Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Series E:
Scope and Contents of the Series This series of interviews was conducted during and after the annual Georgia convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, held in Brunswick, Georgia, October 13-14, 1989. Among topics discussed were 1940s efforts that led to the overthrow of the whites-only primary, the Primus King case, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Dates: 1986, 1988-1990, 1996
Identifier: Series P:
Scope and Contents of the Series The interviews in this series were conducted by Georgia Government Documentation Project director Cliff Kuhn and writer Shep Barbash, who was working on a book about the Atlanta Project. Kuhn and Barbash held the interviews at Sweat's apartment in the Bedford Pines neighborhood of Atlanta. Sweat was terminally ill at the time of the interviews, which began in November of 1996 and ran through January of 1997. Sweat recounts his life in public service, and the interviews are marked by stories and...
Abstract: This Finding Aid lists the 230 Oral Histories from the Georgia Government Documentation Project.
Identifier: Series A:
Scope and Contents of the Series Interviews in this series are with former governors of Georgia. Most of the interviews were conducted by the Georgia Government Documentation Project between 1986 and 1988, in the aftermath of a November 1985 conference on Georgia's governors sponsored by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, and featuring four of the state's then seven living governors. Papers presented at this conference were later included in Harold P. Henderson and Gary W. Roberts, eds., ...
Dates: 1976, 1985-1989, 1994
Identifier: Series Q:
Scope and Contents of the Series This series of interviews was conducted by Georgia Government Documentation Director Clifford Kuhn in conjunction with Georgia Legal Services Program commemorating twenty years of legal service work in Georgia.
Identifier: Series N:
Scope and Contents of the Series This series of interviews, modeled on the Texas Oral History Project, was conducted in 1993 and 1994 and focused on the immediate past General Assembly sessions in Georgia. Interviewers tried to achieve a crosssection of political parties and areas represented, with emphasis on legislators who played key roles in the immediate past sessions.
Identifier: Series D:
Scope and Contents of the Series The interviews in this series were conducted with noted print and broadcast journalists who covered politics in Georgia from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Identifier: Series L:
Scope and Contents of the Series Portraits of the Past was a series of interviews with prominent Atlantans broadcast in half-hour shows on City of Atlanta Cable television. The series was co-sponsored by Georgia State University and the Atlanta City Hall Communications Department.
Identifier: Series B:
Scope and Contents of the Series The interviews in this series were, with a few exceptions, initiated by the Georgia Government Documentation Project and are with a wide range of prominent public figures. Narrators include both elected officials and individuals who never held office. Among the narrators interviewed are former U.S. Attorney General Griffin B. Bell, U.S. Senator Paul D. Coverdell, Speaker of the Georgia House Tom Murphy, and former US Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell. Most of the interviews are in a life...
Dates: 1978, 1986-1994
Abstract The collection consists of notes, oral history transcripts, correspondence, photocopied manuscript materials, and book proofs acquired and created by Cliff Kuhn and Les Hough while writing their history of the Sheet Metal Workers, Generations of Sheet Metal Craftmanship: A History of the Unionized Industry in Georgia. Georgia State University historians, Kuhn and Hough worked in association with Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 85 and the...