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Stine George Oral History Interviews 1989 October 14

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Creator: George, Stine
Kuhn, Cliff
Stewart, Duane
Title: Stine George Oral History Interviews 1989 October 14
Date: 1989 Oct. 14
Description: Local identification number: Stine, G_19891014_(P1987-17)

Stine George was an NAACP leader from Colquitt county, and was active in the Seminole County voter registration drive. The interview was conducted at the annual state NAACP convention, Brunswick, Ga., October 13-14, 1989.

Among topics discussed: Family background; reapportionment in Moultrie and Colquitt counties; "People United for Fairness"; Laughlin McDonald; voter registration 1959-63 Donalsonville, Georgia; Mugg Burke; Seminole County organizations; KKK; "New Communities"; Charles Sherrod; George's campaign for city council; political maneuvering in Seminole county; Ford Foundation grant; traveling with Ford Foundation; problems of being both activist and teacher; gaining community support; desegregation of Seminole county police force; street paving; desegregation of juries; the Future Farmers of America; George being ostracized by the state of Georgia; community action council; the WIN program; Job Corps; racism in the Labor Department; Moultrie County; John Cross; the lack of morality of teachers in Moultrie County; the NAACP in Moultrie; Edward Starkey; Judge Robert Elliott; George's EEOC lawsuit against Community Action Council; Wesley Ball; the problems of at-large council members; vote buying; D.L. Inman; Frank Wilson; problems of multi-member's districts; Robert Flanagan; the multi-member district plan's origins; opposition to ACLU's plan.

Subjects: Apportionment (Election law) | Voter registration--Georgia | Race relations | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | McDonald, Laughlin | George, Stine
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Stine, George, Interviewed by Clifford Kuhn & Duane Stewart, 14 October 1989, P1987-17, Series E. Black Involvement in Politics, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project