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Phyllis J. Holmen oral history interview, July 18, 2002

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: HolmenPJ_20020718_P2002-09

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Cliff Kuhn. Among topics discussed: Attending college at Kent State University and University of Illinois; Chicago, St. Louis, Atlanta, Savannah; trick-or-treating for UNICEF when young; Richard Nixon's administration; Gov. Lester Maddox; Boston; Robby Robinson; Fred and Margaret Davis; work in Burke County, Millen, Jenkins County, Effingham County, and Statesboro; Steve Gottlieb; Atlanta Legal Aid Society; Bob Gill; Elizabeth Youngerman; Phyllis Kravitz; Unicoi State Park; John Cromartie; Greg Dellaire; Chief Justice Benham; Rob Remar; David Webster; Sonny Seiler; OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity); Judge Alex Lawrence; Joe Bergen's suit against legal aid; Cubbedge Snow; Younger Lawyer Division; Dixon v. GILS; Georgia State Prison in Reidsville; Parham v. J.L. & J.R.; S.H. & P.S. v. Ledbetter; Jim Parham; Griffin; Arthur Bolton; Clinton administration and TANIF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families); Department of Human Resources; Medicaid; Doublasville; Columbus; Domestic Violence Task Force; Jimmy Carter; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Conyers; Ronald Reagan; David Stockman; Ed Meese; American Bar Association; Lewis Powell; affirmative action; Organization of Black Employees; Washington, D.C.; Legal Services Corporation; IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Account); Tena Bledsoe; Georgia Bar Foundation; Georgia Indigent Defense Council; Jim Elliott; Georgia Supreme Court; Linda Kline; Republican revolution of 1990s; Georgia General Assembly; Thurbert Baker; Tom Murphy; Zell Miller; John Cromartie as Methodist minister; Sweat Equity Programs; effects of September 11, 2001, on Legal Services.


  • Creation: July 18, 2002


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.

Biographical note

Phyllis J. Holmen has been the Executive Director of Georgia Legal Services Corporation since 1990.


2 item(s) (audio (1:23:12 duration) transcript (49 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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