Templeton, Lutie Bell Gresham 1968-06-04

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Mrs. Templeton relates biographical information concerning her father, Newt Gresham, and the founding of the farmers’ union.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lutie Bell Gesham Templeton

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 04, 1968

Location: Wellington, Texas

Interviewer: Don Green

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Farmers’ Union, Founder, Origin (1902), Reason for establishment, Relationship with Populism, Price of cotton, Methods of obtaining goals, Organization, Father’s full name, First organizational meeting (1902), Business covered, Description of location and attendance, Number of attendance, Newspaper in Hunt and Greenville, Father’s biography, Birthplace and date, Education, Attitude toward farmer, Conventions attended (1907), Free silver, Date of father’s death, Names of siblings, Financing education, Attitudes of townsmen, Appendicitis attack and death, Length of illness, Gospel preaching, Autobiographical material.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1902-1907

Bulk Dates: 1902-1907

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