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1 Title:   First Person Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   2012-2018  
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The First Person Project collects personal narratives and oral histories documenting life in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Interviews are usually between two friends or family members and typically focus on personal stories such as relationships and family histories. Interviews also touch on larger historical and cultural themes such as racial identity, religion, gay rights, the death penalty, and life in Athens and in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/324/FPP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Our Stories, Our Lives: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services  
  Dates:   June-December 2018  
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Our Stories, Our Lives is a collection of stories gathered by the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) to preserve and document a more complete history of the disability experience, specifically that of people with print disabilities who are living in Georgia. This is an oral history project that works to both preserve and document the varying experiences of those with print disabilities through the stories of people who have lived/are living with a print disability, including visual impairment, physical impairment, blindness, or an organic reading disability such as dyslexia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/451/GLASS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Jackson EMC Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (Jefferson, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1939-2004  
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Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric cooperative chartered in 1938 to serve electricity to the then-rural areas of northeast Georgia. The records document the work of the cooperative to provide and promote electricity throughout its service area and includes photographs, publications, financial reports, histories and scrapbooks. Also included as part of this collection are four Rural Electrification Administration (REA) films, dating from between 1956 to 1968. The films can be watched from on the Jackson EMC playlist on the Russell Library Audiovisual YouTube account.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/113/JEMCO  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Duross Fitzpatrick Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fitzpatrick, Duross  
  Dates:   1918-2008  
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Duross Fitzpatrick (1934-2008) served as a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia (1985-2001). His papers document his judicial career and his engagement with the broader legal community and includes correspondence, legal notes, clippings, oral histories, photographs, awards, and audiovisual materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/247/DF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Athens Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   2014-2016  
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The Athens Oral History Project was initiated in 2014 to document modern Athens history, roughly from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Interviews cover topics such as neighborhoods and communities in Athens, civil rights demonstrations, African American history, as well as personal histories of narrators.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/361/AOHP  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   1971-2002  
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Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project includes The collection consists of 175 oral history interviews relating to the personal and political life of Richard B. Russell. Interviewees include members of the Russell family, his staff and interns, other senators and public figures, and friends. The primary interviewer was Hugh Cates, a public relations manager at Southern Bell and secretary of the Russell Foundation (1977-1981). Most of the interviews were recorded between 1971 and 1979, but the majority during 1971 after Senator Russell's death. Other interviewers outside of the Russell Foundation Oral History Project include: William Stueck, Karen Kelly, Barboura Raesly, Robert G. Stephens, Jr., Dwight L. Freshley, Tom Jackson, Angus Hepburn, and Russell Library staff. Interviews provide insight into Senator Russell's political career as State Representative, Governor, and U.S. Senator, his views on various topics such as civil rights and Vietnam, and his personality and family life. To access all the interviews that have been made available online, please visit the playlist on Kaltura for this collection.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/216/RBROH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Lewis R. Morgan Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Morgan, Lewis R., 1913-2001.  
  Dates:   1961-1995  
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Chambers papers of Judge Lewis R. Morgan. Papers document Judge Morgan's thirty-five-year judicial career with the United States District Court, 1961-1968, and the United States Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1968-1996. Includes case files (typically opinions, briefs, judicial memoranda, reports, administrative forms and correspondence), dockets, bench books, case indexes, correspondence, printed opinions, committee files, charge books and notes, newsclippings, photographs, and maps. Of note are Judge Morgan's files relating to highly publicized cases, such as Wallace Butts v. Curtis Publishing Company, civil rights cases heard in District Court in Georgia and the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and materials relating to the split of the Fifth Circuit into the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits in 1981.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/142/LRM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillenbrand, Martin Joseph, 1915-2005.  
  Dates:   2004  
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Collection consists of 18 interviews conducted by John Stark, Gary Bertsch, and Mary McKay with Dr. Martin J. Hillenbrand, for Stark's internship with the Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) in 2004. The Russell Library hired Stark, in May 2004, to transcribe the interviews, and he continued to conduct interviews with Dr. Hillenbrand through July of that year. The last interview Stark did with Hillenbrand was video recorded, with Gary Bertsch acting as co-interviewer. In September 2004 Mary McKay of the Russell Library interviewed Dr. Hillenbrand regarding his collection of photographs. Topics include the Berlin Crisis, European Union and its future, Hillenbrand's experience in Burma and India, origins of the Center for East-West Trade Policy (currently the CITS), meeting and marrying his wife, Hillenbrand's monograph Power and Morals, and international economics post-World War II.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/154/MJHOH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 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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10 Title:   D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999  
  Dates:   1987-1988  
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D. W. Brooks was a major figure in American agriculture. He was the founder and leader of Gold Kist, a farm cooperative, for almost fifty years and also served as an agricultural advisor to several U.S. Presidents. This collection consists primarily of oral history interviews with D.W. Brooks conducted by Brian S. Wills. D.W. Brooks discusses his family background, his childhood in Royston, Ga., his education, and his involvement with the Methodist church. He speaks extensively about topics related to farming and agriculture in Georgia, including the founding and development of Gold Kist, the poultry industry, fish and cattle production, cotton farming, and the federal government's involvement with farming co-ops. Brooks also discusses his contribution as an agricultural advisor to United States presidents and world leaders. Complimentary interviews in this collection with individuals such as former President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State Dean Rusk provide additional perspectives on Brooks and his contributions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/013/DWBOH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Harold Paulk (Hal) Henderson, Sr. Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Henderson, Harold Paulk (Hal), Sr.  
  Dates:   1981-1994  
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Hal Henderson is a retired professor of political science from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Ga. His main research field is mid-twentieth century Georgia politics. The oral history interviews in this collection are the result of research Henderson conducted for two books, one on Ellis Arnall and the other on Ernest Vandiver. This collection also contains eight VHS recordings from a symposium on Georgia governors directed by Hal Henderson and Gary Roberts that was held at ABAC in 1985.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/096/HPH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Georgia Environmental Oral History Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   2013-2015  
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The Georgia Environmental Oral History Project was started in 2013 via a partnership between the Russell Library and Betsy Bean. The project documents the forces that have shaped and are currently shaping the Georgia landscape, including such topics as environmental activism (with a focus on grassroots activism), legislation related to environmental issues, the environmental history of the Georgia coast, the interplay between conservation, industry, and tourism, the politics of "sustainability," and the relationship between environmental issues and public safety. Early interviews focus on Brunswick and Glynn County including numerous Superfund sites, the development issues surrounding St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island, and the challenges of protecting coastal marshlands.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/345/GEOH  
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13 Title:   Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
  Dates:   1986-2019  
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Oral history collection consisting of 42 interviews conducted for the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies from 2003-2019.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/175/OHD  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   Gilbert C. Fite Collection of Richard B. Russell, Jr. Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fite, Gilbert Courtland, 1918-  
  Dates:   1971-1984  
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The collection consists of oral histories and notes Dr. Gilbert C. Fite used in conducting research for the biography, Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator from Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/089/GF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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