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1 Title:   USS Richard B. Russell (SSN 687) Memorabilia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Department of the Navy  
  Dates:   1971-1994  
USS Richard B. Russell (SSN 687), the thirty-seventh and final Sturgeon class nuclear attack submarine to be built, had its keel laid at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Newport News, Virginia on October 19, 1971. The ship was christened Richard B. Russell (SSN 687) on January 12, 1974 by Elizabeth Talmadge and Herman Talmadge was the speaker at the launching ceremony. During its eighteen years of service USS Richard B. Russell was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, seven Navy Unit Commendations, and seven Battle Efficiency "E" awards. On June 24, 1994 the ship was decommissioned. This collection includes several flags, one model of the USS Russell, a scrapbook, stickers and patches, and inactivation ceremony programs.
  Identifier:   RBRL271USS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   W. Frank Barron Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barron, W. Frank  
  Dates:   1953, 1970-1996  
The W. Frank Barron Papers document his central role in the Georgia Chamber of Commerce (and locally, the Rome Chamber of Commerce) and Georgia Business and Industry Association. Both groups promote business and its interests in local and state government in Georgia. The papers document the various activities of these organizations, particularly, their merger in 1982. The Rome Chamber of Commerce files reflect Barron's involvement with the organization that includes his hometown. There is also a file about the development of the Interstate 75 (I-75) and Lake Allatoona and the commissioning of a Trident submarine as the U.S.S. Georgia (SSBN 729). There are 272 color slides of Korea in 1953.
  Identifier:   RBRL202WFB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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