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1 Title:   Joe B. Wilkinson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wilkinson, Joe B. , 1946-  
  Dates:   2001-2016  
Joe Wilkinson is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He is a fifth generation Atlantan who graduated from the University of Georgia. After college, Wilkinson went to Washington to serve Presidents Ford and Reagan as a member of the White House Press Office. Wilkinson was also a member of the United States Naval Reserve, ultimately receiving the rank of Captain. He is a veteran of Desert Storm. Wilkinson represented District 52 in the Georgia Legislature from 2001 to 2017 and retired after 16 years of service. While in the House, Wilkinson worked on funding in the arts in Georgia and was a member of the House Ethics Committee. Wilkinson is currently the President of Fun Academy Studios. The Joe B. Wilkinson Papers primarily include those from Representative Wilkinson's time in office. This includes information for bills Wilkinson worked on, like Georgia Arts Funding and Adoptable dogs in Georgia. The collection also includes constituent information and information on the corporation of the city of Sandy Springs. The majority of the collection consists of physical files, but also includes seven panoramic photographs of the Georgia legislature from years 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015.
  Identifier:   RBRL448  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   James F. (Jim) Martin Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Martin, James Francis (Jim), 1945-  
  Dates:   1973-2008  
Jim Martin is a lawyer who served in the Georgia House of Representatives (1983-2001) and is known for his advocacy work. His papers document his entire career, with the majority related to his service in the Georgia House of Representatives, and include legislative and subject files. Common subjects include the criminal justice system, education, health care, and programs to support children, the elderly, and the poor.
  Identifier:   RBRL115JFM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Eva C. Galambos Files on the City of Sandy Springs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Galambos, Eva Cohn.  
  Dates:   1974-2007  
The Eva C. Galambos Files on the City of Sandy Springs document the history and eventual incorporation of the City of Sandy Springs in 2005. Debate over the incorporation began in the 1970s when the city of Atlanta attempted to use a state law to force annexation of Sandy Springs. In response, the Committee for Sandy Springs was formed in 1975. Eva Galambos was president of Committee for Sandy Springs (1975-2005) leading the effort to incorporate Sandy Springs. She is a co-founder and former secretary of Sandy Springs Revitalization; founder of Sandy Springs Clean and Beautiful; chairwoman of services committee for the Sandy Springs Council of Neighborhoods; and founder of Sandy Springs Civic Roundtable. Galambos was elected the first mayor of Sandy Springs in 2005. The files include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, announcements and flyers, meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, subject files, and publications related to the incorporation of Sandy Springs.
  Identifier:   RBRL219ECG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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