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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Hugh Peterson Jr was born in Washington, DC to Congressman Hugh Peterson, Sr. and Patience Elizabeth Russell Peterson. Peterson spent half of his childhood in Ailey, Ga and Washington, DC. After going to Yale University and Harvard Law School,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk talks about his childhood and background, his education, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his childhood in Atlanta. Topics include the Ku Klux Klan, Reconstruction, the Leo Frank case, the Atlanta race riot of 1906, and radio.

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

Interview with Ina Russell Stacy, lawyer and sister of Senator Russell. Topics include Bureau of War Risk Insurance (later Veterans Administration); Race relations; Theodore Roosevelt; Russell family; Ina Russell (mother); Richard B. Russell, Sr.;…

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

Fielding D. Russell was Professor of English at Georgia Southern College and brother of Senator Russell. Topics include Herbert Hoover; Russell family anecdotes.

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

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

Addie Olive Day Russell was the Aunt of Senator Russell. Topics include William John Russell; Adlai Stevenson.

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

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

Interview with Mary Willie Russell Green, oldest child to Ina Dillard and Richard Brevard Russell, sister to Senator Russell. Topics include personal anecdotes of Senator Russell; Atomic Bomb; Civil Rights; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Family history and…

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

Interview with Modine Thomas, housekeeper for Senator Russell. Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Home economics; Ina Russell (Russell's mother).

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Betty Vandiver helped her husband Ernest Vandiver run a successful campaign for lieutenant governor in 1954 and in 1958, when Ernest Vandiver was elected governor of Georgia. As first lady, Betty Vandiver was instrumental in setting up…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Henry "Dink" NeSmith interviews his mother, Marjorie NeSmith, about her early life, living in Putney, Georgia, and later in Baker County. Marjorie talks about being in college at Georgia Southwestern State University when the US entered World War II,…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Jan Levinson interviews Adam Hebbard about early life, growing up in various locations throughout the Southeast and in Australia. Topics include Hebbard's parents' backgrounds, family vacations, holidays, and Hebbard's relationship with his siblings.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Rayna Carter, age 9, interviews her parents, Raymond and Litashia Carter, about her birth and their family.

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

Miriam Hernandez grew up in Athens, Georgia and currently works at her uncle’s restaurant, Tlaloc El Mexicano. In this interview, she talks about her family, her stepfather’s deportation, working from an early age, and becoming a young mother. She…

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Adela Rosales se nació en México y se mudó a Athens, Georgia en 2000 con su esposo. Ella habla sobre el cambio, criando sus hijos, e encontrando acceso a recursos y apoyo a través de organizaciones comunitarios como Athens Latino Center for Education…

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Cindy Wilson was born and raised in Athens. She was a founding member of the B-52s along with her brother, Ricky Wilson. In the band, Wilson was a vocalist, songwriter, and percussionist. During the interview, Wilson talks about her brother,…

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Bill Bowen lives in Watkinsville, Georgia in Oconee County. He lives with his wife Eva Bowen and is the father of his only son, Billy Bowen, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s during the fifth grade. Bill works as a video editor for CNN. Bowen…

Collection: Our Stories, Our Lives: Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) Oral History Project

Daryl Rootledge is a vocational rehabilitation therapist and minister. He was born with aniridia, an illness that impacts the development of the eye during birth. Rootledge describes navigating the educational system and raising his daughter as a…
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