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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
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with George Allen Holekamp, September 27, 2000

Description: Interview with George Allen Holekamp, a rancher and descendant of Kerr County settlers from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Holekamp details his family's history in Kerr County. He mentions that his ancestors included farmers, ranchers, and shingle-makers. He and his wife Mary Virginia Stevens are still involved in ranching and community activities, and their legacy continues on with their children. In his stories of ranching, he discusses ranchers' struggles with screwworm infestations and Brucellosis (Bang's Disease), the Bracero program, the Rural Electrification Association, and the Sheep and Goats Raisers Auxiliary.
Date: September 27, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Holekamp, George Allen & Holekamp, Mary Virginia
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Goree Family Videos, No. 8 - Wurst Fest]

Description: This home movie excerpt documents a trip to Wurst Fest in New Braunfels, Texas. Footage includes friends and family socializing in their motel room and playing with baby James Curtis Goree, the group loading into a van, and the group back at the motel following the festival.
Date: November 5, 1993
Creator: Goree
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Saniei-Santos Family Videos, No. 1 - A Trip to San Antonio and New Braunfels]

Description: This home movie excerpt documents the Saniei family's trip to San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas. Family members include Patricia, Saeed (Michael), Abbus (Sonny), Rosa and Ahmad and Gayle (sp.). In San Antonio, the family visits The Alamo, the River Walk, and the Natural Bridge Caverns. In New Braunfels, the group goes shopping and wine tasting and observes the Guadalupe river.
Date: 1992-04-04/1992-04-05
Creator: Saniei & Santos
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Partner: UNT Media Library

Regional Water Plan: Region L (South Central Texas), 2016, Volume 1. Executive Summary and Regional Water Plan

Description: Water plan for Region L (South Central Texas) describing water resources and suppliers in the area, usage statistics and forecasts, water needs, recommended water management strategies for the suppliers and counties, drought management, funding plans, and information on the creation of the plan.
Date: December 2015
Creator: South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Four Flags Outside of New Braunfels Mall]

Description: Photograph of four flags flying outside of the New Braunfels Marketplace Mall belonging to the United States, Texas, Germany, and Mexico. The entrance to the building is visible behind the flags and cars can be seen parked in the parking lot in front of the building.
Date: March 1991
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
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Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Oral History Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, November 1, 2001

Description: Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, the most current owner of Crider's Rodeo & Dancehall, from Kerrville, Texas. Elaine tells the story of her parents' ranch and the start of Crider's Rodeo & Dancehall in 1925, where dances, concerts, and other events are still held. She discusses the continuing success of the Crider's, despite struggles to keep it open during rough times, including when a large oak tree ruined the dance floor.
Date: November 1, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Hurt, Elaine Crider
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, December 6, 1996

Description: Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, the great-great granddaughter of James Kerr, from Canyon Lake, Texas. Mrs. Ray discusses her ancestor's life and his history in the Hill Country, as well as the Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at the Kerr County Courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Ray, Ruth Simons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Natural Bridge Caverns Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Natural Bridge Caverns. A limestone slab bridge spans the entrance to the caverns, large crosses made of wood are located beside the bridge, and various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: 1980
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
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Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Guadalupe River Near Sattler, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Guadalupe River. There is a large body of water with some rocks emerging in the distance. Small sized plant life and foliage border the edges of the river while larger trees take up the background of the photo.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Guadalupe River in Autumn]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe River in Autumn near Sattler, Texas. A small dam is stretching across the width of the river and various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Basalt Dike]

Description: Photograph of a basalt dike located in the Honey Creek Natural Area in Comal County, Texas. There is a group of hikers located at the top of the photo and some plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: September 1994
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Wardrobe

Description: Patent for a Wardrobe that is easy to assemble, dust proof and inexpensive construction
Date: June 17, 1913
Creator: Pape, Bruno L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department