Davidson, Judge T Whitfield 1970-02-04

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Judge Davidson discusses his various published works and traces his family.

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Interviewee Name: Judge T. Whitfield Davidson

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Date: February 4, 1970

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Is author of Simplified Law of Texas, Large library described, Collects books which are out-of-print, History of the Bible and Christian Civilization and the Origin of the Churches, The Wisdom of George Washington, latest publication, discussed, Wrote Our Scotch Kissing Kin, Traces Scottish genealogy, Reviews Elizabethan politics, Tracing family to Virginia, Mitchell Davidson travel log mentioned, Description of Red River colonies, Cherokee farms explained, Also wrote the History of the Josephine Davidson Memorial Chapel, Location of chapel is given, Folklore of the Pioneers is different type of book, Pioneer tools examined, Lists practical jokes used by pioneers

Tape 1, Side 2: Folklore of the Pioneers (continued), Fishing incidents noted, Grandfather's estate mentioned, Traces back to grandfather's grandfather and maternal grandfather, Family history given, Colonel Glover bought land, Explains work in naturalization classes

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