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Transcript of Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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

[Judge Roy Bean's House]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean's House in Langtry, Texas. A man in a cowboy hat is standing to the left of the building. Signs on the house read "Judge Roy Bean" and "Justice of the Peace, Law West of the Pecos." A wagon is in front of the house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Langtry, Texas Railroad Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Railroad Depot at Langtry, Texas. It's a small building by the train tracks. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "During the time of Judge Roy Bean's Law West of the Pecos."
Date: 1890
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group Portrait with Judge Roy Bean]

Description: Photograph of a group of men including Judge Roy Bean in Del Rio, Texas. His house, a saloon and courthouse, is visible in the background. It has a sign reading "Jersey Lilly" and another advertising ice cold beer. Two of the men are standing by their bicycles.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["Law West of the Pecos"]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean's House, the "Law West of the Pecos." Several men sit on the porch and more men are on horseback outside the house. Caption reads "This old relic is located in the little town of Langtry, Texas, which was the abode of Judge Roy Bean--a "Saloon" and also a "Hall of Justice" he being the only peace officer west of the Pecos River, at the time the photo was made, about 1900, and shows Judge Bean holding court, trying a horse-thief. Left of the picture is the stolen horse. On horses, guarded by officers, are two other horse thieves, supposed partners of the one on trial."
Date: 1900~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Oral History Interview with Richard Clay McBride, April 3, 2012

Description: Interview with Richard Clay McBryde, a rancher from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. McBryde discusses his life as a rancher, his rodeo career, his education, and his short-lived football career. The interview transcript includes photos of Richard Clay McBryde, his rodeo years, and his family, on pages 16-21.
Date: April 3, 2012
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & McBryde, Richard Clay
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission