Browse Items (24 total)

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Harry Chapin and the World Hunger Commission/Committee, Brooks’ involvement in the Federal Trade Board, and U.S. markets.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include Brooks' Alaska trip and Eskimo culture, Gold Kist’s expansion in the world market, cultural sensitivity, and exporting and foreign trade.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews D.W. Brooks. Topics include technological advancement and high productivity, American education, America’s future economic direction, attention to detail, and economics in a competitive world.

Collection: Series I. Ellis G. Arnall

Herman E. Talmadge speaking at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Symposium on History and Government. Talmadge served as governor of Georgia from 1947 to 1955 and as United States Senator from 1957 to 1981. Topics include Talmadge’s retirement…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Frank Barron was born in Rome, Georgia and graduated from Darlington School in 1948. Barron worked at Coca Cola 1956 before retiring from his executive position. Barron supervised many projects throughout his career and in this interview, he talks…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Businessman James E. (Jimmy) Stewart, Jr. discusses growing up in South Georgia in the 1930s and 1940s, attending the University of Georgia, serving in the United States Army in Cold War Europe, and running a family-owned, small business in Waycross,…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Lauren "Bubba" McDonald grew up in Commerce, Georgia, and served as a commissioner in Jackson County before being elected to the state House in 1971, where he worked on the Industry Committee and the Appropriations Committee. He was later appointed…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Joel Cowan discusses the planning and development of Peachtree City, urban development in Atlanta, and broader infrastructure issues in Georgia, such as transportation, housing, watershed management, and the roles that the public and private sectors…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

John Blackmon discusses attending law school at Emory University, working in the state law department and in the Georgia Revenue Department. He mentions his experiences working under Governor Lester Maddox as state revenue commissioner and explains…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

George J. Berry went to work in the finance department of the city of Atlanta in 1962. Berry was chosen to be the deputy chief administrative officer in Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen's administration. Mayor Sam Massell promoted him to chief administrative…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Geisinger's political involvement has included membership on the National Legislative Conference on Campaigning Financing and Ethics. He was the first advisor to the National Legislative Leaders Conference and was honored as an outstanding leader…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Robert Lindsay Thomas is a U.S. Representative from Georgia. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (1983-1993). Thomas discusses his involvement with agriculture, his experience in Washington, D.C.…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Bill Hardman discusses his career as the director of tourism for the state of Georgia from 1959 to the early 1970s, including his office's attempts to improve Georgia's reputation among out-of-state travelers and to lure vacationers headed to Florida…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

George Berry discusses the political career of James Carmichael, including his early life, his involvement with Rickenbacker Field and the Bell Aircraft Corporation in Marietta, his work with Governor Ellis Arnall, and the 1946 governor's race…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

For the past 15 years, Dick Yarbrough has gained a large following with his syndicated newspaper column which reaches some 600,000 households and more than 1.3 million readers each week throughout Georgia. In March, 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal named Dick…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Ray Holland is an attorney who served in the Georgia House from 1989-2003. In this interview Holland discusses his education at the University of Georgia and his introduction to politics through the YMCA Youth Assembly. He discusses his early…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Frank McGill talks about growing up on a family farm in Tifton, Georgia. He also talks about his career with the UGA Extension Service, becoming a specialist in peanut production. He talks about the effect of the peanut economy on small towns in…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Jack Edmunds and Asa Phillips from Hart County, Georgia talk about their experiences participating in the economic and community development program administered through the University of Georgia Archway Partnership.

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Ben Slade was born in Savannah, Georgia, and lived in several coastal towns during his childhood. He graduated from North Fulton High School in Atlanta and Vanderbilt University. He returned to St. Simons in 1961 and began a 36 year career at First…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Gwendolyn Ingram O’Looney grew up on St. Simon’s Island, graduated from the University of Georgia, and has worked in human service positions throughout her career. In this follow-up interview, O’Looney discusses more specifically the initiatives…

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

James Carter was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi in 1928. He served in the Reserves during WWII and has been a farmer since he was fifteen. Carter has been a member of the Delta Council, the National Cotton Council and the State-Wide Farm Bureau.…

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

W. Frank Barron was born in Rome, Georgia, and he graduated from Darlington School in 1948. In 1952, he graduated from Washington and Lee and enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Eversole DD789. Barron began his career at the Rome Coca-Cola…

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Billy Lovett grew up in Dublin, Georgia in Laurens County. Lovett is a former Laurens County Commissioner and later served on the State Public Service Commission beginning the 1970s. In 1982, he ran as an unsuccessful campaign for governor and…
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