John R. Moore
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Lifelong resident of Big Bend area, retired employee of Texas State highway Department.
Summary of Interview
Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; discusses family's manufacturing of candelia wax; provide insight to his life in Black Gap area; its wildlife , fossil collection and several natural phenomena, including slink holes and unexplained lights at night, particularly during rainy periods; discusses three-month stint during 1950s working with survey crew in the park; prospecting activities in the area.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Bill Dodson by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 854," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.