Oral History Interview with Martha R. Johnson, June 6, 1998

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Interview with Martha R. Johnson, owner of the popular Raleigh House Restaurant, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Johnson discusses the origins and establishment of her restaurant, which was named after her husband, Raleigh White Johnson. She described the success of the restaurant and her experiences running it for 34 summers.

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

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O'Hara, Kathy & Johnson, Martha Robinson June 6, 1998.

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  • O'Hara, Kathy Also refers to herself as "Peggy O'Hara" within the interview

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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 Martha R. Johnson, owner of the popular Raleigh House Restaurant, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Johnson discusses the origins and establishment of her restaurant, which was named after her husband, Raleigh White Johnson. She described the success of the restaurant and her experiences running it for 34 summers.

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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 5)

"Kerr County Historical Commission Oral History Project" (page 5, 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 Martha Robinson Johnson, June 6, 1998 (Sound)

Oral History Interview with Martha Robinson Johnson, June 6, 1998

Interview with Martha Robinson Johnson from Kerr County, Texas. The interview includes her story of starting and running the Raleigh House Restaurant between Kerrville and Ingram.

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  • June 6, 1998

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  • 1905~ - 1998~

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  • Oct. 2, 2016, 8:13 a.m.

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O'Hara, Kathy & Johnson, Martha Robinson. Oral History Interview with Martha R. Johnson, June 6, 1998, text, June 6, 1998; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795533/: accessed September 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.