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Georgia government documentation project

Repository: Georgia State University. Library. Special Collections and Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection consists of over ten oral history series, including: Black Involvement in Politics, Black Boss: Political Revolution in a Georgia County, Black Empowerment in Burke County, Black and White Women in Atlanta Public Life, Stetson Kennedy, and Atlanta's Black Community and Education.

Collection Description (Extant): The Georgia Government Documentation Project (GGDP) documents the state's political heritage through oral history interviews and collections of associated papers. The GGDP collection includes more than 250 interviews with former governors, legislators, women in politics, African-American political activists and leaders, journalists, and numerous other public figures. In addition to the interviews generated by the project, the GGDP actively collects interviews conducted by other scholars of Georgia politics.

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Dorothy Bolden, Benjamin Brown, Gladys Cheney, Geneva Lyde, Doyle Combs, Beulah Clark Dollar, Laramon Durham, Robert Flanagan, Stine George, Booker T. Hagen, Grace Towns Hamilton, Bertha Harrell, Jacob Henderson, W. W. Law, Waymon Norwood, William C. Randall, William P. Randall, Cornelius Sheppard, Robert Thompson, George Williams, John Glustrom, Al Horn, Edith Ingram, Robert McKnight, Covell Moore, Sonny Walker, Roosevelt Warren, Robert Cullen, Billy Hopper, Herman Lodge, Sujette Crank, Pearlie Dove, Narvie J. Harris, Annie L. McPheeters, Nan Pendergrast, Alice Holmes Washington, Lottie Watkins, Daniel Duke, Virginia Durr, Myles Horton, Stetson Kennedy, Clarence Bacote, Julian Bond, James Brawley, Donald Hollowell, Alton Hornsby, Loonie King, Carolyn Long, Ralph Long, Benjamin E. Mays, Lois More Harry Richardson, Margaret Rowley, Wendell Whalum, Mary Ann Smith Wilson

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African American politicians--Georgia
Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations
Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Atlanta
Georgia--Politics and government
Georgia--Race relations
United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965


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