Interview SummaryH. Templeton Brown, of Chicago, Illinois, graduated from Yale University in 1923. In this interview, Brown discusses his friendship with John Sherman Cooper, including their time spent at Yale University and Harvard Law School. He talks about Cooper's academic abilities as a student. Brown briefly talks of the political involvement of Yale students now and then. Additionally, Brown describes social life at Yale in the early 1920s. The impact of Yale upon Cooper's life is explored. Brown's connections to Cooper's siblings are also mentioned. Brown concludes the interview with a discussion of fraternities at Yale and the social structure of the school in the early 1920s.
Interview KeywordJohn Sherman Cooper Politics Fraternities Prep schools Preparatory schools Social life
Interview LC SubjectBrown, H. Templeton Brown, H. Templeton--Interviews Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991 Politicians Politicians--United States Politics and government United States--Politics and government New Haven (Conn.) Yale University Undergraduate Students Friendship Football Basketball Popularity Beta Theta Pi Education Brothers Sisters New England Boarding schools Phillips Academy Phillips Exeter Academy
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Brown, H. Templeton Interview by William Cooper. 28 May. 1983. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Brown, H.T. (1983, May 28). Interview by W. Cooper. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Brown, H. Templeton, interview by William Cooper. May 28, 1983, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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