Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992
- Existence: 1907 - 1992
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Robert Dubay. Among topics discussed: Acquaintance with Griffin family; Arnall appointment of Griffin as adjutant general; Cocking affair; Clark Howell; Atlanta Journal and Constitution; three‑governor controversy; segregation issue; Herman Talmadge; Ernest Vandiver; M. E. Thompson; Ben Fortson and the state seal; Dan Duke during three‑governor controversy; Griffin as adjutant general; opinion of Griffin; 1966 election; office of lieutenant governor created; opinion of...
Dates: July 6, 1976
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Lorraine Spritzer. Among topics discussed: Arnall's lecture and book enterprises; endorsement of Mankin for Congress in special election; succession amendment; Mankin's personal characteristics; political establishment; Wiley Moore; Bill Hartsfield; Mankin as political maverick; Harold Wilson, Prime Minister of Britain; campaign financing; establishment reaction to Mankin; authority to certify candidates changed from governor to Secretary of State; county unit system; Mankin's...
Dates: July 27, 1977
Identifier: Series M:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Jane Herndon. Among topics discussed: Arnall's support of Carmichael in the 1946 governor's race; politics; Roy Harris; the nomination of Harry S Truman for Vice President in 1944; Franklin D. Roosevelt's political philosophy; diplomacy (the U‑2 incident); John F. Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs; E. D. Rivers's administration; Arnall's destruction of records when leaving office; three‑governor controversy; James Cox and Rivers; 1938 governor’s race; Jimmy Carter; Rivers and the...
Dates: July 24 and September 16, 1971
Scope and Contents Interviewed by James F. Cook. Among topics discussed: Family background; education; early political career; Governor William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray of Arkansas; voter registration; 1942 governor's race; William Yates Atkinson's business interests; abolition of poll tax; Cocking affair; freight rate issue; prison reform; 1945 Georgia constitution; amendment to allow succession of governor; state finances; political appointments; Agricultural and Industrial Development Board; race issue;...
Dates: March 25 and April 17, 1986
Abstract: The Georgia Democratic Party Forum, a splinter group of the state Democratic Party, originated in 1966 and supported former Governor Ellis Arnall in his unsuccessful write-in bid for governor. The Forum gained national attention in 1968 when it sent a slate of delegates to the National Democratic Convention in Chicago, and ultimately succeeded in getting half of the group seated to cast half of Georgia's votes. The collection, 1959-1972 (bulk 1967-1971) consists of 2 series. Series I,...
Dates: 1959-1972; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971
Found in: Special Collections
Abstract: WSB Radio was first radio station to broadcast in the city of Atlanta, on March 15, 1922. With its many breakthrough practices, from being the first radio station to use a slogan to broadcasting a Spanish translation of "Voice of America" programs to Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, WSB always remained cutting edge and more importantly, relevant. The records, 1920-1985, contain correspondence, memos, scrapbooks, news clippings, publicity materials, program log books, scripts, radio...
Dates: 1920-1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
Found in: Special Collections