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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Evans, Andrea
Title: Murphy, Tom
Date: 1985
Description: Department Heads Story

View of Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, Tom Murphy, smoking a cigar at the podium in the Georgia State Capitol.

Local identification number: VIS 158.01.219

Thomas Bailey Murphy (1924-2007) served as the Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives for twenty-eight years, the longest tenure of a Speaker in any state legislature. The Democrat entered the House in 1961 and served as Speaker from 1973 to 2002.

Local identification number: ahc158001219a.jpg

Subjects: Political participation--Georgia--Atlanta | Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta | Politics and government--Georgia--Atlanta | Architectural elements--Georgia--Atlanta | Podiums--Georgia--Atlanta | Smoking--Georgia | Cigars | Murphy, Thomas Bailey, 1924- | Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Georgia
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,188

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