Transcript of Oral History Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, December 1, 2009

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Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, descendant of Mexicans born in Mexican territory that is now in Texas, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Garza talks about her family's history in the area before it became incorporated into Texas. She also talks about growing up in Kerrville, as well as local people and places. Included in the interview are pictures of Mrs. Garza and her family, on pages 28-32.

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

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Collins, Francelle Robison; Rhodes, Laura & Garza, Maria Silva Ayala December 1, 2009.

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Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, descendant of Mexicans born in Mexican territory that is now in Texas, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Garza talks about her family's history in the area before it became incorporated into Texas. She also talks about growing up in Kerrville, as well as local people and places. Included in the interview are pictures of Mrs. Garza and her family, on pages 28-32.

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

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"(Transcribed from audio recording and from DVD video recording.) First is the Audio recording of set-up and chatting before DVD video interview.)" (page 4)

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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 Maria Silva Ayala Garza, December 1, 2009

Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, descendant of Mexicans born in Mexican territory that is now in Texas, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Garza talks about her family's history in the area before it became incorporated into Texas. She also talks about growing up in Kerrville, as well as local people and places.

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Collins, Francelle Robison; Rhodes, Laura & Garza, Maria Silva Ayala. Transcript of Oral History Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, December 1, 2009, text, December 1, 2009; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795450/: accessed October 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.