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1 Title:   Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ellett, Ashton  
  Dates:   2017 - ongoing  
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The Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project documents how the Georgia Republican Party grew from a small grassroots party during an era of Democratic dominance into the state's premiere political organization and governing party over the course of the late-twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Interview participants represent current and former Republican and Democratic political figures who were active contributors or commenters on this transformation between 1952-2016, with a primary focus on the years post-1974.The collection documents the personal experiences and insights of the candidates, officeholders, activists, organizers, strategists, and analysts who participated in those key campaigns, intraparty conflicts, policy debates, and legislative battles. It also documents the accounts of the journalists and scholars who have chronicled these activities and achievements.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/425/TPGA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group A: State Senate Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-  
  Dates:   1987-1992  
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Record Group A: State Senate Files were generated while Don Johnson served in the Georgia General Assembly as a Senator from 1987 to 1993. The General Files include materials that assisted Johnson with monitoring legislative issues, researching and writing legislation, developing legislative initiatives, as well as observing local issues. Included are files relating to the Intra County Telephone Toll Bill, Johnson's work on the Appropriations and Reapportionment Committees, the Export Study Commission, and the Hobbs Act. The Issue files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, maps and bills. These were issues of particular interest to Johnson which included human resources, taxation and transportation. The Campaign series contains material relating to Johnson's campaign in 1987 to fill the seat of the late Parks Brown and his subsequent races in 1988, 1990, and 1992.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/038/CDJ_A  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   James L. (Jimmy) Paulk Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paulk, James L. (Jimmy), 1949-  
  Dates:   1977-1980  
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The collection consists of Democrat James L. Paulk's state senatorial papers during his term representing the 13th District from 1977 to 1979 and a small selection of files of Senator J. Ebb Duncan (30th District). Paulk's papers include incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, bills, speeches, constituent questionnaires. Printed and photographic materials document state fiscal concerns, environmental issues, and the state of county correctional institutions. Of particular interest are the constituent surveys and responses from 1978 and 1979 as they reflect the opinions of Paulk's constituency on issues of the day such as the Equal Rights Amendment, tax issues, capital punishment, and teacher's compensation. Duncan's files, dating from 1977 to 1979, are legislative in nature and touch primarily on his efforts to secure transportation for the elderly and mentally challenged through S.B. 553.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/117/JP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Politics  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1954-1970  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VII: Politics include files regarding political opponents, events, campaigns, and conventions. National party policy statements are an important part of the years when elections occur. The 1960 Kennedy-Johnson election is especially extensive and includes transcripts from the Kennedy-Nixon debates. Local elections include district correspondence, voter lists, financial statements, press releases, in the years they occur. Correspondence includes letters from Senators Talmadge, Kennedy, Kefauver, Humphrey; Representatives Johnson and Vinson; Governors Arnall, Sanders, Vandiver, Stephenson of Illinois and national figures like Ty Cobb, former President Harry Truman, are scattered throughout the series, especially after 1960.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_VII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   John W. Davis Papers, Series II: Political Campaigns  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, John W., 1916-1992  
  Dates:   1954-1974  
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The John Davis Papers, Series II: Political Campaigns contains clippings, campaign files, and memorabilia documenting Davis' campaigns from 1954 to 1974.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/132/JWD_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Goldstein, Maxine S., 1926-  
  Dates:   1988-2008  
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Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials includes one compact disc, four audiocassettes, one quarter-inch open reel audio tape, and seven VHS videocassettes.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/158/MSG_VII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XI: Political  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Robert Grier, Jr., 1913-2003  
  Dates:   1947-1975  
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Robert Grier Stephens, Jr. Papers, Series XI: Political comprises correspondence, memoranda, and material relating to Stephens' political supporters and his political campaigns. There is a mélange of materials including campaign contributions and expenditures, Democratic party information, information on opposition candidates, election information, and election results. Also found in this series is political correspondence arranged by county. There is a small amount of clippings, correspondent forms, candidate files, Republican civil rights files, two notebooks, and a scrapbook.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/177/RGS_XI  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Walter F. George Letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957  
  Dates:   1950  
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This collection consists of two letters of correspondence between U.S. Senator Walter F. George of Georgia and Ernest A. Lowe, the director of the Division of General Extension at the University of Georgia from 1947 to 1958. The correspondence, written in September 1950, concerns an invitation to George to attend a conference at the University of Georgia on the problems of America's aging population.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/204/WFG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   Zell Miller Papers, Series VIII: Publications  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-  
  Dates:   1996-2009  
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The Zell Miller Papers document Miller's forty-five year career in Georgia politics, including his service as a U.S. Senator (2000-2005), Governor of Georgia (1991-1999), Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (1975-1991), Executive Director of the Georgia Democratic Party (1971-1973), member of the State Boards of Pardons and Paroles, Probation, and Children and Youth (1964-1973), Executive Secretary to Governor Lester Maddox (1969-1971), State Senator (1961-1965), and Mayor of Young Harris, Georgia (1959-1960). Series VIII. Publications includes notebooks containing drafts, uncorrected proofs and galleys, correspondence, and clippings relating to five of Miller's books.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/213/ZM_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Robert M. Willingham Democratic Party of Georgia Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Willingham, Robert M.  
  Dates:   1974-1976  
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The collection consists of typescripts, correspondence, and ephemera collected by Robert M. Willingham relating to the activities of the Democratic Party in Georgia from 1974 to 1976. The bulk of the materials pertain to the party's charter convention and 10th District party activities. Also included are materials on the delegate selection procedure for the 1976 Democratic National Convention.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/225/RMW  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Benjamin H. and Anne Grant Purcell Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Purcell, Ben  
  Dates:   1967-2009  
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Benjamin H. Purcell (1928-2013) was a lieutenant colonel and POW during the Vietnam War and a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Anne Grant Purcell is a civic and church leader from Clarksville, Georgia. Their papers document Mrs. Purcell's efforts to earn the release of Col. Purcell following his capture by the Viet Cong, the Purcells' work to share their experiences, Col. Purcell's tenure as a state representative, and his work on behalf of veterans of the Vietnam War. The papers include correspondence, speeches and remarks, book manuscripts and promotional material, campaign and political files, clippings, posters, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/328  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Marion Colley Boyd papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Boyd, Marion Colley  
  Dates:   1915-1948  
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The collection consists of papers of Marion Colley Boyd from 1915-1948. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection centers upon her early (1915-1917) activities with the woman's suffrage movement in Georgia and New York, her work with the League of Women Voters of Georgia, and the Democratic Party. Also includes material relating to her service as a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National convention in New York and her role in the controversy over the adoption of the "Klan plank" by the convention.
 
  Identifier:   ms1149  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Democratic Party of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Democratic Party of Georgia  
  Dates:   1960-2007  
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The Democratic Party of Georgia Records include materials from the political organization related to the running of the state party, including materials related to administrative and financial departments, committee files, convention materials, and photographs. The records date from 1960 to 2008 with bulk dates from 1968-1995.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/057/DPG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   J. B. Fuqua Public Service Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fuqua, John Brooks (J.B.), 1918-2006  
  Dates:   1948-1999  
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The J.B. Fuqua Public Service Papers detail the political career of self-made businessman and philanthropist, J.B. Fuqua. Fuqua was born and raised in Prince Edward County, Virginia before settling in Augusta, Georgia with his family. His primary business was ownership of WJBF television and radio stations. Fuqua became involved with politics in 1957 when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives for Richmond County where he served four terms. During his tenure as a politician, Fuqua was responsible for helping Carl Sanders become elected as governor in 1962 and also served as a member of the Democratic National Convention Committee in 1964. The collection includes papers detailing Fuqua's involvement with the Georgia Democratic Party, photographs, campaign memorabilia, and audiovisual materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/249/JBF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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15 Title:   James F. Cook Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cook, James F., 1940-  
  Dates:   1907-2004  
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This collection primarily focuses on the research and publication of the book Carl Vinson: Patriarch of the Armed Forces by James F. Cook. Photocopies of research material, notes, correspondence, photographs, and transcripts of interviews make up the majority of the files. There are three albums containing original correspondence between Carl Vinson and Louis Stockstill, journalist for Army-Navy Times, and Neta Stockstill, secretary for the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, dating from 1962 to 1976. Also, there are a few of Cook's early writings and a small amount of material related to his book Governors of Georgia, 1754-2004.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/116/JFC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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16 Title:   John C. Foster, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Foster, John Charles, 1934-  
  Dates:   1970-2005  
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The John C. Foster, Sr. Papers contain materials related to his time in office as a Georgia State Senator from 1975 to 1993. Senator Foster represented the Fiftieth District in North Georgia. The John C. Foster, Sr. Papers include constituent correspondence and issue mail, bill files, news clippings, speeches, campaign and political files, and photographs and artifacts.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/127/JCF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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17 Title:   C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-  
  Dates:   1973-2000  
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C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group B: Congress includes constiuent services correspondence documenting a rich mix of issues from the early 1990s including Clinton's health care plan, proposed tax increases, the implementation of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" relating to the sexual preferences of military personnel, abortion legislation, gun control, and the federal budget. There are clippings and legislative files regarding Johnson and legislation on which he worked. Legislative topics include: banking, energy, the environment, housing, judicial issues, Urban Affairs, and Appropriations. The campaign series contains items pertaining to Johnson's two campaigns for congress including: correspondence, information about campaign events, campaign ephemera, and clippings. Also found here is material documenting the activities of Johnson's district office in Athens, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/038/CDJ_B  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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18 Title:   John B. Morris Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Morris, John B., 1930-  
  Dates:   1964-1972  
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These papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, pamphlets, memoranda, briefs, and card files related to Reverend John B. Morris' involvement in Write-In Georgia (1966 gubernatorial campaign to write-in Ellis Arnall as a candidate), the Georgia Democratic Party Forum, Georgia Convention of Loyal Democrats, the Democratic National Convention (1968), and the Georgia Democratic Party.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/126/JBM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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19 Title:   Zell Miller Papers, Series V: United States Senator  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Miller, Zell Bryan, 1932-  
  Dates:   1928-2012  
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Series V. United States Senator documents Miller's service as a U.S. Senator for Georgia from 2000 to 2005. The series includes his correspondence with constituents, committee and legislation files, and press files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/213/ZM_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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20 Title:   James F. Cook Research Files, Series IV: Audiovisual  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cook, James F., 1940-  
  Dates:   1970-2001  
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James F. Cook Research Files, Series IV: Audiovisual, includes 18 audiocassettes and 10 microcassettes containing interviews with Georgia political figures including Ellis Arnall, Roy V. Harris, Leroy Johnson, Sam Nunn, George T. Smith, Carl Sanders, and Louis and Neta Stockstill.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/116/JFC_IV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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