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Application for War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book application signed by Beatrice Clementine Blewett in Alexandria, Louisiana. The note on the bottom right corner says "This application must be mailed between June 1 and June 10, 1943. After June 10th, applications will not be accepted before August 1. Affix postage before mailing."
Date: June 10, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Tax Refund Check to Charles L. Nunn, February 4, 1948]

Description: Tax refund check in the amount of $10.68 paid to Charles L. Nunn in Sweetwater, Texas. The check has the signature of Paul D. Banning in the bottom right corner.
Date: February 4, 1948
Creator: United States. Department of the Treasury
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Salutatory Speech for the Texas Baptist University Graduation]

Description: Salutatory speech for a graduation ceremony at Texas Baptist University, providing inspiration to the students in attendance for the journey that is to come in the real world: "We stand upon the boundary line. We now must bid adieu to the school room, and turn our faces to the world,to shape our own destinies."
Date: 1907~
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Monthly Statement from the Texas Paper Company, April 28, 1939]

Description: Monthly statement billed to Earl Yates from the Texas Paper Company showing a balance of $2.85 as of April 7, 1939. Included in the record is an advertisement for Fort Howard Household Roll Waxed Paper as well as the envelope that the documents were delivered in.
Date: April 28, 1939
Partner: City of Grapevine

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Raul Rodriguez Arreola, November 28, 2011

Description: Interview with Raul Rodriguez Arreola, a former postal worker from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Arreola talks about growing up in the area, local places and people, serving in the Gideons, and working at the Post Office. Mr. Arreola's second wife, Irene, was present for the interview and makes a comments throughout. The interview transcript includes pictures of Mr. Arreola, his family, and the community, on pages 28-35.
Date: November 28, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Arreola, Raul Rodriguez
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Francis H. "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, May 28, 2008

Description: Interview with Frances Howland "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, a couple from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their individual childhoods, life during the depression, and life in the Kerr County area. Mr. Swayze discusses his service in the Air Force and Mrs. Swayze discusses her teaching career.
Date: May 28, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Swayze, Francis H. & Swayze, Cora Nell Cunningham
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clyde Jones, April 5, 1999

Description: Interview with Clyde Jones, former part-owner of Kerrville's first radio station, KERV, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Jones discusses how he came to the area and his involvement with radio station, as well as some of the challenges he and his crew encountered. He also talks about his work with the Mental Health and Retardation Center at the Kerrville State Hospital. Mr. Jones briefly discusses his band, The Poverty Playboys.
Date: April 5, 1999
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Jones, Clyde
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 Irene Fisher Womack and Bill Womack, June 16, 2011

Description: Interview with Irene and Bill Womack, a couple from two well-known Kerr County families, from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their ancestors, the Reals and the Womacks. They also talk about the local people and places they remember growing up in Kerrville. The interview transcript includes photos of Mr. and Mrs. Womack and their family, on pages 31-36.
Date: June 16, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Womack, Irene Fisher & Womack, Bill
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

Oral History Interview with George Allen Holekamp, September 27, 2000

Description: Interview with George Allen Holekamp, a rancher and descendant of Kerr County settlers from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Holekamp details his family's history in Kerr County. He mentions that his ancestors included farmers, ranchers, and shingle-makers. He and his wife Mary Virginia Stevens are still involved in ranching and community activities, and their legacy continues on with their children. In his stories of ranching, he discusses ranchers' struggles with screwworm infestations and Brucellosis (Bang's Disease), the Bracero program, the Rural Electrification Association, and the Sheep and Goats Raisers Auxiliary.
Date: September 27, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Holekamp, George Allen & Holekamp, Mary Virginia
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Itasco Sampson Wilson, January 16, 2001

Description: Interview with Itasco Sampson Wilson, teacher and pianist from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Wilson talks about coming to Kerrville to teach at the "Kerrville Colored School," life for African-Americans in the area, the African-American community, and her personal life.
Date: January 16, 2001
Creator: Bacon, Dan; Bethel, Ann & Wilson, Itasco Sampson
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

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

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, March 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, a 94 year old former teacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Schmerbeck discusses being brought up by her grandparents in Dallas, her education, her teaching career, and meeting her husband, Garrett Schmerbeck.
Date: March 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer & Schmerbeck, Marium Frances Hood
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with John Ike and Alice Delery Walton, March 15, 2008

Description: Interview with John Ike Walton, a musician who has been inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Walton talks about his music career, briefly talks about music and LSD, and music culture in general. Mr. Walton's wife, Alice Delery Walton is present for the interview and inserts comments from time to time.
Date: March 15, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Walton, John Ike & Walton, Alice Delery
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Dallas City Council Minutes, Book 1]

Description: Recorded minutes for the Dallas City Council with various newspaper clippings and a list of the days the council met and a description of what matters they discussed.
Date: 1867~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: April 16, 1934 #2]

Description: Minutes from the thirty-second semi-annual meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a secretary's report (October 1934) and Council Meeting minutes.
Date: April 16, 1934
Creator: Weaver, Samuel D.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: October 5, 1953]

Description: Minutes from the Fall 1953 meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members and guests present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a secretary's report.
Date: October 5, 1953
Creator: Hartman, Albert W.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: April 1, 1940]

Description: Minutes from the Spring 1940 meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a roster of the society's current members.
Date: April 1, 1940
Creator: Stuck, Walter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: February 29, 1932]

Description: Minutes from the second annual meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, with details about what was discussed, important people present, the literary program, and secretary's report.
Date: February 29, 1932
Creator: Weaver, Samuel D.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: April 3, 1950]

Description: Minutes from the Spring 1950 meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members and guests present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a treasurer's report.
Date: April 3, 1950
Creator: Blocker, T. G., Jr.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: October 5, 1936]

Description: Minutes from the thirty-seventh semi-annual meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting.
Date: October 5, 1936
Creator: White, R. J.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: April 16, 1934 #1]

Description: Minutes from the thirty-second semi-annual meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in Dallas, Texas. Included is a list of members present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a secretary's report (April 1934).
Date: April 16, 1934
Creator: Weaver, Samuel D.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
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