Chatham Crusade for Progress records and political cartoons
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Chatham Crusade for Progress records and political cartoons

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Chatham Crusade for Progress (Chatham County, Ga.)
Title: Chatham Crusade for Progress records and political cartoons
Dates: 1952-1962
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2349

Biographical/Historical Note

The Chatham Crusade for Progress was made up of a group of politically conscious citizens in Chatham County, Georgia who wanted to ensure a better government for the county by replacing the incumbent county commissioners with their own candidates: William F. Lynes, Chuck Wood, Bob Lovett, Lee Mingledorff, Cary Anderson, Hal Murray, and Marvin Lesser in the 1960 election.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains records including minutes, correspondence, clippings, interview transcriptions, speeches, and political cartoons from the Chatham Crusade for progress from 1952 to 1962.


Index Terms

Chatham Crusade for Progress (Chatham County, Ga.)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Georgia--Politics and government.
Interviews.
Letters (correspondence)
Minutes (administrative records)
Political cartoons.
Speeches (documents)

Administrative Information

Processing information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.