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1 Title:   Don Schanche, Jr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Schanche, Don, Jr.  
  Dates:   1986-2004  
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Don Schanche, Jr. is a journalist who has written for many Georgia newspapers. His papers document his investigative work on state hospitals and his coverage of disability issues throughout the state.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/371  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Patricia L. Puckett Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Puckett, Patricia L.  
  Dates:   1971-2011  
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Pat Puckett is the Executive Director of the Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia and an active member of many state and national organizations working to accomplish inclusive disability policy and services. Her papers document her advocacy for people with disabilities and efforts to influence the policies that affect their lives.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/342  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia  
  Dates:   1985-2019  
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The Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia, Inc., is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1995 to identify societal barriers to independent living and to collaborate with other organizations to remove those barriers. The records document the organization's work to increase opportunities for independent living through statewide planning and advocacy.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/343  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Roderick L. (RL) Grubbs Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Grubbs, Roderick L.  
  Dates:   1973-2014  
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Roderick L. (RL) Grubbs (1959-2016) was an advocate for assistive technology, a disability rights activist, and a specialist in the Georgia Department of Community Health. His papers include subject files on a variety of disability-related topics and organizations and material related to Money Follows the Person, a state program.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/400  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia  
  Dates:   2000-2011  
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The Disability Law and Policy Center (DLPC) of Georgia is a non-profit organization that advocates and litigates for community services, independent living, and broad and systemic disability rights related issues. The records include documentation of DLPC's policies and priorities, grant-funded activities and programs, and personnel files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/344  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Beth English Collection of Disability History Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   English, Beth  
  Dates:   1968-2012  
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Beth English is the executive director of Easter Seals Southern Georgia. Her collection documents her work on the Commissioner's Oversight Committee, which oversaw the closure of the Brook Run Center in 1997, her work as executive director of Easter Seals Southern Georgia, advocacy initiatives, and Central State Hospital, in Milledgeville, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/347  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Carol Jones Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Carol  
  Dates:   1987-2011  
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Carol Jones is an advocacy specialist at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and a long-time participant in the disability rights movement. Her papers include documents and memorabilia related to many advocacy issues and organizations, including ADAPT and the Long Road Home March and Rally.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/350  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   Mary Kissel Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kissel, Mary  
  Dates:   1990-2007  
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Mary Kissel is a founder and interim executive director of Georgia Options. Her papers document her advocacy for person-centered care for individuals with developmental disabilities and her work with Georgia Options and other advocacy organizations. "Campaign for Full Citizenship" [1991], a film by Laura Kissell, has been digitzed and is available for viewing online. Please see the end of the finding aid for the link.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/354  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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9 Title:   Mary M. Wood Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wood, Mary M.  
  Dates:   1966-2015  
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Mary M. Wood is an educator, researcher and founder of the Developmental Therapy Institute, which focuses on training, research, development and outreach in Developmental Therapy-Teaching (DTT). Her papers document her work to improve the lives of troubled children, teens, and their families through effective interventions and includes publications, research and grant files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/381  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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10 Title:   Reverend Calvin Peterson and Disabled in Action Atlanta Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterson, Calvin E.  
  Dates:   1967-2015  
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Reverend Calvin Peterson is the founder and director of Disabled in Action, a non-profit organization with a mission to advocate, educate and empower people with disabilities living in poverty, their families and caregivers, and with an emphasis on equity and inclusion. The collection includes articles of incorporation, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, brochures, flyers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and other materials that document Rev. Peterson and Disabled in Action's advocacy and activism.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/409  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Eleanor Smith Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Eleanor, 1943-  
  Dates:   1976-2014  
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Eleanor Smith founded and directed Concrete Change, an Atlanta-based, national organization focused on establishing home construction practices that welcome people with disabilities. The papers document her work to create visitable homes, in a move towards universal basic access, as well as her activism across a wide range of disability rights and justice issues.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/357  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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12 Title:   Dottie Adams Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Adams, Dottie  
  Dates:   1968-2009  
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Dottie Adams is the former Individual and Family Supports Director for the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities. Her papers document her prolific career in advocacy and disability activism and include materials from her work with state agencies and commissions, support organizations, and philanthropic and activist work in the state of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/362  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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13 Title:   Southeast ADA Center Resource Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Southeast ADA Center  
  Dates:   1986-2011  
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The Southeast ADA Center Resource Collection provides information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability access for business, government, and individuals at the local, state, and regional levels. The collection includes materials created and distributed by the center for education, instruction and compliance with the ADA.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/377  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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14 Title:   Georgia Disability History Archive  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1965-2016  
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The Georgia Disability History Archive seeks to document the vital and transformative work undertaken by disability activists, advocates, and organizations and, crucially, the experiences of people with disabilities over the past 100-plus years in the state of Georgia. Major collecting areas include, but are not limited to: accessibility, activism and social justice, citizen advocacy, independent and community living, self-advocacy, education, employment, recreation, culture and pride.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/GDHA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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15 Title:   Max Cleland Papers, Series IX. Artifacts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cleland, Max, 1942-  
  Dates:   1970-2003  
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Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Series IX. Artifacts contains materials from throughout Cleland's life and political career, including his military service, political campaigns, and awards.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/157/MC_IX  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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16 Title:   Annette Bowling Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bowling, Annette  
  Dates:   1996-2013  
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Annette Bowling (1936-2016) served as the executive director of the Albany Advocacy Resource Center for over forty years. Her papers include materials related to her work advocating for people with disabilities, notably her service as chair of the Commissioner's Oversight Committee, which oversaw the closures of the Brook Run Center in 1997 and the Georgia Mental Health Institute (GMHI) in 1998.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/363  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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17 Title:   Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities  
  Dates:   1989-2019  
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The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally funded, independent state agency that develops, influences, and supports public policy on behalf of persons with developmental disabilities. The collection includes planning documents, reports, publications, photographs, and audiovisual recordings documenting the agency's public policy initiatives, advocacy, and outreach efforts.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/432  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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18 Title:   Doris V. Martin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Martin, Doris V.  
  Dates:   1963-1990  
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The collection consists of papers of Doris V. Martin from 1963-1990. The papers mainly contain plaques, but also include correspondence (1963-1989), clippings, photographs, press releases, scripts, speeches, and weekly program outlines for Martin's talk shows, "Let's Talk It Over" (1978-1982) and "Mornin" (1983-1989). The materials document Martin's career with WMAZ-TV (Macon, Ga.) as well as her activities on behalf of the handicapped.
 
  Identifier:   ms2702  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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