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Frederick Moore Vinson oral history project

Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes discussion of Vinson and civil rights as well as has an interview of Tom Clark, who discusses civil rights law.

Collection Description (Extant): A native of Louisa, Kentucky, Frederick Moore Vinson (1890-1953) served two terms in the United States House of Representatives, was appointed associate justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in 1937 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, was director of the Economic Stabilization Board and director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconstruction, and was appointed Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1946 by Harry S. Truman.

Date(s): 1900-1953

Extent: 23 interviews (23 hours of audiocassette recordings)

Language: English

Interviewees: Tom C. Clark, Fred Vinson, Jr., Chesley A. Lycan, Karl R. Price, William Oliver, Howard J. Trienens, Newton N. Minow

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

Subjects:

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Civil rights--Cases
Judges
United States. Supreme Court

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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