John Judson Brown papers, 1912-1927 [manuscript].


Brown, John Judson, 1865-1953. John Judson Brown papers, 1912-1927 [manuscript].

John Judson Brown papers, 1912-1927 [manuscript].

Papers of Brown and of his son, Walter J. Brown, relating chiefly to the duties and activities of John Judson Brown as commissioner of agriculture. Topics include state regulation of dairying; inspection and analysis of foodstuffs, cotton seed meal, oil, fertilizer, and peanuts; statistics on acreage of flax, tobacco, cotton, and peanuts; food production and crop reports; labor shortage; diversification; combatting the boll weevil; work of county agricultural agents; corn and canning clubs; cotton ginners' cooperative associations; use of fertilizer in the southern states; and the campaign for the economic development of middle Georgia, 1923. The collection also includes papers of Brown's predecessor, James D. Price, and papers pertaining to the election campaign of 1926 in which Brown was defeated by Eugene Talmadge.

6,000 items (6.0 linear ft.).

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Price, James D. (person)

Brown, Walter J. (Walter Jay), 1872-1960 (person)

Walter J. Brown was born on July 25, 1903 in Bowman, Georgia, son of J. J. (John Judson) (1865-1953) and Captora Ginn Brown (1866-1956). Attended the Georgia Institute of Technology High School, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. He married Georgia Watson Lee (died 1935), a granddaughter of Thomas E. Watson, in 1925. Subsequently he married Ruth Taylor (1916-1990) in 1941 (divorced in 1966) and Ann Revell Chadeayne Tinda...

Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946 (person)

Born in Forsyth, Georgia; educated at the University of Georgia; practicing lawyer in Atlanta, Montgomery County, and Telfair County, Georgia; Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, 1927-1933; served three terms as Governor of Georgia; died as governor-elect in 1946. From the description of Pamphlets, 1942. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 17429974 ...

Brown, John Judson, 1865-1953 (person)

John Judson Brown (1865-1953) was the Georgia state commissioner of agriculture, 1917-1927. From the guide to the John Judson Brown Papers, ., 1912-1927, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Georgia state commissioner of agriculture, 1917-1927. From the description of John Judson Brown papers, 1912-1927 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23117753 ...