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Oral History Interview with Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, July 15, 1998

Description: Interview with Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, great-granddaughter of Captain Charles A. Schreiner, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Parker delves into her famous great-grandfather's story, including his key role in the settling of Kerr County and Kerrville. She briefly mentions the presence of Tuberculosis in Kerrville, the local Cattleman's Association, being princess in the Battle of Flowers, and singing in the USO in New York.
Date: July 15, 1998
Creator: Stacy, William G. & Parker, Josephine Tobin Schreiner
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, February 27, 1998

Description: Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, named Texas Woman of the Century, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reeves talks about her life in Eagle Pass and San Antonio Texas, her education as the only female in her law school class, her career as a high school schoolteacher, and her horseback riding experience at Camp Waldemar. She describes organizing a girls' riding group, called "The Lassos," with whom she performed at the World's Fair in New York in 1938 and Washington D.C. Mrs. Reeves also briefly discusses the sheep ranching she did with her husband, Jack Reeves, the flood of 1928, and the flood of 1932.
Date: February 27, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Reeves, Connie Douglas
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Martha R. Johnson, June 6, 1998

Description: Interview with Martha R. Johnson, owner of the popular Raleigh House Restaurant, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Johnson discusses the origins and establishment of her restaurant, which was named after her husband, Raleigh White Johnson. She described the success of the restaurant and her experiences running it for 34 summers.
Date: June 6, 1998
Creator: O'Hara, Kathy & Johnson, Martha Robinson
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

Oral History Interview with Levi and Evelyn Taylor, Spetember 19, 1998

Description: Interview with Levi and Evelyn Taylor, former owners of Kerrville's well-loved restaurant, "The Grove," from Ingram, Texas. The couple talks about the history of their restaurant, the day-to-day operation of the establishment, local people and places, and moving back to the area after a short stint in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: September 19, 1998
Creator: Rector, William; Grayson, Dorothy; Taylor, Levi & Taylor, Evelyn
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