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J. Randall Walker Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-16
Scope and Contents John Randall Walker(February 23, 1874 – July 21, 1942) was a U.S. political figure from the state of Georgia. In 1912, Walker was elected to the 63rd United States Congress as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and served two additional terms in that seat until losing his bid for reelection in 1918. [He seems to have lived in Valdosta, Georgia, during some of the time he was in Congress] The Collection consists of one archival box (5" deep) of correspondence...
Dates: 1913-1917; Other: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916; Acquired: 1967-02-16

Thomas Edward Watson--The Jeffersonian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-15
Scope and Contents The Jeffersonian was a weekly newspaper published by Jeffersonian Publishing, which was owned by Thomas E. Watson. The paper served to promote the Populist Party. Watson would use the paper as a platform for Watsons attacks against the Catholic church, African Americans, Jews, the League of Nations, President Woodrow Wilson, and the war effort in World War I. Watsons publications served an organized boycott and a federal prosecution for mailing obscene literature, and would not be silenced...
Dates: 1908-1911

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