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1 Title:   Tom Bennett Files on Herman E. Talmadge  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bennett, Tom  
  Dates:   1941-2002  
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The Tom Bennett Files on Herman E. Talmadge are a subject file compiled by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for writing Talmadge's advance obituary.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/330  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series V: Political  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.  
  Dates:   1952-1965  
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Series V: Political is concerned with Pilcher's involvement in the Democratic Party in Georgia and the Second District, his campaigns and speeches, and his interest in local projects. It is composed of a wide variety of materials, including correspondence, telegrams, reports, and speeches. Topics include Flint River Project, mutual security, postal pay increases, civil rights, and campaign expenditures for Pilcher's congressional campaigns.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/131/JLP_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup A: Pre-Gubernatorial  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1945-1954  
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The Pre-Gubernatorial subgroup consists of the subject files for The Statesman and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed material and photographs. Materials relate to letters to the editor, elections in Georgia and his father, Eugene Talmadge, religion, taxes, communism, and African Americans.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_A  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   S. Fletcher Thompson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, Standish Fletcher, 1925-  
  Dates:   1967-1971  
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S. Fletcher Thompson served as a U.S. Representative (1967-1973) and as a Georgia State Senator (1965-1967). His papers document his congressional career, including material related to the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Era, and Republican Party politics.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/021/SFT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Frank O. Walsh III Collection of Massie Family Georgia Political Letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walsh, Frank O., III  
  Dates:   1961-1971  
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Ten typed, signed letters to constituent, Mrs. Gerald T. (Elizabeth) Massie of Tucker, Georgia, from Georgia politicians: Senator Richard B. Russell, Senator Herman E. Talmadge, and Governor Carl Sanders. Content of the letters includes several topics, such as: desegregation, the 1964 Presidential Election, and the "Great Society."
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/073/FOW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup B: Georgia Gubernatorial Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1945-1954  
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The Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup B: Georgia Gubernatorial Papers reflects Talmadge's duties as the governor of Georgia and include personal correspondence, subject files and guest registers.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_B  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Clifford H. (Baldy) Baldowski Editorial Cartoons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Baldowski, Clifford H., 1917-1999  
  Dates:   1946-1982, 1997  
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This collection consists of editorial cartoons drawn by Clifford "Baldy" Baldowski during his career at the Augusta Chronicle and the Atlanta Constitution. Subject content relates to international, national, state and local (Augusta and Atlanta-Fulton County) politics and to society in general, and features such topics as individual politicians, world leaders, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam conflict, and the Cold War. Over 2,500 cartoons are available through the Digital Library of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/008/CHB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   E. L. (Tic) Forrester Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Forrester, Elijah Lewis (Tic), 1896-1970.  
  Dates:   1918-1970  
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The collection consists of personal and political papers of E. L. Forrester from 1920 to 1970. Includes law practice client case files (1920-1969); House of Representative subject files containing information on the Dawson Peanut Laboratory, civil rights, and the House Judiciary Committee (1950-1964); personal files containing correspondence, military, civic, and religious activities, and Civil War research (1918-1970); speech files containing notes, outlines, and drafts (1926-1970); and political files containing election campaign materials. Of particular interest are records relating to his involvement as prosecuting attorney in a 1949 civil rights case involving Rosa Lee Ingram.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/062/ELF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series II: Meigs Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.  
  Dates:   1960-1964  
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This series consists of correspondence (primarily with constituents), notes, and printed material sent to or handled by Pilcher's office in his hometown of Meigs, Georgia . Included in this series are such topics as Agriculture, the Democratic National Convention, and the 1960 Kennedy-Johnson Presidential Campaign and Election. Items of interest contained within the files include: Letters from John W. McCormack (Speaker of the House of Representatives), J. Edgar Hoover (Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation), Harry Truman (U.S. Presi­dent, 1945-1953), and Robert Kennedy (Attorney General and brother of President John F. Kennedy); transcripts of the Kennedy vs. Nixon Broadcasts, 1960; Foreign Affairs Committee notes; correspondence on impending legislation; and information pertaining to the Flint River channelization, urban renewal, housing development, military schools and service, veterans administration, and Internal Revenue Service data processing in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/131/JLP_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Maston O'Neal Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   O'Neal, Maston, 1907-1990.  
  Dates:   1962-1972  
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The collection consists of the congressional papers of Maston E. O'Neal, Jr. from 1962-1972. Includes personal and official correspondence, speeches, financial records, press releases, appointment books, news clippings, photographs, and printed materials reflecting O'Neal's activities in Congress. The materials particularly document his committee work regarding civil rights, agriculture, forestry, dairy and poultry, oilseed (peanuts), and rice concerns. Correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, and Howard H. "Bo" Callaway.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/156/MEO  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series I: Legislative  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.  
  Dates:   1941-1976  
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John Leonard Pilcher Papers, I. Legislative series contains correspondence, bills, memoranda, news releases, reports, telegrams, and other printed material pertaining to legislation sponsored by Pilcher and other congressmen. There is some overlap with similar topics in the various subseries. There is also legislative correspondence filed by constituent name in the Miscellaneous series, which acts as a partial name cross-reference file to this and other series (for a more detailed explanation of this cross-referencing, see the description of III. Miscellaneous File). Topics include farming and small business practices, social security, postal rates, education, and taxation. There is also documentation of Pilchers activities as a member of the Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy and Subcommittee on the Far East and the Pacific.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/131/JLP_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series III: Miscellaneous File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.  
  Dates:   1953-1964  
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The Miscellaneous File acts as a partial name cross-reference file for Series I. Legislative, IV. Personal, V. Political, and VI. Post Office. It is a partial cross-reference file because not everything that is in the Miscellaneous File is in the series it cross-references, and vice versa. The Miscellaneous File may only have a copy of Pilcher's reply to a letter, the letter but no reply, or both the letter and its reply together. Individuals may be found under their own names or under the organization they represent. The files in the series reflect constituent opinions on the topics of the day, their requests for information and assistance, various projects for the benefit of the Second District that Pilcher undertook, and Pilcher's relationship with both federal and state agencies. Items of special interest include letters to and from U.S. and state legislators such as Richard B. Russell, Herman Talmadge, Carl Vinson, E. L. Forrester, Iris Blitch, and J. Willis Conger (State Senator, 8th District); material from Pilcher's Executive Assistant, John W. Ellis; a 1958 letter from Pilcher to the National Historical Wax Museum in Washington, D.C., detailing an anecdote about Carl Vinson; the Griffin Bell file, concerning his appointment to the 5th Circuit judgeship--he later became Attorney General (1977-1979) under President Jimmy Carter; and material about the Atlantic Union, a plan to create a commonwealth including North America and Western Europe in which Pilcher was interested, and about one of its most ardent advocates, Mrs. Chase S. Osborne.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/131/JLP_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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13 Title:   Lillian Eugenia Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Esther  
  Dates:   circa 1920-1980  
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The collection consists of papers of Lillian Smith from ca. 1920-1980. The papers contain personal correspondence, manuscripts of her works, writings by and about her, files on various organizations she was interested in or involved with (many dealing with human rights), audiotapes containing interviews with and readings by Smith, speeches, financial records, photographs, and printed material. Part of the collection contains records relating to her involvement with the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls including correspondence, applications for admission, printed material, and scrapbooks. The collection also has papers (mainly correspondence) of her friend, Paula Snelling; her sister, Esther Smith; and the Barnett family. Also included is a film reel entitled "Miss Smith of Georgia."
 
  Identifier:   ms1283  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series X: Civil Rights  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1922-1971  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series X: Civil Rights relates to many aspects of the civil rights issue. Almost all of the files deal with black-white relations in the United States, particularly those involving legislative action during Senator Russell's career in the Senate. Issues, such as the antilynching bill, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, racial integration, and the various civil rights bills from 1948 until 1964, are documented. There are also records related to other topics such as cloture, the literacy voting bill, the poll tax, school prayer, and some subjects which are indirectly related to the race issue. Any additional non-textual materials originally filed with papers were removed for preservation purposes and improved access. These materials include photographs, audiovisual items, scrapbooks, vertical files, memorabilia, and books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_X  
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15 Title:   Foot Soldier for Equal Justice: Horace T. Ward and the Desegregation of the University of Georgia Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Daniels, Maurice  
  Dates:   1940s-2001  
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Horace T. Ward: Desegregation of the University of Georgia, Civil Rights Advocacy, and Jurisprudence documents Horace Ward, the first African American to sue for admission to an all-white college or university in Georgia. The papers are mainly photocopies of transcripts from court cases, clippings, and correspondence from former University of Georgia law professor James J. Lenoir and Red and Black student editor Walter Lundy, both of whom resigned positions at the university due to the school's resistance to desegregation. Specific court cases documented include Ward v. Regents of the University System of Georgia and Holmes v. Danner.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/072/FSEJ  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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16 Title:   John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series IX: Scrapbooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pilcher, John Leonard, 1898-1981.  
  Dates:   1941, 1953-1964, 1970, 1973-1976  
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The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings that chronicle Pilcher's state senate and congressional careers. The news clippings contain information about Pilcher's speeches, public appearances, campaigns, platform, and appointments to military academies. The scrapbooks also contain speeches, letters, certificates and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/131/JLP_IX  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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17 Title:   Betty Sargent papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sargent, Betty Lee, 1912-2009  
  Dates:   1868-2009  
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This collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, printed material, research files, and writings. The correspondence is primarily between Betty Sargent and her family and friends from the 1930s until the early 2000s. There is also material related to the First American-Japanese Student Conference, World War II, and Betty's career with the Georgia Review. The careers and activities of Robert Dell, William Shirer, and Stefan Lux are documented in the correspondence, research files, and writings. A portion of the collection documents the Sargent family troubles involving James Sargent's health.
 
  Identifier:   ms3866  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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18 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate 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 I: Early Senate Office includes clippings, reports, printed materials, press releases, speeches and Talmadge's personal notes on various subjects. There is material relating to the federal budget, communism, the county unit system, education, the Eisenhower administration, farm legislation, foreign affairs, Georgia history, Marvin Griffin, Rule XXII, Melvin Thompson and the two governor controversy in Georgia, the Truman administration, and the United Nations.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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19 Title:   Ed Friend Visual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Friend, Edwin Hugo (Ed), Sr.  
  Dates:   1918-1990  
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This photograph collection contains black and white photographic prints, negatives, slides, and 16-mm film. There are numerous photographs related to Friend's service in the South Pacific during World War II, nature and wildlife in Georgia, Georgia politicians and his travels around the United States and the world. Of special interest is a film Friend shot in 1958 of the a two day seminar held at the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee, which was attended by Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks and others. The collection also contains personal files with images and articles about his life.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/064/EF  
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20 Title:   Lillian Eugenia Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966  
  Dates:   circa 1910-2001  
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The collection consists of papers of Lillian Smith from circa 1920-1980. The papers contain personal correspondence, manuscripts of her works, writings by and about her, files on various organizations she was interested in or involved with (many dealing with human rights), audiotapes containing interviews with and readings by Smith, speeches, financial records, photographs, and printed material. Part of the collection contains records relating to her involvement with the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls including correspondence, applications for admission, printed material, and scrapbooks. The collection also has correspondence, photographs, and papers of her partner, Paula Snelling; her sister, Esther Smith; and the Barnett family. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms1283a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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