Lackery, Jerry, Ernest Baird and Coke Stevenson 1974-03-23

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Mr. Lackey, along with Ernest Baird and Coke Stevenson, reminisce about the former Texas governor.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jerry Lackery, Ernest Baird, and Coke Stevenson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 23, 1974

Location: Junction, Texas

Interviewer: Jerry Lackey

Length: 00:52:28 (52 minutes)


Tape 1, Side 1: Jerry Lackey, R. N. Sevenson, father, Virginia Hurley, mother, Coke Stevenson (March 20, 1888), Mason County, log cabin, Father, Teacher, Land surveyor, Early jobs, Ernest Baird, Wages, "Dragons" conquered by individual governors, Coke Stevenson, Term, Length, Tax policy, Job preference law, Hall Collins, opponent, Mary Fisher Cunningham, opponent, Coke Stevenson, Poem, Meaning, Learning from past, Tributes.

Tape 1, Side 2: University conflict, Labor agreement, World War II, Question and answer period, Recognition of prominent people.

Range Dates: 1888-1974

Bulk Dates: 1888-1974

Access Information

Original Recording Format:open reel audio tape

Recording Format Notes:digitized October 2017, Audio CD available in Reading Room

Transcript: no

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