Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970 Metadata

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  • Main Title Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970


  • Interviewer: Marcello, Ronald E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Dr. Ronald E. Marcello
  • Interviewee: Allred, David
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: North Texas State University
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1970-04-07


  • English


  • Content Description: Interview with Democratic Representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Dave discusses his experiences as a member of the Special sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also describes his personal views on issues including one-year versus two-year budgets, increases in sales tax, the expansion of sales tax, "grocery tax", conflicts with Speaker Gus Mutscher, beer lobbying, corporate taxes, voter disillusionment, urban-rural conflicts, Wichita Falls politics, and his campaign for reelection and contest for House speakership.
  • Physical Description: 101 p. ; 28 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education - Colleges and Universities - University of Texas
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Elected Officials
  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • Keyword: legislatures
  • Keyword: journalists
  • Named Person: Allred, David
  • Named Person: Marcello, Ronald E.

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  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1936
  • End Date: 1970-04-07


  • Name: UNT Oral Histories
    Code: UNTOH


  • Name: UNT Oral History Program
    Code: UNTOHP


  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • Accession or Local Control No: Number 502
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth223636


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