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Talmadge, Herman E.

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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Title: Talmadge, Herman E.
Date: 1981
Description: View of United States Senator Herman E. Talmadge in his office.

Local identification number: VIS 158.01.296

Herman Talmadge, son of Eugene Talmadge who served as governor from 1933 to 1937 and again from 1941 to 1943, was governor of Georgia and a U.S. Senator from 1957-1981. He was born in McRae, Georgia on August 9, 1913, and attended the University of Georgia and served in the Navy before running his father's gubernatorial campaign. He served as governor of Georgia briefly in 1947 and again from 1948 to 1955. His term was marked by his segregationist policies.

Local identification number: ahc158001296a.jpg

Subjects: Politicians--Georgia | Governors--Georgia | Segregation--Georgia | Segregation--United States--1940-1950 | Talmadge, Herman Eugene, 1913-2002
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,13

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs