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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Gordon Browning
RLIN number: NXCP87-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early years and family background in Tennessee; education, law training; early experience in law and politics; World War I; Congressman, description of Washington political scene in the 1920s and 1930s; Senate campaign, 1934; Governor of Tennessee, 1937-1939, Tennessee Valley Authority, state finances; World War II; Governor, 1949-1953. Anecdotes of many political figures: Huey Long, Edward H. Crump, Kenneth McKeller, Estes Kefauver.
Extent: Transcript: 144 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1965 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Browning, Gordon, 1889-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Governor
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1965
Interviewer: Riggs, Joseph H.
Organizations discussed: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; Tennessee; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Governors--Tennessee; Legislators--United States; North America; Oral history; Tennessee; Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN; Tennessee--Politics and government; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Browning, Gordon, 1889-1976
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018352-13795