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1 Title:   William Lee Robinson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Robinson, William Lee  
  Dates:   1970-1992  
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William Lee Robinson served as a Georgia State Senator (1974-1982) and as mayor of the city of Macon (1987-1991). The papers document both areas of his political career and include legislative files, constituent correspondence, subject files, publications, and artifacts.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/209/WLR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Charles L. Bowden Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bowden , Charles L., 1892-1952  
  Dates:   1883-1983  
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The collection documents the growth and development of the City of Macon primarily during the administration of Mayor Charles L. Bowden (1938-1947). Included are City of Macon financial statements (1928, 1937-1938); Macon Hospital Commission files (1945-1952); correspondence and photographs documenting the commission of USS Macon (1945) and the Macon premiere of God is my Co-pilot (1945); copies of Bowden's speeches and radio announcements; and general correspondence. Of note is the correspondence with Carl Vinson, especially in relation to the commissioning of the USS Macon. Correspondence between Bowden, his wife, Urney Fields Bowden, and their children, Charlotte and Patsy, illustrate family life in Macon in the 1930s and 1940s. The Bowden and Fields families are documented through genealogical research files and correspondence (1883-1889) between Urney Bowden's grandparents, W. G. Fields and Emma Massey (-1902). The papers include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, financial reports, speeches and announcements, publications and clippings, and memorabilia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/315/CLB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Robert Brown Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Robert Lofton, 1950-2011  
  Dates:   1960-2012  
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Robert Lofton Brown served in the Georgia State Senate (26th District) from 1991 to 2011 and was a member of the Bibb County Schools Board of Education between 1984 and 1991. Brown was also actively involved in education policy reform in the 1970s and 1980s through his work with the American Friends Service Committee and the Southeastern Public Education Program. Brown's papers document his political career, his civic and social activities, and his advocacy for education reform and civil rights in Macon and beyond.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/314/RB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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