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1 Title:   The Empire State broadside collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Power Company  
  Dates:   1922-1931  
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This collection consists of 194 broadsides regarding "The Empire State" Advertising campaign of the Georgia Power company. The broadsides advertise and celebrate Georgia's history and current economy. The broadslides include statements of economic or historical facts about Georgia. The format of the broadsides does not vary much from 1921 to 1931, but the slogans change every advertisement on a weekly basis. Broadsides #1-26 (1922) focus on economic statistics from 1921 and Georgian history and attractions. An example would be: "Romance of Tallulah / Five men operate the 108,000 horse power Tallulah power house / From this station, light, heat, and power are furnished 51 cities and towns in 25 counties of Georgia with a population of 750,000." Broadsides #27-57 (1923) focus on economic statistics from 1922 and Georgian history and attractions. Example: "Georgia Leads in U.S. Navy / In 1922, Georgia led the Nation in furnishing her native born sons to the sea forces of this country." Broadsides #58-85 (1924) focus on economic statistics from 1923 and Georgian historical figures. Example: "Georgia Clay / More than $7,000,000 is brought into this State annually from the sale of commercial articles manufactured from Georgia clay." Broadsides #86-101 (1925) focus on economic statistics from 1924 and Georgian history, places, people, and crops. Example: "Selling Cane Syrup to the World / Cairo, Ga., is the largest producing shipping point for pure cane syrup in America. In 1924 Georgia produced 3,796,875 gallons." Broadsides #102-125 (1926) focus on economic statistics from 1925 and Georgian history, places, people, and crops. Example: "A Steamboat operated on the Savannah River 17 years before Fulton launched his 'Clermont' on the Hudson in N.Y." Broadsides #126-142 (1927) focus on economic statistics from 1926, Georgian people (famous, military, etc), and Georgian places and crops. Example: "Wintering in Georgia / Ideal climatic conditions, magnificient hotels, golf courses, bathing facilities, and other attractions combine to make Central and South Georgia among the most popular winter resorts of the country." Broadsides # 143-159 (1928) focus on economic statistics from 1926 and 1927 and historical quotations about Georgia. Example: "Georgia's major farm products for 1927 were valued at $250, 685,000, an increase of more than 18 per cent over 1926. Georgia's crop values for 1927 ranked fifteenth in the United States." Broadsides # 160-177 (1929) focus on economic statistics from 1928, Georgia history, current Georgian attractions, and historical quotations about Georgia and its crops. Example: "King Cotton / Georgia's 1,020,000 bale cotton crop for 1928 is valued at $100,000,000. A large part of it will be made into cloth and tire fabric in Georgia mills." Broadsides #178-188 (1930) focus on economic statistics from 1929 and early Georgian history. Example: "Georgia Agriculture / The total value of Georgia's farm products was $262, 254,000 in 1929, an increase of $29,000,000 over the total of the previous year." Broadsides # 189-193 (1931) focus on 18th century Georgian history. Example: "Georgia's Last Trustees / The trustees of Georgia held their last meeting April 19, 1752, and Georgia came under direct control of Great Britain. Only six of the original 72 trustees were then living." Broadsides #194-196 (misc undated) contain three broadsides that refer to Atlanta attractions, such as Druid Hills and Georgia Tech.
 
  Identifier:   ms2723  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Braswell D. Deen, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Deen, Braswell D., 1893-1981.  
  Dates:   1917-1984  
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The collection consists of materials dating from 1917-1984 of Braswell D. Deen, Sr. (1893-1981), editor and owner of Alma Times, United States Congressman, and director of the Georgia Department of Public Welfare. The papers include a manuscript written by his son, Braswell Deen, Jr., correspondence, manuscripts, thoughts, and poems written by Deen, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and scrapbooks. The materials document Deen's 1932 campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia's Eighth District, his career as Director of Public Welfare, his interest in family genealogy, and his writings. There is also biogrpahical information on Deen.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/217/BDDSR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Bill Shipp Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shipp, Bill, 1933-  
  Dates:   1980-2009  
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Bill Shipp, a prize-winning reporter and editor, has covered Southern politics and government for three decades. He is president and CEO of Word Merchants, a publishing company. The collection consists of columns and newsletters that document Shipp's writing and editing. These articles focus on government and politics on the local, state, and national level.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/030/BS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Robert Preston Brooks papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1960  
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The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks including correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, research, printed material, and scrapbooks. While the materials document Brooks' duties and activities with the University of Georgia, a large part of the collection deals with his research and writings on economics, Georgia history, agriculture, and the plantation system.
 
  Identifier:   ms1300  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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5 Title:   Douglas Bachtel papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bachtel, Douglas  
  Dates:   1981-2012  
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This collection consists of items either created or collected by noted Georgia demographer Doug Bachtel. His collection includes a wide variety of (mostly) Georgia related demographic studies. Some of the studies included are those involving health, economics, household/community/school drug use, transportation and the State's "Black Belt". The collection also contains Bachtel's vita materials and information related to his numerous reports, projects, and publications.
 
  Identifier:   UA0061  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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6 Title:   Martha Zoller Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Zoller, Martha, 1959-  
  Dates:   1997-2014  
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Martha Zoller was host of the conservative radio talk show The Martha Zoller Show and is active in Georgia's political discourse. Her papers document her broadcast, publishing, and political career and include audio and video recordings from her show, opinion pieces, research materials, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/153/MZ  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   George Ervin (Sonny) Perdue Official Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perdue, Sonny, 1946-  
  Dates:   2002-2011  
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The George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue Official Papers consist of files pertaining to Perdue's tenure as Governor of Georgia from 2003 to 2011. Files were created by Perdue as well as his staff and consist of electronic files as well as paper and include correspondence, reports, agendas, speeches, proclamations, public commission files, scheduling files, subject files, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/275/GEPO  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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