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1 Title:   Jesse Benjamin (J.B.) Stoner Flier and Poster  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stoner, Jesse Benjamin (J.B.), 1924-2005  
  Dates:   1970, 1974  
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J.B. Stoner, a Georgia native, was a prominent member of the Ku Klux Klan, the segregationist National States' Rights Party, and founder of the Stoner Christian Anti-Jewish Party. In 1977, Stoner was indicted, and was later convicted and imprisoned, for the 1958 bombing of Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. He ran for numerous public offices including governor of Georgia in 1970. This collection contains Stoner's gubernatorial campaign poster and a flier for a 1974 meeting of the National States' Rights Party.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/122/JBS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Joshua Hill letter to President Ulysses S. Grant  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891  
  Dates:   1869 May 24  
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The collection consists of one letter (and a transcript of the letter): dated Madison, Georgia, May 24, 1869, "His Excellency The President," signed "Joshua Hill," regarding Georgia's support of the Federal government's reconstruction policy and recent problems with race relations.
 
  Identifier:   ms1490  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1859-1936  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Nathan Atkinson Brown and his family, 1859-1913. The letters were written while Brown served with the 26th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company B at Saint Simons and Cumberland Islands, and regard stress the war was placing on planters in southeast Georgia, slavery, and race relations. Also included is a church program and two newspaper clippings regarding the death of Louisa Nicholes Brown, 1929.
 
  Identifier:   ms808  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Florence Kroeger, -1987  
  Dates:   1962-1984  
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The collection consists of correspondence written to Florence concerning Jordans's death and other topics. In addition to sympathy correspondence there are letters concerning legal matters and a telegram from Coretta Scott King. There are also numerous items dealing with Koinonia community, including the Safeway Scandal, insurance claims and racial violence. The collection also includes the original Koinonia commitment and the Coroner's Report on Clarence Jordan's death. The collection also contains correspondence related to Russell Treyz and Harry Chapin's musical adaptation of Jordan's Cotton Patch Gospels.
 
  Identifier:   ms2341  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Moore's Ford Memorial Committee Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Moore's Ford Memorial Committee  
  Dates:   1968-2011  
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The Moore's Ford Memorial Committee was founded in 1997 to commemorate and reconcile the 1946 Moore's Ford lynching, in which two African American couples were murdered by a white mob at the Moore's Ford bridge in Walton County, GA. The collection contains the committee's administrative and financial records, event planning files, files on the FBI and GBI investigations into the lynching and other incidents of racial violence, and documentation of the committee's support for restorative justice and reconciliation.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/437  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Walter Stovall Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stovall, Walter L., 1938-  
  Dates:   1961-1965  
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The Walter Stovall Papers primarily contains letters documenting the response of friends, family, and the general public to the marriage of Walter Stovall to Charlayne Hunter in 1963. Ms. Hunter became famous as one of the two African American students to integrate the University of Georgia. Stovall and Hunter met at the University of Georgia as journalism students. The papers include correspondence and printed materials (periodicals and clippings) directly related to the marriage as well as articles related to more general Civil Rights issues such as the Civil Rights Act, 1964. The papers also contain a small number of letters written by Charlayne Hunter Stovall and Walter Stovall to his parents detailing the birth of their daughter, Susan.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/205/WS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   William Tate UGA desegregation files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tate, William, 1903-1980  
  Dates:   1961-1963  
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The materials in this collection document events surrounding the desegregation of the University of Georgia in January 1961. The clippings, legislative reports, petitions, and correspondence that comprise the collection serve as both a record of the steps involved in desegregating the University and the span of public opinion--both local and nationwide--on the events at the time. Dean Tate's role in overseeing and responding to student conduct in the aftermath of desegregation is a major topic of the collection.
 
  Identifier:   UA00-016  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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8 Title:   Albert Colbey Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Albert Colbey, -1985  
  Dates:   1972-1985  
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This collection includes a copy of his dissertation, research material, drafts, revisions, notes, and photocopies and reprints of much of the material cited in his bibliography.
 
  Identifier:   ms2526  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Lillian Eugenia Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Esther  
  Dates:   circa 1920-1980  
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The collection consists of papers of Lillian Smith from ca. 1920-1980. The papers contain personal correspondence, manuscripts of her works, writings by and about her, files on various organizations she was interested in or involved with (many dealing with human rights), audiotapes containing interviews with and readings by Smith, speeches, financial records, photographs, and printed material. Part of the collection contains records relating to her involvement with the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls including correspondence, applications for admission, printed material, and scrapbooks. The collection also has papers (mainly correspondence) of her friend, Paula Snelling; her sister, Esther Smith; and the Barnett family. Also included is a film reel entitled "Miss Smith of Georgia."
 
  Identifier:   ms1283  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   George Wagner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wagner, George, 1841-1906  
  Dates:   1862-1868  
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The collection consists of papers of George Wagner from 1862-1868 and includes diaries, correspondence, official reports, and military documents. The bulk of the material pertains to Wagner's service in the Veteran Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau in Georgia from 1866-1868. Written during this period, the diaries describe Wagner's daily duties as an officer with the Bureau, political activities in Georgia during Reconstruction, and problems between the freedmen and whites. The collection also includes monthly reports sent from Americus, Columbus, and Griffin, Georgia by Wagner to Bureau headquarters in Washington, D.C. detailing supplies and clothing issued to Freedman. Additional materials pertain to Wagner's service with the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, the Invalid Corps, and the Indiana Confederate prison, Camp Morton.
 
  Identifier:   ms895  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   S. Ernest Vandiver, Jr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Vandiver, S. Ernest (Samuel Ernest), 1918-2005.  
  Dates:   1954-1998  
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The S. Ernest Vandiver, Jr. Papers consist of office files and personal papers including correspondence, speeches, press releases, reports from state agencies, news stories, editorials, photographs, and scrapbooks from Vandiver's career as governor of Georgia (1959-1963), lieutenant governor of Georgia (1955-1958), lawyer, and from his post-career years. There are also materials related to Vandiver's campaign activities, including his campaign for governor of Georgia in 1966 and for the United States Senate in 1972. Series I. Governor's Office Files, 1959-1962, contains Vandiver's unofficial papers. His official gubernatorial papers are located at the Georgia Department of Archives and History in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/186/SEV  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   May Erwin Talmadge papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, May Erwin  
  Dates:   1864-1973  
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The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, receipts, photographs, and print material. The bulk of the material centers on Mrs. Talmadge's work with the D.A.R. and Board of Education, but the collection also includes personal correspondence and material relating to the Talmadge and Erwin families. The collections includes correspondence pertaining to the controversy which arose from DAR racial policies in the wake of the Marian Anderson incident, and material relating to issues facing the Georgia Board of Education during the 1950s including banning of textbooks and integration.
 
  Identifier:   ms2299  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Joan Titus collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Titus, Joan  
  Dates:   1890-2016  
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This collection includes clippings, correspondence, genealogical files, articles, notes, interviews, transcripts, photographs, and writings, gathered by Joan Titus, relating to Lillian Smith's life and legacy. The correspondence relates to Laural Falls Camp, South Today, Lillian Smith's publications and events, and letters received by Joan Titus regarding Smith. There are several folders of audience reaction cards from screenings of Miss Smith of Georgia from 1964 and 1966. Also included in this collection are interviews conducted by Joan Titus in March 1962 with Atlanta civic and political leaders, including Ivan Allan, William Hartsfield, Martin Luther King, Jr., Lorimer Douglas Milton, and Reverend Williams Holmes Borders, regarding African American business leaders. Also in March 1962, Titus interviewed Dr. Robert Coles, a child psychiatrist, about the effect of school desegregation on children. Excerpts of the Coles interview were used in Time-Life's radio program "The Children Should be Heard".
 
  Identifier:   ms3757  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Lillian Eugenia Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966  
  Dates:   circa 1910-2001  
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The collection consists of papers of Lillian Smith from circa 1920-1980. The papers contain personal correspondence, manuscripts of her works, writings by and about her, files on various organizations she was interested in or involved with (many dealing with human rights), audiotapes containing interviews with and readings by Smith, speeches, financial records, photographs, and printed material. Part of the collection contains records relating to her involvement with the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls including correspondence, applications for admission, printed material, and scrapbooks. The collection also has correspondence, photographs, and papers of her partner, Paula Snelling; her sister, Esther Smith; and the Barnett family. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms1283a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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