Coursey, Clark 1968-04-04

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Clark Coursey, editor and publisher of the Brownwood Banner, his experiences in Brown County, and his collection of books and memorabilia on Texana.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Clark Coursey

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Date: April 3 and 4, 1968

Location: Brownwood, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Wife's background, Children, father, Coming to Texas - Blossom Prairie, Brothers, Schooling, Pioneer Edition of Rising Star Newspaper, Compiling scrapbook on Brownwood and Brown County, Stories of Indians in Brown County, Mullins Family, Father of Brownwood, Cross Family, Delaware Chief, Harriss family, The Promised Land - Jim White, Brownwood Banner - Editor and Publisher, - History of the paper, - Peak circulation - 3600, Book on Court Houses of Texas, Gathering Courthouse pictures, Gathering the information, Publishing the book - 1962, Revised Edition, Other books published

Tape 1, Side 2: Texana Collection, Machine Gun Kelly, Other Books on Texana, Tales of Old Doc Bailey, Collection of Carnival Glass, Making the Glass, Items in the collection, Dealer in Illinois

Range Dates: 1960s

Bulk Dates: 1960s

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