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1 Title:   Harmony Grove Mills Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harmony Grove Mills (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1882-1994  
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Harmony Grove Mills, Inc. was a cotton manufacturing corporation operating in Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia from 1893 to 1991. The records document the founding of the mill, its operations, its sale to Mount Vernon Mills, and its employees and members of the Commerce community. Includes original and drafts of the corporate charter, board of directors minutes, property records and plats for mill locations and facilities, payroll and time books for employees, ledgers documenting production and sales, as well as consulting reports assessing Harmony Grove's financial health.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/092/HGM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999  
  Dates:   1987-1988  
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D. W. Brooks was a major figure in American agriculture. He was the founder and leader of Gold Kist, a farm cooperative, for almost fifty years and also served as an agricultural advisor to several U.S. Presidents. This collection consists primarily of oral history interviews with D.W. Brooks conducted by Brian S. Wills. D.W. Brooks discusses his family background, his childhood in Royston, Ga., his education, and his involvement with the Methodist church. He speaks extensively about topics related to farming and agriculture in Georgia, including the founding and development of Gold Kist, the poultry industry, fish and cattle production, cotton farming, and the federal government's involvement with farming co-ops. Brooks also discusses his contribution as an agricultural advisor to United States presidents and world leaders. Complimentary interviews in this collection with individuals such as former President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State Dean Rusk provide additional perspectives on Brooks and his contributions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/013/DWBOH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   D. W. Brooks Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999  
  Dates:   1900-1999  
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D. W. Brooks (1901-1999) was a farmer and cooperative executive, running the Cotton Producers Association (later renamed Gold Kist) as well as insurance companies for farmers. His papers document his businesses and Georgia agriculture, as well as his service to the U.S. government, several universities, and the Methodist Church. The papers include correspondence, business and committee reports, meeting materials, and subject files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/014/DWB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1840-1978  
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Richard B. Russell Jr. served in public office for fifty years as a state legislator (1920-1931), governor of Georgia (1931-1932), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). Best known for his opposition to civil rights legislation, Russell also focused on national defense, agriculture, soil and water conservation, and economic growth in Georgia. Russell's papers document the entirety of his career, with the vast majority of the materials focusing on his terms in the U.S. Senate. The records include constituent correspondence and other correspondence files, speeches and media files, legislative files, files on civil rights, and published materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Dictation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971  
  Dates:   1944-1970  
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The Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection comprehensively documents Russell's activities as a United States senator representing the state of Georgia. The Dictation Series is composed of letters and memoranda entirely or partially dictated by Senator Russell. The series is an integration of the copies for the Winder and Washington offices. Most of the dictated correspondence or memos contain Russell's views on upcoming legislation, political appointments, support of or opposition to bills and amendments as well as his positions on such issues as defense, the Vietnam war, agriculture issues, the investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and civil rights and other national issues. Senator Russell rarely expressed his opinions regarding local and state politics in writing or in any public forum.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/001/RBR_C_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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