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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Linda Fuller Degelmann co-founded Habitat for Humanity International with her husband Millard Fuller. Through her work at Habitat for Humanity she has helped create initiatives such as the Carter Work Projects, Women’s Builds, and mental health care…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the Rockefeller family and his work at the Rockefeller Foundation. He talks about the South's hookworm disease problem, public health, relations between Rockefeller Foundation and Russia, technical assistance to…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the work of the Rockefeller Foundation and Rockefeller grants, focusing on the conflict between culture and tradition with development strategies. He cites as examples public health efforts in India, Mexico, and Hungary and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Rockefeller Foundation and John Foster Dulles.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Kenneth W. Thompson discusses his long relationship with Dean Rusk as a friend and colleague at the Rockefeller Foundation. He discusses Rusk's practice of surrounding himself with the best and brightest people and his ability with young people.…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk gives an overview of his career. He describes his time with the Rockefeller Foundation, 1952-1960 and 1969-1970. In particular, he touches upon McCarthyism and the Cox Committee. He discusses the U.S. Foreign Service, the State Department,…

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

Interview with Jasper N. Dorsey, treasurer of the Richard B. Russell Foundation. Topics include various Anecdotes of Senator Russell; Blue key Society; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Genesis of Richard B. Russell Foundation and Russell Library; Russell's…

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

Interview with Lawton Miller Calhoun, Trustee, Richard B. Russell Foundation. Topics include Georgia Governor's Election (1930); Georgia politics and government; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Kennedy family; General Douglas MacArthur; Richard B. Russell…

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

Interview with Morris M. Bryan Jr., Board of Trustees, Richard B. Russell Foundation. Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Education--Public schools; Georgia politics and government; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Presidents Election (1952); Dean…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Jay Beck was born in Albany, Georgia, and was a close friend of Hamilton Jordan. Beck served on Carter’s staff during his presidency, and later worked as financial consultant for the Carter Center. Beck discusses Hamilton’s Jordan’s role as campaign…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Phil Wise served as a member of the White House staff of President Jimmy Carter. In this interview, he briefly talks about his childhood, his early relationship with Carter, and his increased involvement in Carter’s administrations, first in managing…

Collection: IV. Plains, Georgia

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

David Kyler is the executive director of the Center for a Sustainable Coast, a non-profit membership organization he co-founded in 1997. The Center works to protect, preserve, and sustain the vital natural, cultural, and economic resources of coastal…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Daniel Parshley was born in Niagara Falls, New York, as the son of an aeronautical engineer. His childhood was spent in California and Connecticut where he graduated from high school and attended college. Brunswick, Georgia, has been Parshley's home…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

James Holland is the retired Altamaha Riverkeeper. Holland grew up in Cochran, Georgia, where he first began hunting and fishing. Holland enlisted in the armed forces and became a Marine at age 17. After his service he moved to Brunswick and worked…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Daniel Parshely was a project manager for the Glynn Environmental Coalition. In this interview he discusses the Brunswick Wood Preserving Superfund Site. He describes the pollution of the site and outlines the cleanup and waste containment history.…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Virginia Gunn was a prominent television personality in Atlanta before she moved to St. Simons, Georgia where she worked to protect sea turtles. Gunn started the nonprofit Save the Beach and successfully ran for County Commissioner in order to…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Sarah Ross is the Executive Director of the University of Georgia Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe in Savannah, Georgia. She is also the President of The Wormsloe Foundation and Executive Director of the Wormsloe Institute for…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Sarah Ross is the Executive Director of the University of Georgia Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe in Savannah, Georgia. She is also the President of The Wormsloe Foundation and Executive Director of the Wormsloe Institute for…

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

Dan Nettles grew up in Athens, Georgia and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Nettles worked at the Banff Center and Nuci’s Space, located in Athens, Georgia. Nettles has also performed in several instrumental bands including Kenosha…

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Tom Graf reflects on his life work in providing change for those who suffer from mental disabilities. Graf describes his early life as a blue-collar worker, before his eventual change of path into providing care for the mentally disabled. Graf…

Collection: Georgia Disability Community Oral History Project

Eve Byrd talks about her and Tom Bornemann’s reaction to the series of exposé articles published in The Atlanta-Journal Constitution over the care of patients in Georgia mental state hospitals. Byrd describes her experience working with Dr. William…

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Samuel McCray was born in 1949 near Lambert. He was raised by his grandparents who were sharecroppers on a plantation. He attended Delta State University and he worked for various nonprofits before becoming a Field Representative and Caseworker in…

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

Robert Woodward grew up in Decatur County, Georgia. He worked in a variety of jobs, including as an ambulance inspector, food services inspector, and as an employee of Georgia Industries for the Blind (GIB). After retirement, Woordward opened his own…
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