John R. Moore
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Librarian, Marathon, Texas, employee of Gage Hotel.
Summary of Interview
Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; recalls family's immigration from Australia; family's decision to remainin El Paso during Depression ; marriage to Guy Lee; husband's employment as river rider, difficulties of living and raising children in desert environment without amenities; recalls painting murals in rooms at Hot Springs Motel; anecdotes about life in the park, contact with park service personnel.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Lee Maisie by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 862," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.