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Oral History Interview with Trixie Lucille Dixon Sample, November 17, 1998

Description: Interview with Trixie Lucille Dixon Sample, registered nurse from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Sample recounts stories from her 30 years working as a nurse at the Veteran's Hospital - including how she met her husband and the problems she encountered with the hospital's policy against married nurses.
Date: November 17, 1998
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Sample, Trixie Lucille Dixon
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Richard Clay McBride, April 3, 2012

Description: Interview with Richard Clay McBryde, a rancher from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. McBryde discusses his life as a rancher, his rodeo career, his education, and his short-lived football career. The interview transcript includes photos of Richard Clay McBryde, his rodeo years, and his family, on pages 16-21.
Date: April 3, 2012
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & McBryde, Richard Clay
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Melba Lee Williams Crate, June 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Melba Lee Williams, a former professor and descendant of some of the first settlers in Kerr County, from Kerrville, Texas. In this interview, Mrs. Crate relates how her great-grandparents came with Joshua Brown (Texas pioneer) to the first shingle camp established on the banks of the Guadalupe, in what later became Kerrville. Mrs. Crate briefly details her early life in Bandera, Texas, as well as Kerrville. She also recounts her memories of the flood of 1932.
Date: June 9, 1998
Creator: O'Hara, Peggy & Crate, Melba Lee Williams
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

The History of The Mexican Patriotic Celebrations Held in Kerrville, Texas from 1923-2003.

Description: Book describing the Mexican-American community in Kerrville, Texas, with a focus on their patriotic celebrations. It includes biographical sketches of relevant families, persons, and committees, clubs, and other organizations, as well as descriptions of celebrations by year and other related events. The book includes compiled supplementary documentation from public records, newspaper articles and photographs.
Date: 2015
Creator: Puig, Robert Guerrero
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Raul Rodriguez Arreola Narrative]

Description: Autobiographical narrative written by Raul Rodriguez Arreola, a former postal worker from Kerrville. Mr. Arreola relates childhood memories, stories about his life and family, and some relevant local history.
Date: 2006
Creator: Arreola, Raul Rodriguez
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Kerr County Album

Description: Book discussing the history of people and places in Kerr County, Texas. It is organized into several sections: Kerrville and County Communities; Kerr County; What Binds Them Together; Churches of Kerr County; Schools; Medical Institutions; Clubs and Organizations; Life and Living on the Land; Riversides, Hillsides and Countrysides; Military Service Members; Summer Camps; Poems, Rhymes and Verses; Families; Tributes and Memorials; Businesses. Index starts on page 544.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Kerr County Historical Commission
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Flyer: Polly's Chapel Open House]

Description: Pamphlet describing an open house event held at Polly's Chapel in Bandera, Texas. It includes a letter of introduction, schedule of events, and a list of supporters. Supplemental pages provide information about José Policarpo (Polly) Rodríguez, for whom the chapel is named.
Date: Autumn 2011
Creator: Polly Texas Pioneers Association
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Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interviews with Charles A. Schreiner, 1998

Description: Interview with Charles A. Schreiner, III, a rancher and businessman from Kerr County, Texas. The interview includes Schreiner's recollection of Kerr County history and his experiences as a rancher in Texas and Montana. A Schreiner family tree, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Schreiner are also included.
Date: February 18, 1998
Creator: Hedgpeth, Don; Stacy, William G. & Schreiner, Charles A., III
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Joseph Neal Luther, November 11, 2015

Description: Transcript of interview with Joseph Neal Luther, a retired professor from Kerrville, Texas. He recalls his time as an Air Rescue Medic in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, as well as his time as a professor at a few different universities, some of which were in foreign countries.
Date: November 11, 2015
Creator: Collins, Kelli K.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Kathlene Nelson Bennett McCall, February 3, 2016

Description: Transcript of interview with Kathlene "Katchy" McCall, the composer of the Tivy High School Fight Song, from Kerrville, Texas. McCall describes memories of growing up in Kerrville, as well as her experiences participating in the band and newspaper at Tivy High School.
Date: February 3, 2016
Creator: Collins, Kelli
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Thomas Waddell Pollard, November 17, 2015

Description: Transcript of interview with Thomas Waddell Pollard, a County Judge in Kerr County, from Kerrville, Texas. Pollard recounts his time going to school at Tivy Elementary, Tivy Junior High, and Tivy High School, his education at the University of Texas and South Texas College of Law, and his law practice.
Date: November 17, 2015
Creator: Collins, Kelli
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Charles Bowman Domingues, April 18, 2013

Description: Transcript of interview with Charles Bowman Domingues, a Tivy High School alumnus, from Kerrville, Texas. Domingues recalls his time attending Tivy High School and St. Mary's University, his time living in Dallas, his work with his father as a surveyor, and his work on the Domingues Ranch.
Date: April 18, 2013
Creator: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Cecil Vernon Wellborn, March 31, 2015

Description: Transcript of interview with Cecil Vernon Wellborn, a retired civil engineer who helped construct the Dallas City Hall, from Center Point, Texas. Wellborn speaks of his time as a civil engineer, specifically his work on the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kerrville and the Dallas City Hall.
Date: March 31, 2015
Creator: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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

Description: Transcript of 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: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Maxine Page Powell, February 12, 2015

Description: Transcript of interview with Maxine Page Powell, a retired switchboard operator for the Kerrville Telephone Company, from Ingram, Texas. Powell speaks about her time as a switchboard operator and as a secretary for the Principal's office at Tivy Elementary, and as a member of a women's bowling league.
Date: February 12, 2015
Creator: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with J. R. Neunhoffer and M. O. Neunhoffer, November 13, 2013

Description: Transcript of interview with Julius Real Neunhoffer and Marvin Oscar Neunhoffer, descendants of early German ranching settlers from Kerrville, Texas. The Neunhoffer brothers speak about their memories of Tivy High School and recount important events of their family history.
Date: November 13, 2013
Creator: Webb, Jeanie Archer
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission