Oral History Interview with Helen Orr, November 9, 1991

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Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr, retired clerk and schoolteacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Orr discusses her family's immigration from Germany, explores her family tree, and describes her experiences on her ranch. She talks about tuberculosis scares in Kerrville, and the local society.

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

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Craig, Brenda Glenn & Orr, Helen Louise Dietert November 9, 1991.

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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 Helen Louise Dietert Orr, retired clerk and schoolteacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Orr discusses her family's immigration from Germany, explores her family tree, and describes her experiences on her ranch. She talks about tuberculosis scares in Kerrville, and the local society.

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23 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)

"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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Oral History Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr, September 9, 2001

Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes stories of growing up on her grandfather's ranch and eventually living on her own ranch with her husband.

[Oral History Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr, September 9, 2001], ark:/67531/metapth636794

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  • November 9, 1991

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  • 1899~ - 1991~

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  • Oct. 2, 2016, 8:13 a.m.

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Craig, Brenda Glenn & Orr, Helen Louise Dietert. Oral History Interview with Helen Orr, November 9, 1991, text, November 9, 1991; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795396/: accessed November 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.