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Valdosta, Georgia--Politics and Government

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Emory Bass Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-2
Scope and Contents Emory Pate Bass, born on 27 December, 1891, in Sumner, Georgia, became known as “the man who kept the fire alive in Washington” until Moody Air Force Base (closed from 1946-51) was reopened as a permanent base. He served in WWI as an officer and with Patton’s Third Army in Europe in WWII. Taking an active part in the American Legion, he served as State Commander in addition to serving as president of the local Rotary Club and as a two-term president of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of...
Dates: 1940 - 1966; Acquired: 1972

Houseal photo and newspaper clippings (Electronic records), 1985 - 1987

Collection number: ca-004-er002
Scope and Contents

Two newspaper articles and one photograph of Willie Houseal. Houseal Moves Into Hotter Politics: District 1 Councilman Expects Heavy Scrutinization, Valdosta Daily Times, February 17, 1985; and "Houseal Elected Mayor Pro Tem," Valdosta Daily Times, 1987-03-06.

Dates: 1985 - 1987

Valdosta Black Heritage Group

Collection number: MS -186
Scope and Contents Members of the African American Community representatives of the Black Heritage Group, representatives from the city of Valdosta and the Georgia Department of Transportation met on April 27, 2023 to discuss the proposed St. Augustine Overpass project, which was currently in the planning stages.The history of the African American community of Valdosta with Georgia Department of Transportation projects has been primarily negative. This collection contains articles...
Dates: 2023-07-25