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1 Title:   Wayne Felker - Jan Burden papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Isaacs, Carl, 1953-  
  Dates:   1992-2002  
The collection consists of correspondence between Jan Burden and various persons, 2000-2002, chiefly involving Georgia death row cases of Wayne Felker, Tracy Housel and Terry Mincey. News stories, mostly from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the cases are also included. In addition, a craft replica of a Georgia death row cell, created by Carl Isaacs and Wayne Felker (circa 1990s) is included.
  Identifier:   ms3186  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Thomas McKee West collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   West, Thomas McKee  
  Dates:   1983-2003  
The collection consists of copies of documents, textual and audio, accumulated during Thomas M. West's successful challenge - in the case of Timothy Dawson vs. The State of Georgia - to the state of Georgia's law prescribing death by electrocution in the electric chair in death penalty cases. This includes fifteen digital copies of 22 Georgia electrocutions of prisoners between 1983 and 1996. These recordings are copies of West's tapes which were themselves dubs of original tapes recorded by members of the state's Department of Corrections for their own records, and later subpoenaed and entered into state court records as part of challenges to the electric chair statute. In addition, the collection includes copies of materials (transcripts, documents, affidavits, autopsy records, etc.) West and his co-counsel Robert Citronberg had accumulated to date of donation (August 2004) in support of legal challenges to the Georgia statute prescribing lethal injection as the new means of state execution.
  Identifier:   ms3244  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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