Gerhart, Dr Willis P 1996-02-28

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Willis P. Gerhart, former Rector of Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church of Abilene, Texas, discusses the history and growth of Abilene.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. Willis P. Gerhart

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Date: February 28, 1996

Location: Abilene, Texas

Interviewer: Mrs. Roy Helen Mingus

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: To Abilene Texas (February 22, 1920), Rector of Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church, Born in Clarksville Tennessee (November 30, 1889), Education, University of the South, Congregation, Early members, House, Location, Congregation, Early members, Marriage, Eleanor Dual, Entertainment, First radio broadcast of a sermon in Abilene Texas, Abilene Ministerial Association, Civic organizations, American Red Cross, Tuberculosis Association, Others, Fine Arts Museum, Sports in Abilene, Coach Shotwell, Golden Gloves, Religion, Episcopal Church, Entertainment, First Book of Golden Deeds, Banquet (1964), Literary endeavors.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1889-1970

Bulk Dates: 1920-1965

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