The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies has a wide array of materials from its collections available in digital format via the Digital Library. Some great options for your class project to explore include: Two Party Georgia Oral History Project, the Athens Oral History Project, and the Clifford Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection . Follow the link below for full overview and links to collection materials:
There are more oral histories recorded by the Russell Library beyond those available in the Digital Library of Georgia that are available on its Youtube Channel. Here is the link:
The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the
In the space of nearly four decades, the holdings of the Russell Library have expanded to include more than 300 collections of papers of post-1900 elected officials, political appointees, and individuals and groups representing, persuading, or observing the political and public policy processes in
These collections include the personal papers of numerous federal and state appointees, members of Congress, governors, state legislators, judges, elected officials, political activists and observers, and the records of the state Democratic and Republican parties, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, Leadership Georgia, the ACLU Chapter of Georgia, and the Athens-Clarke County League of Women Voters.
The Russell Library collects all types and formats of records including: manuscripts, letters, diaries, reports, minutes, speeches, memoranda, printed materials, graphic materials,photographs, artifacts, audiovisual materials, oral histories, and electronic records (born digital files).