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Georgia Government Documentation Project: Bibliography

A guide to the Georgia Government Documentation Project oral history collection.

Published and unpublished works drawing on these interviews include:

Bibliography:

Book Chapters:

Jennifer Brooks. Winning the Peace: Georgia Veterans and the Struggle to Define the Political Legacy of World War II. In Holloway, Pippa. Other Souths: Diversity & Difference in the U.S. South, Reconstruction to Present. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008, p. 235-277.

 

Dubay, Robert W. “Marvin Griffin and the Politics of the Stump,” in Harold P. Henderson and Gary W. Roberts, eds., Georgia Governors in the Age of Change. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1988.

 

Ferguson, Karen. “The Politics of Exclusion: Wartime Industrialization, Civil Rights Mobilization, and Black Politics in Atlanta, 1942-1946.” In Scranton, Philip. The Second Wave: Southern Industrialization from the 1940s to the 1970s. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 2001, p. 43-80.

 

Ferguson, Karen. "Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta". The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. Ed. Waldo E. martin, Jr. and Patricia Sullivan. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

 

Gillespie, Deanna. “’They Walk, Talk and Act Like New People’: Citizenship Education Program in Southeastern Georgia, 1960-1975.” In Payne, Charles M. and Sills Strickland, Carol eds. Teach Freedom: Education for Liberation in the African-American Tradition. New York: Teacher’s College Press, 2008, p. 42-55.

 

Nasstrom, Kathryn. “Down to Now: Memory, Narrative, and Women’s Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, Georgia.” In Romano, Renee Christine and Raiford, Leigh eds. The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2006, p. 253-289.

 

Spears, Ellen Griffith. “The Newtown Florist Club and the Quest for Environmental Justice in Gainesville, GA.” In Emerging Illnesses and Society: Negotiating the Public Health Agenda. Randall M. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004, p. 171-190.

 

Tuck, Stephen. “Black Protest During the 1940s: The NAACP in Georgia,” p. 61-82. In Miller, Patrick B., Steffen, Therese Frey, Elisabeth, Schafer-Wunsche eds. The Civil Rights Movement Revisited: Critical Perspectives on the Struggle for Racial Equality in the United States. Forum for European Contributions in African American Studies, 2001, p. 61-82.

 

Articles:

Bledsoe, Christina. “Burke County Today: The Coming of Black Power to Blacks in Burke County”. Georgia Poverty Journal 1 (Fall 1986): 6-14.

 

Brooks, Jennifer E. “Winning the Peace: Georgia Veterans and the Struggle to Define the Political Legacy of World War II.” Journal of Southern History, Vol. 66, No. 3, August 2000, p. 563-604.

 

Gerrard, Morna. “Hear Them Roar: Challenge and Collaboration in Putting the Georgia Women’s Movement Oral History Project on the Web.” Archival Issues, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2007, p. 7-24.

 

Kuhn, Clifford M. “’An Opportunity to be Heard’: An Oral History Interview with Lewis F. Powell, Jr.” Georgia Journal of Southern Legal History, Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1991, p. 413-445.

 

Kuhn, Clifford M. “’There’s a Footnote to History!’” Memory and the History of Martin Luther King’s October 1960 Arrest and It’s Aftermath.” The Journal of American History, Vol. 84, No. 2, Sept. 1997, p. 583-595.

 

Kuhn, Clifford M. “Creating ‘A Peaceful Revolution in Race Relations:’ An Oral History Interview with Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle.” Georgia Journal of Southern Legal History, Vol. 11, No. 1 and 2, Spring/Summer 1993, p. 149-171.

 

Kuhn, Clifford M. “’I felt Like I Had Cast the Die’: An Oral History Interview with Justice Charles L. Weltner.” Journal of Southern Legal History, Vol. III, 1994, p. 179-215.

 

Kuhn, Clifford M. “We Lived That Way: An Oral History Interview with Joe Jacobs.” Atlanta History 36, No. 4 (Winter 1993): 54-66.

 

Kruse, Kevin M. “Paradox of Massive Resistance: Political Conformity and Chaos in the Aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education.” St. Louis University Law Journal, 48, 1009 (2003-2004).

 

Kruse, Kevin M. “The Politics of Race and Public Space: Desegregation, Privatization, and the Tax Revolt in Atlanta.” Journal of Urban History, Vol. 31, No. 5, July 1995, P. 610-633.

 

Laville, Helen. “’If the Time Is Not Ripe, then It Is Your Job to Ripen the Time!’ The Transformation of the YWCA in the USA from Segregated Association to Interracial Organization, 1930-1965.” Women’s History Review, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, p. 359-383.

 

Laville, Helen. “’Women of Conscience’ or ‘Women of Conviction’? The National Women’s Committee on Civil Rights.” Journal of American Studies, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2009, p. 277-295.

 

Nasstrom, Kathryn L. “Down to Now: Memory, Narrative, and Women’s Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, Georgia.” Gender and History, Vol. 11, Issue 1, April 1998, p. 113-144.

 

Nasstrom, Kathryn L. “Beginnings and Endings: Life Stories and the Periodization of the Civil Rights Movement.” The Journal of American History, Vol. 86, No. 2, Sept. 1999, p. 700-711.

 

Sanders, Randy. “The Sad Duty of Politics: Jimmy Carter and the Issue of Race in His 1970 Gubernatorial Campaign.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 76 (Fall 1992): 612-638.

 

Books:

Brattain, Michelle. The Politics of Whiteness: Race, Workers, and Culture in the Modern South. Athens, GA; University of Georgia Press, 2004.

 

Brooks, Jennifer. Defining the Peace: World War II Veterans, Race, and the Remaking of Southern Political Tradition. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2004.

 

Brown-Nagin, Tomiko. Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2011.

 

Buchanan, Scott. Some of the People Who Ate My Barbecue Didn't Vote for Me: The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2011.

 

Carson, Clayborne, ed. The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr: Threshold of a New Decade, January 1959-December 1960. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2005.

 

Cook, James F. Carl Sanders: Spokesman of the New South. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1994.

 

Cook, James F. The Governors of Georgia, 1754-1995. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1995.

 

Coppola, Vincent. The Sicilian Judge: Anthony Alaimo, An American Hero. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2008.

 

Crimmins, Timothy, Farrisee, Anne, and Kirkland, Diane. Democracy Restored: A History of the Georgia State Capitol. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2007.

 

Ferguson, Karen J. Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

 

Davis, Donald G. Dictionary of American Library Biography. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, A Division of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2003.

 

Feldman, Glenn ed. Before Brown: Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern South. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2004.

 

Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth. Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2008.

 

Godbold, Jr, E. Stanly. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: The Georgia Years, 1924-1974. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

Greene, Melissa F. The Temple Bombing. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 1996.

 

Henderson, Harold P. The Politics of Change in Georgia: A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1991.

 

Henderson, Harold P. Ernest Vandiver, Governor of Georgia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2000.

 

Hills, Tommy. Red State Rising: Triumph of the Republican Party in Georgia. Macon, GA: Stroud & Hall Publishing, 2009.

 

Johnson, Kimberley. Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

K’Meyer, Tracy E. Interracialism and Christian Community in the Postwar South: The Story of Koinonia Farm. Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1997.

 

Key, David M., McDonald, Dedra S., University of New Mexico, Center for the American West. Crossing Contested Territories: Historical Essays on American Culture and the Environment. Albuquerque, NM: Center for the American West, Department of History, University of New Mexico, 1996.

 

Kousser, J. Morgan. Colorblind Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 

 

Kruse, Kevin M. White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.

 

Lefever, Harry. Undaunted by the Fight: Spelman College and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957/1967. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2005.

 

Lorence, James J. The Unemployed People’s Movement: Leftists, Liberals and Labor in Georgia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2009.

 

Manis, Andrew M. Macon Black and White: An Unutterable Separation in the American Century. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2004.

 

McDonald, Laughlin. A Voting Rights Odyssey: Black Enfranchisement in Georgia. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2003.

 

Michael, Deanna L. Jimmy Carter as Educational Policy Maker: Equal Opportunity and Efficiency. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2008.

 

Minchin, Timothy J. What Do We Need a Union For: The TWUA in the South, 1945-1955. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

 

Nasstrom, Kathryn L. Everybody’s Grandmother and Nobody’s Fool: Frances Freeborn Pauley and the Struggle for Social Justice. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000.

 

Nieves, Angel David and Alexander, Leslie M. “We Shall Independent Be:” African American Place Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2008.

 

Pratt, Robert. We Shall Not Be Moved: The Desegregation of the University of Georgia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.

 

Ritchie, Donald A. Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

 

Roche, Jeff. Restructured Resistance: The Sibley Commission and the Politics of Desegregation in Georgia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

 

Rozier, John. Black Boss: Political Revolution in a Georgia County. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1982.

 

Sanders, Randy. Mighty Peculiar Elections: The New South Gubernatorial Campaigns of 1970 and the Changing Politics of Race. Gainesville, FL; University of Florida Press, 2002.

 

Scott, Thomas A. Cornerstones of Georgia History: Documents that Formed the State. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1995. 


Shober, Arnold F. Building Government: Autonomy and Scope in State Departments of Education, 1981-2001. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006.

 

Shober, Arnold F. Splintered Accountability: State Governance and Education Reform. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2010.

 

Short, Bob. Everything is Pickrick: The Life of Lester Maddox. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1999.

 

Spritzer, Lorraine Nelson. The Belle of Ashby Street: Helen Douglas Mankin and Georgia Politics. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1982.

 

Spritzer, Lorraine Nelson and Bergmark, Jean B. Grace Towns Hamilton and the Politics of Southern Change: An African American Woman’s Struggle for Racial Equality. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1997.

 

Tuck, Stephen. Beyond Atlanta: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 2001.

 

Turner, Jeffrey A. Sitting In and Speaking Out: Student Movements in the American South, 1960-1970. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2010.

 

Woyshner, Christine. The National PTA, Race and Civic Engagement, 1897-1970. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2009.

 

 

 

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