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Elect Marvin Griffin Governor: State Democratic Primary, 1962

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 3
Collection number: MS/134-003

Scope and Contents

Marvin Griffin, a staunch segregationist, ran for Governor of Georgia in 1962 against Carl Sanders. Griffin used his segregationist credentionals openly and the Confederate flag on his letterhead reflects the famous and controversial change. Griffin's letter mentions Martin Luter King, the C(and)S Bank and the NAACP. Sanders won, prompting Griffin to say, "A lot of people that ate my barbecue didn't vote for me." (description by seller)

Dates

  • 1962

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

1 items (1 print. 2 Pages, 1 Copy. #11412 Price: $150.00 Format: Book; U-CRPaper PO#: 40865 Bib ID#: 780659. 1 application/pdf-a fmt/354 5.28 MB (5,542,556 bytes)) : ms134-003_letter_griffin_bag.zip

Language

From the Collection: English

Appraisal

2 Pages, 1 Copy #11412 Price: $150.00 Format: Book; U-CRPaper PO#: 40865 Bib ID#: 780659

UUID

BF60DD28-88A5-4DBB-B498-38242A8A83A5

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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