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1 Title:   Eunice L. Mixon Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mixon, Eunice Lastinger, 1931-  
  Dates:   1970s-2010s  
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Eunice Lastinger Mixon was born in Tifton, Georgia, in 1931 to a family of farmers. She married Albert Mixon in 1948, and beginning in 1956 she attended the University of Georgia, attaining a master's degree and specialist degree in education. She taught eighth-grade science, and high school biology, chemistry and physics for thirty years in the Tift County School System, and was an instructor at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. In 1974, gubernatorial candidate George Busbee, acquainted with Mixon through his advocacy for teachers in the legislature, appointed her as his Tift County campaign chairman, and her success at grassroots organizing gained her a reputation as a valuable political ally in South Georgia. Since then she has campaigned for President Bill Clinton, Senator Sam Nunn, Congressmen Charles Hatcher and Roy Rowland, and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin. She served as a delegate to the 1988 and 1992 National Democratic Conventions, and as a member of the Georgia Democratic Executive Committee. The papers document Mixon's involvement with the state and national Democratic Parties, her appointment to several state boards and commissions, and community activities in Tifton, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/069/ELM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Guthrie vs. Evans: Georgia State Prison Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chilton, Dr. Bradley S.  
  Dates:   1972-1983  
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This collection consists of material collected by Bradley Chilton pertaining to the Guthrie vs. Evans trial from 1972-1983, a law suit that led to sweeping reforms in the Georgia prison system. It includes transcripts of court proceedings, court records, minutes, printed material, correspondence, news clippings, blueprints, and photographs regarding conditions in the Georgia State Prison at Reidsville and trial proceedings. Materials were used by Chilton for his dissertation and book, Prisons Under the Gavel.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/090/GVE  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Georgia Project, Inc. Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Project, Inc.  
  Dates:   1974, 1990-2007  
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During the 1990s, Dalton, Georgia's growing carpet industry brought increasing numbers of Spanish speakers into the region and the local school system. In 1996, local attorney and former U.S. congressman Erwin Mitchell recognized the need for bilingual educators in Dalton Public Schools to teach the growing number of non-English speaking students. Mitchell and a small group of Dalton citizens founded the Georgia Project, a community based non-profit organization, to serve the academic needs of Latino and Hispanic students, their teachers, and their parents. The Georgia Project developed an exchange program and brought qualified bilingual teaching assistants from Spanish speaking countries to assist in Dalton Public Schools. The collection illustrates the partnership that developed between the Georgia Project, University of Monterrey in Mexico, and the City of Dalton and Whitfield County schools. Committee files, conference and meeting files, general files, and financial records document the administrative activities of the staff of the Georgia Project. Reference material including clippings, reports, and publications demonstrate the need in the community for bilingual education and teacher training. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, clippings, financial records, statistical reports, publications, photographs, and audiovisual material.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/233/GAP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Georgia Project, Inc., Records, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Project, Inc.  
  Dates:   1997-2006  
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Georgia Project, Inc., Records, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials includes one compact disc, three DVDs, 87 VHS videocassettes, documenting news programs, speeches, and presentations on the Georgia Project.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/233/GAP_IX  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office  
  Dates:   1971-2006  
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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.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/082/GGA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office Records, Series VIII. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office  
  Dates:   1974-2003  
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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.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/082/GGA_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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