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1 Title:   Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1957  
The Annie Beth Abney Collection of Nathaniel E. Harris Research Files consists of photographs and correspondence gathered by Abney while writing a master's thesis at the University of Georgia on Nathaniel Harris who served as Governor of Georgia from 1915 to 1917. Prior to his term as governor he also served in the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, and as a judge in the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit. Harris was an attorney by profession. The photographs document Harris family gravesites and Governor Harris's affiliation with the Mulberry Street Methodist Church (Macon, GA) where he was an active member for fifty years. Correspondence in the collection includes letters written by Governor Harris; Warren Roberts, a fellow church member; and Governor Harris's son, Walter Harris. The subject matter of the letters centers on Harris's church activities and personal family matters dated 1866 (copy) and 1957.
  Identifier:   RBRL/027/NEH  
  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  
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:   Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1928-1956  
This collection contains items related to African American businesses, churches, schools, and leaders in the Middle Georgia area. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs and includes several of the funeral of Dr. Thomas H. Brewer, a civil rights activist murdered in Columbus, Georgia in 1956.
  Identifier:   ms4374  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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