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Oral History Interview with Joe Marcus "J.M." Auld, Jr., February 26, 2001

Description: Interview with Joe Marcus "J.M." Auld, Jr., a Texan rancher from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Auld identifies his family members (including Kerr County pioneers who immigrated from Scotland), describes the difficulties of ranch life, and mentions local cultural phenomena. The interview includes stories of "Indians," eradicating the screwworm fly from Kerr County, and life during the Great Depression. He also discusses the role of game hunting to today's ranchers.
Date: February 16, 2001
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Auld, Joe Marcus, Jr.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, February 27, 2000

Description: Interview with Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek Dickerson, former pilot from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Dickerson describes her early interest in airplanes and tells stories from her days with the WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), flying different types of aircraft to bases all over the United States. She includes the history of WASP, its formation, and dissolution. Her flying stories detail plane crashes and near-death experiences, including the sabotage of planes at the airport in Enid, OK by a German National. Mrs. Dickerson also talks about running a flying service in the Kerrville airport with her husband, Carl Meek, during the early days of aviation after WWII.
Date: February 27, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Dickerson, Rosa Lea Fullwood Meek
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Trading Card: Sabal Palm]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Estero Llano Grande State Park, depicting the top of a palm tree. The back of the card contains information about the sabal palm.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Altamira Oriole]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, depicting an oriole perched on a seed box. The back of the card contains information about the bird species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Historic Marker Application: Cortez Hotel]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Cortez Hotel, in Weslaco, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.
Date: December 10, 2004
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Casa de Palmas]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Casa De Palmas, in McAllen, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.
Date: August 17, 1979
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Buell School]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Buell School, in Pharr, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.
Date: 1991
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Kiwanis Club of Pharr]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Kiwanis Club of Pharr, in Pharr, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1981
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Mercedes City Hall]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Mercedes City Hall, in Mercedes, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1996
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, map, and photographs.
Date: 1991
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: John H. Shary Home]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the John H. Shary Home, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Old Hidalgo County Jail]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old Hidalgo County County Jail, in Edinburg, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1966
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: St. Joseph's Church]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the St. Joseph's Church, in Mercedes, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Weslaco City Hall]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Weslaco City Hall, in Weslaco, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, map, and photographs.
Date: 1978
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Don Florencio Saenz Homestead]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Don Florencio Saenz Homestead, in Progreso, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Skaggs House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Skaggs House, in Weslaco, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1994
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Rio Theatre]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Rio Theatre, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1983
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Shary Building]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Shary Building, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1997
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: San Juan Hotel]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the San Juan Hotel, in San Juan, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1985
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Old Hidalgo County Jail]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old Hidalgo County County Jail, in Hidalgo, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1984
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Former Hidalgo Post Office]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Former Hidalgo Post Office Building, in Hidalgo, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: La Lomita Chapel]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the La Lomita Chapel, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: La Coma Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the La Coma Ranch Headquarters, in Mission, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1963
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Southern Pacific Depot of Edinburg]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Southern Pacific Depot, in Edinburg, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1997
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission