 1971, the Administration and Press offices shared the same secretary and files. After 1971, the two offices were separated, as were their filing systems. Therefore some of the subseries are identical to those in the Press Office files series. This series consists of those activities that are not directly associated with "legislating" or providing constituent services but are nevertheless part of the routine of every officeholder. Also included are visitor cards, guest books, the Senator's appointment books, telephone records, and White House tour requests. Topics include the desegregation of the University of Mississippi in 1962; the civil action suit between Ivan Allen, Jr., Mayor of Atlanta, and Rev. Robert Hunter, leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1967; Vietnam; reaction to the Gulf of Tonkin and Mansfield Resolutions in 1967; the Pueblo incident; and the Whitten Amendment of 1969 which proposed the freedom of choice as an acceptable desegregation plan.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series XI: Flexys  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1965-1980  
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Talmadge's office staff had to coordinate the organization of constituent correspondence records. The tracking system began with attaching the actual letter (incoming and outgoing), along with copies of approved response paragraphs. These materials were then organized under a subject access point. Topics of interest include tax reform, Vietnam, school desegregation, busing, gun control, social services, and the Panama Canal Treaty.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_XI  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1940-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge was Governor of Georgia from 1948 to 1955 and a U.S. Senator from 1957 to 1980. His papers primarily document his service in the U.S. Senate and include constituent correspondence, press files, legislative files, campaign files, and files related to Watergate. Also included are files related to his father's newspaper, The Statesman, and to his service as governor.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series II: Press Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series II: Press Office files include constituent correspondence, grant information, speeches, working files, legislative files, radio and television scripts, news releases, newsletters mailed to Georgia constituents, columns written by Talmadge, and clippings. The majority of the materials date from the late 1960s to the late 1970s. Topics include the Vietnam Conflict, the Watergate investigation, ratification of the Panama Canal Treaty, civil rights, rural development, Lockheed C-5A, development of Lake Lanier Islands, forced school busing, the textile trade, the poultry industry, and works incentive program.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series VIII: Legislation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1980  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series VIII: Legislation subject matter pertain to legislation being considered by Congress. The researcher will find overlap between the Legislative and Press Office series in related subject matter. For more detailed information on the Watergate affair, the researcher should review Series II (Press Office) and Series IV (Watergate).
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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