Speeches, 1943-1946.


Alabama. Governor (1943-1947 : Sparks). Speeches, 1943-1946.

Speeches, 1943-1946.

The Governor is the chief executive of the state whose function is to administer the laws of the state. One of the activities used to accomplish this function is advocating positions on specific issues expressed through speeches and addresses to various groups, organizations, and at special events. This series consists of speeches, statements, and transcripts of presentations given by Governor Chauncey Sparks. Many of the addresses were delivered to members of the Alabama legislature. Other state organizations regularly addressed by the governor include the Alabama Education Association and the Alabama Bar Association. Sparks' inaugural address is also contained in these files. The files include the Governor's presentations at Founders Day in Tuskegee and at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Sparks also addressed the Alabama Division of the American Legion; the Kiwanis Convention in Auburn, Ala.; the Motor Vehicle Association of Alabama, Inc.; and the General Connectional Board of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in Birmingham.

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Sparks, Chauncey, 1884-1968

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Chauncey Sparks was a prominent public figure who served in a variety of positions in Alabama, including Barbour County inferior court judge, Eufaula city attorney, and Alabama Department of Archives and History trustee. He also served in the Alabama state legislature, and from 1943 to 1947, he was governor of the state. From the description of Papers, [190-?]-[196-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122388466 ...

Mercer university

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Alabama. Governor (1943-1947 : Sparks)

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Kiwanis Club of America.

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Colored Methodist Episcopal Church (Birmingham, Ala.)

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Tuskegee Institute

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Motor Vehicle Association of Alabama, Inc.

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Alabama State Bar Association

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Alabama Education Association

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American legion

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Veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1893-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36805972 Association of veterans of American wars. Formed by a group of World War I officers, the American Legion is the world's largest veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1960-1987. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 61206804 The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after Worl...