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21 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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22 Title:   C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Clete Donald (Don), Jr., 1948-  
  Dates:   1987-2000  
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C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs document Johnson's service in the Georgia State Senate as well as his work in the United States House of Representatives. Pictures include Johnson with other politicians and civic groups. A small document his work on committees as a U.S. Congressman as well as an ambassador in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/038/CDJ_E  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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23 Title:   Charles L. Gowen Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gowen, Charles Latimer  
  Dates:   1946-1966  
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The collection consists of personal and political papers of Georgia State Representative Charles L. Gowen from 1946 to 1966. The papers primarily document Gowen's unsuccessful bid for Georgia Governor in 1954.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/046/CJLG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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24 Title:   Clifford Hodges Brewton Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Records, Series III: Audiovisual  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1964-1976  
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The collection consists of materials collected by Reverend Clifford H. Brewton relating to Lester Maddox's terms as governor (1967-1971) and lieutenant governor (1971-1975), as well as his 1966 gubernatorial and 1968 campaigns. Brewton collected the materials for the purpose of writing a biography of Maddox, although it was never published. Audiovisual materials in the collection supplement the paper materials documenting Maddox's term as governor of Georgia and his subsequent campaigns for president of the United States in 1968 and for lieutenant governor of Georgia in 1970. Included among the four audiocassettes and 22 reels of ¼" audiotape are recordings of several campaign commercials for radio broadcast for both campaigns and speeches delivered for public events and private organizations throughout Georgia in his official capacity of governor.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/051/CHBLM_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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25 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1953-1978  
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John James Flynt, Jr. was a lawyer and a judge who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1947 to 1948 and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1953 to 1978. Flynt's papers document his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and include constituent correspondence, legislative files, published materials, and campaign files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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26 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series I: Departmental  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1963-1978  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series I: Departmental relates to legislation and is divided into two subseries, A. Departments and B. Commissions. Departments include all executive departments, which make up the President's cabinet. Files consist of constituent correspondence, reports, and press releases. Commissions consist of executive and congressional commissions and boards. Materials found in this subseries consist of correspondence, reports, newsletters, and directories.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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27 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1958-1978  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series II: Flood Control is divided into four subseries corresponding to the four major water projects, Flint River, Russell Dam, West Point Dam, and General. This series includes project files, clippings, maps, and reports documenting Satilla River, Ocmulgee River, Coosa-Alabama River, Chattahoochee River, Cedar Creek River, Alcovy River, Spewrell Bluff, and others.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_II  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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28 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1978 February 23  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials includes one Umatic videocassette from 1978, four 16mm films including a film of Flynt with President Kennedy in 1962, and one quarter-inch open reel audio tape from 1966.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_IX  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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29 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series V: Legislative  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1954-1970  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series V: Legislative consists of Congressional Record remarks, voting records, constituent correspondence, clippings, party correspondence, and copies of legislation. These files document Flynt's activities on the Appropriations Committee and Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Topics include Taft-Hartley, civil rights, integration of schools, foriegn aid, labor and minimum wage, education, taxation, and Watergate. There is some overlap with similar topics in the General series.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_V  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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30 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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31 Title:   Mell Traylor Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Traylor, Mell Randolph, 1949-  
  Dates:   1960-2000  
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The Mell Traylor Papers documents the career of the former State Senator who served two terms from 1974 to 1978. At the age of 25, Traylor became the youngest Georgia to get elected to the State Senate in 1974. This collection includes papers which document Traylor's involvement with politics as a high school student when he was a summer intern for Herman E. Talmadge to his involvement with the Young Democrats at the University of Georgia. Other papers in this collection include campaign material from his 1974 bid for the Senate, correspondence, reports, photographs, and state government publications.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/160/MT  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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32 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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33 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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34 Title:   Lester G. Maddox Biographical File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1990-1999  
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The file contains writings by Maddox expressing his grief over the death of his wife, Virginia; writings relating to his term as governor of Georgia; his last "State of the State Address"; prints of Lester and Virginia Maddox; a booklet on the construction of the Lester and Virginia Maddox Bridge over the Chattahoochee River on I-75; and information on the Board of Regents' budget increase between 1967 and 1971.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/224/LGM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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35 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  
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36 Title:   John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series III: General  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Flynt, John James, 1914-2007  
  Dates:   1954-1978  
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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series III: General is divided into two subseries: A. Miscellaneous, General and Individual correspondence and B. Subject files. These files contain background information on legislation, daily office activities, constituent inquiries, as well as various groups and activities. Files consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, news releases, clippings, and photographs. The majority of the papers date from the early sixties to the late seventies. The early years of this series, 1954 to 1962, coincide with Flynt's Departmental series, which date from 1963 to 1978. The researcher will need to consult the other portion of this collection to gain a more complete understanding of the congressman's work with legislation relating to the executive departments and commissions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/130/JJF_III  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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37 Title:   Augustus Turnbull Collection of Carl Sanders Speech/Press Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Turnbull, Augustus  
  Dates:   1963-1967  
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Augustus Turnbull was the Assistant Press Secretary to Governor Carl Sanders during the last year of his term in office (1966-1967). The materials in this collection, however, are from Sanders entire term, 1963-1967, and document his interest in efficiently maintaining state government departments as well as his public addresses and press relations.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/199/ATCCS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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38 Title:   William Armstrong Smith Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, William Armstrong, 1914-1996.  
  Dates:   1966-1978  
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William Armstrong Smith was a Georgia state senator from the 34th District (Fulton County), from 1966 to 1974. During this time, Smith introduced various bills, served on and/or chaired numerous senate committees, and actively supported the development of the Republican Party in Georgia. The collection documents his career and to a lesser degree his campaigns as well as his continued interest in legislative matters after his senate career ended (1975-1978). The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, and legislative bills. There are approximately six linear feet of publication materials produced by various sources covering subjects such as education, insurance, transportation, and planning. Another important aspect of the collection is correspondence Smith created after his senate career with Georgia politicians. Correspondents include: Howard "Bo" Callaway, John J. Flynt, Jr., Wyche Fowler, Zell Miller, Sam Nunn, as well as United States Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/007/WAS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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39 Title:   Thomas Gresham Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gresham, Thomas Talmadge, 1922-1990.  
  Dates:   1960-1971  
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The collection consists primarily of speeches and press releases written by members of Governor Lester Maddox's press department. Thomas Talmadge Gresham drafted over 200 speeches during his tenure as a speechwriter for the Governor from 1968 to 1970. Also included are research files maintained by Gresham and various other press department office files, including schedules and assignments. There are also seven photographs and a few pieces of memorabilia from Maddox's gubernatorial years.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/022/TGLM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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40 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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