Oral History Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, November 11, 1998

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Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, a 99 year old Mexican woman who immigrated to Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Hollar is almost 100 years old at the time of the interview. Her family were some of the early residents of Kerrville and Kerr County, and her younger sister, Mary, eventually married Mr. H. E. Butts (founder of HEB). One of the oldest surviving members of the community, she describes her education, her career as a teacher, and how the area has changed over the years.

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

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Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann; Hollar, Frankie Rosita Holdsworth & Salter, Ammie Rose November 11, 1998.

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Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, a 99 year old Mexican woman who immigrated to Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Hollar is almost 100 years old at the time of the interview. Her family were some of the early residents of Kerrville and Kerr County, and her younger sister, Mary, eventually married Mr. H. E. Butts (founder of HEB). One of the oldest surviving members of the community, she describes her education, her career as a teacher, and how the area has changed over the years.

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

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

"Kerr County Historical Commission Oral History Project" (page 6, bottom left).

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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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  • November 11, 1998

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Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann; Hollar, Frankie Rosita Holdsworth & Salter, Ammie Rose. Oral History Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, November 11, 1998, text, November 11, 1998; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795362/: accessed February 19, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.