Browse Items (18 total)

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

A Conversation with Pete Wheeler is a discussion, with Dr. William Stueck and Dr. James Cobb, of Wheeler's long career as Georgia's Commissioner of Veterans Services. Wheeler discusses his early life, attending Emory at Oxford and the University of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

John Vaughn was born in Rome, Georgia during the 1930s. Vaughn attended Morris Brown College and served in the Korean War as a battalion engineer. Vaughn taught in Summerville, Mississippi and has participated in the civil rights initiatives of…

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: 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

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

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

Interview with Max Cleland, Administrator of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Administration, 1977-1981. Topics include Civil Rights Movement; Russell's faith in American government; Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975; War injuries.

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

George T. Smith joined the U.S. Navy in 1940 and after two years was placed on the Naval Land Force Equipment Depot. He left the military in 1945 and returned home. In 1948, he graduated from the University of Georgia Law School and went into private…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Fletcher Thompson was elected as a Republican to the Georgia General Assembly as a state senator in 1964. In 1966, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served in the two succeeding congresses, but was unsuccessful in a bid for…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Joseph Maxwell Cleland first became interested in politics during his Washington Semester Program. In 1965, he was asked by Senator Richard B. Russell to become a congressional intern. Cleland then joined the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He was…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Louis Boyd interviews his friend and neighbor Robert Henry Bohler about his transient childhood growing up in the Great Depression and his experiences at Berry College and at Fort Sill in Oklahoma during World War II. Bohler also talks about meeting…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Louis Boyd interviews Dr. Charles Clement. Clement discusses the background of his family, who settled in Indian territory in Oklahoma before moving west to Moscow, Idaho. He talks about his father's experience in a one-room school house where he…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

H. Edsel Benson talks about his experiences as a World War II veteran.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Claude Williams talks about his experiences as a World War II veteran.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Philip Pollock talks about his experiences as a World War II veteran.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Duard Baxter talks about his experiences as a World War II veteran.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Conulus Scott talks about his experiences as a World War II veteran.

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

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