Osgood Williams oral history interview, 1988 June 2.

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Williams, Osgood, 1913-. Osgood Williams oral history interview, 1988 June 2.

Osgood Williams oral history interview, 1988 June 2.

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Osgood Williams on June 2, 1988 in which he discusses Koinonia Farm; Robert Jordan; Cocking affair; Young Men's Group of the Democratic Party; E.D. River's role in the 1946 governor's campaign, Jimmy Carmichael, and Eugene Talmadge; M.E. Thompson; Tom Linder's school solution; Williams in the 1952 race; Private School Amendment; school desegregation; Constance Baker Motley; segregation of taxis; Decatur main streetcar line; HOPE; desegregation of University of Georgia; W.O. Brooks; John Sibley; John Greer; Williams on the Fulton County Civil (now State) Court; Lester Maddox case; Randall Evans; and Lester Maddox as governor.

2 audiotapes ; cassette.Transcript (68 p.)

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