Interview with Betty Vandiver, February 25, 2010

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Betty Vandiver helped her husband Ernest Vandiver run a successful campaign for lieutenant governor in 1954 and in 1958, when Ernest Vandiver was elected governor of Georgia. As first lady, Betty Vandiver was instrumental in setting up Milledgeville's Central State Hospital, Georgia's first mental institution. Vandiver discusses a recent Russell family reunion, her friends and associates while her husband was in office, and her daughter Jane Kidd.

Date

2010-02-25

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RBRL220ROGP-107

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Citation

Betty Vandiver and Bob Short, “Interview with Betty Vandiver, February 25, 2010,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-107.

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