Arbor Day Program 1974-01-18

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The Texas Forest Service presents an Arbor Day Program in Abilene honoring R. M. Wagstaff, a lawyer who helped promote tree conservation. In the last quarter of the second side, the tape has a periodic interference of the sound due to the taping process.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Arbor Day Program

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Date: January 18, 1974

Location: Abilene, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Invocation given by Dr. John C. Stevens, Paul R. Kramer welcomes guests, Official opening conducted by J. C. Hunter, Choir sings "America the Beautiful", Special guests introduced, Reads proclamation from governor, Conservation of land asked for

Tape 1, Side 2: Continues with special guests, Founding of Texas Forest Service noted, Poetry read, Bryan Bradbury presents dedication message, (NOTE: From this point in the tape onward, the tape has a periodic interference of the sound due to the taping process.), Dr. Elwin L. Sloiles gives a benediction

Range Dates: 1974

Bulk Dates: 1974

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