Anderson, Mary O 2001-08-25

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This oral history interview features Mary Anderson. Anderson talks about her career directing camps in Texas, working for the Girl Scouts, and her time in the Navy.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mary O. Anderson

Additional Parties Recorded:n/a

Date: March 15, 2016

Location: near Wimberley, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:30:55 (1 hour, 30 minutes)


Background; Interest in Silver Falls area; Las Leonitas; Indian burial site at camp; Rio Blanco; King’s Ranch; Differences between camps; Boy Scouts helping; Differences in wildlife between camps; Wagons at creek, crossing the creek story; Boys invading camps; Vegetation; Naval Reserve; The Southwest

Access Information

Original Recording Format: mini-disc and audio cassette

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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