Stevenson, Coke R, Birthday Party 1974-03-23

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Friends of former Governor Coke R. Stevenson gather to pay tribute on his birthday.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Coke R. Stevenson, Birthday Party

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 23, 1974

Location: Junction, Texas

Interviewer: Jerry Lackey

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Jerry Lackey, speaker, Coke Stevenson, Family history, Personal history, Occupations, Governor of Texas, "Tennie" Stevenson, Mrs. Felps, speaker, Introduction of Mr. Ernest Boyett, Executive secretary under Stevenson, Ernest Boyett, speaker, Changes in politics, Contrast in expenses, Coke Stevenson, Opponents, Service as Governor, Desire to serve, Mrs. Felps, speaker, Introduction of Ex-Governor Coke Stevenson, Ex-Governor Stevenson, speaker, Quotation, Service as Governor, President Franklin Roosevelt, Dealings with Mexico, J. E. Hickman, War effort in Texas during World War II, Mrs. Felps, speaker, Introduction of Mrs. Chester Bannowsky, (History Appreciation Chairman), Mrs. Bannowsky, speaker, Questions and answers, Mr. Marshall McCleary, speaker, Tribute to Ex-Governor Stevenson.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940s-1974

Bulk Dates: 1940s-1974


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