University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of text for Thomas's speeches, press releases issued by Thomas's office, newspaper clippings from media coverage of Thomas's political career, and materials documenting the interaction between Thomas's office and the press. Common topics of his speeches include agriculture and rural issues, the environment, and forestry, as well as general updates on the state of the government. Press administration is largely composed of requests from the press for information and materials prepared for the press about Thomas's upcoming events
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The Georgia House of Representatives Communications Office, previously known as the Georgia House Public Information Office, provides media credentials and workspace for journalists who cover the Georgia House of Representatives. The Director of Media Relations for House Communications, under the direction of the Director of Media Services, supervises the Communications staff to facilitate the coverage by reporters of legislative activity. The staff provides bill texts and reports of pending legislation and disseminates press releases and calendars of business to accredited reporters. In addition, the office maintains taped excerpts from floor debates and online daily activity feeds. The majority of the collection consists of audio recordings (see separate AV finding aid) documenting the regular and special sessions of the Georgia House of Representatives, as well as some Senate proceedings, and photographs maintained by the House photographer. This collection includes biographical ... Read More
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The bulk of the collection is correspondence, 1886-1905. Some of this material is concerned with Stuart's business, Leary's Bookstore; the majority, however, covers his political activities as a member of Republican organizations, as a Select Councilman, and as Mayor of Philadelphia. Some of the issues are: Stalwart Republicanism, powers of favorable press, city improvements--especially concerning street pavements, and political loyalty over business qualifications. John Wanamaker, Matthew Quay, and Simon Cameron are among Stuart's influential constituents
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists chiefly of letters to Leycester from members of Parliament and other journalists from 1855-1900, relating to his activities as chief of the Parliamentary staff of the London Times. Correspondents include William A. Amherst, Sir Robert Arthur Arnold, Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, George Earle Buckle, Sydney Buxton, Hugh C.E. Childers, Henry Du PreĢ Labouchere, Sir Roper Lethbridge, Archibald Milman, and Sir John Pope-Hennessy
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of a videotaped oral history interview with Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, Herman Talmadge, and S. Ernest Vandier on October 31, 1985 in which they discuss Talmadge's claim that he represented views of the people in the desegregation of schools; Vandiver's regret of "no not one" statement; Vandiver's response to being accused of being middle of the road"; Vandiver's involvement in the creation of the Sibley Commission; Sanders' 1962 campaign; Sanders' view that the schools should not be closed due to forced desegregation; Sanders' view of the invalidation of the county unit system; Sanders on the corruption of Marvin Griffin; Sanders relationship with Griffin; Maddox on the tradition of segregation in Georgia and the United States; Maddox's view of the quota system and affirmative action; Maddox meeting with black leaders after his election; Maddox's preparation for racial violence after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.; and Maddox's opinion of former ... Read More
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of an oral history interview with Ellis Arnall on July 24, 1971 in which he discusses his support of Carmichael in the 1946 governor's race; politics; Roy Harris; the nomination of Harry S. Truman for Vice President in 1944; Franklin D. Roosevelt's political philosophy; diplomacy (the U-2 incident); John F. Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs; E.D. Rivers' administration; Arnall's destruction of records when leaving office; three-governor controversy; James Cox and Rivers; 1938 governors race; Jimmy Carter; Rivers and the highway department; Jim Gillis; Lint Miller; Marvin Griffin; political loyalty; egotism in politics; the warning power of the Ku Klux Klan in politics; George Hamilton and E.D. Rivers in the Klan; Hiram Evans; the rights of states to receive anti-trust settlements; Rivers' racist attitudes; and blacks' place in society
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
A collection of scrapbooks containing all of the articles prepared for the Buffalo Evening News by its Washington correspondents from 1931 to 1982
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of an oral history interview with Ken Posten on July 19, 1994 in which he discusses the history of Catoosa County; influence of Chattanooga on N.W. Georgia counties; influence of politics on early life; reasons for being Democrat; early involvement in political campaigns; J.B. Stoner; Norman Underwood; Hamilton Jordan; David Broder; first election; Tom Murphy; Petroleum Council of Georgia; petroleum retail divorcement; marriage; Doug Teper; Max Cleland; Denmark Groover; health problems; reappportionment; ethics legislation; Hilred Shumake; wedding gift controversy; Charles Weltner; funding for Ringgold welcome center; Nathan Deal; DuBose Porter; Reform Caucus; slush funds; Henrietta Turnquest; Pierre Howard; House sex toy incident; Ray Holland; political tactics; House Republicans; failure of bipartisan alliances; Murphy "threatening lawyer" incident; primary opposition; Ron Fennell; "Green Door" (budget) committee; Bubba McDonald; Black Caucus; confilts with ... Read More
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of an oral history interview with Jack Nelson on October 30, 1993 in which he discusses family background; first newspaper jobs; beginnings as an investigative reporter; Slim Dykes; Camp Stewart reporting; protection from the Army; Phoenix City; lottery in Atlanta in 1957; Lieutenant Marion Jenkins; Ralph McGill; William Hartsfield; Bill Fields; Horace Ingram's garage; the lottery queen, Marla Hodges; Milledgeville hospital investigation; drafting affidavits; Wallace Gibson; nurse performing surgery; Dr. Joe Cones; Buford Quinn; B. Brooks; sources for investigation; Dr. Erville McKinnon; reforms after story; Dr. Corbett Thigpen; Dr. Benny Holland; Athens vice story; photographer Bill Young; visiting brothels; Pulitzer Prize; nominated for awards; corruption in Marvin Griffin administration; Baxter road story; Robert Alwyn "Cheney" Griffin; Candler Jones purchasing scandal; Caribe shipping line; Marvin Griffin; intimidation; and Jimmy Carter
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of an oral history interview with Betty Jean Clark on July 27, 1987 in which she discusses her family background; education and non-political career; how Clark became involved in politics; voter registration; campaign organization and finances; campaign issues; endorsements; impression of legislature; Grace Hamilton; George L. Smith; Tom Murphy; changes in the legislature due to presence of women; Cathey Steinberg; legislative work and levity; how she learned to work in legislature; J.C. Dougherty; Rules Committee; fight for black issues; middle class issues; crime and drugs in Clark's district; welfare; district work and interacting with various governments; legislative calendar; family background; campaigning and campaign opposition; how works to get bills passed; Tom Murphy; the press; legislative process; abortion issue; issues of the aged; legislative accomplishments and disappointments; being a women in the legislature; Clark's impact; attentiveness to ... Read More


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