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Florida State Debate Coach, 1937 -1944
(Photo: Florida State University Libraries, 1938)
Florida State Debate Coach, 1937 - 1944
(Photo: Florida State University Libraries, 1939)
(Photo: Florida State University Libraries, 1940)
(Photo: Florida State University Libraries, 1941)
Florida State Debate Coach, 1938 - 1944
Robert Spenser Cotterill, Florida State Debate Coach, 1940-1943M.A. Ph.D. Wisconsin, FSCW Professor of History
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