Spencer, Mrs Mary Rogers 1970-12-01

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Mrs. Spencer discusses her family background and her brother, musician and bandleader Mack Rogers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Mary Rogers Spencer

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 01, 1970

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, Born in Ganada, Texas, Father, Samuel Mack Rogers, Mother, Neddie McGowan, Born in Harrisburg, Mississippi, Brother, Mack Rogers, Very close to Mary, Mack Rogers, Musician, Trained under Joel Trimmel, Ligon Smith Band, Herman Waldman Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra, Mack Rogers Club, Family members named, Education, Family members as musicians, Five-piece combo, Musicians’ Union, Local #23, Mack Rogers’ illness, Stayed active in music business, Played with W. A. Spencer.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s-1940s

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1940s

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