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Citizens' Fact Finding Movement of Georgia records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-30

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

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • January 2003: EAD revised by Morna Gerrard.
  • January 2006: EAD edited by William Hardesty.
  • 2008: EAD edited by Hilary Morrish.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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