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Dedication Ceremony of the Divide Section of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Part 1)

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Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998



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Dedication ceremony of the divide section of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Part 1): introduction by Glover Wilkins (director of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority); invocation; national anthem; tribute to U.S. Representative Jack Edwards of Alabama; conveyance of communication from U.S. Representative Sonny Montgomery of Mississippi; tribute to U.S. Representative Jamie L. Whitten followed by Whitten's remarks. Whitten serves as master of ceremonies introducing others making remarks: Alabama Governor George Wallace; U.S. Senator John C. Stennis of Mississippi; U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi; former U.S. Representative Thomas G. Abernethy of Mississippi; U.S. Representative Jack Edwards of Alabama; U.S. Representative John Myers of Indiana; former Mississippi Governor J.P. Coleman; former Mississippi Governor of William Winter; and U.S. Representative Don Sundquist of Tennessee. Recognition of various military officers and business leaders present. Additional remarks by Whitten.

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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Ala. and Miss.)

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Jamie L. Whitten Collection (MUM00732), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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case label: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Engineer District, Nashville, Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 1070, Nashville, Tennessee 37202; Dedication Ceremony of The Divide Section Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, May 6, 1984 (Part 1 of 2)

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