CLAY, William Lacy, Sr., 1931-

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Harris-Stowe State University
Henry Givens Administrative Building
St. Louis, MO
Papers: 1968-2000, amount unknown.
The papers of William “Bill” Lacy Clay, Sr. contain documents, papers, correspondence, and artifacts generated throughout the congressional career of Representative Clay.

The HistoryMakers
Chicago, IL
Oral History: 2003, amount unknown.
An oral history interview of Wm. Lacy Clay, Sr. conducted on January 22, 2003.

Howard University
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Washington, DC
Oral History: In the Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection, 1968, 18 pages.
The interview with William L. Clay on November 25, 1968 includes his reviews of early civil rights activities in Missouri that led to a jail sentence. He also discusses his Congressional campaign and election, the role of a Black Congressman and his efforts to desegregate labor unions.