Whitehead Memorial Museum 1972-10-20
This tape is of the tenth anniversary dedication program of the Whitehead Memorial Museum in Del Rio.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Whitehead Memorial Museum
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: October 20, 1972
Location: Del Rio, Texas
Interviewer: Dedication program
Length: 40 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Invocation,
Welcoming speech by Mrs. John Jones,
Speech on the history of the Whitehead Memorial Museum by Tony Gutierrez,
Telegram from Rep. Hilary Doran read,
Remarks by Col. Wood,
Remarks by Senor Ramon,
Introduces his guests,
Introduction of Mrs. Martinez by Bryan Jeffries,
Speech by Councilwoman Martinez of Dallas,
Remarks by Mr. Castro on behalf of the mayor,
Speech by Mrs. J. P. Abbott on the Junior Historian program at Del Rio High School,
Speech by William Warrior on the history of Seminole Indian Negroes in the area.
Tape 1, Side 2: Speech on importance of museums and the preservation of history, Closing speech by the county judge, Announcement of exhibits open.
Range Dates: 1962-1972
Bulk Dates: 1972
Original Recording Format:
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