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Citizens’ Fact Finding Movement of Georgia:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Citizen’s Fact Finding Movement of Georgia.
Title: Citizens' Fact Finding Movement of Georgia records,
Dates: 1937-1940
Quantity: .5 linear ft.in 1 box
Abstract:The Citizens' Fact Finding Movement was a statewide self-examination led by seventeen organizations. Its records, 1937-1940, consist of publications produced by the organization, including reports on the penal system; taxation; politics; religous, civic and social institutions; and a wide range of economic issues.
Identification: L1984-30
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The publications of the Citizens' Fact Finding Movement. The information was to serve as program material for the state and participatory organizations.

The collection, 1937-1940, of publications produced by the Citizens' Fact Finding Movement (of Georgia) (CFFM) contains reports on the penal system; taxation; politics; natural resources; religious, civic, and social institutions; and a wide range of economic issues. Solutions to identified problem areas are also offered. The manuscript material also includes a summary of the activities of the CFFM published in 1938.


Historical Note

The Citizens' Fact Finding Movement was a statewide self-examination led by seventeen organizations. Its purpose was public education through publication of reports and recommendations on a broad range of social and economic issues affecting Georgia.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Citizens’ Fact Finding Movement of Georgia--Archives.
Education--Georgia--20th century.
Taxation--Georgia--20th century.
Georgia--Economic conditions--20th century.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Georgia--Social conditions--20th century.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Citizens' Fact Finding Movement Records, L1984-30, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Processing Information

Processed by Pam Hackbart-Dean. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by Morna Gerrard, January 2003, William Hardesty, January 2006, Hilary Morrish 2008.


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