Oral History Interview with Robert and Dalene Reagan, August 28, 2001

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Interview with Robert Reagan and his wife, Dalene Comparette Reagan, a couple with strong local historical family roots, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reagan delves into the history of Kerrville Telephone Company, which was co-founded by her great-grandfather, Dale Comparette. Mr. Reagan discusses his family history, including his connection to Admiral Chester Nimitz. The couple also talk about their childhood memories of Kerrville while it was still a small town.

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

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Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Reagan, Robert & Reagan, Dalene Comparette August 28, 2001.

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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 Robert Reagan and his wife, Dalene Comparette Reagan, a couple with strong local historical family roots, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reagan delves into the history of Kerrville Telephone Company, which was co-founded by her great-grandfather, Dale Comparette. Mr. Reagan discusses his family history, including his connection to Admiral Chester Nimitz. The couple also talk about their childhood memories of Kerrville while it was still a small town.

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

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Editor's Note: "The following is a transcript of an audiotape and has been altered only for clarity of meaning." (page 6)

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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 Robert and Dalene Comparette Reagan from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes their stories of growing up in Kerrville, and Dalene's grandfather who started the Kerrville Telephone Company.

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  • August 28, 2001

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  • 1890~ - 2001~

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  • Oct. 2, 2016, 8:13 a.m.

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Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Reagan, Robert & Reagan, Dalene Comparette. Oral History Interview with Robert and Dalene Reagan, August 28, 2001, text, August 28, 2001; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795224/: accessed October 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.