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1 Title:   Parks Rusk Collection of Dean Rusk Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rusk, Parks  
  Dates:   1891-1985  
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The collection consists of materials relating to Dean Rusk, collected by Rusk's brother, Parks Rusk, from 1935 to 1985. Includes correspondence, speeches, programs and printed material, photographs, and newsclippings documenting his private and public careers. The correspondence includes letters written by Rusk to his family while attending Oxford University (1931-1934), while teaching at Mills College (1934-1940), and while in India and Europe during World War II. The letters reflect his personal activities, plans and feelings, his political views, and his impression of the areas which he visited and of the people with whom he came in contact.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/167/PRDR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Thomas J. Schoenbaum Collection of Dean Rusk Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Schoenbaum, Thomas J.  
  Dates:   1961-1988  
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The Thomas J. Schoenbaum Files consists of research materials collected for use by Dr. Schoenbaum in writing a book on Dean Rusk. They deal mainly with Mr. Rusk's service as a Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, 1961-1969.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/196/DRTS  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Dean Rusk Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rusk, Richard Geary  
  Dates:   1984-1989  
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The collection consists of 172 oral history interviews with Dean Rusk and his colleagues between 1984-1989. Includes audiotapes and transcriptions documenting Rusk's life from early childhood in the 1910's through his teaching career in the 1980's. The interviews contain information on Rusk's service as U.S. Under Secretary and Secretary of State during the administrations of Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson and his involvement in foreign relations including the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. The interviews also document his position as president of the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1950s.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/214/DROH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999  
  Dates:   1987-1988  
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D. W. Brooks was a major figure in American agriculture. He was the founder and leader of Gold Kist, a farm cooperative, for almost fifty years and also served as an agricultural advisor to several U.S. Presidents. This collection consists primarily of oral history interviews with D.W. Brooks conducted by Brian S. Wills. D.W. Brooks discusses his family background, his childhood in Royston, Ga., his education, and his involvement with the Methodist church. He speaks extensively about topics related to farming and agriculture in Georgia, including the founding and development of Gold Kist, the poultry industry, fish and cattle production, cotton farming, and the federal government's involvement with farming co-ops. Brooks also discusses his contribution as an agricultural advisor to United States presidents and world leaders. Complimentary interviews in this collection with individuals such as former President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State Dean Rusk provide additional perspectives on Brooks and his contributions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/013/DWBOH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   D. W. Brooks Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, D. W. (David William), 1901-1999  
  Dates:   1900-1999  
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D. W. Brooks (1901-1999) was a farmer and cooperative executive, running the Cotton Producers Association (later renamed Gold Kist) as well as insurance companies for farmers. His papers document his businesses and Georgia agriculture, as well as his service to the U.S. government, several universities, and the Methodist Church. The papers include correspondence, business and committee reports, meeting materials, and subject files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/014/DWB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee Files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee  
  Dates:   1940-1954  
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James S. Peters served as chairman to the Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee from 1940 to 1954. This collection is comprised of bound volumes that contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, proceedings, and membership lists reflecting the activities of the Georgia State Democratic Executive Committee from 1940 to 1954. It covers events such as the Stevenson and Sparkman Presidential Campaign of 1952, the 1948 Philadelphia and 1952 Chicago National Democratic Party Conventions, and the Georgia State Democratic Party Conventions.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/087/GSDEC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Myers, Henry Tift, Sr., 1907-1968.  
  Dates:   1931-1968  
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Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tift Myers, Sr., a native of Tifton, Georgia, was the first Presidential pilot, and transported Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman around the world in specially-designed airplanes that were the predecessors of the modern Air Force One. Myers also piloted several members of Congress, high ranking military officers, visiting royalty, and other VIPs and guests of the United States government. Among his notable passengers were Madame Chiang, wife of Chiang Kai-shek, Mexican President Miguel Alemán, the King and Queen of Greece, and Winston Churchill. He captained the 1943 global war front flight that carried Senator Richard B. Russell and the Special Senate Subcommittee to inspect military installations. Myers was also the holder of a number of air speed and flight distance records. The Henry Tift Myers, Sr. Papers document both his personal and professional life from 1931 to 1968 (bulk 1943-1947), with an emphasis on his service as the first Presidential pilot during World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, flight logs, printed material, ephemera, clippings, notes, photographs, drawings, and maps.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/230/HTM  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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