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Tom Gregory Oral History Interview 1976 October 11

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Creator: Gregory, Tom
DuBay, Robert W.
Title: Tom Gregory Oral History Interview 1976 October 11
Date: 1976 Oct. 11
Description: Local identification number: Gregory, T_19761111_(P1976-04)

Tom Gregory was an educator, and editor of the Eatonton Messenger from 1936 to 1940 and 1948 to 1956. He served as executive secretary to Governor Marvin Griffin from 1957 to 1959.

How he came to know Griffin; Griffin's characteristics; Gregory's support for Griffin; executive secretary for Griffin; race issue; Little Rock; Griffin's belief that former political allies undermined him following departure from office; influence of Miss Liv; Cheney Griffin; state insurance; Griffin and dishonest acts; rural roads controversy; hunting; Griffin as people-lover; speech writers; 1962 election; Red Williams; Atlanta newspapers against Griffin; humorous stories.

Subjects: Race relations | Rural roads--Georgia | Speechwriters--Georgia | Griffin, Marvin, 1907-1982 | Gregory, Tom
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Gregory, Tom, Interviewed by Robert Dubay, 11 November 1976, P1976-04, Series F. Marvin Griffin, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
Persistent Link to Item: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/ggdp/id/921

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project