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Oral History Interview with Reverend Matias Garcia Rodriguez, January 16, 1998

Description: Interview with Matias Garcia Rodriguez, the reverend for Calvary Baptist Church, from Kerrville, Texas. Rev. Rodriguez discusses the history of Mexico as it relates to Texan history, including stories about his great-grandfather, Jose Policarpo "Polly" Rodriguez, an early pioneer of the Texas Hill Country. He goes through his own family history, family stories, his service in WWII, his education, and the people and places in Kerrville.
Date: 1998
Creator: Rector, William & Rodriguez, Matias Garcia
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, December 1, 2009

Description: Interview with Maria Silva Ayala Garza, descendant of Mexicans born in Mexican territory that is now in Texas, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Garza talks about her family's history in the area before it became incorporated into Texas. She also talks about growing up in Kerrville, as well as local people and places. Included in the interview are pictures of Mrs. Garza and her family, on pages 28-32.
Date: December 1, 2009
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Rhodes, Laura & Garza, Maria Silva Ayala
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission