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1 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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2 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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3 Title:   Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Myers, Henry Tift, Sr., 1907-1968.  
  Dates:   1931-1968  
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Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tift Myers, Sr., a native of Tifton, Georgia, was the first Presidential pilot, and transported Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman around the world in specially-designed airplanes that were the predecessors of the modern Air Force One. Myers also piloted several members of Congress, high ranking military officers, visiting royalty, and other VIPs and guests of the United States government. Among his notable passengers were Madame Chiang, wife of Chiang Kai-shek, Mexican President Miguel Alemán, the King and Queen of Greece, and Winston Churchill. He captained the 1943 global war front flight that carried Senator Richard B. Russell and the Special Senate Subcommittee to inspect military installations. Myers was also the holder of a number of air speed and flight distance records. The Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers document both his personal and professional life from 1931 to 1968 (bulk 1943-1947), with an emphasis on his service as the first Presidential pilot during World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, flight logs, printed material, ephemera, clippings, notes, photographs, drawings, and maps.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/230/HTM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Martin J. Hillenbrand Papers, Series VIII: Audiovisual  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillenbrand, Martin Joseph, 1915-2005.  
  Dates:   1975-1993  
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Martin J. Hillenbrand Papers, Series VIII: Audiovisual, includes 35 VHS videocassettes, two betacam videocassettes, and one quarter-inch open reel tape. The audiovisual resources are primarily copies of programs produced by the Southern Center for International Studies.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/155/MJH_VIII  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Martin J. Hillenbrand Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillenbrand, Martin Joseph, 1915-2005.  
  Dates:   1910s-2005  
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Ambassador Martin J. Hillenbrand served for thirty-five years as a professional United States Foreign Service Officer, including service in Burma, India, Mozambique, Hungary, France, and Germany. He was appointed as the first U.S. Ambassador to Hungary (1967-1969), Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1969-1972) and Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (1972-1976). The collection consists of Hillenbrand's personal papers and provides an overview of his life and career in diplomatic service. The papers also document his academic career at The University of Georgia (1982-1997) and involvement in international diplomatic organizations. Of particular interest are his personal, hand-written journals and notebooks which begin with adolescence and extend through retirement. Included in the collection are published and unpublished articles, drafts, speeches, notes, journals, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts and audiovisual material.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/155/MJH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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