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M-076 Harley B. Bozeman (1891-1971), Papers, 1858-1971.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Papers of longtime resident of Winn Parish, Louisiana, state politician and friend of Huey P. Long and family; in later years became known as the historian and genealogist of Winn Parish. 3 boxes.

BOX:001

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Biography and reviews of Bozeman and his work. Eight photographs of Bozeman.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Transcripts of taped interviews with Bozeman, 1967-1968.

FOLDER:003-005
DESCRIPTION:
Bozeman Correspondence, 1963-1969.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Materials on Huey P. Long: Program of inaugural ceremonies of Gov. Huey P. Long. Two articles on Long by Bozeman. Copy of introduction of Senator Huey P. Long, August 1, 1932, in Camden, Arkansas. Copy of circular concerning the Standard Oil Company vs. Huey P. Long.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Materials on Gen. Thomas S. Woodward of Winn Parish: Woodward legal records, 1858-1869.
Newspaper articles by Bozeman on Woodward.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Interview of Tom Kelly with Gov. Earl K. Long, July 2, 1959.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous articles on Winn Parish: Some are by Bozeman, published in the Winn Parish Enterprise. Some are on Winn Parish by several authors in various newspapers.

FOLDER:010-015
DESCRIPTION:
Articles nos. 1-299 of H. B. Bozeman's "Winn Parish as I Have Known It" published in the Winn Parish Enterprise October 2, 1956 - November 29, 1962. Articles 1 and 2 are typed copies of original ones. Articles no. 3-299 are photocopies of newspaper articles. The box also contains newspaper clippings of no. 101-299. Listed below are numbered articles either missing or never printed: 19, 121, 129, 138, 148, 162, 165, 168, 191, 206, 251, 254, 271, 293. There is a reprint of no. 271.
Two extra articles on "The Life and Times of David Pierson" by R. Hunter Pierson are included in this box filed together with Mr. Bozeman's article no. 211-A on same subject.


BOX:002

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper articles "Winn Parish As I Have Known It," nos. 300-645, December 6, 1962 - March 1, 1971. Articles no. 300-383 are also in photocopy. Articles no. 421-437 are missing. Occasionally no article appeared in certain issues of the Winn Parish Enterprise during the later years.


BOX:003
DESCRIPTION:

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Periodical: The Arkansas Historical Quarterly, vol.25, no. 2, Summer 1966, containing title on Huey P. Long: "A Louisiana Medicine Show: The Kingfish Elects an Arkansas Senator" by Stuart Towns, pp. 117-127.
Book: Briley, Richard. Briley's Memorial History & Directory of Winn Parish, Louisiana. Ida Martin Briley, ed. and research assistant. P.C. Lang, assistant. Montgomery, Louisiana: Mid-South Publishers, [1966].

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Unbound copy of thesis: Mobley, Frank. El Camino Real: The Route from Little River to the Red. Natchitoches, Louisiana: Northwestern State College, 1962.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Unbound copy of thesis: Maddox, Marquerite C. General Thomas S. Woodward: The Price for Bitter Sap. Florence, Alabama: Florence State University, 1968.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Unbound copy of book: Bozeman, Joseph W. Sketches of the Bozeman Family. Meridian, Mississippi: Mercury Publishing Co., 1885.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Unbound copy of book: Walker, Loraine Bozeman. Sketches of the Bozeman Family. Bossier City, Louisiana (n.p.) 1956.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Catalog and Premium List, Winn Parish Fair and Rodeo at Winnfield, September 27-30, 1967. Contains "History of the Winn Parish Fair" by Eck H. Bozeman as well as a listing of all fair events.

FOLDER:007-009
DESCRIPTION:
Photocopy of the original minutes of the Sardis Baptist Church of Winn Parish, Louisiana, 1860-1899.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Bozeman's scrapbook, containing a newspaper photograph of Winnfield High School which includes a rare picture of Huey P. Long in his younger years, and several articles by and about Bozeman.


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