Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968

Use of this book is restricted to the UNT Community. Off-campus users must log in to read.

Description

Interview with William J. Lawson, a former executive assistant to Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, who was the former Secretary of State for Texas. In the interview, Mr. Lawson, who is from Austin, Texas, discusses his appointment as executive assistant to O'Daniel in 1941. He also describes his role and associations with the administration at the time, as well as his impressions of O'Daniel. Mr. Lawson expresses his personal views and experiences when it comes to relations between O'Daniel and the Legislature, the Democratic State Executive Committee, patronage, the Senate, and also when O'Daniel was appointed Secretary of State.

Physical Description

54 p. ; 28 cm.

Creation Information

Gantt, Fred & Lawson, William J. March 15, 1968.

Context

This book is part of the collection entitled: UNT Oral Histories and was provided by UNT Oral History Program to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 57 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this book or its content.

Interviewer

Interviewee

Publisher

Named Persons

People who are significant in some way to the content of this book. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Audiences

We've identified this book as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this book useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Oral History Program

Affiliated with the UNT Department of History, the Oral History Program records, transcribes, and archives oral history interviews in order to preserve the history of the North Texas region. The program also trains UNT students in the theory and methods of oral history, conducts workshops for members of the larger community, and maintains partnerships with a variety of related institutions and organizations.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this book. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, March 15, 1968
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, April 19, 1968

Description

Interview with William J. Lawson, a former executive assistant to Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, who was the former Secretary of State for Texas. In the interview, Mr. Lawson, who is from Austin, Texas, discusses his appointment as executive assistant to O'Daniel in 1941. He also describes his role and associations with the administration at the time, as well as his impressions of O'Daniel. Mr. Lawson expresses his personal views and experiences when it comes to relations between O'Daniel and the Legislature, the Democratic State Executive Committee, patronage, the Senate, and also when O'Daniel was appointed Secretary of State.

Physical Description

54 p. ; 28 cm.

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this book in the Digital Library or other systems.

Collections

This book is part of the following collection of related materials.

UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

What responsibilities do I have when using this book?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this book.

Creation Date

  • March 15, 1968

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1938 - April 19, 1968

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 19, 2012, 6:57 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this book last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 57

Where

Geographical information about where this book originated or about its content.

Publication Place

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • map marker Automatically generated Publication Place coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Book

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

Gantt, Fred & Lawson, William J. Oral History Interview with William J. Lawson, 1968, book, March 15, 1968; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223592/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.