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1 Title:   W. Frank Barron Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barron, W. Frank  
  Dates:   1953, 1970-1996  
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The W. Frank Barron Papers document his central role in the Georgia Chamber of Commerce (and locally, the Rome Chamber of Commerce) and Georgia Business and Industry Association. Both groups promote business and its interests in local and state government in Georgia. The papers document the various activities of these organizations, particularly, their merger in 1982. The Rome Chamber of Commerce files reflect Barron's involvement with the organization that includes his hometown. There is also a file about the development of the Interstate 75 (I-75) and Lake Allatoona and the commissioning of a Trident submarine as the U.S.S. Georgia (SSBN 729). There are 272 color slides of Korea in 1953.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/202/WFB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Violet Jackson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jackson, Violet, 1925-2008  
  Dates:   1946-1955  
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Collection includes letters from George D. Tidwell, an Air Force training officer at the Arctic Survival School, to his first wife Air Force nurse Lt. Violet Jackson. Tidwell's letters describe life at the school, his varying duties, his frustrations with those in command, and his affections towards Jackson. In addition are three photograph albums containing a total of six-hundred and twenty photographs. The first two albums belong to Lt. Jackson and document her service in the 3700th Station Medical Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas as well as her tour in Europe and her time at the Macon Hospital School of Nursing in Georgia. The last photo album belongs to Lt. Jackson's second husband Clay Kemp. Kemp's album details his time at the USNAB Agana on Guam where he worked as a Navy surgical assistant. Also included two U.S. Air Force telegrams, Lt. Jackson's U.S. Army Medical Field Service course certificate, an Air Force Reserve inventory questionnaire, Air Force Reserve qualification paperwork, and Stephen Tidwell Baptism certification.
 
  Identifier:   ms4443  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Thomas J. Schoenbaum Collection of Dean Rusk Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Schoenbaum, Thomas J.  
  Dates:   1961-1988  
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The Thomas J. Schoenbaum Files consists of research materials collected for use by Dr. Schoenbaum in writing a book on Dean Rusk. They deal mainly with Mr. Rusk's service as a Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, 1961-1969.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/196/DRTS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Dean Rusk Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rusk, Richard Geary  
  Dates:   1984-1989  
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The collection consists of 172 oral history interviews with Dean Rusk and his colleagues between 1984-1989. Includes audiotapes and transcriptions documenting Rusk's life from early childhood in the 1910's through his teaching career in the 1980's. The interviews contain information on Rusk's service as U.S. Under Secretary and Secretary of State during the administrations of Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson and his involvement in foreign relations including the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. The interviews also document his position as president of the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1950s.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/214/DROH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   William H. (Bill) Burson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Burson, William H. (Bill), 1928-1997.  
  Dates:   1933-1997  
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This collection documents the life of William H. (Bill) Burson (1928-1997) and the various positions he held under Senator Herman Talmadge; Governors Carl Sanders, Lester Maddox, and Jimmy Carter; and Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller. Burson graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Journalism in 1948 and served as a war correspondent in the Korean War. After the war, Burson served as an aide to Senator Herman Talmadge and later to Governor Carl Sanders. In 1967, the newly elected governor, Lester Maddox, appointed him to be director of the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services. Over the next three years Burson fought a "War on Hunger" attempting to create food stamps programs across Georgia. Burson was elected as State Treasurer in 1970 and campaigned for the U.S. Senate in 1972. After losing the senatorial campaign, Burson worked as a lobbyist for business interests in the Southeast. In 1975, he became Zell Miller's administrative and special assistant, a position he held until his retirement in 1991. The collection is comprised primarily of twenty-five scrapbooks that detail Burson's life and career from 1933 to 1991. Also included are photographs, editorial cartoons, books, certificates, and plaques.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/206/WHB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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