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1 Title:   J. Frank Myers Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Myers, J. Frank, 1920-2005.  
  Dates:   1920-2002  
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The J. Frank Myers Papers document Myers' involvement in politics, community groups and economic development in Americus and Sumter County, Georgia. The papers consist of correspondence, legal, personal, and founding documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, area maps, and a menu from The Varsity Restaurant.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/108/JFM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series XII: Related Materials, 1. Photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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The Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series XII: Related Materials, 1. Photographs consists of over 2,600 unique photographs illustrates the life and career of Senator Talmadge and includes personal photographs as well as those released in public service. Early photographs include images of Talmadge's father, Eugene Talmadge, as a young man in 1910 and span his father's and Herman's political careers.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_XII_1  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series XII: Related Materials, 2. Audiovisual  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1940-1986  
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The Herman E. Talmadge Collection Audiovisual materials document Herman Talmadge's career as governor of Georgia and later in the U.S. Senate, including his involvement in the Three Governors Controversy (1946-48), the Southern Caucus and segregation, and his final campaign for United States Senate (1980). The wire recordings in this collection document Talmadge's successful campaign against M.E. Thompson for the Georgia governorship in 1948, immediately following the Three Governor's Controversy.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_XII_2  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   James L. Gillis, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gillis, James L., 1892-1975.  
  Dates:   1923-1982  
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The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper and magazine articles, and ephemera. Gillis served as the Director of the State Highway Board for much of the 1950s and 1960s, helping to create the state's modern road system. He was also the manager of Ernest Vandiver's successful 1958 gubernatorial campaign, the chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee in 1939-1941, and a major figure in the early history of Treutlen County. The collection is of interest to those studying highways and Georgia politics, especially in the late 1930s and during the Herman Talmadge administration (1948-1955), as well as the Vandiver campaign and disputes over highway construction in the late 1960s.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/119/JLG  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1957-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge Collection, Subgroup C, Series I: Early Senate Office includes clippings, reports, printed materials, press releases, speeches and Talmadge's personal notes on various subjects. There is material relating to the federal budget, communism, the county unit system, education, the Eisenhower administration, farm legislation, foreign affairs, Georgia history, Marvin Griffin, Rule XXII, Melvin Thompson and the two governor controversy in Georgia, the Truman administration, and the United Nations.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET_C_I  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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