John R. Moore
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former river for ride for State of Texas, candelia wax maker, highway employee, and cowboy on Gage Ranch, Marathon, Texas,
Summary of Interview
Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; his work as a river rider; relations with area residents on both sides of border, his association with National Park Service employees; fishing in the Rio Grande; environment and wildlife of Big Bend; his acquaintance with Maggie Smith, concessionaire operating Hot Springs store, motel and mineral baths; activities of Texas Rangers during time of Mexican Revolution.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 20 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Guy Lee by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 861," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.