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Georgia Politicians

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Folder 2: Walker Papers - 1914

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Collection number: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from constituents regarding government jobs, the Post Office Department, reelection plans, pensions, bills, Railroad safety, soil surveys, taxes, , the Valdosta Post office, Public health, Corresponents include: E. J. Youmans, William M. Davis, W. M. Olliff, J.B. Farley, Carrie E. Ross, Daniel Knowles, Robert F. Butler, T. E. Oden, H.P. Trimble, W.D. Webster, E. L. Darling, T. B. Harding, David L. Kinlaw, A. J. Crovatt, E. L. Moore, Also in this...
Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Folder 3: Walker Papers - January - July, 1915

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Collection number: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from constituents concerning: Political appointments, Postmaster appointments, a request for books for a school library in Hoboken, Georgia, Dept. of Agriculture - seed requests, get-well wishes, request for a pension. Many letters back and forth concerning requsts for appointments to postmaster positions, the Naval Academy, universities, and railroad positions.Corresponents: Hugh M. Dorsey, P. C. Woods, John W. Bennett, Leo Cook, S. F. Memory,...
Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Folder 4: Walker Papers - August - December 1915

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Collection number: 4
Scope and Contents Correspondences: A man claiming to have a cure for cancer, Post office exams, Requests for postmaster positions, a request for assistance in leasing an island, pensions. Many letters concern postmaster appointments, both requests and endorsements, including an apparent letter-writing campaigns in favor of W.S. Kickliter for Alma Postmaster and H.B. Bloodworth for Zebulon, Correspondents: C.P. Woodcock, A. J. Howard, W.J. O'Quinn, H.H. Douglas, G.C. Deen, H. L. Byrd,...
Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Folder 5: Walker Papers - January - April 1916

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Collection number: 5
Scope and Contents A letter to J.R. Malner. Letter is damaged and torn, unsure who sent it. Discusses political opponents with several mentions of black voters possibly being involved as delagates.A letter condemning the proposal to change a rural postal route to an automobile route.Letters discussing the court case of the United States v. R.C. Tygart.Requests for postmaster oppointments continue. Proposed bills.Soldiers Homes, a bill for relief of the Cohen...
Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Folder 6: Walker Papers - May - December 1916

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Collection number: 6
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from Walker concerning: Pensions, Anti-war sentiments, postal routes, postal carriers positions, farm interests,

A petition to appoint Thomas Casey for a mail carrier position, suggestions for a counter petition.

Correspondents: Louis Will, H.J. Carter, Albert Crenshaw, C.A. Ward, Joe M. Branch, Thomas E. Casey, Robert Williams, C.C. Gould.

Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Folder 7: Walker Papers - 1917

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Collection number: 7
Scope and Contents

Correspondence: Letters from the Brunswick Board of trade discussing plans to improve the harbor for use by the U.S. Fleet.

Letter from the War Department stating that the harbor project was not included in the river and harbor bill.

Dates: Created: 1913-1917

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