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Transcript of Oral History Interview with A. B. Bell and R. A. Bell, October 18, 2016

Description: Transcript of interview with Arthur Baker Bell and Robert Alan Bell, alumni of Tivy High School, from Kerrville, Texas. The Bell brothers recount their memories of the public Cascade Swimming Pool, Robert's time as a university swimmer, Arthur's hitchhiking trip to Alaska, and their community activities that have occurred since their retirement.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Wheeler Emerson Mosty, October 14, 2009

Description: Interview with Wheeler Emerson Mosty, a World War II veteran and retired post office worker from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Mosty talks about his education, growing up in the Kerrville area, his service in WWII, local people and places, the flood of 1932, and his work at the Post Office. The interview transcript includes picture of Mr. Mosty and his family, on pages 26-30.
Date: October 14, 2009
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Mosty, Wheeler Emerson
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Louis Meade Burton and Patricia Ruth Scott Burton, October 15, 2013

Description: Interview with Louis Meade Burton and Patricia Ruth Scott Burton, a couple who were involved with the school system in Kerrville, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Burton discuss their family histories, their move move to the area, Pat's work with the Tivy school system, Louis's coaching career, and the flood of 1932. The interview includes photographs of the couple and their family, on pages 27-37.
Date: October 15, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Burton, Louis M. & Burton, Pat
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Barbara Kiefer Schellhase and Walter Schellhase, October 3, 2013

Description: Interview with Barbara Kiefer Schellhase and Walter Schellhase, a couple who retired in Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their individual family histories, their childhoods in Kerrville, their move away from the area, the lumberyard company they owned together in Louisiana, and their work on restoring the A. C. Schreiner family home during their retirement. The interview transcript includes photos of the couple and their family, as well as a letter, on pages 31-41.
Date: October 3, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Schellhase, Barbara Kiefer & Schellhase, Walter Ray
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with William Edward "Bill" Dickey, October 12, 2000

Description: Interview with William Edward "Bill" Dickey, a fiddle player from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Dickey's ancestors were some of the first Kerr County settlers. He talks about his family's history, including a feud between his relatives, the Hendersons, and the Hopes. He recounts the development of his music career as a left-handed fiddler.
Date: October 12, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Dickey, William Edward & Dickey, James
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 Sibyl Bennett Sutherland, October 26, 2000

Description: Interview with Sibyl Bennett Sutherland, a teacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Sutherland talks about growing up in Center Point, her teaching career, and her father's book, "Kerr County Texas, 1856 to 1956." The interview includes excerpts from Sibyl's journal, documenting 43 years of her life.
Date: October 26, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Sutherland, Sibyl Bennett
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, December 6, 1996

Description: Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, the great-great granddaughter of James Kerr, from Canyon Lake, Texas. Mrs. Ray discusses her ancestor's life and his history in the Hill Country, as well as the Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at the Kerr County Courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Ray, Ruth Simons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Transfer and Assignment from Mrs. J. T. Brown to the Federal Land Bank of Houston]

Description: Transfer and assignment note from Mrs. J. T. Brown to the Federal Land Bank of Houston acknowledging the fact that the bank is buying out a promissory note worth $1,100 in exchange for the land that had been put into a deed of trust executed by W. H. Bonnell the previous year.
Date: October 13, 1922
Creator: Leavell, John R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[News Script: Smith]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 9, 1969, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bill of Sale and Transfer from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell]

Description: Bill of sale from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell acknowledging the sale of land and 110 heads of cattle. The note goes on to say that this "transfer and Bill of Sale is made on the following terms and conditions to secure the payment of a promissory note for $782.66" from Bonnell, payable on May 1, 1887. The check included in the record is worth $716.66 from John A. Bonnell to Edward A. Leigh.
Date: October 1, 1886
Creator: McFarland, A. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Two Documents Relating to Land Tracts and Sales]

Description: Two documents related to separate tracts of land, one is a drawing of a piece of land belonging to George Bigford and the other is a promissory note from George L. Leigh to Joseph Heimen. On the back of the map there is a note describing the location and borders of the land belonging to Bigford. The promissory note states that George promises "to pay to the order of Joseph Heimen, Six Hundred Dollars at Comfort, Texas with 9% interest...from date until paid." This note "is given for the part purchase money for 320 acres of land situated in Kerr County."
Date: October 13, 1890
Creator: Leigh, George L.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Land Grant Certificate Presented to George L. Leigh, October 25, 1890]

Description: Land grant certificate presented to George L. Leigh and signed by the governor of Texas, L. S. Ross. This grant to George, his heirs or assigns "forever Three Hundred and Twenty (320) acres of land." The rest of the certificate references the specified land and details the perimeter and borders of it in terms of longitude and latitude degrees as well as compass directions.
Date: October 25, 1890
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Jimmie W. de Ganahl to Charles F. de Ganahl, October 3, 1894]

Description: Warranty deed from Jimmie W. de Ganahl to Charles F. de Ganahl acknowledging the sale of "that tract or parcel of land...known as Survey No. 38" to Charles in exchange for "ten dollars and other considerations." The deed specifies that Charles has rights to the land, however, there is already an agreement to allow the railroad the right of way on parts of the land; also being given to Charles is all of Jimmie's farm and truck equipment as well as his household and kitchen furniture.
Date: October 3, 1894
Creator: McFarland, A.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Payment Schedule from W. H. and Allie Bonnell to the Federal Land Bank of Houston]

Description: Document outlining the payment schedule from W. H. and Allie Bonnell to the Federal Land Bank of Houston in the total amount of $2,500. According to the document the couple will pay in "sixty-eight equal semi-annual payments of" $81.25 to be paid on the first of April and October; the final payment will be for $81.02 on April 1, 1957. On the back is the table printed with dates and payments from 1923 to 1928 filled in in red ink.
Date: October 3, 1922
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[News Release: Loans Aid Medical Students]

Description: News release from the Texas Medical Association regarding the projected loans to be given out by the TMA to medical students during 1980, from four loan funds, including two established by medical professionals.
Date: October 28, 1980
Creator: Texas Medical Association
Partner: Texas Medical Association