RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Marie Gifford Papers, 1964-1991

Description:
Clippings, speeches and programs relating to Marie Gifford Wright's campaign for mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, in 1970. Also included are other speeches given by Mrs. Gifford on political issues and the role of women in broadcasting and politics.
Creators:
Wright, Marie Gifford
Dates:
1964-1991
Repository/Collector:
Noel Memorial Library, Northwest Louisiana Archives at LSUS
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
City:
Shreveport
State:
Louisiana
Country:
United States
Collection ID:
Coll. 315
Extent:
.5 linear feet
Content types:
Still image and Text
Formats:
Photographic print and Text document
Carrier types:
Sheet
Indexing terms:
Radio stations, Municipal government, Women in politics, and Louisiana--Politics and Government
Languages:
English
Genres:
Speeches and Ephemera
Access statement:
Open for research
Usage statement:
Copyright restrictions apply
Inventory description:
Paper inventory or finding aid and Relational database
Supporting documentation:
Donor agreement
Historical relevance:
Following her husband's death in 1960, Marie Gifford was President of KEEL Radio in Shreveport, Louisiana, and the first woman to run for the office of Mayor in Shreveport.
Condition note:
No damage
Online finding aid:
View on gencat.eloquent-systems.com