Oral History Interview with Rev. Matias Rodriguez, January 16, 1998

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Interview with Matias Rodriguez, a reverend from Kerrville, Texas, whose family has lived in the hill country of Texas for seven generations, since 1829. The interview includes Rodriguez's experiences as the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and as a prisoner of war in World War II.

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Rodriguez, Matias; Bethel, Ann & Rector, William January 16, 1998.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2014 and was provided by Kerr County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 14 times. More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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Kerr County Historical Commission

The Kerr County Historical Commission (KCHC) was established in 1975, with representatives from all areas of the county. This unit of the Texas Historical Commission works under the guidance of the Kerr County Commissioners Court, who appoints members.

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Interview with Matias Rodriguez, a reverend from Kerrville, Texas, whose family has lived in the hill country of Texas for seven generations, since 1829. The interview includes Rodriguez's experiences as the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and as a prisoner of war in World War II.

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3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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Oral History Interview with Reverend Matias Garcia Rodriguez, January 16, 1998 (Text)

Oral History Interview with Reverend Matias Garcia Rodriguez, January 16, 1998

Interview with Matias Garcia Rodriguez, the reverend for Calvary Baptist Church, from Kerrville, Texas. Rev. Rodriguez discusses the history of Mexico as it relates to Texan history, including stories about his great-grandfather, Jose Policarpo "Polly" Rodriguez, an early pioneer of the Texas Hill Country. He goes through his own family history, family stories, his service in WWII, his education, and the people and places in Kerrville.

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  • January 16, 1998

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  • 1829 - January 16, 1998

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  • Aug. 26, 2015, 4:02 p.m.

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  • Oct. 21, 2016, 10:02 a.m.

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Rodriguez, Matias; Bethel, Ann & Rector, William. Oral History Interview with Rev. Matias Rodriguez, January 16, 1998, audio recording, January 16, 1998; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth636824/: accessed October 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.