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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

Oral History Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, February 27, 1998

Description: Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, named Texas Woman of the Century, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reeves talks about her life in Eagle Pass and San Antonio Texas, her education as the only female in her law school class, her career as a high school schoolteacher, and her horseback riding experience at Camp Waldemar. She describes organizing a girls' riding group, called "The Lassos," with whom she performed at the World's Fair in New York in 1938 and Washington D.C. Mrs. Reeves also briefly discusses the sheep ranching she did with her husband, Jack Reeves, the flood of 1928, and the flood of 1932.
Date: February 27, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Reeves, Connie Douglas
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission