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Transcript of Oral History Interview with Thomas Jasper "Jack" Moore, III, June 6, 2011

Description: Interview with Thomas Jasper "Jack" Moore, III, a lumberyard from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Moore describes lives of three generations of the Moore family who owned a general store in Ingram, Texas, and later lumberyards and/or ranches. He also discusses how ranchers deal with coyotes. The interview transcript includes photos of Mr. Moore and his family, on pages 24-26.
Date: June 6, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Moore, Thomas Jasper, III & Moore, Peggy Benson
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Irene Fisher Womack and Bill Womack, June 16, 2011

Description: Interview with Irene and Bill Womack, a couple from two well-known Kerr County families, from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their ancestors, the Reals and the Womacks. They also talk about the local people and places they remember growing up in Kerrville. The interview transcript includes photos of Mr. and Mrs. Womack and their family, on pages 31-36.
Date: June 16, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Womack, Irene Fisher & Womack, Bill
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Harry William Crate, June 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Harry William Crate, former professor of mathematics and engineering with an interest in archaeology from Kerrville, Texas. Professor Crate discusses the results of various fossil and artifact finding expeditions around the Hill Country of Texas, specifically the numerous burned rock mounds found in the Kerry County area. He includes his opinions on why and how the burned mounds were created. As noted in the transcript, the interview continues in the manuscript of Professor Crate's wife, Melba Lee Williams Crate.
Date: June 9, 1998
Creator: Patton, Laura; O'Hara, Peggy; Crate, Harry William & Crate, Melba Lee Williams
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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

Description: 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.
Date: June 6, 1998
Creator: O'Hara, Kathy & Johnson, Martha Robinson
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999

Description: Interview with Ross Snodgrass, ranche rfrom Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Snodgrass discusses his family's move to the area in the mid-1800s, as well as their ranching history. He talks about his own experience as a rancher, raising and training animals, surviving droughts (and anthrax), roping, and more. Mr. Snodgrass also tells stories about the "Whippoorwill" band he and his wife, Clarabelle Snodgrass, started after marrying in 1933. The transcript includes a few comments by his wife.
Date: June 13, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Ross
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Melba Lee Williams Crate, June 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Melba Lee Williams, a former professor and descendant of some of the first settlers in Kerr County, from Kerrville, Texas. In this interview, Mrs. Crate relates how her great-grandparents came with Joshua Brown (Texas pioneer) to the first shingle camp established on the banks of the Guadalupe, in what later became Kerrville. Mrs. Crate briefly details her early life in Bandera, Texas, as well as Kerrville. She also recounts her memories of the flood of 1932.
Date: June 9, 1998
Creator: O'Hara, Peggy & Crate, Melba Lee Williams
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission