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Governor Frank G. Clement audio collection

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): Gov. Frank G. Clement was involved with civil rights issues during his time as governor of Tennessee, and many African Americans mobilized behind him in his political campaigns.

Collection Description (Extant): The Governor Frank G. Clement Audio Collection consists of 21 audiocassette copies of speeches made by, and one interview of, Frank Clement. Frank G. Clement was Governor of Tennessee from 1953-1959, and again from 1963-1967. The audiotapes in this collection are copies made from various other collections housed in the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
This artificial collection was created to facilitate research of speeches made by Governor Clement. The collection concentrates on speeches made during his terms of office. Most of the speeches made were in joint sessions of the Tennessee House of Representatives and Senate.

Date(s): 1955-1969

Digital Status: No

Extent: 21 audio tapes

Finding Aid URL: http://state.tn.us/tsla/history/manuscripts/findingaids/99-015.pdf External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Frank G. Clement

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Tennessee
Clement, Frank Goad
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Politicians
Tennessee--Politics and government

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Speeches

 

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