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Citizens' Fact Finding Movement of Georgia records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-30

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content of the Records

The publications of the Citizens' Fact Finding Movement. The information was to serve as program material for the state and participatory organizations. The collection, 1937-1940, of publications produced by the Citizens' Fact Finding Movement (of Georgia) (CFFM) contains reports on the penal system; taxation; politics; natural resources; religious, civic, and social institutions; and a wide range of economic issues. Solutions to identified problem areas are also offered. The manuscript material also includes a summary of the activities of the CFFM published in 1938.

Dates

  • 1937-1940

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Historical Note

The Citizens' Fact Finding Movement was a statewide self-examination led by seventeen organizations. Its purpose was public education through publication of reports and recommendations on a broad range of social and economic issues affecting Georgia.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (in 8 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Citizens' Fact Finding Movement was a statewide self-examination led by seventeen organizations. Its records, 1937-1940, consist of publications produced by the organization, including reports on the penal system; taxation; politics; religious, civic and social institutions; and a wide range of economic issues.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Donated by Professor George Green, University of Texas-Arlington, April 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Pam Hackbart-Dean at the file level.

Title
Citizens' Fact Finding Movement of Georgia:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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