Transcript of Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

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Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.

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41 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James August 14, 2008.

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Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.

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41 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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"Kerr County Historical Commission" (bottom left of pages 6-41)

"Homer James Avery" (pages 6-41)

"Oral History Project" (bottom right of pages 6-41)

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This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business.

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Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business.

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  • August 14, 2008

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Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James. Transcript of Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008, text, August 14, 2008; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795222/: accessed May 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.