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Oral History Interview with Itasco Wilson, January 26, 2001

Description: Interview with Itasco Wilson, who worked as a teacher in Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes her stories of teaching with her husband, B.T. Wilson, and touring with their choir and football team, as well as her community activities.
Date: January 26, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Wilson, Itasco & Bacon, Dan
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Harry William Crate, January 1998

Description: Interview with Harry William Crate, a former professor and archeologist from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes his descriptions and explanation of the significance of rock mounds in Kerr County.
Date: January 1998
Creator: Crate, Harry William; Bethel, Ann & O'Hare, Peggy
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Rev. Matias Rodriguez, January 16, 1998

Description: Interview with Matias Rodriguez, a reverend from Kerrville, Texas, whose family has lived in the hill country of Texas for seven generations, since 1829. The interview includes Rodriguez's experiences as the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and as a prisoner of war in World War II.
Date: January 16, 1998
Creator: Rodriguez, Matias; Bethel, Ann & Rector, William
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Raymond Julius Hardee, January 12, 2016

Description: Interview with Raymond Julius Hardee, an alumnus of Doyle High School, from Kerrville, Texas. Hardee speaks about his experience growing up as a black man while Kerrville was segregated.
Date: January 12, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Hardee, Raymond Julius
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Joel Jonce Craig, January 7, 2015

Description: Interview with Joel Jonce Craig, an alumnus of Tivy High School, from Ingram, Texas. Craig recalls his time playing in a western band at local dances during his teenage years, as well as his time in a pop band called the Bluenotes that he played with after serving time in the United States Army.
Date: January 7, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Holder, Bonnie Pipes Flory & Craig, Joel Jonce
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with John Milford Mosty, January 6, 2016

Description: Interview with John Milford Mosty, one of Kerrville's past mayors, from Kerrville, Texas. Mosty speaks about his time in the Navy, as well as the building, plumbing, and electrical codes he established while he served as Kerrville's Mayor.
Date: January 6, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Mosty, John Milford
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Jack Hunt Parks, January 14, 2015

Description: Interview with Jack Hunt Parks, the owner of the Hunt Store, from Houston, Texas. Parks speaks about his experiences as owner of the Hunt Store, his experiences as a member of the Hunt Preservation Society, and about his grandfathers (one of which was a Texas Special Ranger, the other of which was a cowboy on the Matador Ranch north of Abilene).
Date: January 14, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Holder, Bonnie Pipes Flory & Parks, Jack Hunt
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Allie Bowman Burton, Jr., January 16, 2013

Description: Interview with Allie Bowman Burton, Jr., a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, from Kerrville, Texas. Burton recalls his time at Tivy High School in Kerrville and his experiences as a prisoner of war during the Korean War.
Date: January 16, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Burton, Allie Bowman, Jr.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Byrdimeb Findlay, January 21, 2015

Description: Interview with Byrdimeb "Bemmie" Findlay, whose parents ran Kamp Kickapoo, from Dallas, Texas. Bimmie speaks of the time she spent in various summer camps during her childhood.
Date: January 21, 2015
Creator: Robison, Francelle Collins; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Findlay, Byrdimeb
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with G. W. Haney and R. P. Haney, January 26, 2015

Description: Interview with George Wyatt (Dub) Haney and Raye Joan Pickett Haney, a married couple from Kerrville, Texas. They give a brief history of their lives and their time in Kerrville.
Date: January 26, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Haney, George Wyatt & Haney, Raye Joan Pickett
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Gretchen Broun Stacy, January 19, 2016

Description: Interview with Gretchen Broun Stacy, the daughter of the owners of Camp Rio Vista, from Houston, Texas. Stacy gives a brief history of her life, including her time living in Houston before moving to Kerrville as a freshman in high school, setting up a cooking school at Camp Waldemar, and running a catering business.
Date: January 19, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Stacy, Gretchen Broun
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with J. H. Lewis and S. A. P. Lewis, January 26, 2015

Description: Interview with Sylvia Ann Payne Lewis and Joe Herman Lewis, alumni of Doyle High School, from Kerrville, Texas. They speak about growing up in the black community of Kerrville during segregation.
Date: January 26, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Lewis, Sylvia Ann Payne & Lewis, Joe Herman
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, Fred Blair, Vince Zubra, David Cain, Sandy Kress, James Fantroy, George Allen, and Kenneth Green, January 27, 1988

Description: A recording of the LGPC candidate screening interviews of candidates running for public office including Fred Blair(re-election as State Representative of District 110), Vince Zubra, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 1), David Cain (re-election as State Representative of District 7), Sandy Kress (re-election as Denton County Sheriff), James Fantroy (Constable of Precinct 8), a representative for George Allen (re-election to Justice of the Peace of Precinct 8 - Place 1), and Kenneth Green (State Representative of District 107). Topics discussed include the AIDS epidemic, housing issues, discrimination in the workplace and in the community, Civil Rights, candidate experience, qualifications, policies, budget plans, fundraisers, and history in the community.
Date: January 27, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, J. Robinson, Jim Foster, and Brian Drummond, January 26, 1988

Description: A recording of screenings of candidates for public office by the LGPC talking with J. Robinson (Justice of the Peace in Precinct 1-Place 1), Jim Foster (Constable of Precinct 7), and Brian Drummond (re-election to Democratic Chair of Precinct 3304, Oak Lawn). Topics discussed include policies for anti-discrimination in the workplace, the AIDS crisis, HIV, homophobia, and voter awareness.
Date: January 26, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, James Paschal, Eddie Morgan, Samuel W. Hudson III, and Charles R. Rose, January 26, 1988

Description: A recording of the LGPC of screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including James Paschal (re-election as Constable of Precinct 7), Eddie Morgan (Precinct 3304 chair), Samuel W. Hudson, III (State Legislative District 100), and Charles R. Rose (Justice of the Peace in Precinct 8). Topics discussed in the screenings include the AIDS epidemic, housing issues, discrimination in the workplace and in the community, Civil Rights, demographic changes, candidate experience, qualifications, policies, and history in the community.
Date: January 26, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, David Childs, Jo DeWitty, Juan Jasso, Edgar McMillan, Ceil Wiseman, and Burl Jernigan, January 28, 1988

Description: A recording of several screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including David Childs (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), Jo DeWitty (Constable of Precinct 8), Juan Jasso (State Representative of District 103), Edgar L. McMillan, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 8), Ceil Wiseman (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), and Burl Jernigan (Constable of Precinct 7). Topics discussed by the candidates include policy changes, budgeting plans, LGBT+ rights, discrimination against those with HIV and AIDS, poverty, minority issues, educating students about laws, endorsement, and qualifications.
Date: January 28, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Knox Mellon Interview]

Description: Sound recording of Knox Mellon being interviewed by an unknown member of the Oral History Association.
Date: January 1983
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Laurene Douglas, January 27, 1976

Description: Interview with Laurene Douglas, a former junior high teacher from Baytown, Texas. Mrs. Douglas answers questions regarding life in Baytown during the Depression and specific events such as Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Date: January 27, 1976
Creator: Maroney, James C. & Douglas, Laurene
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Steele M. McDonald, January 6, 1977

Description: Interview with Steele M. McDonald, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include early Baytown, TX history through consolidation to the present.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Tidmon, Grace & McDonald, Steel M.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John Wilson, January 31, 2002

Description: Interview with John Wilson, an officer in the U. S. Army during World War II. Wilson was born in Illinois but attended high school in the Philippines after his father accepted an engineering position there. He graduated from high school in 1939 and then enrolled in the University of Wisconsin, where he participated in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. He graduated and took his commission in the Army in 1943. After Officer Candidate School (OCS), he was assigned to an engineering unit slated to participate in the invasion of the Philippines. He eventually landed on Luzon. On Luzon he was assigned temporary duty with a small Philippine Civil Affairs unit that was made up of officers and men who had relatives interned by the Japanese in the Philippines. His small unit made their way to Santo Tomas where he liberated many friends and old school mates. A few weeks later, Wilson liberated his father, a civilian internee at Los Banos. Wilson remained with his unit constructing hospitals in the Philippines in anticipation of the casualties expected from the invasion of the Japanese home islands.
Date: January 31, 2002
Creator: Pratt, Rick & Wilson, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Boyd K. Miller, January 21, 2003

Description: Interview with Boyd K. Miller, a draftsman and pilot during World War II. He discusses being drafted out of college and working as an artist and draftsman. Since he studied art in college, he worked on diagrams and charts. He then transferred to the Air Corps to become a pilot and trained in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Alabama, New York, Georgia, Florida and Texas.
Date: January 21, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Miller, Boyd K.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation