Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999

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Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.

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

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Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Jones, Clyde April 5, 1999.

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Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.

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

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Editor's Note: "The following is a transcript of an audiotape and has been edited only for clarity of meaning." (page 5)

"Oral History Project" (bottom of page 5)

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Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999

Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.

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  • April 5, 1999

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Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Jones, Clyde. Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999, text, April 5, 1999; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795551/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.