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dc.contributor.authorGordon, Hugh L. (1922- ).en_US
dc.contributor.otherMitchell, Wade.en_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Wade Mitchell, 2006-01-23, Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009, Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010, SC/G/002, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.descriptionSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of interview with Wade Mitchell by Hugh L. Gordon. Mitchell discusses his career with The Trust Company of Georgia from 1962 to 1993, particularly the years following 1968. This was when Mr. Mitchell was the head of the personnel department and helped to implement affirmative action policies and training in the organization. He also served as the Region IV Vice President for the National Association of Business circa 1976 to 1977.en_US
dc.descriptionWade Mitchell was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from North Fulton High School in 1953 and from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1956. While at Georgia Tech, Mitchell was a quarterback for the football team and was an Academic All-America in 1955. After receiving his bachelor's degree in textile engineering from Georgia Tech, Mitchell enlisted in the U.S. Navy for two years. On being discharged, he attended the Harvard Business School. On receiving his degree, Mitchell worked for one year at the West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Company as a management trainee. In 1962, he accepted a trainee position in the credit department of The Trust Company of Georgia. Mitchell held a number of titles within Trust Company, including branch manager, head of personnel and operations support, and vice president of administrative services.en_US
dc.description.abstractSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of interview with Wade Mitchell by Hugh L. Gordon. Mitchell discusses his career with The Trust Company of Georgia from 1962 to 1993, particularly the years following 1968.en_US
dc.format.extent61 minutesen_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
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dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectSound recordings.en_US
dc.subjectAffirmative action programs -- United States -- History.en_US
dc.subjectNational Alliance of Business.en_US
dc.subjectNational Alliance of Businessmen.en_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americans -- Employment.en_US
dc.subjectMinorities -- Employment -- United States.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Wade Mitchellen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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  • Aviation
    Oral histories pertaining to the topic of aviation
  • Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009
    The Hugh L. Gordon Papers range from 1951 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1966 to 1989. The majority of the documents were created by Gordon during the course of his duties as Director of Personnel at Lockheed-Georgia (GELAC), as well as Regional Executive for Region 4 of the National Alliance of Businessmen (NAB) and leadership positions with the Private Industry Council of Atlanta, Inc. (PIC) and the Atlanta Employer’s Voluntary Merit Employment Association (AEVMEA). In addition, the Gordon Papers include material generated as part of the creation of the collection.

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