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Georgianna Sinkfield Oral History Interview 1993 May 18

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Creator: Sinkfield, Georgianna T., 1943-
Kuhn, Cliff
Maclachlan, Gretchen
Title: Georgianna Sinkfield Oral History Interview 1993 May 18
Date: 1993 May 18
Description: Local identification number: Sinkfield, G_19930518_(P1993-07)

Georganna Sinkfield (b. 1943) has served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1983 to the present.

Among topics discussed: Impact of reapportionment and speaker's race on black caucus; Black Belt; differences between majority black district, majority voting black district, majority registered voting black district; redistricting; internal conflicts of black caucus; Fulton County reapportionment; max plan's impact on Republicans; "blackening" of districts; Larry Walker; Nan Orrock; Speaker's race and black caucus; Sinkfield on policy committee; DuBose Porter; gains of black caucus in committee leadership; child and youth committee; education committee; welfare issue; impact of advocacy groups on welfare hearings; maneuvering, strategies of black caucus regarding proposed welfare reform bill; Thurgood Baker; Sinkfield as chair of black caucus and children and youth committee; child support recovery bill; role of governor in welfare hearings. [tape speeds up, becomes indecipherable]

Subjects: Apportionment (Election law) | Child support--Law and legislation--Georgia | Legal aid--Georgia | Sinkfield, Georgianna T., 1943- | Baker, Thurbert E. | Orrock, Nan Grogan, 1943-
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Sinkfield, Georganna, Interviewed by Clifford Kuhn & Gretchen Malcachlan, 18 May 1993, P1993-07, Series N. Legislative Oral History Project (P2000-09), Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project