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Monday, September 1, 2014

Do you remember these?

Parking meter, last used in Kerrville, Texas -- 1980s.
These parking meters used to grace the entire downtown area -- even when on-street parking was available in front of our printing shop in the 600 block of Water Street.  My, how times have changed. My thanks to Orlene K, who gifted this old meter to my Kerrville and Kerr County collection.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

The 1947-48 Kerrville Cardinals baseball team

I received this image of the 1947-48 Kerrville Cardinals baseball team from a fellow history sleuth, Robert Puig:
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1947-48 Kerrville Cardinals, courtesy of Robert Puig
Here are some notes provided by Mr. Puig:

I recently acquired a copy of an old 1947 Kerrville Daily Times new paper clipping (date of issue unknown at this time) of a Kerrville Mexican-American baseball team called "The Cardinals". The actual  photo belongs to my cousin Zulema Ayala Sandoval of Kerrville who shared it with the Kerrville Daily Times .

The players in this photo were people whom I personally knew. Many of these guys were born and grew up in Kerrville. Some have passed away others have moved to other states such as Jaime Cortez who lives in Fresno,California and my cousin Joe Cortez Jr who lives in Chicago. I have corrected some of the player's last names. The photo was taken at the Harper Road Field probably back in 1947.

LtoR Standing: Federico Moreno ( coach), Rudy Silvas,Alejandro Gonzalez,Simon Ramos, Pedro " Chulo" Vargas, Jaime Cortez , Ramiro Madrid. Sitting LtoR: Felipe Castillo, Joe " Cone" Cortez, Fernando Lopez, Eliseo " Cheo" Bill, Isidro Davila, Ramon Lemos Jr.,Joe Ramos and David " El Blue" Medrano.

The nicknames are my insertion. These are the nicknames by which these guys were known in our community.

Thanks, Mr. Puig, for sharing this image with all of us.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Tivy High School Class of 1944, part 2

A reader suggested I publish the photos of the Tivy senior class of 1944, and I thought it was a good idea.  I was surprised how many folks I recognized.  Many of the seniors were parents of my classmates of mine at Tivy.  Here is the second and final batch of photos from 1944.
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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Tivy High School class of 1944, part 1

A reader suggested I post the photographs of the Tivy senior class of 1944 -- and I thought it was a good idea.  I was surprised how many faces I recognized, including the parents of quite a few of my own Tivy classmates.  I hope you enjoy seeing these photos.  Please feel free to share them by email or with your Facebook friends.  I post these images here so people can share them.
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Because these images are so big, I need to break this post into two parts.  Part 2 will publish in a few days.

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

World War II - era Tivy High School yearbooks

As you know, I collect historic items from Kerrville and Kerr County, and I'm thankful to all of the people who are kind enough to share their items with me.  This past week Glen Lackey brought by several of his high school yearbooks, and they're really great.
The dedication of the 1944 yearbook is especially poignant -- many of the recent Tivy graduates were in the armed forces.
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Tivy High School yearbooks, the "Antler," for 1944, 1945, and 1947
Dedication page, 1944 Tivy High School "Antler."
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