Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

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Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.

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

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Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle September 25, 1999.

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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 Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.

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127 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 18)

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"Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass" (top left of pages 18-127)

"Kerr County Historical Commission Oral History Project" (bottom left of pages 18-127)

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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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Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes her stories of growing up on a ranch, experiencing the Great Depression, and earning the titles of "Citizen of the Year" and "Woman of the Year."

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Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle. Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999, text, September 25, 1999; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795488/: accessed June 27, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.

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