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[Flyer: Polly's Chapel Open House]

Description: Pamphlet describing an open house event held at Polly's Chapel in Bandera, Texas. It includes a letter of introduction, schedule of events, and a list of supporters. Supplemental pages provide information about José Policarpo (Polly) Rodríguez, for whom the chapel is named.
Date: Autumn 2011
Creator: Polly Texas Pioneers Association
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The History of The Mexican Patriotic Celebrations Held in Kerrville, Texas from 1923-2003.

Description: Book describing the Mexican-American community in Kerrville, Texas, with a focus on their patriotic celebrations. It includes biographical sketches of relevant families, persons, and committees, clubs, and other organizations, as well as descriptions of celebrations by year and other related events. The book includes compiled supplementary documentation from public records, newspaper articles and photographs.
Date: 2015
Creator: Puig, Robert Guerrero

Kerr County Album

Description: Book discussing the history of people and places in Kerr County, Texas. It is organized into several sections: Kerrville and County Communities; Kerr County; What Binds Them Together; Churches of Kerr County; Schools; Medical Institutions; Clubs and Organizations; Life and Living on the Land; Riversides, Hillsides and Countrysides; Military Service Members; Summer Camps; Poems, Rhymes and Verses; Families; Tributes and Memorials; Businesses. Index starts on page 544.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with A. B. Bell and R. A. Bell, October 18, 2016

Description: Interview with Arthur Baker Bell and Robert Alan Bell, alumni of Tivy High School, from Kerrville, Texas. The Bell brothers recount their memories of the public Cascade Swimming Pool, Robert's time as a university swimmer, Arthur's hitchhiking trip to Alaska, and their community activities that have occurred since their retirement.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Bell, Arthur Baker & Bell, Robert Alan

Oral History Interview with A. B. Bell and R. A. Bell, October 18, 2016

Description: Interview with Arthur Baker Bell and Robert Alan Bell, alumni of Tivy High School, from Kerrville, Texas. The Bell brothers recount their memories of the public Cascade Swimming Pool, Robert's time as a university swimmer, Arthur's hitchhiking trip to Alaska, and their community activities that have occurred since their retirement.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Bell, Arthur Baker & Bell, Robert Alan

Oral History Interview with Aime Frank Real, August 16, 2000

Description: Interview with Aime Frank Real, a rancher and the great-grandson of one of the original Kerr County settlers, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Real discusses his family history, his family's ranching work, his personal experience with sheep ranching, organized hunting in Kerr County, and local ranchers' attempts to remedy problems with screwworms and eagles. He briefly mentions Kerrville's German Club.
Date: August 16, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Real, Aime Frank

Oral History Interview with Ammie Rose Hollar Garrett Salter, February 14, 2001

Description: Interview with Ammie Rose Hollar Garrett Salter, a retiree who has lived in Kerrville, Texas intermittently over the years. Mrs. Salter discusses visiting her grandparents in Kerrville, meeting her first husband, Julian "Joe" Garrett, a Canadian immigrant, her involvement with planes, her substitute teaching career, and her work with the Audubon Society.
Date: February 14, 2001
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Salter, Ammie Rose Hollar Garrett

Oral History Interview with Amos Lee Smith, March 1, 1998

Description: Interview with Amos Lee Smith, a rancher from Bandera County for the Kerr County Historical Commission Oral History Project. The interview includes his experiences during the Depression, as well as his life as a rancher, a butcher shop owner, and employee of Continental Oil Company.
Date: March 1, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald; Smith, Amos Lee & Bethel, Ann

Oral History Interview with Anna Elisabeth Sullivan Strohacker, August 31, 2001

Description: Interview with Anna Elisabeth "Betty" Sullivan Strohacker, a former Rations Board worker during WWII, from Kerrville, Texas. Betty talks about her family's migration to the area, her work on the Rations board, life on a ranch, and her activity in the Kerr County Historical Commission and the Republican Party.
Date: August 31, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Strohacker, Anna Elisabeth Sullivan

Oral History Interview with Barbara Kiefer Schellhase and Walter Schellhase, October 3, 2013

Description: Interview with Barbara Kiefer Schellhase and Walter Schellhase, a couple who retired in Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their individual family histories, their childhoods in Kerrville, their move away from the area, the lumberyard company they owned together in Louisiana, and their work on restoring the A. C. Schreiner family home during their retirement.
Date: October 3, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Schellhase, Barbara Kiefer & Schellhase, Walter Ray