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La. Treasures: Jimmie Davis’ Saddle (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-06

Duration: 00:02:08

Subjects: Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000 | Western saddles | HORSES | Louisiana State Archives


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Harrison, Doug Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the January 6, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks” focuses on former Governor Jimmie Davis’ saddle, which is on display at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge. It includes an interview with Doug Harrison, a conservator at the State Archives, who discusses the life and career of Governor Davis.