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[Five People With a Car]

Description: Photograph of five people, two women and three men, standing in front of a car. The women are wearing dresses with long skirts and there is a suitcase on the ground in front of one of the women. The car has a canvas top with open sides and appears to be an early 20th century model.
Date: unknown

[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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Footsteps Across The Years

Description: Compilation of historical information about events happening in and around Kerrville, Texas, coinciding with national events or historical periods. It includes a list, at the end, of persons or families that moved to Kerrville before 1925 and still had descendants living in the county at the time of publication.
Date: March 1976
Creator: Furman, Elizabeth

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

Mountain Park Sanatorium, Kerrville, Texas

Description: Booklet describing the Mountain Park Sanatorium for tuberculosis patients in Kerville, Texas. It includes information about the facilities, such as its rooms, staff, and rules, as well as information about the climate of the region and community of Kerville.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mountain Park Sanatorium

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
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