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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Book 9: Choose Your Side or the Thinking of the Klu Klux Klan by James R. Venable

 Book — Box 3, Book: 9
Collection number: 9
Scope and Contents Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable content. Such materials document the past and should be viewed within the context of their original time period. Providing online access to these historical materials does not...
Dates: 2021

David Williams Papers

Collection number: UA-23-20

Oral history interviews with Georgia residents during the Depression era, 1920's-40's.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-04-29

Ed Lightsey Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-65
Scope and Contents Ed Lightsey(1944-2014) was a native of Valdosta, Ga, and an alumnus of VSU. Lightsey’s life included turns as a writer, television anchorman, author, auctioneer, disc jockey, public speaker, soldier, and numerous positions in politics and government. He served as a senior correspondent for Georgia Trend magazine. Prior to that, his career included a decade as an independent contractor and auctioneer; a stint as district director and campaign manager for U.S. Congressman Charles Hatcher;...
Dates: Acquired: 2006; Majority of material found in 1970's

Poster 2: A World Safe For Democracy?

 Posters — Series 2: Series 2, Item: 2
Collection number: 2
Scope and Contents

Pictures include photos, artwork, and posters from the era.

Dates: 2021-11-18

Tampa: Tar and Terror, 1936?

 Book — Box 1, Book: 12
Collection number: MS/134-012
Scope and Contents

Relates the story of the November 30, 1935 kidnapping, torture and murder of Joseph Shoemaker, and kidnapping and torture of other members of the Modern Democrats political organization, who were assisting cigar factory workers in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Shoemaker died 9 days later in a Tampa hospital. The police and others involved in the kidnappings were reported to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: 1936?

Various News Clips from Ed Lightsey, WALB-TV, 1970 - 1979, Digitized 2017, 2006-09-28

 DVD — Box 1, dvd: 1
Collection number: DVD 1
Scope and Contents Digitized 16mm film from WALB-TV (Albany, Georgia, United States), mostly from the 1970's, donated by Ed Lightsey. Raw newsreel compilations include segments on Jimmy Carter; Ku Klux Klan rally in Plains, Georgia; 1980 Georgia 2nd District Congress campaign spots for Charles Hatcher; Dwight Eisenhower heart attack news report; Escaped convicts; Football; 1973 National Meat boycott; The Georgians at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave w/ H. Jordan and J. Powell; "Insight with Ed Lightsey" interview with...
Dates: 1970 - 1979; Digitized: Digitized 2017; Acquired: 2006-09-28