Joseph Rucker Lamar (1857-1916)

Joseph Rucker Lamar (1857-1916)

Joseph Rucker Lamar, an influential member of the Georgia legal community at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries, was the fourth native Georgian appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. (His predecessors were James Moore Wayne, John Archibald Campbell, and Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar.) His appointment to the Court in 1910 by U.S.
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James Moore Wayne (1790-1867)

James Moore Wayne (1790-1867)

The first Georgian appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, James Moore Wayne served a historically long tenure, from 1835 to 1867, during a tumultuous time in U.S. history. Although his legal legacy and impact are limited, he played a significant, if understated, role on the Court at a time when its position within the nation's governmental system was still developing.
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Paine College

Paine College

Paine College, a historically black college in Augusta, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME Church).
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Georgia Gwinnett College

Georgia Gwinnett College

Created in 2005 as the thirty-fifth institution of the University System of Georgia (USG), Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville serves Gwinnett County and the surrounding environs.
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Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

In July 2011 Heart of Georgia Technical College and Sandersville Technical College consolidated operations to form a new institution called Oconee Fall Line Technical College. The merger was one of several designed to reduce administrative costs and improve student access to programs within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
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Southern Crescent Technical College

Southern Crescent Technical College

In July 2010 Griffin Technical College and Flint River Technical College consolidated operations to form a new institution called Southern Crescent Technical College. The merger was one of several designed to reduce administrative costs and improve student access to programs within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

In July 2010 East Central Technical College and Valdosta Technical College consolidated operations to form a new institution called Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. The merger was one of several designed to reduce administrative costs and improve student access to programs within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
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Nathan Deal (b. 1942)

Nathan Deal (b. 1942)

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Young John Allen (1836-1907)

Young John Allen (1836-1907)

Young John Allen was a Methodist minister and Georgia native who spent his adult life in Shanghai, China, as a missionary, educator, and publisher. Allen was part of a larger wave of missionary activity that began in China following that nation's loss to Great Britain in the First Opium War (1839-42) and subsequent opening to foreigners.
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Voter Education Project

Voter Education Project

Founded during the civil rights era, the Voter Education Project (VEP) was an Atlanta-based voting rights and voter education organization that remained active for thirty years. The VEP granted funds to organizations throughout the southern states to administer voter education programs and voter registration drives.
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