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1 Title:   Lester G. Maddox Biographical File  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1990-1999  
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The file contains writings by Maddox expressing his grief over the death of his wife, Virginia; writings relating to his term as governor of Georgia; his last "State of the State Address"; prints of Lester and Virginia Maddox; a booklet on the construction of the Lester and Virginia Maddox Bridge over the Chattahoochee River on I-75; and information on the Board of Regents' budget increase between 1967 and 1971.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/224/LGM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Thomas Gresham Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gresham, Thomas Talmadge, 1922-1990.  
  Dates:   1960-1971  
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The collection consists primarily of speeches and press releases written by members of Governor Lester Maddox's press department. Thomas Talmadge Gresham drafted over 200 speeches during his tenure as a speechwriter for the Governor from 1968 to 1970. Also included are research files maintained by Gresham and various other press department office files, including schedules and assignments. There are also seven photographs and a few pieces of memorabilia from Maddox's gubernatorial years.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/022/TGLM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Clifford Hodges Brewton Collection of Lester G. Maddox Speech/Press Research Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maddox, Lester G., 1915-2003.  
  Dates:   1964-1976  
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Reverend Clifford Hodges Brewton served as press aide to Lester Maddox during his terms as governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia. This collection contains materials Brewton compiled in order to write a book (never published) about Governor Maddox. The scope of the collection covers both the gubernatorial (1967-1971) and the lieutenant governor (1971-1975) administrations of Maddox including the campaigns for each office as well as his 1968 bid for the U.S. presidency. The collection includes press releases, speeches, research materials, clippings, magazine articles, photographs, audiocassettes, and ¼-inch audiotapes.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/051/CHBLM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization  
  Dates:   1967-1969  
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Eugene McCarthy served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate before making a run for the presidency in 1967. McCarthy ran as a liberal Democrat; he was very opposed to the war in Vietnam, but was defeated by Hubert Humphrey in the primary. The Clarke County (Ga.) McCarthy for President Organization was formed to promote Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 presidential election. Robert Griffith and Phinizy Spalding, two McCarthy campaign workers from Georgia and University of Georgia history professors, donated this collection, which consists of correspondence, speeches, news clippings, political ephemera, and notes reflecting their work and support for McCarthy's presidential campaign.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/050/MPCC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Howard H. (Bo) Callaway Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-  
  Dates:   1947-2006  
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The collection consists of personal and political papers of Howard H. (Bo) Callaway from 1947 to 1993. Includes congressional files containing press releases, subject files, and correspondence; political files containing campaign material from his 1966 bid for Governor of Georgia, state and national Republican Committee material, and 1968 Nixon campaign material; personal files reflecting Callaway's involvement in private organizations; and scrapbooks recording his activities as Secretary of the Army.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/015/HHC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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