Contains 13 Results:
This folder contains original letters, telegrams, newspaper articles and cards from M.E. Thompson, Mary Roberts, Talmadge B. Echols, and Sid W. Howell associated with the Kiwanis Club, Berner Lions Club, Madison Rotary Club dated in April of 1955 through August of 1956. They discuss supporting his efforts for governor, his race for senate, alcohol taxes, the Dairy festival, and also they request pictures for television which were to help in his campaign.
This folder contains original papers in 1956 announcing M.E. Thompson’s platform as well as his announcement of his candidacy for governor.
This folder contains an original hand- written and typed speech which was presented at a meeting of the Albany lions club in 1956.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, letters, and a postcard dated in 1955 discussing farming, him being President of the Southern Life Insurance, the book he wrote with Dr. Merritt Pound of UGA about Georgia citizenship, angus cow herds, Air Force Academy, paved roads and the integration of public schools. Some correspondents with M.E. Thompson are P.F. Swilley, Phil Landrum, Richard B. Russell, Anita Cox Gay, and Dr Frank McCormack.
This folder contains original letters from M.E. Thompson, Eddie Clark, Edward Jones, and Willie Lester dating from 1954- 1956. The organizations involved are the Thompson for Governor Club of Appling County, the Annual Stockholders Meeting, Employment Security agency, and the Vineville Methodist Church which discuss his proposals, M.E. Thompson teaching a Sunday School Class, Credit Bureau, crop sharing, and a co-op group insurance plan.
This folder contains a picture, a calendar, and a city questionnaire concerning M.E. Thompson, Jas H. Parker, and Winton C. McNair discussing a personal finance statement, and a public school proposal. The organizations involved are the Economic Stabilization Agency and Woodman of the World.
This folder contains a map, a picture, and a newspaper dating around 1962. They primarily discuss the properties of Mrs. G.D. Spradley and the Chauncey estate, Riverview Memorial Gardens, Park Management Co, estate and pension planning company, as well as with ordinances of regulating a subdivision of land.
Graduate History Paper using primary sources, local interviews, and books on Governor M.E. Thompson