Oral History Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, November 1, 2000

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Interview with Elaine Crider Hunt from Kerr County, Texas. The interview includes her stories of the origins of Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall in Hunt, Texas, and an annual summertime rodeo and dance that continues weekly.

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1 videodisc (47 min., 6 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Bethel, Ann; Hurt, Elaine Crider & Snodgrass, Clarabelle November 1, 2000.

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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 Elaine Crider Hunt from Kerr County, Texas. The interview includes her stories of the origins of Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall in Hunt, Texas, and an annual summertime rodeo and dance that continues weekly.

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1 videodisc (47 min., 6 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Oral History Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, November 1, 2001

Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, the most current owner of Crider's Rodeo & Dancehall, from Kerrville, Texas. Elaine tells the story of her parents' ranch and the start of Crider's Rodeo & Dancehall in 1925, where dances, concerts, and other events are still held. She discusses the continuing success of the Crider's, despite struggles to keep it open during rough times, including when a large oak tree ruined the dance floor.

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  • November 1, 2000

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  • Aug. 26, 2015, 4:02 p.m.

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  • Oct. 21, 2016, 12:20 p.m.

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Bethel, Ann; Hurt, Elaine Crider & Snodgrass, Clarabelle. Oral History Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, November 1, 2000, video, November 1, 2000; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth636829/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.