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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

[Firefighters Clean Up Debris After a Blast]

Description: Photograph of firefighters and other men cleaning up debris outside a white, wood-paneled house. Through one of the blasted-out windows, other men can be seen working inside the house. The three firefighters working outside the house are wearing gloves and are handling charred fabric and two pieces of furniture. Another man looks into the house through the far left window and a young boy watches from the far right. On the back of the photograph are two labels and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the date.
Date: September 19, 1960
Creator: McCain, Charles
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum
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