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Melissa Fay Greene papers

Melissa Fay Greene papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Melissa Fay Greene papers
Creator: Greene, Melissa Fay
Inclusive Dates: 1954-2011
Bulk Dates: 1979-2011
Language: English
Extent: 34 Linear Feet 3 half boxes, 8 slide boxes, 50 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3646
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Biographical/Historical note

Melissa Fay Greene was born in 1952 in Macon (Ga.), moved to Dayton (Ohio), graduated from Oberlin College in 1975, and worked in Savannah (Ga.) with the Georgia Legal Services Program. She is the author of five books of nonfiction and in 2011 was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame. She lives in Atlanta (Ga.) with her attorney husband Donald Franklin Samuel. They have nine children, five of whom were adopted from Bulgaria and Ethiopia.

For addtional information see: Melissa Fay Greene, New Georgia Encyclopedia; Georgia Writers Hall of Fame interviews Melissa Fay Greene

Scope and Content

The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and media. The correspondence includes letters from family, fans, and publishers and letters regarding awards and speaking engagements. Writings include articles, short stories, reviews, and books. Greene has written five books: Praying for Sheetrock (1991), politics and civil rights in McIntosh County (Ga.); Last Man Out (1996), a mine disaster in Springhill, Nova Scotia; The Temple Bombing (2003), the bombing of a synagogue in Atlanta in 1958; There is No Me Without You (2006), AIDS and orphans in Ethiopia; and No Biking in the House Without a Helmet (2011), a humorous look at life with nine childlren. Research for these books includes interviews with the various persons in the books. Also included are manuscript drafts, both handwritten and typed. There are several editions of Greene's books in the printed material and magazines containing her articles. There are photographs of Melissa Fay Greene, but most are of Ethiopian children photographed while researching for There is No Me Without You. Audiovisual material consists mainly of cassette tapes of interviews.

Organization and Arrangement

Organized into 6 series: biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Melissa Fay Greene papers, MS 3646. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Access Restrictions

Restrictions: No photocopying of material in boxes 19, 20, and 33


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- Georgia -- McIntosh County -- History.
Antisemitism -- United States.
Audiovisual materials.
Authors -- Correspondence.
Bombings -- Georgia -- Atlanta.
Emory University
Interracial adoption -- United States.
Jews -- Georgia -- History.
McIntosh County (Ga.)
Photographs.
Springhill Mine Disaster, Springhill, N.S., 1958.
Teferra, Haregewoin
Women authors, American -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Biographical information, 1971-2010

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11Biographical information
12Wedding invitation – Melissa Fay Greene and Donald Franklin Samuel , 1979
13College acceptance letters – Melissa Fay Greene , 1971
14Oberlin College (Ohio) – commencement program, bulletin , 1971, 1975
15Emory University (Georgia) – Honorary degree, letters and program, 2010
16Donald Franklin Samuel – legal certificates , 1983, 1984
 

2. Correspondence

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21Family, 1991-1997
22A
23Re: adoption , 1999
24B
25Patricia W. Bartlett, 1991-2007
26John Baskin, 1986-1998
27Alan Berg, 1996
28Janice R. Blumberg , 1992
29Erma Bombeck , 1994
210Julian Bond , 1992-1993
211David I. Bruck , 1996
212C
213Dan T. Carter , 1995-1996
214Nina Cleveland , 1993
215John Coe , 1991
216Joseph B. Cumming , 1992, 2001
217D, E
218Kenneth C. Davis , 1991
219Ann Eisner , 1991-1996
220F
221Ronald Federici , 1999
222Ronald Fernee , 1992-1993
223Stuart Friebert , 1992-1996
224G
225Elliott Goldstein , 1993
226Irena Grudzinska Gross , 1998-1999
227H
228Howard Michael Henderson , 1998
229Lee Honeycutt , 1991
230Pierre Howard , 1991
231I, J
232Albert F. Ike , 1993
233K
234Gus R. Kaufman, 1996
235Edward M. Kennedy , 1992
236Paul M. Kurtz , 1991-1996
237L
238Nicholas Lemann , 1992, 1996
239Claudia Levy, 1993
240Priscilla Long, 2010
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31M
32Re: Cynthia McKinney, 1996
33Zell Miller , 1991
34Betty & Malcolm Minsk, 1991
35Scott Moyers, 1997
36N, O
37Mary Margaret Oliver , 1991-1992
38P
39Frances F. Pauley, 1993, 1996
310Mary Ellen Pettigrew, 1991
311Fran Marcia Putney , 1994, 1997
312R
313Ellen Glaser Rafshoon , 1993-1994
314Eugene Raikhel & family , 1996
315Jody Rein, 1991
316Curt Richter , 1995, 1996
317Grayson Roquemour , 1992
318Leroy S. Rouner , 1993-1998
319S
320Josephine Schwarz , 1983, 1991
321Clarence F. Seeliger , 1996-1998
322Frank W. Seiler, 1992
323Linda Gray Sexton, 1996-1997
324John Shearer , 1996
325Eve Shelnutt, 1987, 1989
326John Sledge, 1994, 1996
327Southern Education Foundation, 1996
328Buddy Sullivan , 1992
329T, U, V
330W-Z
331Evelyn C. White, 1996
332Steve Wick, 1996
333Stephan Wilkinson , 1992
334Willard Wirtz , 1992, 1996
335-36Unknown correspondents
337From Melissa Fay Greene to unknown names, 1990-1992
338Acknowledgements of contributions in honor of Melissa Fay Greene



Awards

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41Awards , 1991, 1997
42Anisfield-Wolf Book Award , 1992, 1996
43Chicago Tribune Heartland Wards , 1992
44J. Anthony Lukas Book Award (judge) , 1998-1999
45Lillian Smith Book Awards , 1992-1993
46Lyndhurst Prize , 1993-1994
47Lyndhurst Prize, 1997
48National Book Awards , 1991-1992
49National Book Awards, 1996
410National Book Critics Circle, 1992
411Ohioana Book Award , 1991-1993
412PEN/Martha Albrand Award , 1989, 1992
413Quality Paperback Books New Vision Award , 1993
414Reginald Heber Smith Book Award , 1998
415Robert F. Kennedy Book Award , 1992
416Southern Book Critics Circle , 1992, 1996



Publishers

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51Publishers A – Z
52Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, 1983-1989
53Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. , 1989-1996
54American Preservation , 1978-1980
55Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 1979, 1990
56Atlanta magazine, 1978-1979
57Atlantic Monthly , 1978-1991
58Bloomsbury , 2004, 2006, 2007
59Commentary , 1987-1991
510Country Journal , 1978-1986
511David Black Literary Agency, 1990-2007
512Doubleday , 1988
513Fawcett Books, 1992
514Georgia Historical Quarterly , 1994, 1997
515Georgia Review , 1979, 1987
516Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1979-1999
517HarperCollins Publishers , 1996-1997
518Harper's, 1986-1993
519Jonathan Cape, 1993, 1996
520Landscape Architecture, 1988
521Life, 1980-1999
522Linden Press, 1982-1983
523Martin, Secker & Warburg , 1991-1993
524Mother Jones , 1979
525MS magazine, 1987
526Museum News , 1988
527New York Times Magazine , 1986-2003
528New Yorker , 1979-2000
529Ohio Magazine , 1983-1993
530Parenting , 1994
531Redbook, 1987
532St. Martin's Press , 1996, 1998
533Washington Post , 1987, 1989



Speaking engagements

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611994-1996
621997
631998
64Antioch Writers' Workshop (Ohio) , 1996-1997
65Atlanta History Center , 1993, 1996
66Atlanta Jewish Community Center , 1996
67Ball State University (Indiana) class seminar , 1996
68Book Tour , 1996
69Book Tour , 1997
610Hadassah , 1993, 1997
611Hands on Atlanta conference , 1996-1997
612Hartford Jewish Community Center (CT) , 1996
613Jewish Book Month (CT), 1996
614Jewish Community Center (Texas) , 1996
615Jewish Community Center of Austin (Texas) , 1996
616Kiwanis Club , 1996-1997
617Oheb Shalom Congregation (New Jersey) , 1996
618Public libraries , 1991-1997
619Radio , 1996-1998
620Religious Diversity Conference (Atlanta) , 1996
621Rotary Club , 1996-1997
622Settlement House Program (New York) , 1992
623Southern Festival of Books (Tennessee) , 1991, 1996
624Southern Jewish Historical Society (Florida) , 1996
625Temple Israel – Facing History… (MA) , 1997
626Temple Israel – Focus on Friday (Ohio) , 1993, 1996
627United States Information Agency panel (DC) , 1993
628Universities , 1992-2005
629Village Writers Group , 1996
630Whitfield Healthcare Foundation , 1997



Books

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71Last Man Out – research & miner families , 1997-2002
72Praying for Sheetrock – Japanese translation , 1993-1994
73Praying for Sheetrock – Lifeline Theatre play, 1996-1997
74Praying for Sheetrock – movie rights , 1992-1996
75The Temple Bombing – movie rights , 1995-1996
76The Temple Bombing – research , 1993-1996
77The Temple Bombing – research – American Jewish Archives tapes , 1993-1996
78The Temple Bombing - research – Martin Luther King estate , 1995-1996
 

3. Writings



Articles

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81"All the Hours of the Night" – Country Journal, 1987 November
82"All the Hours of the Night – Pearlie Burton interview and letter , 1985
83"Alphabet Mysteries" – Parenting, 2002 October
84"Ballroom Etiquette" - Stagebill (printed only), 1996
85"Childhood Lost" – Parenting, 1995 December-January
86"Conservation of Living Collections" , 1988
87"Counting the Animals" , 1988
88"The Electronic Hearth" – Ohio Magazine, 1979 July
89"Erma" – Ohio Magazine, 1986 September
810"Erma" – Erma Bombeck interview and notes
811"The Family Mobile" – New York Times Magazine, 2001 August
812"The Fire Last Time" – Newsweek (printed only), 1996 June 24
813"The Flygirl" – Life, 1999 June
814-15"The Gardener from Savannah" – American Preservation, 1980 January-February
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91"A Good Night's Sleep" – Parenting, 1994 May-June
92"Hope" – Good Housekeeping (research only), 2007 October
93"Houses of Wind, Houses of Brick" (unpublished), 1986
94"How to Raise Septuplets" - Life, 1998 May
95"How to Raise Septuplets" – notes & images
96"I Must Save My Child" – Parade (printed only), 2009 February 15
97"Last Chance Kid" - Good Housekeeping (printed only), 2009 January
98"Latest in Rural Delivery: Natural Childbirth Centers" – Country Journal, 1983 February
99"Mary Pollock" – Yizor, 1986
910"Miss Jo" – Ohio Magazine, 1983 November
911"Miss Jo" – rough drafts, notes and clippings
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101"No RMS, Jungle Vu/Invisible Architecture" – Atlantic & Museum News , 1987 December, 1988 May-June
102"Now as I Was Young and Easy" – Country Journal, 1979 October
103"Now as I Was Young and Easy" – Henry Buckley interview
104"Oberlin: A Remembrance" – Ohio Magazine, 1981 September
105"Ohio Compendium" – Ohio Magazine, 1979 January
106 "The Ohio Presidents" – Ohio Magazine, 1983 October
107"Olympic Scenes" – Salon, 1996
108-9"The Orphan Ranger" – New Yorker (research only), 2000 July 17
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111"Poetry, U.S.A." – Life, 1998 October
112"Poetry, U. S. A." – Letters to Robert Pinsky, 1997-1998
113"Praying for Time" - Good Housekeeping, 2002 November
114"The Protracted Decline and Inevitable Bankruptcy of the Savannah Food Co-op" – Country Journal , 1981 February
115"Reaching an Autistic Teenager" – New York Times Magazine, 2008 October 19
116"Relic Hunters" – unpublished, 1979
117"Rubbing Elbows" – Financial Planning (printed only), 1987 October
118"Scenes from Warsaw" – Unpublished, 1991
119"Second Star to the Right and Straight on 'Til Morning" – Country Journal , 1984 March
1110"Stalking the Average North American Zoogoer" – Museum News , 1988 September-October
1111"The Storytellers" – Country Journal, 1981 October
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121"The Target May Change, But the Anger Still Rages" – Newspaper , 1997 September 28
122"That Old Lonesome High Hollerin' Tenor" – Ohio magazine, 1988 July
123"That Old Lonesome High Hollerin' Tenor" – research notes, clippings
124"Why Aren't Mu Kids Impressed?" – Child.com (printed only), 2005 November
125"The World's Sweetest Onions" – Country Journal, 1984 June
126"A Writer's Life in a Household of Children" – Ms., 1992 May-June
127"Zoo Atlanta" – Landscape Architecture, 1989 January
128Untitled article - re: adoption of Helen
129Newspaper articles (printed only) , 1994, 1996



Reviews

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1210After Roy by Mary Tannen , 1989
1211Baby Doctor by Perri Klass , 1992
1212The Children by David Halberstam , 1998
1213Crossings by Walt Harrington , 1993
1214Eve and the Apes by Emily Hahn , 1988
1215Gal: A True Life by Ruthie Bolton , 1994
1216In My Place by Charlayne Hunter Gault, 1993
1217Last Animals at the Zoo by Colin Tudge , 1992
1218Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine , 1991
1219Love Child by Eve Shelnutt, 1979
1220The Medusa and the Snail by Lewis Thomas , 1979
1221The Musician by Eve Shelnutt , 1987
12221959 by Thulani Davis, 1992
1223The Old Religion by David Mamet , 1997
1224Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession by Studs Terkel , 1992
1225Sapelo's People by William S. McFeely , 1994
1226Savage Equalities by Jonathan Kozol , 1991
1227Upon This Rock: The Miracles of a Black Church by Samuel G. Freedman , 1993
1228The Corner of Rife & Pacific, The Preacher's Boy, Safe Passage, Death in the Spirit House, Walking Papers , 1988
1229Bury Me Standing, The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey, Trespassers Welcome Here, Ghost Dancing, Blue Fruit, Quite the Other Way, The Peaceable Kingdom, A Crowded Ark (printed only)



Short stories

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131At Big Boy's
132The Book Club , 1970-1979
133The Courtship of Nathan
134Fresh Dreams to Deliver , 1975
135Geneva Rouse
136The Happy Times (Beach Story)
137Intimacy (Brooklyn Story)
138Intimacy (Brooklyn Story) – rough drafts
139The Painter , 1970-1979
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141The Sense of History
142Sophie – unpublished, 1979
143Wedding Presents
144-5Untitled , 1970-1979
146Untitled, 1978
147-8Untitled, 1980
149-11Untitled
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151-8Untitled
159Untitled rough drafts
1510Notes - general



School

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1511Elementary school writings and art
1512High school and college writings
1513College class – annotated bibliography



Plays/lyrics

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1514Lyrics – re: Phyllis Holmen & GLSP
1515Celebration of 90th birthday of Mrs. Mary Pollock, 1980
1516Home Life, Horizon Theatre, 2008



Books



Last Man Out
Interviews
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161Harold Brine
162Dr. Arnold Burden , 1997, 1998
163Sam Caldwell , 1997
164Garnet Clarke , 1997, 1998
165Cecil Colwell , 1993
166Grace Gilroy
167Hugh & Margie Guthro , 1997, 1998
168Joseph Holloway
169Frank Hunter
1610Ted Hunter
1611Bill James
1612Doug and June Jewks, 1993
1613Gorley & Margie Kempt , 1998
1614Larry Leadbetter
1615Eldred Lowther
1616Joe MacDonald
1617Bowman Maddison
1618Barney Martin
1619Kenneth Melanson & Jim Nodwell , 1997
1620Leon Melanson , 1997
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171Ted Michniak
172Levi Milley
173Clyde & Margaret Murray
174Jim Nodwell , 1997
175Herbert Pepperdine , 1998
176Bev Reynolds
177Maurice & Norma Ruddick , 1997
178Caleb & Pat Rushton , 1997, 1998
179Currie & Mabel Smith , 1998
1710Tabor family , 1997
1711Elaine Turnbull
1712Women of Springhill , 1993
1713Excerpts
Research
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1714Broadcasts by Kingsley Brown, Jr. , 1956, 1958
1715Nova Scotia Archives – list of audio-visual items , 1997
1716Green incident on Ed Sullivan Show , 2001
1717Follow-Up Study of Minetown Disaster by Horace D. Beach[?]
1718Follow-Up Psychiatric Findings on Trapped Miners by Charles Boddie & Horace D. Beach
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181Individual & Group Reactions to Disaster & Unemployment by Minetown Research Team , 1961
182clippings re: mine disaster , 1958
183clippings from The Halifax Chronicle , 1958
184clippings from The New York Times , 1958
185clippings re: mine disaster , 1958-1998
186clippings re: Governor Marvin Griffin , 1954-1995
187photographs (photocopies only)
188Printed material about the book and the Springhill mine , 2003
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191University of Toronto Archives – Harold Brine , 1960
192University of Toronto Archives – Dr. Arnold Burden
193University of Toronto Archives – Garnet Clarke , 1959, 1960
194University of Toronto Archives – Lloyd Gilroy , 1959
195University of Toronto Archives – Arthur Goldrich , 1959
196University of Toronto Archives – Hugh Guthro , 1959, 1960
197University of Toronto Archives – Lloyd Henwood
198University of Toronto Archives – Joe Holloway , 1959, 1960
199University of Toronto Archives – Frank Hunter , 1959, 1960
1910University of Toronto Archives – Ted Hunter , 1959
1911University of Toronto Archives – Aaron Jewkes
1912University of Toronto Archives – Bobby Jewkes , 1959
1913University of Toronto Archives – Doug Jewkes
1914University of Toronto Archives – Gorley Kempt , 1958-1960
1915University of Toronto Archives – Larry Leadbetter , 1960
1916University of Toronto Archives – Eldred Lowther , 1959, 1960
1917University of Toronto Archives – Joe MacDonald , 1959, 1960
1918University of Toronto Archives – Percy McCormick
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201University of Toronto Archives – Bowman Maddison , 1959
202University of Toronto Archives – Barney Martin , 1959, 1960
203University of Toronto Archives – Ted Michniak , 1958-1960
204University of Toronto Archives – Levi Milley , 1959, 1961
205University of Toronto Archives – Robert Noileg
206University of Toronto Archives – Herbert Pepperdine, 1959, 1960
207University of Toronto Archives – Maurice Ruddick , 1959, 1960
208University of Toronto Archives – Caleb Rushton, 1959, 1960
209University of Toronto Archives – Wilfred Rushton
2010University of Toronto Archives – Rev. Sinnot , 1959
2011University of Toronto Archives – Currie Smith , 1959, 1960
2012University of Toronto Archives – John Totten , 1959
2013University of Toronto Archives – Arthur _____? , 1959
2014University of Toronto Archives – unknown names
2015University of Toronto Archives- copies re: mine disaster
2016Georgia Dept. of Archives and History – Gov. Marvin Griffin , 1954-1955
Drafts
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211Typed, pp. 1-145
212Typed, pp. 146-291
213Typed, pp. 1-145
214Typed, pp. 146-291
215Typed, pp. 1-145
216Typed, pp. 146-291
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221-3Drafts and notes – handwritten
224Notes – first notes on Springhill
225Typed, Day One
226Typed, Day Two-Day Seven
227Typed, Day Eight-Day Ten
228Typed, Prologue and Epilogue
229Typed, Chapter One
2210Typed, Chapter Two
2211Various pages from book – typed


Praying for Sheetrock
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231 Interviews
Tom Affleck
Rebecca Alston
Thurnell Alston
Bessie Aug
William R. Carter
Percy Clark
Harry Coursey
Henry Curry
Archie Davis
Chester Devillers
Dorothy Googe
Mark Gorman
Nathaniel Grovner
Mary Harmon and Sam Pinkney
William G. Haynes
Carolyn Hodges
Woody Hunter
Gay Jacobs
Dale Jenkins
Bill Kicklighter
Cliff Kuhn
David Earl Lane
Lester Maddox
242Clarence Martin
243William Moore
244Doug Moss
245Fanny Palmer
246Florine Pinkney
247Sam Pinkney
248Louise Rasheed
249Sonny Seiler
2410Charles Stebbins
2411Buddy Sullivan
2412Danny and Belle Thorpe
2413Emily Varnedoe
2414David Walbert
2415Vic Waters
2416Charles and Kathleen Williamson
Research
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2417Ed Finch and Guy Hutchinson , 1972, 1989
2418Sheriff Jewell Futch , 1973-1974
2419FBA files – Thurnell Alston , 1987-1988
2420GBI files – Thurnell Alston , 1988
2421court documents – Thurnell Alston , 1964-1988
2422court documents & notes – Thurnell Alston , 1987-1988
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251FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell , 1975
252FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell , 1968-1976
253FBI files – Sheriff Thomas Poppell , 1974-1978
254Georgia Dept. of Archives – Long County (Ga.)(No photocopying of this folder) , 1963, 1967
255clippings , 1971-1979
256notes
257notes on trip to McIntosh County (Ga.), 1988 September
258Publication party, book signings, speaking engagements , 1991-1994
259Interview in Golden Isles Life by Jim Pettigrew, Jr. (printed only), 1991-1992
2510Play adapted by Meryl Friedman, 1996
2511Play adapted by Frank Pierson
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261Original manuscript , 1979
262Manuscript – Stories from McIntosh County
263Manuscript – McIntosh County in the Seventies
264Manuscript submission for PEN/Jerard Fund Award , 1988
265Speech about the book
266Book proposal
Drafts
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267McIntosh County history
268Part I, first draft , 1990
269Prologue
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271Chapter 1
272Chapter 2
273Chapter 3
274Chapter 4
275Chapter 5
276Chapter 6
277Chapter 7
278Chapter 8,9
279Chapter 10, 11, 12
2710Chapter 13
2711Chapter 14
2712Chapter 15, 16, 17
2713Multiple chapters
Clippings
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2811991
2821992-2008
283Reviews , 1991
284Reviews , 1992-1994


The Temple Bombing
Interviews
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291Cecil Alexander , 1992
292Henry Alexander , 1994
293Miles Alexander , 1993
294Wallace Allen , 1958, 1993
295Mrs. Wallace Allen , 1995
296Judge Luther Alverson , 1993
297Dorothy Ashendorf , 1993
298Jane and Herb Axelrod , 1992
299Fred Beerman , 1993
2910David Berman , 1995
2911Rabbi Irving Bloom
2912Janice Rothschild Blumberg , 1991
2913Julia Bond , 1993
2914Julian Bond , 1993
2915Ella Mae Brayboy , 1993
2916Bill Breman , 1993
2917George Bright , 1991-1993
2918Faith Brunson
2919Connie Curry , 1993
2920Murray Eisner
2921Elmo Ellis , 1993
2922Herbert Elsas , 1993
2923Rabbi Harry Epstein , 1993
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301Rabbi Emmanuel Feldman , 1993
302Miriam Freedman , 1993
303Gail Gans
304Edward T. Garland , 1993
305Fauntleroy Moon Garland , 1992
306J. Richmond Garland , 1993
307Franklin Garrett , 1993
308Elliott Goldstein, 1993
309George Goodwin , 1993
3010John Griffin , 1993
3011Be Haas , 1993
3012Joseph Haas , 1992
3013Donald Hallowell , 1992
3014John Hesmer , 1993
3015Earl Hickman , 1993
3016Joe Jacobs , 1993
3017Ed Jelks , 1993
3018James Jenkins , 1993, 1995
3019Carolyn Haas Kahn , 1992
3020Bobbie Kinard , 1993, 1995
3021Dow Kirkpatrick , 1993
3022Harvey Klehr , 1995
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311Cliff Kuhn , 1994
312Max Kuniansky , 1993
313Jean Rothschild Levinson , 1993
314Robert Lipshutz , 1993
315Doris Lockerman , 1993
316Tom Luck , 1995
317Sam Massell , 1991
318Jerome Merlin/Sonny Epstein , 1993
319Jackie & Tony Montag , 1993
3110Michael Morrison , 1995
3111John Nuckolls , 1993
3112Frances Pauley , 1983, 1993
3113Nan Pendergrast , 1992
3114W. K. "Jack" Perry , 1995
3115Judge Durwood Pye , 1993
3116Gene Reeves , 1993
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321Bill Rothschild , 1993
322Rabbi Jacob Rothschild , 1966
323Marcia Rothschild , 1993
324William Schwartz , 1993
325Lucille Scott, 1993
326Mary Louise Sherman , 1993
327Clifford J. Strickland , 1996
328Rabbi Alvin Sugarman , 1993
329Judge Jeptha Tanksley , 1992
3210Nancy Thal , 1993
3211Aline Uhry , 1993
3212Alice Washington , 1993
3213Richard Wasser , 1993
3214Rev. Allison Williams , 1993
3215Dr. Eugene Winograd
3216Charles Wittenstein, 1991
3217W. Whittier Wright , 1992
3218Erwin Zaban , 1993
3219excerpts
Research
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331Birmingham Department of Archives
332Birmingham Dept. of Archives – Anti-Defamation League , 1958-1964
333William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum , 1958-1959
334William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum , 1958-1959
335Reuben A. Garland papers
336Robert W. Woodruff Library – Floyd Hunter papers
337Robert W. Woodruff Library – Rothschild collection
338Robert W. Woodruff Library – Rothschild collection
339Robert W. Woodruff Library – pages from Great Expectations by Susan McGrath
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341Alonzo Herndon
342Pierre Howard
343Joseph McCarthy
344James Mackey
345J. B. Stoner
346James R. Venable
347photocopies from American Jewish Archives, vol. 23, 25, 33 , 1971, 1973, 1981
348The American Nationalist , 1957, 1958
349Atlanta Daily World clippings , 1958, 1974
3410Transcripts of newspaper articles , 1958-1959
3411Atlanta history and desegregation
3412Civil rights
3413Jewish history
3414Ministers' Manifesto, 1957
3415Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion
3416Reform Judaism
3417Segregation
3418White Citizens Council by David Halberstam , 1956
3419Notes on people to interview
3420-21Notes
3422Clippings , 1958-1994
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351Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – the dark trial of George M Bright
352Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – jury, 1958
353Trial – State vs. George M. Bright - Wallace Allen statement, 1958
354Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – Luther Corley statement , 1958
355Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – A. J. Evans statement , 1958
356Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – Chester Griffin statements , 1958, 1959
357Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – statements against Leslie E. Rogers
358Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – order of contempt and appeal, Reuben A. Garland , 1959
359Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – George Michael Bright vs. Herbert T. Jenkins , 1959, 1960
3510Trial – testimony – Marilyn Craig , 1959
3511Trial – testimony – Jimmy D. Devore , 1959
3512Trial – testimony – Louis Glover , 1959
3513Trial – testimony – R. E. Little , 1959
3514Trial – testimony – Leslie E. Rogers , 1959
3515Trial – testimony – Janice Rothschild , 1959
3516Trial – testimony – Charles B. Smith , 1959
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361Trial – notes taken during 1st trial , 1958
362Trial – State vs. George M. Bright – subpoenas , 1958, 1959
363Trial– petition- Richard Bowling , 1959
364Trial – law memoranda
365Trial – witnesses , 1959
366Trial – miscellaneous 1958, 1959, 1958, 1959
367Book proposal , 1992
368Book corrections/suggestions
369Notes on selling the book
3610Book tours , 1996-1997
3611-13Speech – undated
3614Anti-bombing statement , 1997
Clippings
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36151992-1996 April
36161996 May
36171996 June-1997
3618Reviews , 1996-1997
Drafts
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371Draft, typed , 1995
372Prologue – early drafts
373Chapter 1 – early drafts , 1994
374Chapter 2 – early drafts
375Chapter 3 – early drafts
376Chapter 4 – early drafts
377-8Chapter 5 – early drafts
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381Chapter 6 – early drafts
382Chapter 7 – early drafts
383Chapter 8 – early drafts
384Chapter 9 – early drafts
385Chapter 10 – early drafts
386Chapter 11 – early drafts
387Chapter 13 – early drafts
388Chapter 15 – early drafts
388Chapter 15 – early drafts
389Chapter 18 – early drafts
3810Miscellaneous chapter pages – typed
3811Miscellaneous chapter pages – handwritten
3812Images for book (photocopies)


There Is No Me without You
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391Research notes – child profiles
392Research notes – adult profiles
393Research notes – Ababu (child)
395Research notes – Meskerem (child)
396Research notes – Mintesinot (child)
397Research notes – Nardos (child)
398Research notes – Wondwossen (child)
399Research notes – Yirgalum (child)
3910Research notes – Zerabruk (child)
3911Research notes – Atetegeb (adult)
3912Research notes – Cherente Beshework (adult)
3913Research notes & letter – Felekech (adult)
3914Research notes & letter – Getachew Yohaleshet (adult)
3915Research notes – Gezahegne (adult)
3916Research notes – Haregewoin Teferra (adult)
3917Research notes – Mengistu Chama (adult)
3918Research notes – Temesgen Afeta (adult)
3919Research notes – Zewedu (adult)
3920Research – Sofia Mengistu Abayneh (doctor)
3921Research notes – Jane Aronson (doctor)
3922Research – Rick Hodes (doctor)
3923Interview & notes – Karen Cheney (Mintesinot's adoptive mother)
3924Interview & notes – Rob Cohen (Meskerem's adoptive father)
3925Research notes – Steven C. Atkins
3926Research – Stephen Lewis , 2003-2005
3927Interviews – Stephen Lewis , 2004, 2005
3928Interview & notes – Mike Merson, 2004
3929Research – Jeffrey Sachs
3930Research notes – Rabbi Joel Soffin
3931Research notes – adults giving aid
3932Research notes – AIDS, the disease
3933Research – ARV's (Anti Retroviral Drugs)
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401Research – Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphan Support Association , 2005
402Research – Blue Nile Children's Organization , 2004
403Research – ENAT/AHOPE
404Research notes – holy water
405Research notes – Layla House children
406 Research notes – political crackdowns , 2005
407Research – Task Force & Mark Rosenberg
408Research – Worldwide Orphans Foundation , 2007
409Research notes – Haregewoin arrest , 2005-2006
4010Research notes – Haregewoin arrest , 2005-2006
4011Research – correspondence, 2001-2006
4012Ethiopian correspondence , 1998, 2006
4013Notes – trips to Ethiopia , 2001, 2004, 2005
4014Research notes
4015Manuscript – early drafts
4016Feedback – reactions to book
4017Printed material – reviews, articles, business cards, 1997-2007
 

4. Printed material



Books

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411-2Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc., paperback (2 copies), 2003
413Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc., paperback, uncorrected galleysLast Man Out – Harcourt, Inc. 2003, paperback, uncorrected galleys, 2003
414Last Man Out – Harcourt, Inc. , 1st edition, hardcover , 2003
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421Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., uncopyedited manuscript , October 1991
422Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1991
423Praying for Sheetrock – Addison-Wesley, hardcover edition , 1991 August
424Praying for Sheetrock – Ballantine Books, 1992
425Praying for Sheetrock – Secker & Warburg, 1992
426Praying for Sheetrock – Da Capo Press , 2006
427Praying for Sheetrock – in Reader's Digest – Today's Best Nonfiction , 1992
428No Biking in the House Without a Helmet – Sarah Crichton Books , 2011
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431The Temple Bombing – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., uncorrected page proofs , 1996
432The Temple Bombing – Jonathan Cape Ltd., hardcover edition, 1996
433The Temple Bombing – Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1996
434The Temple Bombing – Vintage , 1997
435The Temple Bombing – Fawcett Columbine , 1997
436The Temple Bombing – Da Capo Press , 2006
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441There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue her Country's Children, Bloomsbury , 2007
442Orphaned: One Woman's Mission to Save Africa's AIDS Children, 2007
443Mamma Africa – Mondadori, hardcover edtion, 2008
444Alle meine Kinder – hardcover edtion
445Alle meine Kinder – Blanvalet , 2007
446-7Eu nao existo sem voce – Martins Fontes (2 copies), 2008
448Zij maakt het verschil – Amsterdam Antwerpen , 2006
449There Is No Me Without You – Locus Publishing Co., Taiwan, 2007



Magazines

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451Adoptive Families p.28, 2003 March-April
452Adoptive Families p.40, 2007 October
453Adoptive Families p.36, 2007 December
454American Preservation p.34, 1980 January-February
455Atlanta p.52, 1996 March
456Atlanta p.44, 2005 May
457Atlanta p.74, 2011 June
458The Atlantic p.62, 1987 December
459Country Journal p.88, 1979 October
4510Country Journal p.66, 1981 February
4511Country Journal p.46, 1981 October
4512Country Journal p.34, 1983 February
4513Country Journal p.26, 1984 March
4514Country Journal p.52, 1984 June
4515Country Journal p.58, 1987 November
4516Elle p.130, July 2011
4517Family Life p.104, 1993 September-October
4518Golden Isles Life p.28, 1991 December-1992 January
4519Good Housekeeping p.174 , 2000 October
4520Good Housekeeping p.136, 2002 November
4521Good Housekeeping p.82, 2003 December
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461Good Housekeeping p.152, 2004 October
462Good housekeeping p.156, 2005 November
463Good Housekeeping p.164, 2006 October
464Good Housekeeping p.200, 2007 October
465Good Housekeeping p.187, 2009 October
466Good Housekeeping p.179, 2010 August
467Good Housekeeping p.132, 2011 February
468Good Housekeeping p.183, 2011 April
469Landscape Architecture p.84, 1989 January
4610Life p.39, 1998 May
4611Life p.114, 1998 October
4612Life p.80, 1999 June
4613Ms. p.80, 1992 May-June
4614Museum News p.40, 1988 May-June
4615The New York Times Magazine p.32, 2001 August 19
4616The New York Times Magazine p.48, 2002 December 22
4617The New York Times Magazine p.40, 2004 November 28
4618The New York Times Magazine p.32 , 2008 October 19
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471The New Yorker p.38, 2000 July 17
472Ohio Magazine p.51, 1979 January
473Ohio Magazine p.36, 1979 July
474Ohio Magazine p.118, 1981 September
475Ohio Magazine p.34, 1983 November
476Ohio Magazine p.32, 1986 September
477Ohio Magazine p.17, 1988 July
478The Oxford American p.8, 1996 October-November
479Parenting p.68, 1994 May-June
4710Parenting p.164, 1996 November
4711Parenting p.108, 2002 October
4712Reader's Digest p.95, 2003 May
4713Reader's Digest p.128, 2004 February
4714Redbook p.140, 2005 December
4715Smithsonian p.24, 2007 August
4716Southern Exposure p.60, 1982 January-February
4717Southern Exposure p.36, 1985 January-February
4718Wonder Time p.66, 2007 February-March



Articles and clippings

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481Article – On writing nonfiction - The Confidence Woman , 1991
482Article – Post-adoption panic - A Love Like No Other , 2005
483Articles – Foreword, Waiting for Mama - Now We Are One , 2007
484Articles – Adventures in history, Working with an agent - Telling True Stories , 2007
485Article – Aunt Blanche - Yizor , 1988
486Articles – Each man has a name, The pizza story - Yizor , 1989
487Interview – A mother's tale: Why Melissa Fay Greene chose international adoption - Atlanta Jewish Times , 2003 January 10
488Interview – You can go home again – On the Issues - Summer , 1992
489Interview – Passion for language, passion for justice… - Schoolbook - Winter , 1999
4810Introduction – Esther Bubley – The Photographs of Esther Bubley , 2010
4811Lecture – A writer bearing witness: AIDS orphans in Africa – Richard W. Johnston Memorial Lecture , 2004
4812Clippings – No Biking in the House Without A Helmet , 2011
 

5. Photographs

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491Melissa Fay Greene
492Melissa Fay Greene by Curt Richter , 1995
493Greene family
494Footprint impressions at family home
495Melissa Fay Greene - book signing at Books & Co. (Ohio) , 1991
496Article – All the hours of the night – Pearlie Burton
497Book – Last Man Out – miners, memorials , 1994
498Book – Praying for Sheetrock - gambling board
499Book – Praying for Sheetrock – bookstore display
4910Book – There Is No Me Without You - labelled by Melissa Fay Greene
4911Book – There Is No Me Without You – labelled by Melissa Fay Greene
4912Book – There Is No Me Without You – Melissa Fay Greene with children, etc.
4913Book – There Is No Me Without You – Getachew Yohaleshet
4914Book – There Is No Me Without You – Getachew/Chernette
4915Book – There Is No Me Without You – Haregewoin Teferra
4916Book – There Is No Me Without You – Mintesinot & Karen Cheney
4917Book – There Is No Me Without You – Yared & Hana
4918Book – There Is No Me Without You – children in school
4919Book – There Is No Me Without You – adults in school [?]
4920Book – There Is No Me Without You – children at swimming pool & park
4921Book – There Is No Me Without You – children celebrating Christmas
4922-25Book – There Is No Me Without You – children playing soccer
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501Book – There Is No Me Without You – children close-ups
502Book – There Is No Me Without You – children in groups
503Book – There Is No Me Without You – babies
504Book – There Is No Me Without You – adults
505Book – There Is No Me Without You – weavers, basket makers, potters
506Book – There Is No Me Without You – houses, street, land
507Book – There Is No Me Without You – photos & CD's by Emma Dodge Hanson
508Play – Night of the Dancing Snowmen
509Unidentified
5010Contact sheets only
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1APhotos and crayon drawing
 

6. Audiovisual material



Last Man Out

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511-2Book on cassette tapes
513Videotape – Norma Ruddick
514Videotape – Springhill Bump
515Videotape – Springhill
516Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden
517Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden/ Leon Melanson, 1997
518Cassette tape – interview with Dr. Arnold Burden and others, 1998
519Cassette tape – interview with Sam Caldwell , 1997
5110Cassette tape – interview with Garnet Clarke
5111Cassette tape – interview with Garnet Clarke/ Bill James
5112Cassette tape - interview with Garnet Clarke/Guthros , 1998
5113Cassette tape – interview with Hugh & Margie Guthro
5114Cassette tape – interview with Hugh & Margie Guthro/ Harold Brine
5115Cassette tape – interview with Margie Kempt/Rushtons , 1998
5116Computer disk - Antioch, Nova Scotia
5117List of interview tapes by Marjory Whitelaw
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521Cassette tape – interview with Kenneth Melanson/ Jim Nodwell
522Cassette tape – interview with Kenneth Melanson , 1956, 1958
523-4Cassette tape – interview with Leon Melanson
525Cassette tape – interview with Leon Melanson/Tabor
526Cassette tape – interview with Clyde Murray
527Cassette tape – interview with Herbert Pepperdine/ Margie Kempt
528Cassette tape – interview with Bev Reynolds/ Grace Gilroy
529Cassette tape – interview with Norma Ruddick , 1997
5210Cassette tape – interview with Caleb & Pat Rushton , 1998
5211-12Cassette tape – interview with Caleb & Pat Rushton
5213Cassette tape – interview with Currie & Mabel Smith
5214Cassette tape – interview with Currie & Mabel Smith/ Herbert Pepperdine , 1998
5215Cassette tape – interview with Tabor family
5216Cassette tape – interview with Elaine Turnbull
5217Cassette tape – Women of Springhill , 1993
5218Cassette tape – Diane Rehm, American University, 2003 April 3



Praying for Sheetrock

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531Videotape – Darien, Georgia , 1987
532Videotape – Bill Kicklighter on his experiences as a GBI agent in McIntosh County, History class at Albany State College , 1992
533Cassette tape – interview with Rebecca Alston
534Cassette tape – interview with Percy Clark , 1989
535Cassette tape – Interview with Henry Curry 1975
536Cassette tape – interview with Henry Curry
537Cassette tape – interview with Woody Hunter , 1989
538Cassette tape – interview with David Earl Lane
539-10Cassette tape – interview with Fanny Palmer
5311Cassette tape – interview with Danny & Belle Thorpe
5312Cassette tape – interview with Emily Varnedoe , 1989
5313Cassette tape – Golden Hours
5314-15Cassette tape – Telcon – William Carter/ Thurnell Alston , 1988
5316Cassette tape – Praying for Sheetrock, excerpt, Chapter 15, p. 272
5317-18Cassette tape – unlabelled
5319-26Microcassettes - mostly unlabelled
5327-29Computer disks (3) – sections of book



The Temple Bombing

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541-3Cassette tape – interview with Cecil Alexander , 1992
544Cassette tape – interview with Henry Alexander , 1994
545Cassette tape – interview with Miles Alexander, 1993
546Cassette tape – interview with Luther Alverson 1993
547Cassette tape – interview with Jane & Herb Axelrod
548Cassette tape – interview with Fred Beerman , 1993
549Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Irving Bloom
5410-14Cassette tape – interview with Janice Blumberg, 1993
5415-17Cassette tape – interview with Julian Bond , 1993
5418Cassette tape – interview with Ella Mae Brayboy
5419Cassette tape – interview with Bill Breman , 1993
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551Cassette tape – interview with George Bright , 1991
552Cassette tape – interview with George Bright , 1992
553Cassette tape – interview with George Bright , 1993
554Cassette tape – interview with Faith Brunson
555Cassette tape – Candler story
556Cassette tape – interview with Connie Curry , 1993
557Cassette tape – interview with Elmo Ellis , 1993
558Cassette tape – interview with Herbert Elsas
559Cassette tape – interview with Sonny Epstein/Jerome Merlin
5510Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Emmanuel Feldman
5511Cassette tape – interview with Miriam Freedman
5512Cassette tape – interview with Edward Garland , 1993
5513-14Cassette tape – interview with Fauntleroy Garland , 1992
5515Cassette tape – interview with Fauntleroy Garland/ Rabbi Epstein , 1992
5516Cassette tape – interview with J. Richmond Garland , 1993
5517Cassette tape – interview with Franklin Garrett , 1993
5518Cassette tape – interview with Elliott Goldstein , 1993
5519-20Cassette tape – interview with George Goodwin , 1993
5521Cassette tape – interview with John Griffin
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561Cassette tape – interview with Be Haas 1993
562-4Cassette tape – interview with Joseph Haas
565Cassette tape – interview with Earl Hickman
566-9Cassette tape – interview with Joe Jacobs, 1993
5610Cassette tape – interview with Ed Jelks , 1993
5611Cassette tape – interview with James Jenkins , 1993
5612Cassette tape – interview with Carolyn Haas Kahn , 1992
5613Cassette tape – interview with Cliff Kuhn , 1994
5614-15Cassette tape – interview with Max Kuniansky , 1993
5616-17Cassette tape – interview with Jean Levinson , 1993
5618Cassette tape – interview with Robert Lipshutz
5619Cassette tape – interview with Tom Luck
5620-21Cassette tape – interview with Doris Lockerman , 1993
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571Cassette tape – interview with James Mackey , 1997
572-3Cassette tape – interview with Jackie & Tony Montag , 1993
574Cassette tape – interview with Michael Morrison , 1993
575Cassette tape – interview with John Nuckolls
576-8Cassette tape – interview with Frances Pauley , 1993
579Cassette tape – interview with Nan Pendergrast , 1992
5710-13Cassette tape – interview with ____Perry [?]
5714-15Cassette tape – interview with Durwood Pye
5716Cassette tape – interview with Gene Reeves , 1993
5717-18Cassette tape – interview with Bill Rothschild , 1993
5719-20Cassette tape – interview with Marcia Rothschild , 1993
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581-2Cassette tape – interview with William Schwartz
583Cassette tape – interview with Lucille Scott , 1993
584Cassette tape – interview with Mary Louise Sherman, 1993
585Cassette tape – interview with Rabbi Sugarman , 1993
586Cassette tape – interview with Jeptha Tanksley
587-8Cassette tape – interview with Nancy Thal , 1993
589-10Cassette tape – interview with Aline Uhry , 1993
5811-12Cassette tape – interview with Alice Washington , 1993
5813Cassette tape – interview with Richard Wasser , 1993
5814Cassette tape – interview with Allison Williams
5815-18Cassette tape – interview with Charles Wittenstein , 1993
5819-20Cassette tape – interview with Whittier Wright
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591Cassette tape – NPR - Weekend All Things Considered, 1996 May 5
592Cassette tape – Commonwealth Club of California, 1997 May 29
593Cassette tape – read by Charles Cioffi, duplicates of sides 3/4 & 7/8
594Cassette tape – WLUS Party Line, 1997 May 19
595-7Computer disks (3) – drafts of book
598Videotape - Atlanta Jewish Federation, Temple Bombing, 6:00,(2 copies), 1995 January 9



There Is No Me without You

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601Cassette tape – interview with Rob Cohen
602Cassette tape – interview with Cohen/Cooper
603-4Cassette tape – interview with Stephen Lewis
605Cassette tape – interview with Karen Cheney & Mintesinot
606Cassette tape – unlabelled
607-17CDs (11) – photographs
6018CD – City Club of Cleveland, 2006 December 1
6019CD – Blue Nile Children's Organization
6020CD – Powerpoint presentation for the book
6021CD – UN AIDS reports
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611-2Videotape – Greene on Today Show re: Septuplets article (2 copies), 1998 April 23
613Night of the Dancing Snowmen, written by Greene, performed by Fernbank Elementary School kindergarten
614Videotape – Fly Girls – excerpt of article for Press Preview on PBS, 1999 May
615Videotape – Poetry USA, Town Hall, NY
616Videotape – AM Northwest, Portland (OR), 2003 April 7
617Reel of film – Bar Mitzvah of Greene, 1966 January 8
618CD – radio interview re: Last Man Out, WRRS in Cincinnati
619CD - labelled Melissa Fay Greene
6110CD – Melissa Fay Greene, Politics and Prose, 2006 September 27
6111-17Computer disks (7) – drafts of unidentified writings
6118-19Cassette tapes (2) – interviews of families for article on septuplets
6120Cassette tape – unidentified from Alan Berg
6121Cassette tape – labelled Melissa Fay Greene, 2003 April 28
6122Cassette tape – The Fine Print, 1997 June 7-8
6123Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Anthem debut , 1998 January 3
6124Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Anthem , 1998 February 28
6125Cassette tape – article Poetry USA – Washingtonians read favorite poems
6126Cassette tape – article Poetry USA –Robert Pinsky, 1998 June 18
6127Cassette tape – article Red Allen, Millie Berg Show, 1987 November 21
6128Cassette tape – article All the hours of the night, Pearlie Burton interview
6129Cassette tape – Marcus Center
6130Cassette tape – Holzman
6131Cassette tape – North Country Public Radio – Readers & Writers, 1999 March 4
6132Cassette tape – Altie [?]
6133-36Cassette tapes (4) – unidentified