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Oral History Interview with Amos Lee Smith, March 1, 1998

Description: Interview with Amos Lee Smith, a rancher from Bandera County for the Kerr County Historical Commission Oral History Project. The interview includes his experiences during the Depression, as well as his life as a rancher, a butcher shop owner, and employee of Continental Oil Company.
Date: March 1, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald; Smith, Amos Lee & Bethel, Ann
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Elaine Crider Hurt, November 1, 2000

Description: Interview with Elaine Crider Hunt from Kerr County, Texas. The interview includes her stories of the origins of Crider's Rodeo and Dancehall in Hunt, Texas, and an annual summertime rodeo and dance that continues weekly.
Date: November 1, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Hurt, Elaine Crider
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Joe Dreyer, Jr., December 1, 2001

Description: Interview with Joe Dreyer, Jr., a member of the United States Navy during the Korean War, originally from Baytown, Texas. He answers questions and elaborates on his experiences in boot camp, where he was stationed, what his jobs were, etc.; also covered are his thoughts on the war going on in Afghanistan.
Date: December 1, 2001
Creator: Ibarra-Chapa, Belinda & Dreyer, Joe, Jr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with James Collins, December 1, 1988

Description: Interview with James Collins, a Vietnam War veteran originally from Galveston, Texas. Collins begins by telling of his experiences in Vietnam, and answering questions concerning aspects of his time overseas. Later in the interview he tells of his family history beginning as captured slaves in Kenya and their servitude in Georgia ultimately ending up in Louisiana after their freedom was granted.
Date: December 1, 1988
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Collins, James
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Peter Chu, November 1, 2003

Description: Interview with Peter Chu regarding his experiences in China during World War II. Peter's son Alan Chu also participates in this interview. Peter Chu discusses the Japanese occupation in Nanking (Nanjing), China in 1937 when he was 10 years old.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Nichols, Chuck & Chu, Peter
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Elliott Ross, May 1, 2001

Description: Interview with Elliott Ross who joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. He discusses being a landing craft coxswain carrying troops and supplies from ships to the shore in seven invasions: Guam, Leyte, Luzon, Santacristo, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and as an occupation force in Japan after the surrender. He talks mostly about Guam, Leyte, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Japan, but also mentions burials at sea and on the beachs, seeing his brother's ship get hit by torpedoes, and the emotional toll of the war.
Date: May 1, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd; Misenhimer, Richard & Ross, Elliott
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Lowell Dean Cox, February 1, 2005

Description: Interview with Lowell Dean Cox, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses joining the Navy and serving aboard the USS Indianapolis (CA-35). He was on board when the cruiser was attacked by a Japanese submarine and survived for five days in the water before being rescued.
Date: February 1, 2005
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Cox, Lowell Dean
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Gene Moody, April 1, 2001

Description: Interview with Gene Moody, a staff sergeant in charge of medical dispensary during the Korean War. He answers questions about his military service and his experiences abroad.
Date: April 1, 2001
Creator: Reitmeier, Sara & Moody, Gene
Partner: Lee College