Copyright Holder: Louisiana State Archives
Subjects: DENT, FRED (MCKEITHEN AIDE) | O SHEE, RICHARD | BANKING COMMISSIONERS | MERCI TRAIN | PEARSON, DREW | O SHEE, RICHARD | MORRISON, JAMES H. "JIMMY" | GRACE, LUCILLE MAY | DAVIS, JIMMIE (GOVERNOR) | CAMPAIGNS (GUBERNATORIAL 1947) | INTEGRATION | MCKEITHEN, JOHN (GOVERNOR) | SUPERDOME | CIVIL RIGHTS | BOGALUSA CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH | YOUNG, A.Z. (CIVIL RIGHTS) | EDWARDS, EDWIN (GOVERNOR) | CHAMPION INSURANCE COMPANY | GREEN, DOUG (COMM OF INSURANCE
- Jackson Jr., Sailor Photographer
- Dent, Fred Interviewee
- Jackson Jr., Sailor Interviewer
Oral History with Banking Commissioner Fred Dent, conducted on December 8, 1992. In this interview, Dent discusses the Freedom and Merci Trains from World War II, celebration his father put together for the founder of the Freedom Trains Drew Pearson, his memories of visiting the Old State Capitol during his youth, and when he started in Louisiana politics. He also shares his thoughts on past governors like Jimmie Davis and John McKeithen and diversity in Louisiana.