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Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

In 1973, the History Dept. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established an oral history program devoted to the study of the southern region of the United States. The Southern Oral History Program collects interviews with Southerners (more)

A-0041 Interview with Henry Wilkins (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Henry Wilkins, African American state representative for Pine Bluff, Ark., discusses Bumpers-Fulbright campaign, African American involvement in politics and voting, Governor Dale Bumpers, George Wallace, Governor Winthrop Rockefeller, and changes in...

A-0042 Interview with Claude Anderson (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Claude Anderson, African American aide to Florida Governer Reubin Askew, discusses Askew, differences between the North and South, his role as coordinator of education in Florida, his experiences with race and segregation, and race relations in ...

A-0043 Interview with Jose Anqueira (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Jose Anqueira, a Latino leader in the Cuban community of Miami, Fla., discusses the relationship between the Cuban community and the Democratic and Republican parties, failure of local politicians to take interest in the Cuban community, ...

A-0044 Interview with Jim Apthorp (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Jim Apthorp, executive assistant to Florida Governor Reubin Askew, discusses changes in Florida's governmental system, quality of legislators and legislative product since 1969, his relationship with Askew, Florida press corps, Askew's political ...

A-0045 Interview with Reubin Askew (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Reubin Askew, governor of Florida, discusses results of reapportionment, two party system in Florida, changes and possible future developments in Florida politics, Dick Pettigrew, Mallory Horne, Ralph Turlington, Environmental and Water Management ...

A-0046 Interview with Gray Boylston (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Gray Boylston, Republican Party Committee Chairman for Broward County, Fla., discusses Broward County's Republican Party, reasons for Republican growth from 1966 to 1968, state party split in 1970, ticket splitting in Florida ballot, effects of ...

A-0047 Interview with Gwen Cherry (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Gwen Cherry, African American state representative in the Florida legislature, discusses attitudes of colleagues to her race and gender, African American political groups in Florida, possibilities of Cuban-black coalition in Florida politics, Cuban ...

A-0048 Interview with Lawton Chiles (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Lawton Chiles, United States Senator from Florida, discusses changes in Florida politics since 1948, race in southern politics, Florida government during anti-civil rights and pro-McCarthyism Pork Chop Gang era, political campaign tactics, common ...

A-0049 Interview with LeRoy Collins (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: LeRoy Collins, former governor of Florida, discusses changes in Florida legislature since 1948, race in Florida politics, speech to the Florida Voters League, Community Relations Service during civil rights demonstrations, compromises during Selma ...

A-0050 Interview with Bill David (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Bill David, Executive Director of the Florida Republican Party, discusses 1967 as a year of dynamic change for Republicans in Florida, growth of Republican voter registration, support given to Republican candidates by the state party organization, ...

A-0051 Interview with Art Hallgren (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Art Hallgren, Committee on Political Education Director of Florida American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, discusses changes in the Florida governmental system, reapportionment, growth of organized labor, Florida ...

A-0052 Interview with Marshall Harris (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Marshall Harris, Florida state representative and chairman of the Florida House Appropriations Committee, discusses changes in Florida government, reapportionment and rise of two-party system, organized labor in Florida, roles of political parties, ...

A-0053 Interview with Paula Hawkins (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Paula Hawkins, Republican member of the Florida Public Service Commission and later United States Senator, discusses conduct of her campaign for public office, status of Republican Party in Florida, divisions from 1970 Carswell-Cramer race, Chairman ...

A-0054 Interview with Mallory Horner (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Mallory Horne, President of Florida Senate, discusses Florida legislature, reforms since 1967, further needed reforms, reapportionment, young legislators, and Governor Reubin Askew as an executive and a political candidate with interviewers Jack Bass...

A-0055 Interview with Allen Covington Morris (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Allen Morris, clerk of the Florida House of Representatives, discusses growth of Republican Party in Florida , legislative changes, reapportionment, Reubin Askew as United States Representative and United States Senator, The Florida Handbook, state ...

A-0056 Interview with Claude Pepper (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-15

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Claude Pepper, United States Representative from Miami, Fla., discusses personal and political background, his 1950 defeat alongside other liberals, rise of conservatism in southern politics since 1948, growth of the Republican Party in Florida, 1970...

A-0057 Interview with Don Pride (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Don Pride, press secretary to Florida Governor Reubin Askew, discusses traditional aggressiveness of political reporting in Florida, exposure of corrupt practices in campaigns and politics, Florida's press corps, Hayden Burns' campaign for re-...

A-0058 Interview with Don Reed (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-10-31

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Don Reed former minority leader in the Florida House of Representatives discusses personal background, Florida legislature in 1962, growth of Republican Party in Florida between 1962 and 1970, Florida Governor Claude Kirk, 1970 split in the ...

A-0059 Interview with Terril Sessums (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Terril Sessums, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, discusses his political background, momentum for Florida's political changes, historical background of the state's political system, contributions of graduates from University of ...

A-0060 Interview with L. E. Thomas (3 items)

Date Deposited: 2014-12-09

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: L. E. (Tommy) Thomas, Chairman of the Florida Republican Party , discusses his political background, his work for the Republican Party in Alabama and Florida, basis for 1970 split in Florida Republican Party, comparison of state senators, 1974 ...