Browse Items (21 total)

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews James T. Laney. Laney discusses meeting D.W. Brooks at Emory University in Atlanta and the qualities of Brooks.

Collection: D. W. Brooks Oral History Collection

Brian S. Wills interviews Fred C. Davison. Davison discusses the world impact of D.W. Brooks and his personal relationship with Brooks.

Collection: Series II. S. Ernest Vandiver Interviews

Ernest Vandiver interviewed by Hal Henderson. Vandiver discusses his early life and education, including his high school activities, and his friends from high school, college, and law school. He also talks about members of his administration when he…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Augusta Phillips is interviewed by her niece, Mattie Hubbard about her involvement with civil rights and community activism. Phillips discusses her brothers' involvement in the World War II effort. She recalls her brothers' fight for community needs…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part one of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

John S. Candler, II, discusses his lifelong friendship with Dean Rusk. He speaks of their youth and attendance at Boys' High School in Atlanta and later at Davidson College. He speaks of Rusk as Secretary of State and of his involvement in the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Frederick Davison about higher education and about Dean Rusk accepting a position at UGA.Frederick Davison was vice chancellor of the University System Georgia (1966-1967) and president of the University of Georgia…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Side 1 of this recording is closed. Side 2 consists of a transcript of the television show “Dean Rusk Visit to Davidson College, 1962.” This recording includes interviews about Rusk’s student days at Davidson College.Frontis Johnston was a former…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, and John Haag discuss higher education, the Rhodes Scholarship, Germany history from 1933-1945, and Great Britain, including British colonies, diplomatic and consular service, economic and social conditions, and intellectual…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Douglas B. Kidd, student patronage, intern. Topics include student patronage program.

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Shirley Carver Miller is the wife of former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller. Her platform as first lady was adult literacy, and she campaigned to increase the number of people passing General Education Development tests. Miller…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Frank Bird is a teacher in Georgia and he talks about his background in teaching, his teaching philosophy, and becoming involved with the Foxfire teaching program. He also talks about incorporating hands-on learning in his classroom.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Jan Buley teaches literacy at the graduate level in Ontario, Canada. In this interview, she talks about her early education, her development as a teacher, and her introduction to, and continuing involvement with, the Foxfire teacher workshops in…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Dorothy Partridge is an educator and one of the participants in the earliest teacher workshops offered by Foxfire founder, Eliot Wigginton. She talks about that experience and the Foxfire model as a whole.

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Anne Brightwell grew up in the small town of Union, Missouri, outside of St. Louis. She graduated from Lindenwood College, and was involved in social activism relating to race and integration alongside her husband Frank. After moving to Athens,…

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Lemuel LaRoche, also known as a Life The Griot, is a poet, community activist, and founder of the Athens non-profit, Chess and Community. He grew up in New York, and moved to Georgia where he attended Gordon College and later transferred to the…

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Smothers relates her own educational experiences in traditional schools to her experience at the Freedom to Grow Unschool, an alternative school outside of Athens, Georgia. She discusses the "unschooling" philosophy, how it's applied at Freedom to…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Charlotte Eady was born in Blackshear, Georgia, and grew up during mandatory integration, being one of first three African American students at her high school. Eady works as an associate professor of education leadership at Jacksonville State…

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Walter Pyron was born in Griffin, Georgia and attended Anna Shockley Elementary during the years of segregation. Pyron additionally worked as the band director for Griffin High School before becoming the assistant principal of Futral Road Elementary…
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