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AACOG Water Resource Management Plan: Volume 1

Description: First part of a report about the official water resources plan adopted by the Alamo Area Council of Governments for the planning region. This volume provides a description of the group's methodology and an analysis of water resource areas.
Date: December 1971
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

AACOG Water Resource Management Plan: Volume 2

Description: Second part of a report about the official water resources plan adopted by the Alamo Area Council of Governments for the planning region. This volume addresses the cost of installing water distribution, waste water collection, and storm drainage facilities.
Date: December 1971
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Housing Characteristics Study: Phase 2

Description: Summary: "This report is a brief analysis of 1970 Census Information from the 1st, 2nd, and 4th count summary tapes. It is compiled from several published sources as well as special designated tract group print-outs for the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region, its several counties and incorporated cities. It is to form a basis along with other studies, of the regional housing development plan."
Date: December 1972
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Housing Market and Industry Profile: Phase 2

Description: Summary: This report is a brief analysis of the Housing Market and Industry in the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region. It relates the various sources of housing and locates geographically their concerted efforts, in order to identify gaps and unmet needs. It incorporates housing activity throughout the entire eleven county region and will form an important base of the regional housing development plan.
Date: December 1972
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Regional Open Space Plan

Description: This report presents and applies the concept of utility open space to the Alamo Area Council of Governments region, and delineates utility open space needs, priorities, and opportunities.
Date: March 1973
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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 Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, July 15, 1998

Description: Interview with Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, great-granddaughter of Captain Charles A. Schreiner, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Parker delves into her famous great-grandfather's story, including his key role in the settling of Kerr County and Kerrville. She briefly mentions the presence of Tuberculosis in Kerrville, the local Cattleman's Association, being princess in the Battle of Flowers, and singing in the USO in New York.
Date: July 15, 1998
Creator: Stacy, William G. & Parker, Josephine Tobin Schreiner
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999

Description: Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.
Date: April 5, 1999
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Jones, Clyde
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Wanda Marie Fannin Henderson, October 27, 1999

Description: Interview with Wanda Marie Fannin Henderson resident of Kerrville, Texas. She mentions that her husband Temple Henderson's ancestors came to Kerr County from Tennessee. Mrs. Henderson relates how she ended up in Kerrville, focusing on her family history and immediate family's various activities, including 4-H and other agricultural activities. She mentions her childhood asthma, identifies local businesses and areas of interest, and details her involvement in the community. Prior to the interview transcript is a written memoir by Mrs. Henderson.
Date: October 27, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Henderson, Wanda Fannin
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Waldean McDougall Groff, February 15, 2001

Description: Interview with Waldean McDougall Groff, a member of the sheep and goat industry from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Groff describes her, career as a dance and acrobatics teacher, as well as her involvement in the mohair and wool industry. She shares the details of her activity in the National Wool Growers Association, Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers, and her instrumental help in moving the National Make-It-With-Wool organization to Kerrville. She also briefly covers her immediate family history.
Date: February 15, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Groff, Waldean McDougall
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Louis Heimann, Jr., August 3, 2000

Description: Interview with Louis Heimann, Jr., a former bus driver from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Heimann tells the extensive story of his 40+ year career as a Kerrville Bus Company driver. His anecdotes include stories of drunk passengers, dead passengers, epileptic passengers, passengers who gave birth, passengers who fought, . He briefly mentions his service in the Coast Guard. He also discusses the flood of 1932, the religious community of Kerrville, and identifies local businesses.
Date: August 3, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Heimann, Louis, Jr.
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

Oral History Interview with Robert and Dalene Reagan, August 28, 2001

Description: Interview with Robert Reagan and his wife, Dalene Comparette Reagan, a couple with strong local historical family roots, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reagan delves into the history of Kerrville Telephone Company, which was co-founded by her great-grandfather, Dale Comparette. Mr. Reagan discusses his family history, including his connection to Admiral Chester Nimitz. The couple also talk about their childhood memories of Kerrville while it was still a small town.
Date: August 28, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Reagan, Robert & Reagan, Dalene Comparette
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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.
Date: December 1, 2009
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Rhodes, Laura & Garza, Maria Silva Ayala
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission